There are plenty of reasons to choose Ponta Negra for your next holiday. The fabulous weather, beautiful beaches and many exciting activities are just a few. If you need to escape from the cold and rain, or just want to spend a week lounging on a sandy beach, then Ponta Negra is the perfect choice. A holiday rental home in Ponta Negra will provide you with all of the comforts of home whilst providing a home base for all of your Brazilian adventures.
Most of the fun in Ponta Negra is found near the ocean. Swimming, fishing, surfing, diving and boating are just a few of the options. You can even ride dune buggies right on the sand. Lessons from qualified guides are available for surfing and diving. Even if you have never tried either of those activities before, your holiday to Ponta Negra is the perfect time to start. Equipment rental is also available. There are organised fishing tours, or you can go it alone. There are also dune buggy tours led by a knowledgeable local guide. Other popular activities include horseback riding, trekking, tennis and sampling some of the amazingly fresh seafood available at local restaurants.
There are many interesting attractions in and near Ponta Negra. These include the Mae Luiza Lighthouse. This lighthouse replaced a beacon that had been in operation for more than 100 years. The Mae Luiza Lighthouse was built in 1951. Today it is operated by the Brazilian Navy. Once a week, on Sunday, the lighthouse is open to the public. You can climb the 151 stairs to reach the top of the lighthouse where you will be rewarded with amazing views. The Genipabu Dunes provide some of the most amazing scenery you’ll ever see. Bring your camera along, because you will want to get some pictures of these sweeping dunes. While you are there, take a ride in a dune buggy or on a camel.
No matter what time of the year you choose to holiday to Ponta Negra you will find average low temperatures of 22° to 25° C and average high temperatures of 30° to 31° C. There is some rain each month, but the rain does not usually last all day. Instead, it comes it short bursts and then clears up, allowing you to continue with your day’s activities.
The closest airport to Ponta Negra is Natal Airport (NAT), which is just 25 km away. There is also a ferry in Natal. Car hire is available from both the ferry and the airport.