Morro das Pedras beach, Florianopolis

(4.6/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Blue rough sea, tall rocks, and wild waves for surfing are the trademarks of Morro das Pedras beach. This beach is ideal for experienced surfers, since the waves are fast and powerful. The rocky landscape also provides for a nice photo backdrop as you stroll along the 2 km (6500 ft) of loose sandy beach. The long stretch is a popular place for beach soccer and hiking. The natural beauty of the surrounding will make you feel as if you are in a lush park. It is often a place for whale watching as well. On top of the hill nearby is the Casa de Retiro dos Padres Jesuitas, constructed using the stones from the area, with a viewing platform of the natural surroundings. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Florianopolis holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Morro das Pedras beach and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Very interesting coastline, beautiful landscape, however, not recommended for bathing. Super dangerous! The landscape is beautiful!!!!!!
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  • For photos, enchantment or just to appreciate the force of the sea, the deal is worth. They went through the trees until 2014 were there, guaranteeing some shade. In days of bright sunshine, Miss. But the beauty of the place makes up for any effort. And be sure to go up in the retirement home, a few tens of metres ahead: it's free and the visual (including the South of the island, a beautiful beach and still part of the Lagoa do Peri, besides a lot of mata atlântica) is breathtaking.
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  • I came by, stopped, took a lot of pictures and we walked a bit through the sand. The beach is well protected, so you stay in a sand bank high and down the sand to go to sea, which seemed pretty dangerous, so I ventured in that sea green, beautiful and flashy. Was pretty empty and I believe it is because the sea be agitated, but if you want beautiful pictures, and a moment of peace, go there
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