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MaracajaúMaracajaú - RN

Maracajaú: 55 kilometers from Natal RN you will find the admirable Maracajaú. It is a coastal community with 2000 inhabitants, surrounded by beautiful dunes, coconut trees and lagoons, being a very attractive tourist spot for anyone who is in the region.


Maracajaú RN 

Passeio em Maracajaú

Maracajaú belongs to the Maxaranguape City in the State of Rio Grande do Norte-RN, the point of South America closer to Africa. The inhabitants have as main source of income fisheries and tourism.

The famous Parrachos in the region, formation of corals, dazzled in the District of Maracajaú RN also, part of the environmental protection area.

The main attractions are the Swim Snorkeling and the baptism, which at low tide you can dive in crystal-clear waters and warm along with colorful fish.

In addition, the dunes of Maracajaú also deserve special attention. The tour can be done by buggy, horse, quadricycle or walk, being a prime location to practise sandboard.


Maracajaú Beach

Maracajaú beach is known as the “Caribbean” of Rio Grande do Norte. The beautiful beach enchant tourists, with clear waters, coral reefs and exciting tours diverse.


Passeio em Maracajaú


In addition to all this, you still complete the scene with the beautiful dunes, lagoons and the view available from the beach to the Farol Teresa Pança.

As the community retains the original features, Maracajáu Beach will offer you a pleasant and cozy atmosphere with rustic buildings in the village, providing a greater contact with the environment.


Diving Snorkeling

Mergulho Maracajau

One of the tours of Maracajaú RN is diving in the coral reef, one of the most beautiful marine scenarios, which is 15 minutes by speedboat or 40 minutes by catamaran.

The boats leave from Maracajaú beach at the beginning of the low tide and return with the tide rising, the boats still provide snacks and drinks. The tour lasts approximately 2 hours.

You can choose to do a recreational purposes, using the snorkel and basic equipment, or meet the marine flora and fauna more deeply, in scuba diving.

Maracajaú RN is ideal for beginners in the practice of snorkeling, offering crystal clear waters and shallow.

Diving Baptism

Mergulho em Maracajaú

The Baptism is a dive with an instructor, with professional equipment, as the cylinder, vest, mask and fins.

First, you will have a theoretical lesson talking about diving procedures, underwater and diving equipment, and a workshop on the boat.

After that, you will equip and make an adjustment on the surface of the water with an instructor to get used with all equipment and breathing in the water.

  • Dive time: 30 minutes.


Restaurants in Maracajaú RN

After a full day of activities and breathtaking views or is still in the middle of the day and need fuel to continue visiting this place and Natal RN, so let’s take a quick stop in the local restaurants.

Meet the 2 below!


Restaurant Tereza Pança

Teresa Pança’s restaurant is located on the Beach opposite the Farol Teresa Panza.

The restaurant has a menu with delicious typical food, having as main ingredient fish and seafood. Be sure to try the fish stew with vegetables with coconut milk sauce.

  • Opening hours: 7:00 a. m till 9:30 p.m

Maracajaú Bistro

The  Bistro is located inside the Hotel Enseada Maracajaú. A refined and welcoming atmosphere.

The menu created by chef Jarads Alves inclusive of beef, chicken and, of course, seafood, in individual dishes for two people and executives.

I suggest, like entrance, the beef Carpaccio of Sun and then for the main prate, you must prove another flagship the bistro, risotto with Pumpkin meat, or the shrimp Flambée.

All dishes are very well presented and prepared with some herbs grown in the hotel itself.

  • Opening hours: 11:00 a.m until 15:00 p.m

17:00 p.m until 21:00 p.m

Where to stay

Meet the 5 options of hotels in Maracajaú. Choose the one that best meets you and enjoy good times in the district and a good night’s rest.

Enseada Maracajaú Hotel

The Enseada Maracajaú is located just 100 meters from the  Beach, very well located to offer you the best comfort and practicality.

Comfortable Cottages await you at the hotel, which offers chalets in conjunction for families too. And cabins adapted for people with disabilities.

The hotel offers:

  • Swimming pool with sun loungers in the garden;
  • Wet bar;
  • Cabin;
  • Best known restaurant in town;
  • Ample parking;
  • Accommodation with air conditioning;
  • Wi-fi;
  • Rooms with beach décor, which offers:
    • Tv;
    • Minibar;
    • Private bathroom;
    • Balcony with hammock.


  • Double Chalet: R$ 198.00 to R$ 257.00
  • Triple Chalet: from R$ 257.00 to R$ 300.00
    • Children up to 5 years old can stay for free (one per cabin);
    • Requires 50% deposit in advance;
    • There’s no early booking values return;
    • Check-out: 12:00 p.m;
    • Long holidays only with packages;
    • Maximum of 4 persons per cabin;
    • The hotel offers 10% discount on tours and scuba diving.

St. Francis of Assisi Varela Cavalcante, 44 – Maracajaú RN


Ponta dos Anéis Inn

The Ponta dos Anéis Inn is privileged, by the sea. With its giants palm trees and a beautiful visual of all the beach, in front of and on the side has the sea always present.

The Inn offers a large green area, 1,000 m². And it has the total 2,500 m² of pure leisure, grassed, with many completely native plants.

The hostel offers:

  • Adult and child swimming pool with sea views;
  • Restaurant;
  • Volleyball and softball;
  • Games room;
  • Playground;
  • Barbecue;
  • Free parking;
  • Rooms with tv, air conditioning, minibar and balcony.



  • Double Chalet: R$ 258.00
  • Triple chalet with two environments: R$ 331.00
    • Children up to 5 years;
    • Requires 50% deposit in advance;
    • There’s no early booking values return;
    • Check-in: 13:00 p. m
    • Check out: 12:00 p. m;


Street End of the rings, 13 – Maracajaú RN


Corais de Maracajaú Inn

Located on the white sands of the beautiful beach of Maracajaú, Corais de Maracajaú Inn is seafront and is ideal for those seeking tranquillity and natural beauty.

Is the only one that offers catamarans to take visitors safe and comfortable way to coral reefs, the boats are equipped with bathroom and bar.

The hostel offers 20 apartments equipped with air conditioning, TV, minibar, queen size box bed and shower with hot water by solar heating.

In the common area of the inn is offered swimming pools (adults and children), private parking and Waterfront Restaurant, with menus exclusively.


Avenue Senador Dinarte Mariz – Maracajaú RN


Flat Ma-Noa

The Flat Ma-Noa is located next to the water park Ma-noa in Maracajaú. All apartments feature contemporary décor and spacious.

The flat offers outdoor swimming pool, restaurant with buffet and à la carte, massage treatment and on-site parking.

The apartments offers free Wifi, air conditioning, balcony with garden views, fully fitted kitchen with appliances and utensils.

Avenue End of the rings – Maracajaú RN


Villa Maracajaú

Located just 5 minutes walk from the Maracajaú Beach, Villa Maracajaú offers outdoor pool, barbecue facilities, spa and Wellness Centre.

A great advantage of Villa Maracajaú is that, for your convenience, breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack and dinner are included for free.

The accommodation offers 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and kitchen with oven, fridge, microwave, electric kettle, Toaster, coffee maker and dishwasher.

Extra amenities include washing machine, dryer and flat-screen TV, as well as CD player and DVD and Blu-Ray player. A balcony and a seating area are also at your disposal.

The property also features communal lounge, games room and dry cleaning, and free parking. The International Airport of São Gonçalo do Amarante is 42 kilometers away.

Avenue Beira-mar – Maxaranguape RIO GRANDE DO NORTE


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