Matadeiro beach, Florianopolis

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Enclosed by lush vegetation and a mountain that shares its name, Matadeiro beach is accessible only on foot but well worth the walk. The 1000 m (0.6 miles) beach is a paradise for nature lovers. With relatively few visitors, it will feel like you have it all to yourself. Surfing and free-diving are popular activities, and a short hike up the hill will lead you to a stunning view. Along one of the many trails you can follow from the beach is a curious rock formation known as the “Matadeiro cave.” Local legend has it that this was once a center of energy. Put Matadeiro beach and other Florianopolis attractions into our Florianopolis trip itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Who goes to Franco have to meet matadeiro Beach, beautiful place, a few minutes of walking on a trail leaving the armação beach. Great for bath, very quiet water. A lush view of the Hill end of the campaigns
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  • A magical place, where many local people still live. There was the place where fishermen kill whales during the fighting whales. Have a wonderful, beautiful pontezinha Hill, and a beach hidden behind a trail with some houses that only has access walking down the beach or trails. If it is, go for the day, take your isoporzinho and your sandwich. Many surfers are going to this beach surf when ta dando onda. Find too many fishing boats by beradas from the beach. There come many fish for this area of the island.
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  • Beach reasonably quiet, accessible via a simple walk. the water is calm and there are few waves. You can have lunch in a restaurant that is there on the beach for appropriate price.
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