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Address: Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil

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Another great beach on the island

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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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!

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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.

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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.

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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 :)

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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 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

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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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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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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