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Great beach

Joaquina is a great beach. It has a selection of bars and restaurants on the beach front. It has a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
duncthewizard
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Surf not swim

Lovely wild beach with high waves aplenty. Not really suitable for swimming in but good for a... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Chrisp140391
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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All reviews sand dunes surfing competition great waves life guards sand boarding big waves a lot of fun restaurants and bars nice view beautiful place surfers sandboarding beach sea swimmers island exercise
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice setting and nice beach, swimmers all tend to be in the area close to the rock. Dangerous currents there but life guards keep an eye. Not really suited for swimming but jumping in and over the waves is fun. Quite a lot and aggressive...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Valeria K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Joaquina is a great beach. It has a selection of bars and restaurants on the beach front. It has a car park and bus stop, with it being an affordable cab or uber from nearby towns and accommodation. It has good surf and you can...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank duncthewizard
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely wild beach with high waves aplenty. Not really suitable for swimming in but good for a paddle and wander along the beach. Plenty of surfers catching some big waves! Nice and quiet on a weekday in low season. Bus 363 serves this beach from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Chrisp140391
Reviewed 1 May 2018

A beautiful place but always crowded and dangerous to swim due to the surfers, fighting for each wave. Pais bathrooms and parking.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank hcosta4
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Good beach with good facilities. Friendly people at the beach selling food and drinks. Perfect day out!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RagnhildH
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Good vibes specially during tye week , cause weekends are a little crowded. . ..green waves. Dunes to sunboard.nice view. I had a cool day.!!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MartinaKlemm
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Interesting beach, pretty enough wild. Suitable to surf. And weird thing, is that you can do sandboarding too. There are some small dunes there. It's not like doing that in Morocco but should enough to render the idea.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DigitalUncharted
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Hiked here from Lagoa da Conceição- 3 kilometers. Watched a surfing competition and hung out on the beach

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank L3163PHmikeg
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Locals will make difficult to catch a wave!! Be aware !! Busy area parking can be expensive!! We parked in the street and walked to the beach !! Good exercise and great beach to chill out since the water is like a ice water

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Melissa F
Reviewed 1 February 2018

It is a famous beach, kind of "Copacabana" in Florianóplis. Clean and safe plece. There are restaurants and bars where clients may use the restrooms. I had a good time there.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jclion07
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