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Praia Mole (Mole Beach)

Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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Ranked #18 of 108 attractions in Florianopolis
Type: Beaches
Traveler Description: Praia Mole beach is the most beautiful beach in Florianopolis, Brazil and is also the most convenient location if you're looking for a nice area to... more »
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Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Only 5 minute walk from my hostel, this was where I spent most mornings. Very peaceful, private, and clean.

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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

This was the first of nearly all the beaches that we visited in Florianopolis. The name says it - softest sand ever! Bring your sunscreen though, yikes! It is a fairly busy beach and taking the bus home can be like being in a can of sardines depending on the time of day and day of the week.

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

Beautiful and great for surfers, Praia Mole is very famous in Florianópolis. Near Joaquina and Lagoa da Conceição, easy to go and excellent for getting some tan

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I was born and raised in the Island of Florianópolis, and I can tell: Praia Mole is a post card that came true. Don't miss this experience!

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Florianopolis, SC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The best beach in Florianópolis!! Clear water, but the sea is a little bit dangerous and there is a lot of waves, usually.

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Vancouver
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Lovely sand; the ocean was troubled on the day we went so it was hard to get a footing. Lots of surfers. Techno music was fun but you can sit away from it as well. Galeto Beach is a trek away; supposed to be a nudist beach but Brazilians are too conservative to disrobe; we chose to stay on Mole... More

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Vancouver
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Many options on this beach and it´s easy to get to. Plenty of places to park. There´s a great surf/yoga school and juice bar on the southern end that a lot of beach dwellers don´t seem to know about. They take walk-ins and have beginner courses at 11am and 3pm daily. Friendly people. Will return to this place again.

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PARIS
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131 reviews 131 reviews
32 attraction reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

An excellent spot for surfing but also a nice beach to spend a day by the Atlantic , closed by Forianopolis by bus or taxi , some bars and restaurants and beaches amenities , excellent , but the sea can be rought there .....

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Very nice beach with options for couples and families. Parking is easy. Make sure you don't pay more than R$5.00 Great restaurants along the beach I miss this beach all ready

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Visited this beach with my daughter on a quite day. Parking is easy as we parked on the road. Many brazillians are not happy to do this, and there are many places charging 5-10Rs a hour to look after the car, and in the shade too. The rocks at the far left end of the beach are great to climb,... More

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