Ponta Negra is a family-friendly, upscale neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Take in the natural beauty of the sea, beaches, and gardens—or broaden your horizons with some local live music. Choose one of Ponta Negra's hotels or holiday apartments and explore the area around Natal with ease.
Sightseeing around Ponta Negra
Stroll the halls at Camara Cascudo Museum, Cafe Filho Museum, or Museum of Popular Culture. You can buy tickets to live performances at Teatro Riachuelo and Alberto Maranhao Theater. Estatua dos Reis Magos, Christmas Tree, and Mae Luiza Lighthouse are some of the notable landmarks.
There's plenty to do in the area, such as shopping and swimming. Soak up some sun at Cotovelo Beach, Areia Preta Beach, and Artist's Beach. Bosque dos Eucaliptos, Pirangi Cashew Tree, and Genipabu Lagoon are some scenic spots that are popular with the locals. With a shopping trip to Artesanato Villarte Shops, Praia Shopping, or Artesanato Potiguar Shops, you might find that perfect souvenir. If you're looking for something else to do, head to Frasqueirao Stadium, Dunnas Shopping Mall, and Seaway Shopping Mall.
Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Dunas Arena, Fort of the Three Kings, and Genipabu Beach. Cidade Jardim Shopping Mall, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, and Natal Shopping Center are other must-sees.
Getting around Ponta Negra
The Natal (NAT-Governador Aluizio Alves Intl.) airport is 15.7 miles (25.2 km) from Ponta Negra.