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Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

Very nice beach, with medium to strong waves. Surrounded by green hills (morros) and with the option to rent a complete beach service. Easy to park close by outside the peak season.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Eduardo G
Reviewed February 1, 2018

Lots of foreigners when I was there. Most pople hosted at the several buildings along the shore. I spotted only one restaurant/bar at the left end of the beach, but there must be othoes on the right side. I had a good time there.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jclion07
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

The beach is very nice, clear water, we found service at the beach.. chairs and food to the beach! Lots of families and young people! Safe place!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank victorsvd
Reviewed December 13, 2017

you must stay at brava and then you can go for other places but definately its the best beach.. i know all the beaches of florianopolis and definately this one its magic, i love this.. its perfect for families and waves are good.. not to...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank majofreiree
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Very nice beach, not too busy. Most north in Floripa. Access by 1 small road only, so quite secluded. Good beach !

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Rvdh70
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Praia Brava is a really really nice beach views and people not to busy and not easy to get to calm vibe

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Sw105
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Praia Brava is a wonderful beach with not many buildings and houses, great for surfing and diving, isolated from other parts of the northern coast of Sta Catarina Island by a range of mountains (reachable by a paved road). It is very close to a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Paulo Roberto P
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Thinking in something calm and beautiful, here is the place. You can find anything you may need. Good houses and good neighbors, easy to access the beach and to find a spot in the parking lot.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank ggastal
Reviewed January 14, 2017

the beach is lovely and quite crowded in the summer, there is a bridge across to a small island where you can also get the boat to Isle of Campeche, but be aware that the boat needs to be booked in advance and it may...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Clive G
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Is difficult to find not nice beaches in Santa Caterina, and Praia Brava is, as the most, a really really nice beach!! Recommended

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Fabrizio Z
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pug13
California
Praia Brava - where to eat? (3 Replies)
Hi there - We are headed to Floripa next week. We are staying in the Praia Brava/Lagoinha area. We are looking forward to some good seafood. We do have car. Any suggestions on good places to go for lunch and dinner? We do speak some Portuguese. Any help you could provide would be greatly appreciated!
November 10, 2007|
Response fromBrasu|
There's a restaurant along the main street in Cachoeira do Bom Jesús (a neighborhood between Canasvieiras and Ponta das Canas / Lagoinha area) which is called "Antonio" and serves "Camarao na moranga", which is delicious. Basically, it's a pumpkin which has shrimps and cheese inside. The restaurant is very nice as well, and you'll see it because it has a big sign. It's about 5 to 10 minutes away, by car, from Lagoinha.
JoESouthampton
Southampton
Pousadas at Praia Brava, Itajai (3 Replies)
Hi, Does anyone have any experience of the various Pousadas located along the beach front at Praia Brava? The photos look great online and smart but wondering if this is reflective of how they actually are? Thanks!
February 07, 2011|
Response frombrunotcs|
Praia Brava is quite small, so if you're there for the beach, anywhere you stay you will be walking distance from the beach. Don't miss the Warung club (awarded the best club in the world) on Saturday night and the party city Balneario Camboriu about 10km from there. Have fun! Miss my hometown :(
DHLY
Wales
Warung Beach Club (9 Replies)
Hi, We will be staying in Floripa but going to Warung Beach Club in Praia Brava for the night. Is there easy public transport to Balneario Camborio? My plan is to stay ovrnight in BC or Itajai or is a taxi back to Floripa feasible? Thanks
February 03, 2012|
Response fromgeesmee|
Hey mte, Did you make it to Warung as i'm going to be in Brazil in Nov and was thinking about going?