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Garopaba Beach

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Address: | Centro, Garopaba, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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A bit more crowded, but still very good

Full of gauchos (Brazilian cowboys from the State of Rio Grande do Sul), Garopaba is a place to where many of them go during the summer months of January and February for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2016
JuPereira
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Full of gauchos (Brazilian cowboys from the State of Rio Grande do Sul), Garopaba is a place to where many of them go during the summer months of January and February for vacation. I have been visiting there for many years spending New's Year Eve with part of my family. The place continuous having the same wonderful views, but it... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

It is a small village full of nice beaches and very friendly people. If you have a chance, don't miss it!!!

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Thank susanaworldmap
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Everytime I go to SC/Brazil I used to stay in Garopaba Beach. Beautiful place with very nice bar and restaurants!

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Asuncion
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I went in January, it is expected to be crowded, especially downtown where the beach is maximum 10 meters wide. Farther down where the beach practically ends is a bit better but over all the experience was not the best. A better deserted beach around there is silveira.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

A beautiful beach with awesome sightseeing. Its very clean and there are lot of tourists around the world over there. The price is good in the restaurants and hotel. For adventure, there are a lot of camps and you just need to pay a little fee to use the environment. The camps offers bathroom and kitchen, usually very close to... More 

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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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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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Gramado
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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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Sydney, Australia
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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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