Praia da Galheta, Florianopolis

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With super-fine, white sand, framed by rolling green hills and giant boulders, Praia da Galheta is one of Ilha de Santa Catarina’s prettiest beaches. Only accessible if you walk 10-minutes through the dunes from Praia Mole, the beach is also one of the last strongholds on the entire coast of the island where nature is totally unspoiled. As you take a peaceful stroll, you will see wild orchids growing, and the silence is broken only by the waves of the crystal-clear ocean. As there is a complete lack of infrastructure, to keep hydrated you can drink from a small fresh-water spring, which also serves as a refreshing shower. This paradise is perfect for you to enjoy nature at its best, and, as it is also the island’s only clothing-optional beach, you can interpret that as you please. Use our Florianopolis itinerary builder tool to add Praia da Galheta and other attractions to your Florianopolis vacation plans.
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  • Is one of the cleanest beaches of Florianopolis is a permanent environmental preservation environment. It's worth pointing out that it's a mixed Beach, which allows the practice of nudism.
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  • A small trail in the path of the Mole Beach leads to praia da Galheta beach is small but beautiful, on the trail if you have a lovely view of the Praia Mole and the Galheta ... worth it to enjoy the trail, go for a swim and go ... just didn't seem interesting to spend the day.
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  • To the is a beach very long and with relatively few people because it is good choice to Nudism since you can make him away from other people. Perhaps the best part is at the end of the beach. It is very extensive so pueses to find the place where you are most comfortable. There are far more men than women, and many are gay. You should be aware of so that someone not be you closer to bother you or invade your privacy.
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  • The beach is Beautiful, Wonderful, water has several stones to take beautiful photos, nude, but it is optional of course, when I had multiple naked people, men and women. I know, I did not like much, but for those who enjoy is a wonderful choice..
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  • The beach is beautiful and still preserves an air of wild to be leaning on the mountain and the sea is so calm but Tb isn't deep, you can walk right in the water before it gets deep. In relation to Nudism ... don't think summer bodies naked and beautiful people, on the contrary, St. George needs to go through there and eliminate the Dragons! Lol (kidding, but with a kernel of truth)
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  • Wonderful Place. On the day we went there was no one naked no rs (we went the week before Christmas). We saw many surfers. The beach is beautiful! Clean water! A super quiet walk up there.
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  • Wonderful place ... Always spotless beach ... really there you can walk free. (naturist Beach). I will be back for sure!
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  • Beautiful beach, deserted (20/12/17), transparent waters. Site cleared to nudity optional. You can reach her through the trail that begins in the Mole Beach stones.
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Where to stay in Florianopolis

To get a true taste of the city's culture on your trip to Florianopolis, it's best to stay in the historical center on Santa Catarina Island. There you'll find plenty of accommodations--a significantly better selection than on the mainland--ranging from budget guesthouses and hostels to luxury hotels. Many guests, however, choose to take advantage of the island's charming nature by staying away from the city center, in the lakeside district of Lagoa da Conceição. For easy access to the best surf beaches on the island, stay a couple miles farther away at Mole Beach or Barra da Lagoa.
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