Barra do Cunhaú, a show (authentic) of Rio Grande do Norte
For the historian Câmara Cascudo, Barra do Cunhaú means "river that woman drinks water." Well .. man or woman who goes through this beach really drunk so charming beauty.
Distant 85km from Natal, Cunhaú is in the municipality of Canguaretama. Displays a landscape to behold and infrastructure that has already been tested and approved by many foreigners and Brazilians.
No wonder these people increasingly choose Barra do Cunhaú for long weekend, a vacation or even as a second home option, as is the case of foreigners, mainly from Sweden.
The paradise of kitesurf
Can you imagine that in Barra do Cunhaú there is a kiteboarding school? For the beach, which was chosen as one of the world's best places to practice the sport, now has professionals and equipment awaiting those who wish to learn the techniques of this sport.
Installed on Blue Dream Resort, kitesurfing school is an initiative of the Austrian Roman Eder, there is less than two months decided to open the business. The sport attracts many foreigners. Currently, 80% of the audience is made up of people from other countries.
The instructor ensures that, with only eight hours of class (that's right, in less than a day), gives the kite to practice without giving vexation. The school has equipment for up to 15 people. The rent of complete kit for kitesurfing, with trapeze bar direction, kite and board, costs $ 600.00 per week.
Remember that the school is open daily from 9h to 17h, has 12 employees and is certified IKO - International Kiteboarding Organization.
Territory of ecotourism
But if you really like gardening, then you can stretch a little trip and know Garatuba Ecotourism, a reserve with 80 miles of Atlantic Forest, located in Baia Formosa. Garatuba in Tupi-Guarani means "place of herons." It could very well mean harmony, tranquility and peace of mind because these are sensations and many others that feel when arriving at the reservation.
For those who like to exercise, you can take the helm of one of the three local trails, enjoying the green and, occasionally, finding an animal through the forest. Have those who enjoy water sports can grab the arm of the river that flows through the reserve and kayak through the trees. It is a very nice ride and requires no field equipment.
Have those who prefer, merely contemplating the scenery, you can reserve some time to enjoy a flock of herons flying over the river, or just observe the work of nature around him, listening as background music, the singing of several species of birds.
Eighty hectares of forest exhibit a rich flora, with guabiraba, sucupira, Amescla, dick-d'arco, mahogany, jitirana, cupiúba, dick blood sapucaia, gameleira, john-mole and inga, among others. The fauna is also very varied, with birds (dove-rattlesnake, jandaia, canary-floor, well-ti-vi, snowdrop barrier Curica, woodpecker, hawk), squirrel monkeys, agoutis, armadillos, anteaters and many other animals.
If you are one of those who enjoys gardening, then you can not fail to make the boat ride on the River Cunhaú where you know the types of existing mangroves and participate in a very interesting lecture on fisheries, habitat and reproduction of crabs, given by a native fisherman.
The splendor in the case, is combined with a full service bar with snacks and drinks to accompany the crossing to the beach from the Other Side, now the municipality of Baia Formosa. Whoever wants a more romantic stroll, so expect a night of full moon and combine a tour of the Rio Cunhaú. Something surely unforgettable.
Source: Assessoria de imprensa da EMPROTUR.