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Address: Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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Beautiful beach - lots of bars

This is a beautiful beach with numerous places to buy beer and get bar food. There aren't taxis. So if you go by taxi, you should check the schedule of the city bus, which goes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Silver2011
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Urbana, Illinois

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was expecting this beach to be much nicer for the fame it has, but truth is it is a small beach, not much to do or see

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Urbana, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful beach with numerous places to buy beer and get bar food. There aren't taxis. So if you go by taxi, you should check the schedule of the city bus, which goes back about once an hour. Terrible traffic jams on weekends.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach hosted many surf tournaments in the past, it is a must see for nature lovers. Make sure to visit the adjacent sand dunes, there are times you can even find natural pools inside the dunes.

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Thank Claudia C
London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to see Brazilian beach life at the height of its craziness, come here! Buzzing with life with people crammed in shoulder to shoulder, it's a heaving mass of bodies. Plenty of umbrellas and chairs to rent, good surf and s couple of restaurants. Just not my thing.

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Sao Carlos, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just made a walk of about 4 hours but I loved Joaquina Beach. The sea is bit rough, the water is clean I didn't see any constructions by the beach, the are some dunes by the beach.

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Thank marcelobj
Brasilia, DF
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

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Thank fernando s
Florianopolis, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Perfect beach for long walks and great for swimming as the big waves brakes further deep into the ocean allowing for surfers and swimmers to share with no danger of crashing into each other. I wish there were more care with its cleaningness from part of the local business.

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Thank MarciaGazola
Florianopolis, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

wide long windy beach, great for kite surfing and surfing. You'll love it. Close to lagoa, a neighborhood of Floripa full of restaurants, night life, next to huge dunes and to a lake

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Thank a1ndre
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

All in the title. Lovely long stretch of sand. Picturesc rocks at one end. Nice waves for beginner/intermediate surfers. Jaw dropping sand dunes. Good array of cafes/ food outlets.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

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.

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