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Address: between Pantano do Sul and Matadeiro, Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil

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Beautiful and relaxing

A really relaxing place with beautiful warm, still water. Great for a swim, paddle board or just to get your ankles wet.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

A really relaxing place with beautiful warm, still water. Great for a swim, paddle board or just to get your ankles wet.

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São Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I did the hiking from Matadeiro, it is a little bit longer but trully beautifull, it took me arround 2h10, the return was faster, about 1h40. To go and return at the same day from Matadeiro it is exaustive. I do recomend spend the night camping, because there is a lot to see and do. The place is magic! -... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful of the many beautiful beached of Florianopolis. The hike there is half of the fun, it's rather easy, just be sure to take enough water with you as there are no sources on the way. I recommend starting in Armacao, you cross the surf beach Matadeiros, and then you start the hike. It's... More 

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Brisbane
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89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This a great half day activity... hike from Pantano do Sul over to Lagoinha do Leste and back. It shouldn't be taken lightly.. wear trainers, take sunscreen, insect repellent, camera and a minimum of 1 litre water per person, but try to otherwise travel light. There is plenty of uphill and downhill scrambling so it's handy to have your hands... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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14 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We planned this hike and have hiking boots and its a pretty good hike around the point of the island. For your information; please don't wear flip flops on this hike. Wear some good clothing the Mosquitos where a bit viscous & take plenty of water, maybe 2ltr per person. We saw people trying to do it in bikinis and... More 

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Rosario, Argentina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

If you do the trail, be aware that this is not a place to go with childrens, avoid it if so, some places are really dangerous to walk, 3kms are going up, a lot of mud on the road and naked wet stones, and is long walk to reach the beach, once there the beach is nice, but no shadow... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's a very little and not-so-famous beach in the northern side of the island, but it's astonishingly beautiful and very calm. Not your sunset-party agitated beach. More of a chill-out one. The sea is calm, little or none waves, very large sand line and very beautiful rocks on the background. Not many stores/restaurantes available, but simplicity is the key here.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

A very nice hike from the town just to the N of the point. Along hillsides with beautiful view out to the ocean. You then come around a point and there is a beautiful bay with a lagoon and creek. One can hike back just from behind the beach, but the "loop" is recommended. At the end of the trail... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

If I had to recommend one of the things we did on our recent 5 day Floripa trip, this would be it. To begin, head down to Pantano do Sul, probably best to drive. There are estacionamentos where you can park for the day for 10 reals right next to the trailhead. The trailhead itself is located a couple blocks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Wonderful place to visit from all levels of the Laguna- overview to the tiny towns that border the water. Plan on a day visit. Spent time in little town of San Antonio and was transported back in history. Lovely visit despite the heat and humidity.

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