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Address: Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Activities: Dining
Description: The panoramic views, calm waters, soft breezes and numerous restaurants...
The panoramic views, calm waters, soft breezes and numerous restaurants and bars make this beach the island’s most popular.
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Nice beach

Nice beach, calm water - very good to go with your children. There is a lot of people from outside Brazil here, and even in some stores you may need to speak "Spanish".

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2014
Filipe L
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Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
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Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Nice beach, calm water - very good to go with your children. There is a lot of people from outside Brazil here, and even in some stores you may need to speak "Spanish".

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Florianopolis, SC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Brilliant. Florianopolis has more than 40 beaches, this one I recommend as one of the best..........................................................................................

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Florianopolis, SC
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

Canasvieiras is a bit of a cheap place for the crowd, so to speak. There is a large number of cheap shops, restaurants and hotels favoured by Argentinians and Uruguyans. The ocean water depending on the current is often not so clean. And again, there are a lot of used water drainages favoring infections and deseases. I would stay away,... More 

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Joinville, SC
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82 reviews 82 reviews
43 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Pretty nice to go with children, as the sea there doesn't have any waves. The infrastructure is great, restaurants, supermarkets, bars, etc.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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9 reviews 9 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

beautiful beach, with nice and soft white sand, clean tepid waters and tranquil atmosphere, the ideal place to play with the kids

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Florianopolis, SC
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

Too many people, too touristic! Too old and devastaded.

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Florianopolis, SC
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

This is a beach in the north of Floripa island that is overcrowded with Argentinian visitors who prefer warn fwater. Unfortunately it is now overcrowded and is not as clean as it should be. It is not the best of what the island has to offer anymore.

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San Isidro, Argentina
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116 reviews 116 reviews
39 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Too many buildings, shops, and people. Not my place to be at the beach.

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Maui
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

This area is pretty touristy. Beach is nice, but no waves. Drive through type town, stay in Praia Mole for your vacation.

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london
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

Very good infrastructure - it´s the second city on the island - but the beach is usually full. Try the southern beaches instead.

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