Experience OUR NATURE, HOSPITALITY AND CULTURE
Get to know our culture, the hospitality of our people and the exuberant nature of Rio Grande do Norte through special attractions.
The reception at Hotel Senac Barreira Roxa is always open to give information about our services and the hotel structure, cultural programs in Natal, and also to help booking rides and restaurants, among other conveniences.
See below some of the sightseeing attractions that you will be able to do with our associate companies.
Starts in the morning, we see Via Costeira, arrive at the urban beach area, enjoy a panoramic view of Fortaleza dos Reis Magos [The Wisemen Fort] – the oldest monument in town.
We cross the districts of Santos Reis, Rocas and Ribeira – areas where our city started to grow – downtown and Natal Cathedral.
We visit Arena da Dunas, the stadium which was one of the hosts of the World Cup 2014 and a craftwork center with a stop for shopping
The view of Morro do Careca in Ponta Negra – main post card of Natal – starts the route to Pirangi Beach, 24 km away, where we have time to visit the Biggest Cashew Tree in the World and go for a swim in the calm water of that beach.
Leaving in the morning taking BR-101, 90 km from Natal, we get to the town of Tibau do Sul, place with one of the biggest attractions o four coast: the o complex of Pipa.
You will definitely register each moment, considering it is an area with cliffs and where part of the rain forest which covers our coast is still preserved.
In the beach complex, we visit Madeiro Beach and Baía dos Golfinhos [Dolphin’s Bay] with a stop for a swim and enjoy one of the 10 most beautiful beaches in Brazil.
We visit Chapadão, a gorgeous and remarkable set of cliffs, the famous Praia do Amor [Love Beach] and the picturesque village of Pipa.
We start leaving the hotel on the buggy northbound, where we can already see the beautiful urban beaches. The first stop is Redinha Beach to see Natal Aquarium (optional)
The next stop is Genipabu’s Dunes. There, we find the dromedaries (optional). Then we take rustic ferry (fare not included) through the Ceará-Mirim River that leads us to Barra do Rio Beach.
At Pitangui Lake we stop for a swim, with chairs to seat with the feet in water. At Jacumã Dunes we find another lake and the rides aerobutt, butt-skiing and kamikaze (all optional).
We end with Muriú Beach with all its peace and the stop for lunch at a restaurant by the sea on Jacumã Beach.
The ride starts leaving the hotel by buggy toward the south coast of Rio Grand do Norte passing by beautiful sceneries composed by falésias [cliffs].
We start with a stop at the Launching Center Barreira do Inferno, right after that we pass by Pium, Cotovelo Beach, then, Pirangi Beach – famous for the biggest Cashew Tree in the World (optional) where we stop to visit it.
Next, Búzios Beach, Tabatinga Beach – with an observation area that overlooks the dolphins. Then, a stop for a swim at Arituba Lake with clear and refreshing waters.
We arrive where the Guaraíras Lake meets the sea and we take the ferry (fare not included). We continue through Tibau do Sul, to Pipa, we see Praia do Amor [Love Beach], on the famous chapadão de Pipa.
In Maracajaú, 70 km away from Natal, we see all the excitement and natural beauty of a shore still unspoiled by urbanization. It is known as Brazilian Caribbean.
The main attraction is snorkeling at the parrachos, a 15-km reef formation with an average depth of 3 meters. It is 7 km away from the shore. There, rafts compose the infrastructure of the ride and they offer the perfect incentive even for those who have no experience in that activity.
The motorboat trip to the floaters and the snorkeling equipment are included.
We enjoy the full structure with the restaurant and swimming pools of Manoa Park, which serves as support spot for boarding to the parrachos.
Heavenly beach 170 km from Natal, located on Costa Branca [White Coast], name given to the north shore of Rio Grande do Norte.
With around two thousand inhabitants, the village of Galinhos is on a small peninsula, whose access can only be by boat. The bus stays in a public parking lot at the port.
Mangroves, dunes and salterns make up the landscape that amazes tourists who start to notice this fishermen village, where donkey carts are used as a taxi and there are no cars, except for the visitors’ 4x4.
It is a day of pure relaxation, with everything happening very slowly in this corner of the Potiguar coast.