Praia Mole

Praia Mole, Florianopolis: Address, Praia Mole Reviews: 4.5/5

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Tourist1591
Plymouth,Massachusetts1 contribution
Overcrowded form mid-December to mid-March still a find for surfers and beachgoers.

VLCS, an apres-surf bar caters to a more laid back crowd, dead center on the beach. Jack Johnson can be heard from Cesar's(the proprietor)speakers. Facinating even without beer's help is Denise the running waitress. At once Forrest Gump (self- proclaimed) with Brazilian charm, serves 100+ patrons with ease. Disarmingly borderline OCD with a smile that will entice a tip and a shake of the head in admiration. Great. Cesar you're lucky. Lazed beachgoers departing early evening will marvel as she sprints past traffic on her way home. Run Denise Run.
Written January 9, 2006
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Migliorelli
Vicenza, Italy41 contributions
Nice beach, nice bars and disco clubs, is a mix of surfers , pretty girls and lots of gay guys...
Written March 14, 2011
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Sean C
Sydney, Australia30 contributions
Absolutely loved this beach! We stayed towards the mid to South of the beach away from the hustle and bustle of the Middle of the beach. This area was still happening and had a great vibe yet we had plenty of room and had the attention of the beach bar service men the whole time.
Beautiful beach with great mid size waves for a surf. Worth spending a few days there!
Written March 25, 2015
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Diana C
Bucharest, Romania97 contributions
Solo
This was one of my favorite beaches in Florianopolis even if I couldn't swim there. The waves are better for surf and the water is very cold, but the landscape is amazing especially if you walk for a couple of minutes to Galheta Beach. The scenery is breathtaking, a lot of cliffs, a small path that goes through tropical vegetation and then goes down to Galheta. Don't miss it!
Written March 17, 2015
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sailor2502
Hannover, Germany9 contributions
Nice Beach. You can reach the beach by bus 630 or car. In case of a car do not park at the street, because the cars will be towed away. We walked from Lagoa de Conceicao, but the part over the mountain has too much trafic.
Bar do Deca is very nice.
Written March 6, 2018
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fzwinklis
Denver, CO4 contributions
Awesome beach. Great trails and surf.The vendors are friendly and have great food with decent pricing.
Written March 26, 2019
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abfmoreira
Florianopolis, SC10 contributions
Solo
It's a beach where standing at the sand you see the ocean from above. it's different from others. The sand strip is large. The beach is not very long but is beautiful. There are places to park the car near.
Written March 12, 2019
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Samantha M
Oxford, UK343 contributions
Couples
This beach was very easy to get to and was perfect for a day in the sun.
Plenty of places to eat and drink, felt safe as lifeguards are present. And this beach is what you make it.
Written December 27, 2018
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OskitheBear
Ogden, UT8 contributions
Praia Mole is one of the best-known beaches on the island. It is popular with the locals as well as the visitors and thus the beach can be crowded during the high season from December to February. There are several bars which serve cold and refreshing drinks. The dark sand gives its name "Mole".
Written December 23, 2018
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shawn4290
Auckland Central, New Zealand31 contributions
Couples
Good surf beach, popular, lots of bars, nice vegan restaurant nearby with great food, good surfboard hire and great lessons next door.
Written December 20, 2018
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