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Barra de Cunhau

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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
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Beautiful and calm

I've been to Barra do Cunhaú twice. Last time, we stayed at Casa da Estrela. The beach is nice and calm depending on the part you visit. Some places can be dangerous due to the... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2016
Carol R

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Reviewed December 6, 2016

I've been to Barra do Cunhaú twice. Last time, we stayed at Casa da Estrela. The beach is nice and calm depending on the part you visit. Some places can be dangerous due to the amount of rocks. In general, a nice place to visit. The house we stayed in didn't make us think much of going to the beach... More 

Thank Carol R
Dublin, Ireland
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109 reviews
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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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298 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
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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208 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
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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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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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
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
Reviewed February 20, 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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