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Joaquina beach

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Address: Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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Nice, but very windy

Went here on a sunny day in April. The beach itself if lovely and the water is clean. When I was there it was a lot of wind, but it didn`t bother me too much. It`s like having... read more

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Eivind S
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Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here on a sunny day in April. The beach itself if lovely and the water is clean. When I was there it was a lot of wind, but it didn`t bother me too much. It`s like having aircondition on the beach. only irritation when it blows sand on you. good beach for surfers! A lot of tourists here.

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Bengbu, China
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Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

My family and I were staying at Rio Tavares beach and decided to walk to Joaquina beach from there. It is a 5,5km walk from there. Joaquina is very touristy and crowded specially in the high season. I personally don't like this type of beach as it gets very crowded and noisy. There are very few options of restaurants around... More 

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Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

We were very disappointed with this beach. There are many other beaches that are much nicer. I would not recommend this beach.

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Recife, PE
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Reviewed December 20, 2016

Joaquina beach is less crowded than other famous beaches (like Mole beach). If you like to enjoy a nice walk on the sand there is a long shore line for you to enjoy. There are quite a few bars too, from fancy ones with sofas to the ones with you feet on the sand. Or you can also enjoy a... More 

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Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Such a nice beach to go for the day. Definitely get a umbrella or take one with you as they have no shade anywhere. It's close to markets and a restaurant. Gets very busy but you can walk along the beach for a quite spot

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Carlsbad, California
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Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

I was fortunate to accidentally happen upon a pro surfing competition at Joaquina Beach. The dunes, scenery, surf, crowd and party were all amazing! A truly great day!

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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed September 5, 2016

Joaquina beach is one of the most important, probably the principal I think near the lagoa and the second center!

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Florianopolis, SC
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

One of the most native beaches in Floripa, where you can find great waves for surf. The water is pretty cold.You can find good restaurants, and few residences. A good option is the practice of sandboard, very interesting, you can rent the bords in the road.

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Reviewed August 4, 2016

Very nice beach, great for surf, or stay on the top of the rocks for some tanning. Friendly nice people

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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Reviewed July 28, 2016

one of the best beaches of Floripa, on sunny days it i a dream! Surfers fav beach, sometimes international competitions are held here. going south Juaquina it extends with no interruption to Campeche beach, I guess both togerher are 6,5 10 Km long. Lots of space for everybody!

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