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“Overrated and abandoned”

Morro do Careca beach
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Natal City and the Southcoast Tour
Ranked #16 of 129 things to do in Natal
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Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Level 6 Contributor
114 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Overrated and abandoned”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

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

Visited September 2012
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Rochester, New York
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Living on a Postcard!”
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 for restaurants, gifts and shopping. Paradise!

Visited September 2012
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Natal, RN
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Morro do Careca”
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.

Visited June 2012
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
Level 6 Contributor
163 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
“It used to be better”
Reviewed June 7, 2012

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

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Hjorring, Denmark
Level 6 Contributor
90 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“My First Brazilian Beach!”
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 morning. The smiles of the locals were also priceless - language was never a barrier.

Most of the activities are day-centered. Not much during the night.

Visited June 2011
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