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Genipabu Beach

Storm up and down the steep sand dunes and meander around the palm trees on a rented buggy on this picturesque beach.

Genipabu Beach is known for its lagoon and otherworldly realm of temple-like sand dunes. Among the most iconic and scenic beaches in the Natal area, it has many family activities. Appreciate the picturesque scenery of lush vegetation mixed with the hills of white sand and the sparkling blue tints of the ocean.

Try the local sport of esquibunda, which consists of sliding down the sandy hills on a body board. The natural sandy slides often end in the fresh water of the lagoon, offering cool relief under the hot sun. Ride a dromedary camel along this long sandy haven for an unforgettable experience.

Take a buggy ride with a driver for a spectacular view of the ocean and the green vegetation surrounding the beach. Request a smooth journey or a thrilling race over the sand dunes. These tours, which pass lagoons, juice stands and zip-line rides, are led by drivers certified by the local tourist authority.

Go surfing or kite surfing to take advantage of windy days. Note that the sand dunes are constantly rearranging themselves around the beach due to high winds. This creates a fascinating, moving landscape. Return several months later to be greeted by a new landscape.

Sunbathe or relax with a book in the shade of a swaying palm tree. Swim in the warm and clear water of the ocean.

Visit the Natal Aquarium near the southern end of the beach. Stay at one of the many posadas in the area. The beach contains a few bars and restaurants that add to the lively ambiance in the evening.

Access the beach for free. Prices for buggy and camel rides will vary. Find Genipabu Beach on the northern side of the Potengi River in the northern outskirts of Natal. It covers the eastern flank of the built-up area of Extremoz, which has hotels, restaurants and other attractions.


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Lodging Near Genipabu Beach

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Pousada Genipabú Praia

Pousada Genipabú Praia

R.VER. RICARDO AFONSO DE LIMA PRAIA DE, NATAL
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Genipabu, this pousada is within 1 mi (2 km) of Genipabu Lagoon and Genipabu Beach. Redinha Beach and Redinha Public Market are also within 9 mi (15 km).

$66
Pousada Villa do Sol

Pousada Villa do Sol

Av. Domício Fernandes, 01, Extremoz
2.5 out of 5.0

Located in Genipabu, this pousada is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Genipabu Beach and 1.9 mi (3 km) from Genipabu Lagoon. Redinha Beach and Redinha Public Market are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Pousada Villa Do Sol

Pousada Villa Do Sol

Av. Domicio Fernandes,01, EXTREMOZ
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Genipabu, this hotel is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Genipabu Beach and 1.9 mi (3 km) from Genipabu Lagoon. Redinha Beach and Redinha Public Market are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Genipabu Praia Pousada

Genipabu Praia Pousada

Av. Domício Fernandes, 117, Extremoz
2.5 out of 5.0

Nestled on the beach, this Genipabu pousada is within 6 mi (10 km) of Redinha Beach, Redinha Public Market, and Newton Navarro Bridge. Artist's Beach and Areia Preta Beach are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Dunas de Pitangui Pousada

Dunas de Pitangui Pousada

Rua do Riacho, 06, Extremoz
2.5 out of 5.0

Located in Pitangui, this beach guesthouse is 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from Pitangui Waterfall and within 12 mi (20 km) of Genipabu Beach and Genipabu Lagoon. Redinha Beach and Redinha Public Market are also within 16 mi (25 km).

Flat no Centro da Pipa Solar Água

Flat no Centro da Pipa Solar Água

Rua das Gameleiras, s/n, Centro, Natal
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Natal, this apartment is within 6 mi (10 km) of Redinha Beach, Redinha Public Market, and Newton Navarro Bridge. Genipabu Beach and Fort of the Three Kings are also within 9 mi (15 km).

$52
Othon Suites Natal

Othon Suites Natal

Avenida Presidente Getúlio Vargas, 788, Natal
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Natal, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Handicrafts Fair of Artists Beach/Meio Beach and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Fort of the Three Kings. Artist's Beach and Tourism Center are also within 15 minutes.

$33
Beleza Beach Hotel

Beleza Beach Hotel

Av Pres.Café Filho, 680 - Praia do Meio, Natal
2.5 out of 5.0

Offering direct access to the beach, this Natal hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Artist's Beach and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Fort of the Three Kings. Handicrafts Fair of Artists Beach/Meio Beach and Tourism Center are also within 15 minutes.