Boat tour from the Campeche Beach or Praia da Armacao to Ilha do Campeche. Located on the east coast of Florianopolis, in front of Praia do Campeche, the island has a rich ecosystem and hosts representative portion of the archaeological heritage of the State of Santa Catarina. Formed by cliffs and hills covered with Atlantic Forest, has a unique beach with fine sand and crystal clear. The sea, which has color ranging from green to turquoise, has few waves, pleasing divers and children. With more than 100 petroglyphs distributed in 10 archaeological sites, nine stations lytic rocky monuments and sites of occupation, Ilha do Campeche was registered by the Institute of National Historical and Artistic Heritage - Iphan in 2000 as National Archaeological Heritage and Landscape. More information and bookings at Reception Hotel
In Praia do Campeche, the waves that comes from the south quadrant is incomparable. This wave breaks on the beach, in front of Ilha do Campeche, and is the best spot to surf in Florianópolis. It is a frequent ripple in winter, being the south quadrant, due to temperature drops. The offshore can be from west to southwest, or lull. In the middle of the beach, breaking waves also the eastern quadrant. A sports moment, the kite together in a number of sports: sailing, when the winds are weaker, jumping the waves as the wakeboard and jump into rivers and lakes without waves. In Praia do Campeche, especially in front of the Point of Riozinho, practitioners kitesurfing conditions are ideal for the sport.
Jean-Baptiste-Antoine-Marie-Roger de Saint-Exupéry Foscolombe, (1900-1944) was a writer, illustrator and pilot, and the third son of Count Jean Saint-Exupéry and the countess Marie Foscolombe . One of his most famous books, The Little Prince (1943), is a parable that questions the rational point of view of adults. The novel shows a profound change in values, and suggests to the reader how wrong their judgments can be, and how they can take him to solitude. During the '20s, the writer repeatedly landed on the beach of Campeche because of his work in the French Société Air Mail Latécoère, which installed in a local airfield for refueling flights between Paris and Buenos Aires. Passages of Saint-Exupéry at Campeche, remained fame Airfield Société Latécoère first international airport in southern Brazil, and the name of the main street of the neighborhood, the Little Prince Avenue, homage to the main work of the writer.
Praia do Campeche is located to the south on the island of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, between the beaches of Joaquina and Morro das Pedras. Being an ocean beach, its waters are cold and its high salinity. It is famous for its perfect waves, attracting surfers and water sports worldwide. Across the Beach is Ilha do Campeche, which in addition to a rich ecosystem is home representative portion of the archaeological heritage of the State of Santa Catarina. The sea, which has color ranging from green to turquoise, has few waves, pleasing divers and children. At first, the beaches of Joaquina, Campeche and Morro das Pedras were known as Mandu Beach. Only in 1860, the waterfront in front of Ilha do Campeche was named Praia do Campeche. There are some versions for the name Campeche. One of them comes from a distinguished visitor of the region, the French writer and aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. During the '20s, the writer put in place several times because of his work in the French Société Air Mail Latécoère, who settled in Campeche an airfield for refueling flights between Paris and Buenos Aires. Legend has it that the name would be the nickname Campeche French visitor that gave the place: Field of Fisheries, ie Champ et Pêche. However, according to historians, the island was already called Campeche since the previous century, being the name of a plant used for dyeing, and many found in the region. Anyway, the passages of Saint-Exupéry at Campeche, surviving fame Airfield Société Latécoère first international airport in southern Brazil, and the name of the main street of the neighborhood, Little Prince Avenue, homage to the main work of the writer.
The Praia da Joaquina, known as Praia do Campeche until 1975, with 3000 meters long is the Atlantic Ocean and is situated in the eastern part of the island of Santa Catarina - Florianópolis. It is a very popular beach for surfers and athletes in general, and it is often performed championships surf. In Praia da Joaquina is also practiced sandboarding, a variation of the traditional surf, practiced in the dunes lining the beach, and bind to Lagoa da Conceição. Legend has it that the name of the beach would have been given in honor of Doña Joaquina, a resident of the area and that fed the fishermen who attended his house.
Lagoa da Conceição (lagoon) is situated in the center of the island, and is one of the best known sights of the city. For its calm waters, shallow and pleasant temperature, and the diversity of options in the area, the Lagoon offers fun the whole family. It is much appreciated by practitioners of various sports, such as sailing, kite surfing, jet skiing, hang-gliding and paragliding. Moreover, Lagoa and Praia da Joaquina are linked by dunes, where you can practice sandboard. In its mountains can make various eco-tours and trails, both on foot and by bike. The craftsmanship of the Lagoon is also very rich and traditional bobbin lace up work on looms, crochet, tapestry and wood, everything can be found in traditional crafts fair on Sunday. The nightlife in the neighborhood is also very nice, and much frequented by tourists, for locals, the quantity and variety of restaurants and bars. The whole world is in Lagoa da Conceição.
The Beach Morro das Pedras is located between the beaches of Campeche and Easel. Its sea is mostly busy because of the south wind that is always present. You can know the Retreat House of the Jesuit priests, built on top of a hill in front of the shore, with stones taken from the site. The gorgeous visual demonstrates that the beach remains intact, no buildings or kiosks at sea.
Located in South Island of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, and near Armacao Beach, Lagoa do Peri is the second largest freshwater lake in Floripa. For being about 3 m sea level, its waters are used to supply some regions located in Florianopolis Santa Catarina Island, such as the Campeche. With good structure for those seeking tranquility, the Park features barbecue grills, restrooms, and snack bar and parking for 200 cars. For children beyond the freshwater and quiet, ideal for swimming, there is a small playground. Boating, kayaking and other non-motorized and hand-line fishing rod and activities are also allowed in the park. For those who enjoy hiking, there are three that surround the pond. The Way of the sachet, the Restinga, and the gurita, ideal for nature walks and different difficulty levels for the whole family.
Located 25km from the center of Florianopolis, Armacao Beach, also known as frame of the Marsh South, is a major fishing centers of the island. Furthermore, it is known for surfing and the large influx of tourists in the summer season. The name comes from the Easel commercial activity developed on site, as was the name of the frame to places where they took whales caught and killed at sea. The activity was the production of oil for lighting, in addition to the use of meat, fat, fins and other parts of the animal. The overfishing led to the near extinction of animal and currently franca whales are strongly preserved, while tourism observation of the sources of income of the state. From Easel also leave their boats to Ilha do Campeche, one of the most visited islands around Florianópolis.
Located in South Island of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, and facing the Atlantic Ocean, Beach Matadeiro is separated from Armação Beach by a small river. The sea ice with the big waves attract surfers medians. The end of the beach, out of the tracks for Lagoinha East. Matadeiro The name comes from the time when he was allowed to hunt whales. The fishermen rode his traps in Easel and killed in Matadeiro, hence the name of the two beaches. Located between the beaches of Armacao and East Pond, the beach is relatively quiet Matadeiro, accessible only by foot, about 200 meters after crossing the river that comes from the Lagoa do Peri . The path rugged and picturesque attracts many tourists during the summer, especially surfers who escape the hustle of the traditional beaches in search of good waves and sand calm. Inaccessible to cars, the beach still retains its hills covered by native forest. It is an invitation for lovers of nature.
Pantano do Sul is a district and a beach of Florianópolis. It lies at the southern end of the island of Santa Catarina, 31km from the city center, and is a typical picture of the old fishing colonies of the city. Its beach is approximately 2km long, and its sea ocean is fairly busy.
The Beach Azores, Azores or Spa, located in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina Island, approximately 31 km from the city center, between Lonely Beach and Praia do Pantano do Sul The beach has some trails in preserved through the Atlantic. The sea water has clear and cold, with medium waves. Beach strip of sand with clear, can be seen the Three Sisters Islands and South Moleques
The Lonely Beach is located in the south of the island of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, about 30 km from the city center. This is a small cove between Costa de Dentro and Beach Sachet, with 850 meters long, and is today one of the most beautiful landscapes of the state, being a wild corner, practically untouched. It is a very popular place for people looking for a quiet and secluded place. To get to the beach you need to walk a good stretch, or climbing a sloping hillsides to reach by car. The Lonely Beach combines natural ingredients essential to an unforgettable season: fine sandy beach and clear, natural pool with waterfall, hiking trails, warm and safe.