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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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Praia Brava is an isolated beautiful beach in the northern part of Sta Catarina Island, where Florianopolis is.

Praia Brava is a wonderful beach with not many buildings and houses, great for surfing and diving, isolated from other parts of the northern coast of Sta Catarina Island by a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Curitiba, PR
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Curitiba, PR
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Praia Brava is a wonderful beach with not many buildings and houses, great for surfing and diving, isolated from other parts of the northern coast of Sta Catarina Island by a range of mountains (reachable by a paved road). It is very close to a beautiful town called Cachoeira do Bom Jesus, where you can do your shopping and enjoy... More 

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Carbondale, Illinois
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Thinking in something calm and beautiful, here is the place. You can find anything you may need. Good houses and good neighbors, easy to access the beach and to find a spot in the parking lot.

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Rojales, Spain
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142 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

the beach is lovely and quite crowded in the summer, there is a bridge across to a small island where you can also get the boat to Isle of Campeche, but be aware that the boat needs to be booked in advance and it may be 2 weeks before you can get on the boat. we stayed off the beach... More 

Thank Clive G
Rome, Italy
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74 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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

Thank Fabrizio Z
Asuncion, Paraguay
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106 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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!

Thank frederickbauer72
Novi, MI
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

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

Thank Motellife
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88 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
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 

2 Thank Dutras
Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 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 

3 Thank Sigrid K
Sao Paulo, SP
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251 reviews
185 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 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.

3 Thank Felipe M
Cham, Switzerland
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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. .

1 Thank Profaad

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