Praia do Campeche, Florianopolis
(4.2/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
Exactly opposite Praia do Campeche sits Campeche Island, and the waves created as the sea pushes past that landmass attract surfers form all over the world. All kinds of beach sports--, from bodyboarding and kayaking, to beach volleyball and soccer--are practiced at Praia do Campeche although there is plenty of space for those who prefer their beach trips to be a little more relaxing. The beach is so long, in fact, that locals claim French writer Antoine de St. Exupéry used to land his plane here in the thirties. If you find yourself at Praia do Campeche during the winter months of July and August, you may spot a Southern Right Whale, as the species uses the surrounding waters as a nursery. A visit to Praia do Campeche represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Florianopolis itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • Super quiet beach, without a lot of people in the sand. The sea is so calm. There are no stalls or tents mounted at this time of year. Perfect for those who like quiet and surf.
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  • Beach clean and empty. Found it hard to access. I prefer beaches that have support like: bar, bathroom and shower. Only recommend for those who like empty Beach
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  • A place for all ages and all tribes. Is the beach is wonderful, more dangerous for those who can't swim properly. But she of a sense of infinity. The waves are strong and this ensures relaxation if you like. For those coming in Floripa is worth a lot just knowing.
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