Forte beach, Natal

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#13 of 25 in Beaches in Natal
Surrounded by coconut palm trees and overlooking the magnificent Atlantic Ocean, at Forte beach you can see large marine turtles, since it is an ecologically sensitive sea-turtle reserve (best time to see these turtles is from September to March when they lay eggs on the shore). It is a calm beach with crystal clear waters, and sparkling white sand. There are a lot of fish, that you may not even need a snorkel and mask to see them. You can explore the natural tide pools formed by the corals, or try the seafood at one of the stylish restaurants. Activities at this beach also include windsurfing, sailing, and scuba diving. The fort which gave the beach its name is no longer standing but you can take a tour of the 16th century Garcia D’Avila Castle ruins, located on a hilltop nearby. There are hiking and biking trails and a zip line. Plan your Forte beach visit and explore what else you can see and do in Natal using our Natal trip planner .
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  • Praia do forte is an excellent place to practice sports and visit the forte dos reis, to learn a little of the history of Christmas town. It's worth checking out.
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  • One of the most beautiful beaches I've ever met, Charming, Picturesque. Worth going to this beach and watch the sea limpido, observe all no doubt is not a waste of time.
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  • Good beach with tranquil sea for you to relax in the lazy day, one where you're not anything in order to make long trips to beaches or lakes.
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  • Very cool. As time goes by is going to shape the small natural pools.
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  • historical place, great photos, but despised by the municipal government, no security.
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  • Good to shower today much more safe in terms of security.
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  • Beautiful place. Easy access
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Where to stay in Natal

Looking to enjoy the best beaches and soak up the holiday atmosphere, most visitors eschew the city center when it comes to accommodations in Natal. Instead, many look to the southern beachside neighborhood of Ponta Negra, which brims with tourist resorts and the accompanying bars, restaurants, and cafes. If you want to escape the tourist route and experience the city itself, you'll find plenty of options along the beachside boulevard of Av. Presidente Cafe Filho--a stone's throw from the beach and the city center. For something much quieter, surrounded by rolling dunes and clear waters, stay on the seafront next to Parque das Dunas.
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