Morro do Careca, Natal

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#2 of 21 in Wildlife in Natal
Located at the extreme southern end of the popular Ponta Negra, Morro do Careca includes a large dune that has become an iconic landmark of the city. This beach features an unusual combination of water, dunes, and lush vegetation, with its "Bald Hill" rising 120 m (374 ft) into the air. Though climbing of the hill was official forbidden in the 1990s in order to protect its fragile ecosystem against erosion, you can swim, snorkel, dive, kayak, windsurf, or simply relax right on the water’s edge. This entire area is completely urbanized, with numerous shops, bars, restaurants, and hotels. The sand is lined with huts selling food and drinks throughout the day and late into the night. Put Morro do Careca and other Natal attractions into our Natal tour builder tool , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Good place to take pictures. It's photogenic from any point, from any angle. Too bad it's been closed for years for environmental reasons. In front of the hill, is the best point of Bath of Ponta Negra
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  • We were in November hosted in the Ponta Negra neighborhood, the best place to enjoy the beach and stroll at night, but the main close to Morro do Careca that is a tourist spot in this neighbourhood. Place of preservation and that has yielded us beautiful moments and beautiful photos.
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  • Tourist spot. Very nice and interesting location. I recommend the raft ride. Unique Visual and Local that has dolphins.
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