Known for being secluded and upscale, the Dunes Park neighborhood offers many convenient options for restaurants and bars. The neighborhood has many charming qualities, its college atmosphere among the more noteworthy. Take in the natural beauty of the sea and beaches—or broaden your horizons with some local theater. Dunes Park is a great home base for exploring the greater Natal area, especially with so many hotels to choose from.
Sightseeing around Dunes Park
The museums and theaters add a sense of refinement, while the monuments and other landmarks offer local lore. For cultural attractions, head to Teatro Riachuelo, Camara Cascudo Museum, and Cafe Filho Museum. Monuments like Christmas Tree, Mae Luiza Lighthouse, and Sun Clock are well regarded. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Estatua dos Reis Magos, Sao Pedro Church, and Natal Metropolitan Cathedral. Immerse yourself in the collegiate life with a tour of Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte.
Popular activities in the area include shopping, swimming, and being pampered at a spa. Soak up some sun at Areia Preta Beach, Artist's Beach, and Meio National Beach. Local parks like Bosque dos Eucaliptos, Genipabu Lagoon, and Pirangi Cashew Tree are peaceful spots. With a shopping trip to Via Direta Shopping Mall, Natal Shopping Center, or Cidade Jardim Shopping Mall, you might find that perfect souvenir. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Dunas Arena, Midway Shopping Mall, or Seaway Shopping Mall.
A couple of the most popular attractions in the area are Fort of the Three Kings and Genipabu Beach. Natal Sul Shopping Mall, Dunnas Shopping Mall, and Artesanato Potiguar Shops are also favorite places to visit.
Getting around Dunes Park
At 13.4 miles (21.5 km), Natal (NAT-Governador Aluizio Alves Intl.) is the closest major airport to Dunes Park.