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Morro do Careca beach

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Address: | Ponta Negra, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Phone Number: 8432118243
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Absolutely beautiful beach!

This was one of my favorite beaches I have ever swam at. If there were fewer people and a road wasn't right alongside, I would give it 5 stars. However, it was otherwise perfect... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
Nicole H
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Panama City, Panama

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Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was one of my favorite beaches I have ever swam at. If there were fewer people and a road wasn't right alongside, I would give it 5 stars. However, it was otherwise perfect in that the waves were not too strong, making it good for families and being able to swim farther out. It started to rain lightly while... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Morro do Careca, the tallest sand dune of Natal and one of the city's most famous landmarks but you cannot go up anymore. For some reason it has been prohibited.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

You can get great pics from the beach in Ponta Negra, the typical postcard of Natal. Is easy to get here, walking by the sea.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

Morro de Careca beach at Ponta Negra is the place to be. There you will find options for the whole family, from the quiet waters of the natural pool just in front of the "morro" to the lively waves for the young surfers. There are also a couple of tours you can take from here. One, on a boat to... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

We stayed super close to this beach, and I'm glad we listened to all the review on trustworthy places on the web. Anyway, what is cool about this beach is staying near a historical place with tons of stuff to do from paddle surfing, to some jet thing that makes seem like you're flying, tons of bars and crepes places... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

great calm warm water beach. family friendly,,great bars, restaurants, great place to be. tranquil and safe to be to enjoy your holidays

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Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

The beach of morro de careca is very nice, there are dolphins almost all year round. The fishermen bring back their fish from their fishing at open sea. The waves are very calm, it is optimal for young children. But...there are also many young ones who want to steal. My advice: no jewelry, no camera, no phone and never go... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

If you are in Natal, Ponta Negra is worth visiting. And you have Morro do Careca right in front of you. It´s not a high hill but you can't no longer climb all the way to the top. I'm sure you will take lot´s of pictures of the 'morro' (hill in English).

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Campinas, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2013

Tis is a nice beach, but it has limited structure. The sea is calm and warm but due to its location might be a bit dirty.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2013

I am planning to retire to Natal, and this is where I want to live. Fun, beautiful, great waves . . .

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