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Brazil is a multicultural country that, by the way in which was colonized, has received large number of influences. Thus, to the indigenous cultures join those of Europe, Africa and Asia. This mixture has resulted in one of the most singular populations of the world.

Each region of this great tropical country has its peculiarities, which can be seen in the different types of local cuisine, the climate, vegetation and the appearance of its people. A diversity in direct relation with the hospitality of their inhabitants. The hospitality is without doubt the unequivocal mark  of Rio Grande do Norte.

The state of Rio Grande do Norte is known as the "Land of Sun", with long white sand beaches, dunes and palm trees that invite to relaxation and evasion. The tropical climate provides this land of a perennial summer softened by a pleasant sea breeze. With about 400 km of coastline, the region account with beaches of calm waters, natural pools formed by coral reefs and beaches with ideals waves to the practice of surf, as well as deserted beaches under the auspices of the dunes and palm trees. There are numerous options for entertainment, culture and relax.

A study published by NASA proved that the inhabitants of Natal breathe the purest air of South America. Another investigation carried out by the IEO (Organization of Ibero-American states) revealed that Natal has the lowest homicide rate of all major cities in the country. 

Unique beaches 
  • Pipa

Located in the southern coast of the State, the beach of Pipa emphasizes by its hodgepodge of tranquillity and dynamism. By the day is possible to contemplate their sands from the cliffs and observe the dolphins in their synchronized swimming along the bay or many people practicing kite surfing. 

 

 

 

At night the beach conveys and the main street breathes fun, with parties that last until dawn in its bars and discos.

  • São Miguel do Gostoso
Located in the north coast, 112 Km far from Natal, is well known as the corner of the continent. Its intense wind attracts those who practice windsurfing and kite surfing. A quiet beach and almost deserted, ideal for those who wish to relax.

  • Pirangi

 On the beach of Pirangi, where is located the largest Cajueiro of the world, the sea transmits its tranquility to the visitor. Several walks depart from there to the “parrachos”, natural pools only 500 far from the coast.

 

  •  Genipabu Beach

With its immense postcard dunes and its freshwater lagoon, Genipabu is one of the principal places of interest in the coast of Rio do Norte. It is practiced the esquibunda; the more audacious descend the dunes with plates of wood to reach the lagoon.

 

 

 

                                  Genipabu Lagoon

 

  • Dune Park

The second largest urban park of Brazil, has a preservation area of 1172 hectares, which houses some of the latest populations of Atlantic Bush of the country. The park extends all along the Via Costeira until the forest of lovers, where you can find guided tours through their trails. Ideal for those appreciating direct contact with nature.

 

  • Jacumã  Lagoon
Still in the north coast, the lagoon of Jacuma is famous for its beautiful view, provided by the giant dunes of the surrounding area.

It is practiced the Aerobunda, a version of esquibunda, which, by means of a zip-line, provide a refreshing swim in the waters of the lagoon.