Great beach but you have to go there a little earlier in the day on high seasons as there are a lot of tourists and parking can be a bit difficult.
This is the place for an amazing sandboarding experience!!! but it's better bringing your own board coz the rental there is way expensive! After going down the dunes, you can go for a bathing in the sea, but the water is usually cold.
A 30-40 minute drive from Florianopolis via Lagoa de Conceicao to the eastern side of the island brings you to the huge sand dunes that lead down to the impressive beach of Joaquina. It's very popular with the surfers (as well as those surfing the dunes!) as it has some serious waves. A couple of decent restaurants and bars too,... More
Ideal for surfers, but also for families. Praia do Joaquina is connected with another very long beach by the name of Praia do Campeche. There are a few good fish restaurants and wonderful hilly dunes where you can also practise sand-surfing.
The 363 bus will take you right to the beach, or you can walk or ride a bike from Lagoa de Conceição. I used all three methods to get there in my week in Florianopolis, and it's worth the trip. Beautiful rocks jut out of the ocean, there are restaurants and restrooms nearby, and the sand is nice. Definitely worth... More
Nice beach, one of the most famos due to the surf championship. Good infrastructure, big parking lot. Close to the beach there are the dunes where you can practice sandboard.
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