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Address: Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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Great beaches and impressive sand dunes

Atmospheric, crowded if you want it or not if you walk along for a few minutes. Give sand boarding a go in the nearby sand dunes, but there are no ski lifts to take you up so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2015
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Atmospheric, crowded if you want it or not if you walk along for a few minutes. Give sand boarding a go in the nearby sand dunes, but there are no ski lifts to take you up so you'll do some exercise. Beware of transport links! Bus took easily over an you to arrive, and then there was a tonne of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Great Beach with lots of beautiful people. Also spent NYE on this beach for the beach parties and it didn't disappoint. A must for anyone going to floripa.

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Leipzig
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Nice beach but water is quite cold - good for surfers. Possibility to eat there - you can choose just snack or go for restaurant for a meal. Water is clean. Sometime little but crowded.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

little choice in restaurants and expensive. Great surf on lovely big beach. Good parties in the evening but really out of the way to get to. In high season time the bus properly or you will get in serious traffic jams. Good for sand dune surfing

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Beautiful views , sand dunes, animated, fit surfers ...but not safe & a bit too crowded for us...! We saw about 6 sea rescues from the life guards...

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Foz do Iguacu, PR
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Wonderful beach, also suited for surfing and nice place to view. The restaurants are a bit over-prized and the place is somewhat touristic .

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

There's a good balance here with a selection of bars and restaurants at the "town" end of the beach but it was only a short walk to get beyond them and enjoy a more natural beach. Public transport to and from the beach is a bit limited so make sure you know when to catch your bus home. Good day... More 

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Austin, Texas
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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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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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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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