Beaches in Florianopolis: List & Map

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Best Beaches in Florianopolis

Florianopolis, the capital of Santa Catarina estate, has more than forty beaches that attract travelers all over the year.

The beaches of the island are classified according to their geographical location and divided into three groups: beaches in the north, beaches in the east, and beaches in the south.

10 Best Beaches in Florianopolis

1. Praia de Jurerê

Praia de JurerêPhoto Credit: Greice Batista

Jurerê Internacional is a trendy area of Floripa, and Praia de Jurerê has a calm sea and fine white sand.

It is a photogenic neighborhood and is also home to millionaire houses.

2. Praia Mole

Praia MolePhoto Credit: Gustavo Provasi

Praia Mole is a beautiful long sandy beach and is located just 4 km (2.48 miles) from the center of Lagoa da Conceição.

3. Praia Brava

Beaches in FlorianopolisPhoto Credit: Beatriz Beltrame

As its name indicates, choppy waves are a guaranteed presence at Praia Brava, with Low-rise buildings, and some bar, and restaurant options.

4. Praia Barra da Lagoa

Praia Barra da LagoaPhoto Credit: will terra

Beautiful landscapes formed by the beach, the river, and the natural pools make Praia Barra da Lagoa unique.

5. Praia do Moçambique

Praia do MoçambiquePhoto Credit: will terra

Praia do Moçambique attracts surfers and travelers looking for a wilder, less crowded environment. The beach is extensive and known for its crystal clear waters.

6. Praia dos Ingleses

Praia dos InglesesPhoto Credit: will terra

Praia dos Ingleses has a good structure with restaurants and hotels. It is located in the north of Florianopolis.

7. Praia da Armação

Praia da ArmaçãoPhoto Credit: will terra

Praia da Armação is located in the south of the island. The beach has a boardwalk, which is a great place for biking and walking in the early morning and late afternoon.

8. Praia do Matadeiro

Praia do MatadeiroPhoto Credit: will terra

Praia do Matadeiro is accessed by a 10-minute walk from Praia da Armação, and many travelers pass through Praia do Matadeiro to start the trail that leads to Lagoinha do Leste.

9. Praia da Lagoinha do Leste

Praia da Lagoinha do LestePhoto Credit: Rodrigo Charu

For many, this is the most beautiful beach in Florianopolis. The beach is remote with access by trails or boats in high season.

10. Ilha do Campeche (Campeche Island)

CampechePraia do Campeche – Photo Credit: Cassiano Psomas

From Praia do Campeche, you can see Ilha do Campeche (Campeche Island).

On the west coast of the island, there is a beautiful beach with fine white sand. To visit the island is only possible by hiring a boat excursion service, the tours depart from Praia da Armação, Praia do Campeche, or Praia Barra da Lagoa. From December to March, the tours are daily and take place several times a day.

Florianopolis Map with Beaches

The Florianopolis beaches are marked on the map below.

Florianopolis Beaches List

  1. Praia de Jurerê
  2. Praia Mole
  3. Praia Brava
  4. Praia da Barra da Lagoa
  5. Praia do Moçambique
  6. Praia dos Ingleses
  7. Praia da Armação
  8. Praia do Matadeiro
  9. Praia da Lagoinha do Leste
  10. Ilha do Campeche
  11. Praia do Campeche
  12. Praia da Joaquina
  13. Praia da Gravatá
  14. Praia da Galheta
  15. Praia do Leste
  16. Praia do Santinho
  17. Praia de Canasvieiras
  18. Praia da Cachoeira do Bom Jesus
  19. Praia da Ponta das Canas
  20. Praia da Lagoinha da Ponta das Canas
  21. Praia de Canajurê
  22. Praia do Forte
  23. Praia da Daniela
  24. Praia do Pontal
  25. Praia do Sambaqui
  26. Praia de Santo Antônio de Lisboa
  27. Praia Comprida
  28. Praia do Cacupe Grande
  29. Praia Do Cacupé
  30. Prainha
  31. Praia da Costeira do Pirajubaé
  32. Praia Catacanga Mirim
  33. Praia da Tapera
  34. Praia do Garcia
  35. Praia do Ribeirão da Ilha
  36. Praia de Fora
  37. Praia da Tapera
  38. Praia Grande
  39. Caieira da Barra do Sul
  40. Praia Naufragados
  41. Praia do Saquinho
  42. Praia Balneário Açores
  43. Praia do Pântano do Sul

Featured Photo Credit: Luz Alvarado

Where to Stay in Florianopolis – Suggested Hotels

Florianopolis has a good range of hotels, we have made a selection of 4 options, with prices ranging from cheap to luxury.

1. Hotel Intercity Florianópolis

The Hotel Intercity Florianópolis is a hotel option, in the city center, with good value for money.

The rooms are cozy and have a flat-screen TV and a minibar.

The hotel has a seasonal outdoor pool and a gym.

Av. Paulo Fontes, 1210 – Centro, Florianópolis – SC, 88010-230


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2. WK Design Hotel

The WK Design Hotel is a hotel with modern facilities in the center of Florianopolis, offering excellent value for money.

All rooms have a flat-screen TV and a minibar. Some rooms offer a view of the sea.

The hotel has a spa and a year-round rooftop pool.

Bocaiúva, 1755 – Centro, Florianópolis – SC, 88015-530


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3. Jurerê Beach Village

Jurerê Beach Village is a 4-star hotel located 20 minutes from Jurerê Open Shopping.

The rooms have a balcony and are equipped with a flat-screen TV, kitchen utensils, air conditioning, and a minibar.

The hotel has a swimming pool, gym, and sauna.

Alameda César Nascimento, 646 – Jurerê, Florianópolis – SC, 88053-500


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4. Fuso Concept Hotel

Fuso Concept Hotel is a luxury hotel that combines modernity and nature.

The hotel is located between the traditional Praia do Forte and the trendy Jurerê Internacional, next to the centenary São José da Ponta Grossa Fortress.

The bungalow accommodations offer sea views.

Praia do Forte – Serv. José Cardoso de Oliveira, 633 – Jurerê, Florianópolis – SC, 88053-306


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