Known for being tropical and business-friendly, the Ponta Negra neighborhood offers many convenient options for restaurants and bars. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the beaches, riverfront, and jungle. With hotels to suit everyone's tastes, Ponta Negra serves as a good starting point for exploring the greater Manaus area.
Sightseeing around Ponta Negra
The local zoo will impress, as will other attractions. Sights like Teatro Jorge Bonates, Teatro Amazonas, and Ivete Ibiapina Music House offer insight into the local culture. Church of Sao Sebastiao, Church of Our Lady of the Conception, and Municipal Clock are some local landmarks. Create some family memories at CIGS Zoo and Bosque da Ciencia.
Popular activities in the area include shopping, swimming, and boating. Soak up some sun at Ponta Negra Beach, Moon Beach, and Tupe Beach. Local parks like Mindu Municipal Park, Saudade Park, and Adolpho Ducke Botanical Garden are peaceful spots. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to Amazonas Shopping, Manauara Shopping, and Adolpho Lisboa Municipal Market. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Vivaldo Lima Stadium, Amazon Arena, or Port of Manaus.
Why not visit Museu do Indio, Americo Alvarez Theater, and Gebes Medeiros Theater while you're here? You can also head to Bernardo Campos Numismatic Museum, Museum of the Northern Man, and Amazonia Museum of Natural Sciences.
Getting around Ponta Negra
The Manaus (MAO-Eduardo Gomes Intl.) airport is 3.6 miles (5.8 km) from Ponta Negra.