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Address: Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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Beautiful beach

Visited for just a quick look. Great place to spend a full day. Plenty of places to eat, lay on the beach, and watch surfers. Water seemed too violent for swimming.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 20, 2015
Elaine t
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Visited for just a quick look. Great place to spend a full day. Plenty of places to eat, lay on the beach, and watch surfers. Water seemed too violent for swimming.

Thank Elaine t
Curitiba, PR
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

A surf beach, but its waters are incredible, It's like having a Jacuzzi bath. Plenty of restaurants around with simple tipical brazilian dishes. Mainly for young pleople, but if you are a senior like me, don't miss the place. It's pleasant anyway and the sea bath relaxing as a good massage.

Thank LucasCtba
San Jose, California
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Beautiful beach. Great surfing area. Lots of beautiful scenery. Our bus tour took us to this wonderful beach. Don't miss this beach if you travel to Floripa

Thank Sean W
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Some beautiful rock formation that provide for amazing pictures of the beach and the surrounding area.

Thank JA Experiences N
Florianopolis, SC
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

FLORIANOPOLIS City, located in Santa Catarina island, it has more than 42 beaches, but if you are looking to KEEP surfing, believe me , Joaquina Beach, that's the place !!! Fantastic waves with clean water, just a little bit cold, of course as I mentioned above, in FLORIANOPOLIS you ara ABLE to chose a lot of beaches, with waves or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I loved this beach, more often than not you see pro surfers being photographed by photographers with long lenses, easy going sun lovers, great local cuisine, and overall safe environment. I bought a bicycle and rode literally on the sand by the waves an hour up, and an hour down each morning...passing a few runners and another biker every now... More 

Thank fashionphotog
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 397 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This beach is often used for surfing competition. There are many places to eat or have a refreshing drink. Strangely, they lack toilets in a place , which is otherwise well-frequented. The other curiosity are the huge sand dunes. It is possible to practice a local sport here: sand surfing!

1 Thank Christmate11
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We were there on a beautiful sunny day. The beach was crowded but not too crowded. There seems to b a shortage of parking and public bathrooms, but the beach seems safe and is beautiful.

Thank Bobby44881
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

it is a very beatiful beach, also with the Dunas where you can climb and go down with a sandy board ( rent by very little price). also there is restaurants and you can take a shower of fresh water after the beach.

1 Thank BLB2013
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

When the weather is really hot, there's nothing better than going to Joaquina's cold waters! If you want confort, you can sit at the tables in the entrance of the beach and ask for a beer and enjoy your view :)

2 Thank Heinzovisky

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