Praia da Ferrugem, Garopaba

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In a display of geological beauty, a “lazy river” runs from Laguna de Garopaba to the ocean, separating Praia da Ferrugem from its neighbour, Praia da Barrinha. Towards the end of its course, you will find naturally formed tranquil pools creating a haven in which you can swim. Next to these pools, on the very edge of the beach, you will see El Morro do Indio, an ancient Tupí-Guaraní Indian cemetery, which locals believe has a mystical force. Whether it does or not, climbing to the top will provide you with some fantastic panoramic views of the coastline and the ocean, where you can spot whales as they surface for air. At the other end of the beach, strong waves attract a young surfing crowd with high spirits. There are many of bars, restaurants, and clubs in the vicinity that accommodate to all their guests, so, depending on your preference, you can find a light snacks or a place to party all night long. Both easygoing and energetic, Praia da Ferrugem thrives on its eclectic mix of patrons. To visit Praia da Ferrugem on your trip to Garopaba, use our Garopaba road trip planning app .
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  • October 2, 2017
    A location a little far from the road, but the way compensates for the distance. A beach like all Sta Catarina. A beauty! but off-season always deserted.
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  • October 1, 2017
    A mi resulted me from the beaches most beautiful has the South of Brazil. It is a beach for teenagers but the atmosphere is very nice, there is music throughout the day. Loved my children. You can climb the hills and there are a few pools that form when the tide is high. This beach has the particularity that according to as it comes the tide well Turquoise is seen and but rather Brown. Depends on how you touch the climate when these, is what you will see
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  • October 1, 2017
    Very nice beach, with many attractions to visit. Whale watching, Shell mounds and Community based tourism
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