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Address: Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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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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Day Trip to the Northern Beaches of Florianópolis
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Nice and relaxing

Nice island to go to and lots to visit. Many forts and other interesting buildings to see on the island. I rented a car and went everyday to a different part of the island.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 12, 2015
Andre291
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Waterloo, Belgium

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Waterloo, Belgium
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Nice island to go to and lots to visit. Many forts and other interesting buildings to see on the island. I rented a car and went everyday to a different part of the island.

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Chapeco, SC
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38 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

I love this beach. I come by every year since 96. I love walk at the beach at first sunlight. Prices are affordable. Lots of food options. Gift shops everywhere. It's a family beach.

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Thank Fotoschapeco
Aracaju, SE
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21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful view: check Beautiful people : check Lots to do: check (boat trip recommended) Calm water: check Cold water: check

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Thank Henrique R
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

It's a great place to enjoy with your family, there are good restaurants and the price is quite OK. The beach is clean and quite, so it's perfect for childrens. Also there are some points where you can rent chair, board and kaiak. Its a safe at all and close to others beach.

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Thank Marco Túlio M
Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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3 Thank Filipe L
Florianopolis, SC
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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1 Thank Zampierito
Florianopolis, SC
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 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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3 Thank Friedrichwelke
Joinville, SC
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97 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 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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1 Thank Cristiano S
Sao Paulo, SP
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 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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1 Thank Cesar_BR
Florianopolis, SC
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40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

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

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