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Address: Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil

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Awesome hike to the beach from Barra da Lagoa

I am reviewing the trail from barra da Lagoa to the beach. The trail is a bit hidden but if you ask the locals they will direct you to it. From the bus stop cross the blue bridge... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2013
darqstone
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austin,tx
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

I am reviewing the trail from barra da Lagoa to the beach. The trail is a bit hidden but if you ask the locals they will direct you to it. From the bus stop cross the blue bridge and make a right. You will find a residential area. Keep walking until you reach a dead end. Make a left. Keep... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

About 10 minutes walk from Praia Mole is the sweeping bay of Galheta. During carneval, Mole is wall to wall bodies, loud music and drinking (all good stuff), but Galheta remains an oasis of calm, Even the small temporary drinks / snack bars seem to hide away and vanish at the end of the day so they don't spoil the... More 

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Joinville, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Nice beach to surf. You must to walk from Praia Mole to reach Galheta. If you like to join the naturalism, feel free to do it. Beautiful beach.

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london
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

lovely, small-medium waves for amatuer surfers. no screaming kids and families. some gay cruising and open fondling but ignore them. just lay bare, soak up the sun and relax with the sound of the waves.

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Florianopolis, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

This is one of the most beautiful beaches on an island of beautiful beaches....It is where the boys are near and is the one that tolerates wearing no clothes...Consequently it is not crowded with families with kids and leaves you with a feeling that it is you own private place.

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Oslo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

This is one of the best beaches of the world. Warm bay waters, broad beaches, well-stocked kiosks, clothing optionality, fresh water showers, extensive trails and rock areas to explore, all make for a wonderful day of your choosing.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

If you are not naturist, it's better if you visit at Holidays, when the tourists (like me) scare the locals and can enjoy the beach with bikinis, swimming trunks, shorts, and others clothes parts :)

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Vicenza, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2011

If you go to Florianopolis, you must go there. The beach is very nice, white and soft sand. The nudism os optional.

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Address: Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Santa Catarina (SC)  >  Florianopolis

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