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Praia da Galheta

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Address: Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil

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This is a little far to get, specially if your unfit or have some limitation. Still, is a perfect balance between nature and sea. So many birds and sea creatures to see. This is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 June 2016
Guilherme Kenji F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

This is a little far to get, specially if your unfit or have some limitation. Still, is a perfect balance between nature and sea. So many birds and sea creatures to see. This is a naturist beach, but not mandatory. Still, is great for nature exploring.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

This was our favourite beach in Floripa. It's beyond Praia Mole and is clothing optional and lightly populated. The vendors are great and prices are super cheap, and it's nice and quiet.

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1 Thank BoardThe604
Asuncion, Paraguay
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Great beach, nice views, good walk to get there, a must for nature and sex lovers. In the bushes behind the beach lots of things happen, especially for gay folks, but i have been told straight couples do also have fun back there. Horny, lustfull, lush nature, freedom.... the bad thing is: lots of garbage (used condoms, toilet paper and... More 

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austin,tx
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2013 via mobile

I am reviewing the trail from barra da Lagoa to the beach. The trail is a bit hidden but if you ask the locals they will direct you to it. From the bus stop cross the blue bridge and make a right. You will find a residential area. Keep walking until you reach a dead end. Make a left. Keep... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2012

About 10 minutes walk from Praia Mole is the sweeping bay of Galheta. During carneval, Mole is wall to wall bodies, loud music and drinking (all good stuff), but Galheta remains an oasis of calm, Even the small temporary drinks / snack bars seem to hide away and vanish at the end of the day so they don't spoil the... More 

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Joinville, SC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2012

Nice beach to surf. You must to walk from Praia Mole to reach Galheta. If you like to join the naturalism, feel free to do it. Beautiful beach.

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london
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2012

lovely, small-medium waves for amatuer surfers. no screaming kids and families. some gay cruising and open fondling but ignore them. just lay bare, soak up the sun and relax with the sound of the waves.

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10 Thank weechuan
Florianopolis, SC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2012

This is one of the most beautiful beaches on an island of beautiful beaches....It is where the boys are near and is the one that tolerates wearing no clothes...Consequently it is not crowded with families with kids and leaves you with a feeling that it is you own private place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2012

This is one of the best beaches of the world. Warm bay waters, broad beaches, well-stocked kiosks, clothing optionality, fresh water showers, extensive trails and rock areas to explore, all make for a wonderful day of your choosing.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2012

If you are not naturist, it's better if you visit at Holidays, when the tourists (like me) scare the locals and can enjoy the beach with bikinis, swimming trunks, shorts, and others clothes parts :)

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