Ponta das Canas Beach, Florianopolis

(3.7/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Ponta das Canas Beach has over 2 kilometers (over 1 mile) of soft white sand, with calm water and pleasant temperatures. The bottom of the sea descends gradually, making this a popular beach for families with children. Jet ski or fish here, or hike up a short and easy trail, leading to another local beach. Restaurants along the waterfront serve fresh oyster dishes, which you can enjoy right on the sand. The beach is a melting pot of languages and accents, with tourists from all over Latin America. Blend in with the crowd by testing a few words of the popular "Portunhol" (a mix of Portuguese and Spanish). Put Ponta das Canas Beach into our Florianopolis vacation route planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Beach ideal for visiting with young children and spend a quiet day. Waters warm to pull to warm depending on the day and the tide. Transparent, without waves. The commercial part of the beach is short, but it is never crowded of people, so it can be quiet in any sector. The northern end of the beach, where are the stones is very picturesque.
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  • Delicious Beach to spend the day, take a swim, swim. No wave, rasa, ideal to rest and enjoy a beautiful day of sunshine!
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  • We went on a day of high season, so it was pretty full. The water was not 100% clean, but the sea is calm. Recommended for small children.
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