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Guarda do Embau Beach

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Address: Palhoca, Palhoca, State of Santa Catarina 88139-990, Brazil

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Amazing place

It has a wonderful village and the landscape is just amazing. I was surfing on the ocean while my son enjoyed the river side.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roberto P
Santiago, Chile
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Santiago, Chile
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has a wonderful village and the landscape is just amazing. I was surfing on the ocean while my son enjoyed the river side.

Thank Roberto P
Atlanta, Georgia
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

To visit that area, you need to make a special trip for it. This is a day trip. You have a small village sleepy of sea on, too crowded at summer time lying down the lagoa. This is the single access to the beaches. Except if you are a good swimmer and you do not carry with you anything that... More 

Thank Jean G
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is the best beach ever! There are a lot of things to do, for kids, adults of teenagers. The sea meats the river and experience is amazing! There is also a trekking with an amazing view in the end that is totally worth it. By far the best place to go, not only in the neighborhood but probably from... More 

Thank Sâmara H
Los Angeles, California
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

A small town still left in the 1970s. The ability to live as cheap or expensive as you want. Beautiful beaches and excellent hikes. As most beaches, gets busy during tourist times. Easy beach access

1 Thank kosherhamm
Florianopolis, Brazil
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

I have been there when I was much younger and its beauty is still an impact. You cross the river in a small boat driven by the locals. The beach and the island, all impressive. Spend the day and enjoy with the family.

Thank sabatini13
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Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

The best beach of the south of Brazil. Really beautiful , amazing! To go from Florianopolis to Guarda do Embau take a bus at Ticen(bus station), the company name is "Paulo Tur"

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Belen de Escobar, Argentina
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 19 January 2016

Amazing beach. To get there, cross a river of transparent and warm waters. Some boats (like gondolas) will cross 6 "Real" (local currency) per person. Incredible waves for surfers. A beach for all day! The river runs parallel to the beach, then you got to face the sea and the river behind. Water surrounds you.

Thank Maurus C
Sao Jose dos Campos
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015

The beach Guardo do embau has a village and a beach. This beach is separated from the village with a river. There are several small boats to go and return from the beach. Please do not bring several stuff with you and attention with kids and elder people. Great location and sighseeing. The waves are often strong.

Thank HenriqueSJC
Florianopolis, SC
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Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

Guarda do Embaú is a real paradise. In this beach you have the opportunity to surf great waves all over the year, do some hiking, walking or just enjoy chilling at the seaside!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This beach is amazing. I've been there twice (5 years apart) and It hasn't changed a bit. The nature is very well preserved. To go to the beach you can take the little boats or take the "forest and rock" trail. It's not hard at all and you see families, elderly, young and pregnant women. I went with my brother... More 

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