Local Tourist Atractions
The Pirangi do Norte beach,on the south coast line of Natal, is famous for its tranquil sea waters protected a nature coral reef in the ocean , at aproximately1 km from land, with mild temperatures all year round,and a large extenctionof fine sandy beach.
Pirangi is also famous for ” The larger Caju tree in the World”- certificated by World Guinness Book of Records. The tree is estimated to be 110 years old, and it covers an area of 8400 square meters, and can produce between 70 to 80 thousand ” Caju” fruits per year. The tree has become a National and International visiting point, and is integrated in a Tourist zone of several gift shops and local crafts made by local people, some descendent from the first inhabitants of this region the ” Potiguar” Indians. The tree can be visit daily, with a guided tour.
In front, there is” MarinaBadauê” Complex with its regional restaurant, souvenir shops, and the meeting point, to the Boat Trip, along the coast, and to the reef, where at lower tide you can swim, over the coral sea bed, and watch the tropical fish that take refuge on the corals rocks formations.
This two typical attractions , can be easily reachedfrom the Kana Pousada de Charme on foot, by the beach, a very pleasant 15 minute walk.
Other recommend places to visit , are the interior lagoons, such as ” Lagoa deArituba, and its water sports , and” Aero bunda “,at only 10 km drive from Pousada , and the ” Coca –Cola Lagoa”.Nearby you can also visit a small local brewery,of ” Cachaça”- the National drink of Brasil , and the principal ingredient of the ” Caipirinha”.
Several beach restaurants and bars are located along all coast road, the majority right on the beach, where you can sample fresh localcrab,in a rustic but authentic places by the sea.
There are plenty of others tours todo, some more radical than others, like kite –surf, and the famous Buggy Rides ( with or without “EMOÇÃO”…) to Desert Dunes & Lagoons, to visit places like Jenipabu and Maracajau in the North, and in the south direction, Tibau do Sul , Pipa, and Bahia Formosa.
All this tours can be book direct at ” Kana Pousada de Charme” as well as others such as:
- Horse Riding
- Ecologic walks
- Private boat rides
- 4×4 Jeep tour or Motor bikes
- Shopping Tour
- Old City Tour