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Praia da Ferrugem

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Address: Garopaba City, Garopaba, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil

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The best beach in the Garopaba area

Even if you´re not a surfer, this is the beach to go to. Soft, white sand, a nice breeze and green-blue water. There is also the Bar do Zado, famous for their "pastel de siri", a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
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Brasilia, DF
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Brasilia, DF
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65 reviews 65 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Even if you´re not a surfer, this is the beach to go to. Soft, white sand, a nice breeze and green-blue water. There is also the Bar do Zado, famous for their "pastel de siri", a crab-meat fried dumpling, or something to that effect. Surfers also love this beach but what truly makes it special is the beautiful view and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

So now I have been to Garopaba 3 times over 21 years. Good friends live just down the road in Imbituba. For Brazilians, this town is almost a pilgrimage. What they don't realize is that Brazilian beaches, when compared with say, Thailand or Caribbean, are just so-so. That makes Garopaba one of the better "so-so" beaches in southern Brazil. But... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

I went for the first time to Ferrugem in February 2008 and found an incredible natural beach, with a small river just connecting to the sea. Incredibly beautiful and with nice waves for surfing as weel.

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Gramado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

This is a beautiful place God gave to humans who, as usual, are transforming into a hell. The primitive taste of the site is gone and little by little it is becoming as the other crowded beaches of Santa Catarina. Ugly constructions by the sea, bad and expensive restaurants and all kind of dirt over the shore vegetation that should... More 

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Brasília
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

Another great attraction for children. A small river runs to the sea, a kind of "lazy river" of Wet n'Wild...

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