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Address: Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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Day Trip to the Northern Beaches of Florianópolis
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Nice Beach!

Is difficult to find not nice beaches in Santa Caterina, and Praia Brava is, as the most, a really really nice beach!! Recommended

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 September 2016
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Rome, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Is difficult to find not nice beaches in Santa Caterina, and Praia Brava is, as the most, a really really nice beach!! Recommended

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Mi favourite beach in Floripa! Great sand, water colour, not as cold as in the southern beaches, nice waves, te road to get there has a nice sightseeing spot. I just love this beach!

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Novi, MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Our favorite beach while in Floripa - not crowded so if your looking for more action I would choose elsewhere

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Gramado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2014

I may a little biased sionce this is the beach in Florianopolis to which I come year after year for the last seven years. However, it is a place not only visit but, specially, to stay for a week, at least. These 1,500 yards of white sand, cove like beach is wonderful for all your senses. The wonderful waves, the... More 

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2014

This used to be an almost deserted beach with just a few vacation houses 15 years ago (it was my favourite beach back then, especially in the winter), now it is so developed I would not have recognized it! Still, a nice beach, with good surf when the swell is right and possibility to rent a surfboard (there are about... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013

This beach is very interesting for surfers due to its very strong winds, but it does lack some infrastructure since the area is flooded by upscale buildings and almost no places to stop by and eat. Also, there is not much movement on it, so it is quite a good place to sit and relax without being bugged by anyone.

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Cham, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2013

The praya is just in front of a number of closed condominiums. There is no real infrastructure like restaurants or bars near by. .

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Florianopolis, SC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2012

Great beach with a beautiful landscape. Very exclusive and good for sports such as surf and para gliding

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2012

Good ambience. Beautiful people. Excellent if you like big waves. See not suitable for small children.

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Joinville, SC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2012

Nice and beautiful beach with clear water, white sand. Also good for surf.

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