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Ribeirao da Ilha

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Address: Rodovia Baldicero Filomeno | Ribeirao da Ilha, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil

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One if the two oldest villages, so charming!

Enjoyed a day trip to this charming village for lunch and a view of the beach. One if the quieter areas on Santa Catarina and well worth the drive to this cute village. The church... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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119 reviews 119 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Enjoyed a day trip to this charming village for lunch and a view of the beach. One if the quieter areas on Santa Catarina and well worth the drive to this cute village. The church is lovely. Small homes and shops are in well preserved traditional Azorean architectural style. Beach was calm and serene.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This is the most picturesque village from the Azores on the island. There are some beautifully coloured houses there. The church is really worth seeing as well. The beach is very small but there are no waves as it is on the west coast. There are also many great restaurants and cafes. This is a place for oysters.

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Sammamish, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Oysters, oysters and more oysters. Nice restaurants, great beach for kids, colonial architecture. Make reservations

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Fort Smith, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We came through Ribeirao da Ilha and I thought it was such a cute, old town! Lots of colourful buildings. Nothing in particular to do here that I am aware of but I like to go through little historical towns. I believe we ate at a restaurant here on the shore, yummy seafood!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

What I like about this is that it is a break from just the beaches at Floripa. The colonial houses are really cute and worthwhile to stop by (and take some ) pictures if you are around the area.

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Clovis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Great, older traditional fishing village that has added many tourist type attractions for visitors. Fishing, jet-skis, boating, windsurfing, are all available. Restaurants of all types available for all budgets.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

The oldest village in Floripa and the biggest producer of oyster in brazil! The village its on a bay so its very good to swim as well!!! Amazing sunset!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Umas e Ostras is a place with the best oysters in the world. Fantastic view of the Baía Sul. Walking along the beach is a pleasure.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Old village in the south of Santa Catarina Island. A big influence of the azorean colonization. Small and charming church in the village square and very nice fish and seafood restaurants.

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Geleen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Ribeirao da Ilha is one of those villages which you see on photos in travel magazines or post cards. It's a beautiful, portuguese style, small village in the south west of the island, which is totally different from all the other parts of Florianopolis. The small houses, cobble stone streets, fishermen and the amazing restaurants make this a little treasure... More 

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