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Morro do Careca beach

| Ponta Negra, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
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Ranked #26 of 85 attractions in Natal
Type: Beaches
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Campinas, SP
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Tis is a nice beach, but it has limited structure. The sea is calm and warm but due to its location might be a bit dirty.

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Keene
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

I am planning to retire to Natal, and this is where I want to live. Fun, beautiful, great waves . . .

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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

I loved to walk the beachside taking photos and entering the water from time to time. The waves are very high so it is really just entering the water, no swimming.

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Andarai, BA
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

The beach is cool, some small waver that you can catch in the 'jacaré' style. Good food on the tents on the sand, cold beer, it was just fine!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Hello guys! Well, actually the view is really beatiful. But that´s all... Once you realize that you´re going to be in a place where you won´t have any bar services, any decent restaurants, and evenmore, you´ll have to care about being robbed, what will be the point? I don´t recommend this place definetely!

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Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

A nice natural area but lacking any interpretation or facilities for visitors, and plagued by the noisy and filthy beachgoers.

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Rochester, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Our apartment is 2 down from Morro do Careca. You can see it on any postcard. The beach is tranquil and the water is warm. There is a private island that you can get to by walking through the water, which is waist deep for a long ways. Natural coral reefs, which are spectacular. Close to the main tourist road... More

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Natal, RN
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

One of the most known sights in Natal, this hill is great to look at while walking on the beach or diving in the water.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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89 reviews 89 reviews
24 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

Nothing compared to 20 years ago - at night, full of prostitutes and suspect people

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Bodø, Norway
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

Morro do Careca beach was the first brazilian beach that I have visited - and it gave me a trailer of what a brazilian beach is! I loved strolling the coastline with samba music in the background. Watching the sunset with caipirinha was also a good experience. I joined the locals in doing capoiera in the beach early in the... More

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