Matadeiro beach, Florianopolis
(4.8/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web)
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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  • To get to the beach take a short trail and the visually stunning, own water to shower, very good experience.
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  • Too beautiful! Indescribable! Just going over there to have a real sense of how this beach is wonderful! The quiet, small and very well attended. Recommend awesome!
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  • I had the satisfaction of knowing the native and beautiful beach of Sylvie, went by, lovely place, with beautiful nature.
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