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Matadeiro beach

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Address: Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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Tour to the South Beaches of Florianópolis
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Private Day Tour: Florianópolis Island with Professional Pictures

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Nice little beach with 2 restaurants, comparatively empty

After a hike we spent a relaxing afternoon here eating steamed shrimp and drinking fruit juices in Borinelli's. You have to walk about 5-10 mins from Armação to get there which... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
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Sao Paulo, SP
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is nice but is extremely crowded, and the tide rises quite early in the summer meaning by 3pm you're limited to a few meters of sand. Not many options to eat or drink there. The trail to reach the beach is not ideal for older people, access is therefore limited.

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Thank Aubert1979
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

After a hike we spent a relaxing afternoon here eating steamed shrimp and drinking fruit juices in Borinelli's. You have to walk about 5-10 mins from Armação to get there which might explain why it is a little less crowded than usual.

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Thank Alexander S
London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

It is my favourite beach in Floripa. Is beautiful, calm and clean. You can only access by foot (10 minutes walking from Armação beach).

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Thank Talita P
Rojales, Spain
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142 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

the beach is accessible over a bridge and along a bit of a trail, and if you go further past the beach and follow the trail you come to a rocky area where you can jump in the sea, wonderful views along the route with great photo opportunities along the route

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Thank Clive G
Inverness, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We spent a lot of time on this beach. The simple beach cafes were friendly and welcoming and the fried calamari excellent. the beach was clean and quiet, the sea at the far end was safe and quiet hough the rest of the beach was also quiet the sea was full of surfers providing full-time entertainment.

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Kopasker, Iceland
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

As many other beaches in Florianópolis this one is pretty good! Close to the start of Lagoinha do Leste hiking there are some houses to rent and you can only access on foot, but you would have privacity and great views! The beach is pretty clean, the sand track is large and with good structure of snack bars and stores.... More 

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Thank GreiceMalhstedt
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Just across from Armação beach, things get even more natural and splendorous. Don't miss the "mini-island" in the way, with all its green fields.

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Thank Anna Barbara M
Florianopolis, SC
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Reviewed 6 May 2016

really nice surf beach. there are bars and restaurants right in front of the beach. you need to take buses to go there..around 2 hours form lagoa or the centre of florianopolis

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Florianopolis, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

It is not very easy to get to Matadeiro Beach, but the place worth a visit. It is lovely small beach surrounded by nature. Early visit is better than late one

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Curitiba, Brasil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Very nice beach, very calm, some restaurants and bars. The landscape is amazing. For those who loves the little fisherman boats will love that. It was my first time there and i want to go back. The water was not so cold as the normal one in that side of the island.

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