Genipabu Beach & Dunes, Natal

(4.3/5 based on 2,400+ reviews on the web)
Nestled inside an important environmental protection area, Genipabu Beach & Dunes often feature prominently on postcards of Rio Grande do Norte. Internationally famous for its dune buggy rides, the beach features a freshwater lagoon and plenty of tourist facilities. Besides riding or sandboarding over the huge golden dunes, you can swim, snorkel, dive, or simply relax right by the water’s edge. Several tourist operators provide visitors with a unique chance to ride camels over some of the highest dunes in the country. If you choose a camel ride adventure, be sure to bring lots of water, sunglasses, and plenty of sunscreen. To visit Genipabu Beach & Dunes on your holiday in Natal, and find out what else Natal has to offer, use our Natal trip builder.
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  • The beach is great, with beautiful dunes and a beautiful landscape. Easy access, yet offers walk with Dromedary.
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  • Drove to Genipabu. To get there, we came across one end of the street, where there's only option to park in private places, expensive, thousands of achacadores in your back, intimidating about this or that. Simply worked, we left and did not return. The other day, we hired a Buggy at BUGGYS CENTER of Ponta Negra. The buggy drivers led us up to the dunes of Genipabu, at a price £ 250.00. The asphalt path corresponded about Fifteen kilometers (ida) and dunes 2 kilometers at most, with very little will. The location is beautiful, but the ride itself, do not recommend. Lack professionalism for this and also for the central driver of the Buggy. Regrettable.
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  • Genipabu is a wonderful place to visit. I just was blown away by so much beauty. Is only a place of difficult access, or you rent a dune buggy or rent a car 4 x 4. But the beauty is worth it!
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