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Barra da Lagoa

Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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Ranked #18 of 110 Attractions in Florianopolis
Type: Beaches
Activities: Dining, Surfing
Owner description: You can party all night to rock or reggae at this beach which by day is a scenic spot with clear, cool waters for swimming and occasional beach sport... more » Owner description: You can party all night to rock or reggae at this beach which by day is a scenic spot with clear, cool waters for swimming and occasional beach sport events. « less
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Adelaide, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Brilliant spot. Great to do SUP on the river and lake, and then go up and hike over the top of the hill.. Fantastic views, great location, great way to get a really good experience of the natural beauty of the island.

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Jaguariuna, SP
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Really nice place to chill! beautiful beach and beautiful people...u cant go wrong!!! There are so many locals you can meet and understand their lifestyle!!!

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Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Loved visiting this town during my stay. Plenty of good places to eat, locals to meet, and close to Praia Mocambique.

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Fort Smith, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Lagoa is a fun place to visit, there's some shopping, restaurants, outdoor activities, beaches very close, beautiful scenery.

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São Paulo
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I was hosted in Barra da Lagoa and its a very calm neighborhood of Florianópolis. You can find a lot of good and cheap restaurants, the beach is safe and there are a many houses for rental. Its a very good place to practice sports like jogging and stand up paddle. The ocean at this part of the island is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Most beautiful area on the island. I liked the beach there and the food. went there multiple times. didn't dislike anything about it.

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London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I had been on the island a couple of weeks before I made it to Barra - loved it. A nice main beach and a cosy little beach (Prainha) around the cove. Lots of cool little bars, hostels and restaurants - all a bit cheaper than most other parts of the island, and a nice friendly vibe around the place.... More

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The surf here is usually good for beginners, the water is calm. It has a little town that offers a few places to eat but we preferred Lagoa Conceicao. Also, the beach wasn't anywhere near as clean and the beaches to the south of the island. Wouldn't bother visiting here again.

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Florianopolis, SC
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

A great family beach, with a good infrastructure, and calm sea. But don't eat in those restaurants, they are overpriced!!!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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78 reviews 78 reviews
44 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Barra da Lagoa is the perfect choice for those looking for a quiet yet adorable place. The town is compact still offering dinning options, supermarkets (some of which accept credit cards) and buffet places (either to go or to dine in) by kilo (fixed price by kilo, so pick your meal and final price will be based on tge weight... More

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