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Address: BR 101 South then, after reaching Canguaretama, take RN 269 | Natal: 88 Km, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Phone Number: 8499289851
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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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2014
Artur G
Dublin, Ireland

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Dublin, Ireland
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88 reviews
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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.

Thank Artur G
Sao Paulo, SP
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238 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 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

Thank MiriamM972
Mexico City, Mexico
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176 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 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...

Thank Mxmale
Oslo, Norway
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29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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.

Thank RonnyBro
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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1,168 reviews
379 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,687 helpful votes
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.

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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