Praia Mole, Florianopolis

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Unwind and people-watch at Praia Mole, a popular beach some 15 km (9.3 mi) from downtown Florianopolis. Extending for 960 m (3,150 ft) with a varying width, the beach features soft white sands and some stretches studded with smooth rocks. Known for strong, long waves, the sea here makes a great spot for surfing. A popular gathering place for youth of the island, the beach draws a strong LGBT crowd, plus a contingent of paragliders. Numerous bars, restaurants, nightclubs line the whole stretch of the beach. Access gets busy in high season. Put Praia Mole and other Florianopolis attractions into our Florianopolis online tour builder , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • It is one of the beaches in the East of the island of Florianopolis. Access by bus is somewhat complex, two least are transfers. Florianopolis has traffic all the time and access to Praia Mole are limited, just two, so it takes approximately 2 hours get and other 2 hours to return by bus. A über until the place comes out less than 60 real which is enough! and a taxi even more 70 to 80 reais. The beach has spectacular views, is more rugged than any of the beaches in the North of the island. It is very well maintained. Little busy and important wave. It is visited by many surfers. While children had is not a very good place for small children. There are lifeguards on the coast and excellent gastronomy. It is not expensive to buy food or rent umbrellas or folding chairs. It is worth visiting it because it is different but preferably in their own car.
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  • Clear waters and clean, rough sea, good for surfing, has a bar with a very good view. Lot inhabited by surfers
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  • A beautiful beach, incredibly clear water, beautiful to have fun and play waves. All clean, water and beach, shaded parking.
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  • The scenery is incredible. Totally worth visiting!
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  • Beach of strong waves, cold, beautiful, with public GLS. I was in the early days of January and too strong, what displeased too, because everything was full of sand: cover, food, bag and umbrella not stood.
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  • Very beautiful beach! With the vision of the wildest nature around, beautiful waves, sea, several food options nearby, sensational! The sand is really soft and uncomfortable to ride and the sea is very hostile, but the beach is very beautiful!
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