Praia do Campeche, Florianopolis

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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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  • Quiet beach with respect to massive crowd and jitters. Sea well churning, breaking waves in different directions, a beach that gives a lot of punishment. Dangerous for those who do not know how to swim. There are street vendors, but less. I don't have many choices of stalls and restaurants, rent umbrella and Chair with tranquility. We had lunch in one of the two restaurants that have at the beach and it was great! We ordered a grilled anchovies with salad, chips and still came rice and beans. Pay 70.00 this dish for two people to eat very well (up left).
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  • Wide range of beach sand. great to spend the day playing and playing matkot. The season has stalls
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  • Extensive Beach and farther from the Center. To the South of the island, frequented by the locals. The weekends gets filled.
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