Barra do Cunhau in Natal

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Alejandra Rangel

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Prepare to be wowed by the region's diverse combination of sea, river and vegetation. Cunhaú, untouched by urbanization, is a small fishing village located about 80km south of Natal. Take the opportunity to enjoy its tropical environment, its white sand beaches and its cold blue waters!


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Your first stop will be the Chapel of Notre-Dame, later known as the Chapel of the Martyrs. It is the only Brazilian church to be blessed by Pope John II!

Your next stop will be the small fishing village of Cunhaú. Cunhaú has the perfect combination of sea, river and greenery. Relax on the white sand beaches or take a dip in the cool blue waters. You can also take an eco-cruise on the Cunhaú River to see the mangroves. Keep an eye out for the fishermen hard at work with the crabs and prawns. On this cruise you will have the opportunity to visit farms where sea salt is produced.

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Pick up from your Natal hotel

Departure time :
09.00 p.m

Hotel pickup begins before this time; exact pickup time will be advised upon reconfirmation.

Return details:
Return to the starting point approximately 8 hours after departure

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