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Joaquina beach

Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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Ranked #18 of 113 Attractions in Florianopolis
Type: Beaches
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Austin, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is one of the most beautiful places I have been so far. The surfing community gives it a nice hype vibe.

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Jaguariuna, SP
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Great beach...sometimes it gets little bit crowded but its alrught! tha water is pretty calm for swmming and it has good waves for surfing as well! worth it!!!

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Fort Smith, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This beach was fun. We got drinks made in pineapples and coconuts, there were lots of surfers, and they have surfing classes as well. A fairly busy beach though. Some vendors here which was neat, they aren't all over you like in some other countries.

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São Paulo
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Near Praia Mole, this beach is gorgeous and has sand dunes. You can rent a sandboard and go have fun. This activity is very affordable and very pleasant to go during the sunset. Awesome view!

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Curitiba, PR
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66 reviews 66 reviews
41 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

we have visited almost all beaches in Florianopolis, but Joaquina was, definitely, one of our favourites. It is better if you go before the sunrise, the beach is quite empty and you can see lots of birds flying and, sure, the beautiful sunrise. It is perfect for meditation.

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Kelowna, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Great beach, lots of bars & restaurants !!! Lots of hot surfers. All types of people at this beach, definitley recommend!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

If you are a fan of surfing or just enjoy getting away from it all, Joaquina beach is one of your best bets in the island of Florianopolis. Not far from the city but yet very little development around it, combined with miles and miles of dunes makes it the perfect beach for those people who do not enjoy seating... More

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Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Joaquina beach is a wonderful surf spot, the most consistent in the island, you can surf almost every single day, holds huge swell until 4 meters. The best wave is the left, with east swell, sometimes really long ones. It became really famous after the world surf contests in the 80`s. Be carefull with the locals, respect them and you'll... More

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PARIS
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139 reviews 139 reviews
35 attraction reviews
235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This is an excellent place to spend a day on the atlantic coast of the island , bus and taxi to reach Florianopolis , some restaurants and bars and a long stretch of sand to enjoy...

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Great water and view, good waves for surfing. There is a nice restaurant by the beach. There are public bathrooms and showers also available.

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