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Barra de Cunhau

Address: BR 101 South then, after reaching Canguaretama, take RN 269 | Natal: 88 Km, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
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Barra do Cunhau from Natal
Ranked #5 of 58 Activities in Natal
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Corumba, MS
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Really nice beach. Nice and calm water, buggy trip. And you can do kite surf as well. You can find good restaurants and it is a great option if you do not want to go do Pipa.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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71 attraction reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

The sorrounding of Barra do Cunhau is gorgeous. There is the river, the ocean, the dunes, the blue skies and the palm trees. What else could one ask for? A good idea is to eat in the farm with the best infrastructure in the whole area

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Mexico City, Mexico
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158 reviews 158 reviews
71 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

The beach where the river mets the sea is incredible beautiful... Full of small restaurants and guest houses, is still a very virgin place...

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

For kiting it is good waves, and flatwater on the same spot. The wind was still very good (used a 9m2). Otherwise a small town with a few resturants. You can choose a expensive or cheap vacation. and its about 60 min to pipa by buss.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

That is a very beautiful and tranquil place, with a paradisiac beach perfectly located just next to the mounth of the river Cunhau. There are some simple but good bars that dispose a great appetizers and drinks and the atmosphere is perfect for chilling out and enjoy the nature.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

a fisherman small village,80km from Natal, beautiful beaches, open sea and river ,very good for kitesurf and fishing. On the low tide natural pools. You can also rent a bike or kayak. Still untouched by the tourism. Some restaurants fish speciality and small supermarkets. Night life only on saturdays but is very close to the famous Praia de Pipa. If... More 

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Vancouver, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2009

Barra de Cunhau is a fabulous village, with great beaches and terrific weather - at all times! The people were all very friendly. The walks on the beach, to die for! Turtle sanctuary - no fast moving buggys to dodge. Driving in to town, you must take a balsa ( a ferry ) if you are coming in from the... More 

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