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Costa da Lagoa, Florianopolis

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Neighborhood Tourist Spot
The small village of Costa da Lagoa, on Lagoa da Conceição, can only be reached by boat or by winding forest trails. The village's remoteness and simplicity give it the feeling of a lost civilisation. Private speed boats can be rented, but the simplest (and cheapest) mode of transport is to use the same taxi-boat as the villagers do. Along the way you can stop off at one of the many waterfront restaurants with their own jetties. At the village itself, you can explore the forest trails, visit the tiny church, cool off at the waterfall, or simply talk to the friendly locals. Just make sure you don't miss the last boat back to the mainland. Take a look at our Florianopolis trip itinerary builder to schedule your visit to Costa da Lagoa and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • See a different side of the island nice views and a few people go and get away from the busy lagoa by a boat taxi  more »
  • Beatiful and cozy place located in the paradisíac Lagoa da Conceição on the island of Florianopolis, the capital of Santa Catarina, Brazil. What makes the place more enchanting is that you can not get...  more »
  • We took the bus to Lagoa and then asked for directions to find the trail. The trail is well marked and easy to follow and it is not a difficult walk although the rain had made some of the rock surface...  more »