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Natal City

City globally known as "sun city", something justified by an average temperature of 27ºC throughout the year, Natal is rich in history and culture. I has several museums and monuments such as the "Forte dos Reis Magos", the neighborhood of the Ribeira, (where the city began) in addition to theaters and houses with cultural performances. If you prefer, there are also modern shopping centers for having fun while shopping.

The tourist structure of the town laid around their natural beauties, as the grand hotels of the coastal route which stand among dunes one step far from the sea, are an example of a constant attention toward the ecological consciousness while preserving a rich nature and offering comfort to the visitor.  

The cost of living in Natal is a fraction of what is being used in the U.S. and Europe, which ,added to one of the highest qualities of life, make the city a perfect paradise where the expression “pleasant life” has not lost the essence of its meaning.

 The inhabitants of the city incorporate the brazilian's style of life. The joy of life, the human warmth and kindness are the main features of the "potiguar" (local inhabitant), who likes the amusement in the various bars and points of the city, where celebrations at the pace of “axé”, “pagoda”, “samba”, “forró”, “disco”, rock, pop and blues give the eclectic flavor to the nightlife in the city.

 

Main Neighbourhoods

  • Tirol

Noble neighborhood located next to the city center, the Tirol is composed of high-level buildings and residences of average size. It host attractions such as the museum Camera Cascudo, the Church Santa Terezinha and the largest commercial center of the city; the Midway Mall, with its more than 230 thousand square meters of constructed area, ten main shops and 200 small shops.

  • Petrópolis
Houses high quality restaurants and various entertainment options. It is located between the city center and the Praia do Meio. It is considered the neighborhood with more green spaces of Natal and owns high-stand buildings. Also in Petrópolis you can find the best brands of clothes. To be highlighted the mini-malls CCAB Petrópolis and Alamanda Mall.
  • Morro Branco
Known by their tranquility and by the proximity to the Park of the Dunes,  a wide reserve of Atlantic Bush that enframe the city. It is well located, next to the main points of Natal and next to the commercial center Mall Midway. It has good homes and buildings.

  • Lagoa Nova
Central District with a strong performance of trade. Composed in large part by residences, highlights because of having two of the greatest supermarkets in Natal, Bom-preço and Supermarket Nordestão. In that neighborhood there's also one of the campus of the UnP (Potiguar University).

  • Candelária
Owns high-standard buildings  and is in the highest part of the city, which provides a good ventilation for buildings. Houses the second largest shopping center of the city, the "Natal Shopping Center", with total built area of 43,694 m2, one main shop and 136 small shops.

  • Capim Macio
Located at the margins of the most valuable avenue in the city, the Avda. Eng.º Roberto Freire, which gives access to the beach of Ponta Negra, owns commercial centers of medium and small size, as the Cidade Jardim, CCAB Sul, Orla Sul and Is Way.

  • Cidade Jardim

Is on the opposite side to Capim Macio, also next to the Avda. Eng.º Roberto Freire. Typically residential, owns pleasant and extensive houses, is located beside the RIO – Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte.

 

 
  • Ponta Negra
One of the most visited neighborhoods of the city, mainly by the tourist. Ponta Negra welcomes the homonymous beach, one of the most famous of our coastline, known by its beauties and their bars, restaurants and shopping centers. Particular emphasis on the pleasant "Praia Shopping", with eight cinemas.

  • Cidade Verde
Is just five minutes of Ponta Negra and is one of the neighborhoods more requested because of the tranquility and real estate in revaluation. Owns closed residential urbanizations with a good infrastructure and extensive recreation areas.
 
  • Redihna
Former fishing village located on the right shore of Potengui river, this privileged neighborhood experience a unusual dynamism after the construction of the bridge Newton Navarro. A boat tour during the twilight by the shore of Potengui river will record in your retina one of the most beautiful images of Natal.