Sao Miguel do Gostoso (previosuly known as Sao Miguel de Touros) is located 110 km north of Natal in Rio Grande do Norte in the Northeast of Brasil. This small town (although officially a city) forms part of the region Leste Potiguar e Polo Costa das Dunas. Sao Miguel do Gostoso is 1½ hours drive, via the main BR-
Sao Miguel do Gostoso has the most beautiful white wide sandy beaches that you can imagine. Remarkably clean and coconut lined with a constant breeze. The urban beaches are Praia da Ponta do Santo Cristo and Praia do Cardeiro (both excellent for kitesurfing and windsurfing), Praia da Xepa (the tourist center of Sao Miguel do Gostoso) and Praia do Maceio. Praia de Tourinhos and Praia do Arraial do Marco are further from the town center but still easy to reach by quadricicle, buggy or car. Visit our page Beaches for more information about the beaches of Sao Miguel do Gostoso.
Sao Miguel do Gostoso offers an excellent variety of accommodation for short and long term stays including: pousadas (guesthouses), hostels, apartments and houses. If you are travelling alone, as a couple, or with family or friends you will find a place to suit your needs. Most of the guesthouses (pousadas) in Sao Miguel do Gostoso are fully equipped to ensure that your stay is made as enjoyable as possible. Visit our page Accommodation for more information about the pousadas, hotels, hostels, apartments and guesthouses in Sao Miguel do Gostoso.
Sao Miguel do Gostoso has a good variety of restaurants and bars where you can try out local dishes such as the famous caldeirada (soup) or exotic plates from further afield such as sushi, mexican buritos or argentinian meat. Whatever your taste you will find food and drinks to enjoy, after all the name says it all -
Sao Miguel do Gostoso has a growing number of shops and services for you to enjoy during your stay in the town. You can buy your presents in arts and crafts shops, relax with a manicure or pedicure, treat yourself to a massage, rent a bicycle, buy beachwear including a pair of the Brasilian Havianas, or perhaps visit the newly opened Library and/or the Cultural Center to watch a movie or a comedy act. Visit our page Shops & Services for more information about the Shops and Services in Sao Miguel do Gostoso.
Sao Miguel do Gostoso is perfect for windsurf and kitesurf enthusiasts of all levels. Praia da Ponta do Santo Cristo is considered one of the best beaches in the world to practise these sports due to its privileged position on the corner of Brasil where the wind literally makes a curve. The winds are consistent between August and March and the waves are good for maneuvers and jumps between October and March. Visit our page Windsurf & Kitesurf for more information about Kitesurf and Windsurf in Sao Miguel do Gostoso.
Sao Miguel do Gostoso is a beautiful relaxed town with plenty of water sports activities but is also an excellent base for those interested in day excursions to the more remote beaches of the region including: Tourinhos with its petrified rocks; Arraial do Marco where it is said the Portuguese first landed in Brasil; Gallinhos with its rolling white dunes and horses and carts; and Perobas and Maracajau both wonderful for snorkelling. Visit our page Excursions for more infomation about day trips and excursions from Sao Miguel do Gostoso.
Sao Miguel do Gostoso has festivities throughout the year including: fireworks and music to bring in the New Year; fun and dance to celebrate Carnaval; folk dancing in memory of Saint John (Sao Joao); and religious and social events to celebrate the patron saint of Sao Miguel do Gostoso. All of these events are excellent opportunities for visitors to participate and learn more about the local Gostoso culture and traditions. Visit our page Festivals and Events for more information about Festivals and Events in Sao Miguel do Gostoso.
Sao Miguel do Gostoso is blessed by nature with 30km of palm lined beaches and sand dunes; a beautiful lake; ancient rock formations; a warm clean sea; temperatures between 24-
Sao Miguel do Gostoso is a wonderful place for photographers. Whatever your passion you will find a scene that will inspire you ~ fishermen bringing in their catch; the Monday morning street market; windsurfers and kitesurfers dancing on the sea and flying through the skies; the local children and youth playing football on the beach; a colorful flora and fauna; and a sunset over the Atlantic ocean. Visit our page Photos & Vídeos for more Photos and Videos of Sao Miguel do Gostoso.
Sao Miguel do Gostoso is a developing tourist destination in Rio Grande do Norte, Northeast Brasil. The town is located on a 30km stretch of beach, with 365 days of sun a year; constant winds perfect for windsurfing and kitesurfing; a good and growing infrastructure; easy access from the Natal International Airport of Sao Goncalo de Amarantes and Natal itself, the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Norte. For all of these reasons Sao Miguel do Gostoso is the perfect place to invest. Visit our page Real Estate for more information on Real Estate in Sao Miguel do Gostoso.
Sao Miguel do Gostoso receives excellent media coverage relating to its: growing popularity as a tourist destination; its windsurfing and kitesurfing activities; and its great potential in terms of investment in the emerging market of Brasil. Local television news channels (GLOBO, Rede Record) run frequent segments, and the prinicpal airlines operting in Brasil (LATAM, TAP, GOL) run articles in their on board magazines. Visit our page Social Media for more information about what is being said about Sao Miguel do Gostoso.