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Morro do Careca beach

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Address: | Ponta Negra, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
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I love this beach

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2013
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Auckland - NZ
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80 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

If you are in Natal, Ponta Negra is worth visiting. And you have Morro do Careca right in front of you. It´s not a high hill but you can't no longer climb all the way to the top. I'm sure you will take lot´s of pictures of the 'morro' (hill in English).

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Campinas, SP
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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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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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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
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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Kissimmee, Florida
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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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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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