Areia Preta beach, Natal
(1.3/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
Named after the dark color of its sand, Areia Preta beach is a famous urban beach (it is also known as Miami Beach). The continuous waves make it great for surfing. One of the biggest attractions is a huge sundial. Walk along the sand and enjoy good views of the sea, and rocks that form natural pools at low tide. Watch out for safety though, since the beach is located next to a favela (slum) and it is tucked in behind the high rise buildings, which is an easy access for criminals to escape into. See Areia Preta beach and all Natal has to offer by arranging your trip with our Natal vacation route planner.
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  • I was in an apartment that is facing the beach of black sand, there's no beach huts and a sewer that leaves a bad smell terrible for those who walk in the sand.
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  • Is a work of great relevance to the city of Natal. Values the edge and provides the black sand and easy access and beautiful Luiza Hand for locals and tourists.
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  • The Black sand beach is a urban beach of Natal. Has narrow strip of sand, rocks and rough seas. Is generally unfit for sea bathing. Not among the most beautiful of the city.
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