Joaquina beach, Florianopolis

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#2 of 75 in Outdoors in Florianopolis
Due to its soaring sand dunes and stellar waves, Joaquina beach is one of the best and most legendary surfing beaches in the country, and perhaps the world. During summer, which is from December to February in Brazil, this beach is extremely busy with bronzed bodies and cars trapped in traffic jams just to spend a little bit of time on the sandy white beach. The winter in Brazil, around June through August is the best time for surfing on the waves that reach up to 2.5 m (8 ft) high. Plan your Joaquina beach visit and explore what else you can see and do in Florianopolis using our Florianopolis vacation route planner.
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  • August 15, 2017
    I went to joaquina in summer that beautiful place, I climbed the stones and I looked that made a beautiful costao beer and ate an Oyster very good, recommend
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  • August 14, 2017
    A view of the very beautiful stone, next to this it is possible to dive, further turns surfer beach.
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  • August 14, 2017
    We went to visit her in the winter, but it's still very beautiful. We went for a walk in the dunes and it was lovely.
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Where to stay in Florianopolis

To get a true taste of the city's culture on your trip to Florianopolis, it's best to stay in the historical center on Santa Catarina Island. There you'll find plenty of accommodations--a significantly better selection than on the mainland--ranging from budget guesthouses and hostels to luxury hotels. Many guests, however, choose to take advantage of the island's charming nature by staying away from the city center, in the lakeside district of Lagoa da Conceição. For easy access to the best surf beaches on the island, stay a couple miles farther away at Mole Beach or Barra da Lagoa.
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