Prainha da Barra da Lagoa, Florianopolis

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Cross a bridge and take a short trail to reach Prainha da Barra da Lagoa, a secluded tropical beach that spans only 70 m (229 ft). This part of the coast faces the Atlantic Ocean and, despite its high waves, is not suited for surfing because of the mild current. On sunny days, you can see through the crystal-clear water to the sand below. Bring a football and a group of friends to test your skills in a scratch match against a local team. You can also participate in the local samba competition, which takes place every Saturday at the only restaurant in the area. To visit Prainha da Barra da Lagoa on your holiday in Florianopolis, and find out what else Florianopolis has to offer, use our Florianopolis road trip planner .
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  • He is accessed from Barra Da Lagoa, crossing the pedestrian bridge that goes over the channel and through a trail (trilha) of about 150-200 m, in the middle of a very rustic and colorful neighborhood. To stay several Studio features which makes it very frequented by young people. There are also a couple of localcitos to eat. This beach is tiny, surrounded by rocks and green, water clean and with some waves but not rough. The times that we went there was too much people (therefore was quite clean) and achieve greater peace of mind to move away a little of the intense movement of the bar. Climbing the nose gets beautiful views and from there begins the trail towards the natural pools, another attraction to combine into your visit.
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  • Hot Beach without a lot of people and easy access (5 minutes of "trail" Praia da Barra da Lagoa). There are no kiosks and the sea is calm to bath. Greenish water.
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  • Very nice place, quiet, trail between houses to reach, by the bar, family restaurant overlooking the beach trail to the natural pools. Recommend!!!
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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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