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Ferrugem Beach

Garopaba, State of Santa Catarina 88495-000, Brazil
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Perfect beach with little kids

The beach has beautiful fine sand and is connected to a lagoon, ideal from young children. In... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Daniele B
via mobile
Beautiful beach, busy in carnival

This beach is really natural. Lots of surfing around. In carnival it gets super crowded as Ferrugem... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Average7%
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Garopaba, State of Santa Catarina 88495-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The beach has beautiful fine sand and is connected to a lagoon, ideal from young children. In between the beach and the lagoon, the rock formation creates natural pools of warmer water. Easy to access with kids but parent supervision is a must. The huge...More

Thank Daniele B
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This beach is really natural. Lots of surfing around. In carnival it gets super crowded as Ferrugem is one of the carnival spots of the region. At this time the town gets lots of visitors mainly from Brazil and Uruguay. There are parties in the...More

Thank SasiUruguay
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Stunningly beautiful place to just watch the waves roll in, though of course it's also great for swimming and surfing. Parts of the beach are fine for kids, from what I noticed. There are surfing lessons available, an excellent beach bar, and beautiful walks to...More

Thank 99times
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The sand is like fine, white sugar and the beach is great for walking. There is a hill with a trail to climb up for a view. The two beaches are divided by a stream of warm water from the Laguna. One end of the...More

Thank Kirsten G
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Great beach, no pollution whatsoever, clean, big surf, warm waters at summer time, nice crowd, surfers mainly but quite a lot of families too.

Thank Jean G
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Praia da Ferrugem is the perfect getaway! It has a beautiful beach in connection with a lagoon where a company has kayak and stand up paddle to rent. Around the beach there are amazing view spots - I suggest walking up the hills to enjoy...More

1  Thank Nani_Kaufmann
Reviewed 23 August 2016

So peaceful, natural beauty, and a breeze that takes you to heaven...the waves, the surfers, all make this place quite special. I felt privileged to be there.

Thank estelalutero
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful landscape, full of beautiful people. You can't miss it. Maybe a bit too busy during Jan-Feb but a perfect place to meet people.

Thank Haubert_F
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

There's a lagoon sandwiched between two beautiful beaches. The beaches are great for swimming and going for a run. The lagoon is perfect for kids, at most thigh high on an adult. Watch out for getting your car trapped in the sand, we did (twice)...More

Thank Dominic T
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

It's been two years that we are going to Ferrugem for the week of the New Year's Eve. The beach is very nice, all in send and very close from the village. It is clean, and the sea as well which allows you to bath...More

Thank Clémentine B
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