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Garopaba Beach

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Address: | Centro, Garopaba, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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A beach that is a little gem in Southern Brazil

I am a senior citizen and I grew up going for a week on vacation in Garopaba with my family. Garopaba was a fish village that grew in a beach town, keeping a number of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 2, 2013
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Crowded but with the right people. Lots of things to buy, like clothes, food, drinks, etc. I prefer to seat next to Mormaii or even further away from the center.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I am a senior citizen and I grew up going for a week on vacation in Garopaba with my family. Garopaba was a fish village that grew in a beach town, keeping a number of fishermen among its population and its old little village with a church and some building from Colonial Brazil. It developed enough to attracted not only... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

Think of an ugly board walk, add to it confusion, dirt, ugly people and tasteless restaurants and stores. There you are, this in summary is what Garopaba beach/town is all about. I am talking about the beach here, where most of the visiting C class people like to spend the day in the narrow portion of dark sand washed by... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

the beach is really crowded on hollidays and not very clean. Praia do Rosa in Imbituba is a much better family destination

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