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"Via Costeira" Top 5 Page for this destination Natal Things to Do Tip by Alless

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The cleanest urban beaches in Natal
Via Costeira is the 10 km highway which goes from Praia dos Artistas to Ponta Negra. There are about ten high category hotels on one side, and a nature reserve Parque das Dunas,on the other.
Differently from Ponta Negra and Praia do Meio, there is no sewage running on the sand; also, because few people (basically, only the guests of the hotels) go to these beaches, very little garbage is thrown out, and the hotel staff cleans it often.
If you are staying at one of the Via Costeira hotels, then going to these beaches is just a natural option.
However, even if you are not a guest, you can use part of the structure of the hotels to enjoy the beaches. Always remember this: the beach is public property, whereas the hotel is private property; the hotel can't stop anyone from going to the beach; the hotels could prevent you from using their premises, but it is not to their benefit to do so. Usually, you can leave your car at the parking loot; use the restaurants for water/drinks or to have a full meal; use the external showers to wash the salt.

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  • Written Jun 19, 2004
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