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Beautiful, perfect

Great beach, no pollution whatsoever, clean, big surf, warm waters at summer time, nice crowd, surfers mainly but quite a lot of families too.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 4, 2017
Jean G
Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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64 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Great beach, no pollution whatsoever, clean, big surf, warm waters at summer time, nice crowd, surfers mainly but quite a lot of families too.

Thank Jean G
Barcelona, Spain
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Praia da Ferrugem is the perfect getaway! It has a beautiful beach in connection with a lagoon where a company has kayak and stand up paddle to rent. Around the beach there are amazing view spots - I suggest walking up the hills to enjoy it to the fullest on both sides! During the end of the year this beach... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

So peaceful, natural beauty, and a breeze that takes you to heaven...the waves, the surfers, all make this place quite special. I felt privileged to be there.

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Garopaba, SC
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful landscape, full of beautiful people. You can't miss it. Maybe a bit too busy during Jan-Feb but a perfect place to meet people.

Thank Haubert_F
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

There's a lagoon sandwiched between two beautiful beaches. The beaches are great for swimming and going for a run. The lagoon is perfect for kids, at most thigh high on an adult. Watch out for getting your car trapped in the sand, we did (twice) but locals and visiting Argentines were quick to help us our both times. Definitely worth... More 

Thank Dominic T
Lyon, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

It's been two years that we are going to Ferrugem for the week of the New Year's Eve. The beach is very nice, all in send and very close from the village. It is clean, and the sea as well which allows you to bath when you want (it can be full of jelly fishes though). The conditions are also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2015

It's a non crowded beach and the view is beautiful. Just a little difficult to get there, but it's worth it.

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank JujuBsb
San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles 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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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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