Morro do Careca beach, Natal

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Located at the extreme southern end of the popular Ponta Negra, Morro do Careca beach 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. Morro do Careca beach is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Natal Edition.
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  • Is one of those places required to visit, because it is unique. The location can be seen from across the edge of Ponta Negra and yields a beautiful view and good photos.
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  • Delicious and relaxing bath in warm waters and calm near the beautiful landscape of the Morro do Careca. Super indico.
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  • With the prohibition of traffic in persons and bugs on the beach, morro do careca is preserved and is an icon of the ponta negra Beach
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