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9 Dec 2017
“Fun Beach”
29 Oct 2016
“The Buenos Aires from Brazil”
The panoramic views, calm waters, soft breezes and numerous restaurants and bars make this beach the island’s most popular.
Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

This beach is nice and fun. Clean water, can be busy. Many beach vendors and some are pushy, try hard to make you purchase their products.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank raymondandrew
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This neighborhood of Florianopolis has a high amount of Argentinians. During the summer season, many of them love coming to Canasvieiras and hang out at the beach and shop at the stores. It is an inexpensive area to stay in Florianopolis.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Moacir S
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Nice island to go to and lots to visit. Many forts and other interesting buildings to see on the island. I rented a car and went everyday to a different part of the island.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Andre291
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

I love this beach. I come by every year since 96. I love walk at the beach at first sunlight. Prices are affordable. Lots of food options. Gift shops everywhere. It's a family beach.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Fotoschapeco
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Beautiful view: check Beautiful people : check Lots to do: check (boat trip recommended) Calm water: check Cold water: check

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Henrique R
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

It's a great place to enjoy with your family, there are good restaurants and the price is quite OK. The beach is clean and quite, so it's perfect for childrens. Also there are some points where you can rent chair, board and kaiak. Its a...More

Thank marcotuliogm
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Nice beach, calm water - very good to go with your children. There is a lot of people from outside Brazil here, and even in some stores you may need to speak "Spanish".

Date of experience: January 2014
3  Thank Filipe L
Reviewed 15 November 2012

Brilliant. Florianopolis has more than 40 beaches, this one I recommend as one of the best..........................................................................................

Date of experience: February 2012
1  Thank Zampierito
Reviewed 15 May 2012

Canasvieiras is a bit of a cheap place for the crowd, so to speak. There is a large number of cheap shops, restaurants and hotels favoured by Argentinians and Uruguyans. The ocean water depending on the current is often not so clean. And again, there...More

Date of experience: November 2011
3  Thank Friedrichwelke
Reviewed 9 April 2012

Pretty nice to go with children, as the sea there doesn't have any waves. The infrastructure is great, restaurants, supermarkets, bars, etc.

Date of experience: May 2011
1  Thank Cristian0S
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