Natal Tourism, Brazil

Visit Natal - Best of Natal

Natal (Brazilian Portuguese: [naˈtaw], Christmas) is the capital and largest city of Rio Grande do Norte state, located in northeastern Brazil. As of the IBGE July 2014, the city had a total population of 862,044 (1,485,505 in its Greater Natal). The implementation of the Via Costeira (Coastal Highway), 10 km (6.2 miles) long avenue along the shore and the dunes, was the true starting point for the beginning of tourist activity in the State in the 1980s. That is where the main hotels of the capital city, Natal, are concentrated. Natal has several tourist attractions and is famous for its natural beauty (such as the crystalline waters of Maracajaú and the largest cashew tree in the world), for its historical monuments and buildings (such as the Forte dos Reis Magos, the Alberto Maranhão Theatre and Newton Navarro bridge), for its beaches (such as Ponta Negra, Pipa and Genipabu) and also for its off-season carnival, the Carnatal. The city also boasts the second largest urban park in Brazil, the Parque das Dunas. It is the capital of Brazil closest to Africa and Europe, and the Greater Natal International Airport connects Natal with many Brazilian cities and also operates some international flights. The city was one of the host cities of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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This warm abode of Natal is a delightful place to visit in Brazil. Natal is located at a short trip away from Joao Pessoa a major city in Brazil. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Joao Pessoa for its bountiful attractions like Jacare Beach, Tambau Beach, Cabo Branco Beach on your trip to Natal. Tour packages of Natal are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Natal*

  • Pollution Statistics in Natal

    Know the pollution level of Natal before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 64.29 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 35.71 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Natal: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Natal for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Natal.

    • Burglary and Theft 55 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 88 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 92 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 96 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 77 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 73 (High)
    • Attacks 62 (High)
    • Drug offense 81.25 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 34 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 7 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 51 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 77 (High)
  • Living in Natal - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Natal is 105.09 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 24.73 (Low)
    • Climate Index 84.29 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 51.23 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 27.25 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 43.84 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 41.4 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.52 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 34.37 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Natal

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Natal

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.45 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.41 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 96.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 52.94 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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