in Florianopolis, Brazil are some of the most breathtaking
anywhere in the world. There are forty-two Florianopolis
beaches, to be exact,
with one more beautiful than the next and all of them
here waiting for you to enjoy. See our Florianopolis
map for additional information on some of
the most popular beaches in Floripa.
Florianopolisbeaches offer everything
from secluded and paradise-like getaways that make
the Caribbean pale in comparison to nature preserves
with long stretches of untouched and undeveloped coastline,
upscale beaches with ritzy beachfront estates to rival
Ocean Drive in Miami and fun filled beaches packed
with young and beautiful people.
the waters at the Floripa beaches on the west side of the island are calm
and protected and thus great for families and swimming,
Florianopolis' entire east coast is blessed with
a constant flow of powerful Atlantic swells,
making for some of the most amazing and consistent
year-round surfing you will find anywhere in the world. Due
to Floripa's unique topography and great variety of breaks, there are likely to be fantastic waves somewhere around the island at virtually any given time. And with so many high-quality breaks to choose from, you'll be sure to always find an uncrowded peak to enjoy wave after wave of uncrowded surf.
Beaches in Florianopolis, Brazil
Two of the best surfing beaches
in Floripa , Praia Mole and Galheta, also happen to be two of the most vibrant and beautiful, and are a must see during your visit to Florianopolis. A short ride ride (less than 5 minutes)
from Praia Mole you will find 3 more world-class surfing beaches – one
for beginners (Barra da Lagoa), one that holds international
surfing competitions (Joaquina), and another with over
4 miles of wide open beachfront and isolated peaks (Moçambique).
As if that were not enough, don't forget that with a car you will be mobile and can easily reach the
best swells other Florianopolis beaches have to offer that particular
day at surf spots such as Santinho,
Praia Brava, Morro das Pedras and Matadeiro. With your
choice of amazing surf all around the island, you will be sure to maximize your surf experience in Brazil.
In addition to the incredible beaches in Florianopolis, there are countless more within an hour or so drive along the coast of
the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. These include world famous surf spots
such as Praia da Silveira, Praia Rosa, Imbituba (Garopaba),
where the finals of Florianopolis’ 2008
WCT event were held, and Guarda do Embaú, known
for its powerful left point break and breathtaking