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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  • Loved Matadeiro beach. You have to walk through a trail to get there, but pays off every minute. I highly recommend
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  • To get there, go to the Armação Beach in Florianópolis and from there, follow a small trail whose view is stunning! The beach itself is a paradise! Has very few inhabitants and some restaurants, so it is well preserved. Worth every minute, by visual, for clean water and the beauty of rocks, which seem sprouting from the sea!
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  • Beach and lush views, the access is by a short trail that lets you have a beautiful view of the horizon. The beach has some kiosks and services.
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