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Things to do in State of Santa Catarina

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Island
“You have to go by boat early in the morning from Armação beach. It’s an incredible ride and a paradise small island with white sand and green transparent water.”
  • 331 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Melhor e maior parque da América Latina. Visita imperdível pra qualquer idade. Compre seus ingressos pelo site do parque com desconto com pelo menos 1 dia de antecedência.”
  • 192 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Whether its meeting for coffee or an iceceam, fine dining, or night life you are looking for, Lagoa is the epicenter of entertainment in Florianopolis. Its is filled with little cafes, bars and shops and its where young and old alike assemble every night of the week. ”
  • 297 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“Very historical place in the city. Great architecture, many bars and restaurants. You need to try the fresh oysters!!”
  • 283 locals recommend
Market
“In the old part of the city and quite charming. great for buying fresh seafood.”
  • 201 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Balneário tem dois grandes atrativos que localizam-se no Pontal Norte (direção Praia Brava) e Pontal Sul (Parque Unipraias com bondinho) ”
  • 148 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Saraiva Megastore; iPlace (not the real one. Haha); Supermarket; Lots of clothes stores”
  • 100 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“This is an amazing place to take your kids for swimming and spending the afternoon there. With very clear and shallow waters the lake has sand bottom and mind blowing view.”
  • 169 locals recommend
Surf Spot
“Known for its surfing contests, Joaquina also boosts the best points for sandboarding in the city. Go for a day in the beach and take advantage of the great views from the dunes for sandboarding near the end of day. Nightlife in neighbouring Lagoa, along Avenida das Rendeiras, is usually lively and diversified.”
  • 134 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Has 7 movie theaters and many retail stores, also with a complete food area and a chain supermarket. ”
  • 65 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“Nice old historic houses from the portuguese colonization with a beautiful view of the sea and nice restaurants with sea food.”
  • 187 locals recommend
Pub
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“Best selection of Brazilian artisanal beers, wonderful jazz music and beautiful people!”
  • 137 locals recommend
Rock Club
“For who is looking for a Rock Bar with classic rock songs should meet this place!!”
  • 111 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“In summer, due to traffic, it is best to arrive early. But it is definitely one of the best beaches in the South of Brazil. It has bars and restaurants nearby, it is possible to do trails and fly paragliding as well.”
  • 105 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Get the trail to this untouched beach from Matadeiro beach. Bring water and walking shoes, it is a long hiking. Consider reading more about it. There is also boat tours from Armacao beach.”
  • 133 locals recommend
Animal Shelter
“It's a sea turtle projection project - you can to see turtle feeding and bathing. Quite interesting if you have children but only for Portuguese speakers.”
  • 112 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pub
“Best selection of Brazilian artisanal beers, wonderful jazz music and beautiful people!”
  • 137 locals recommend
Rock Club
“For who is looking for a Rock Bar with classic rock songs should meet this place!!”
  • 111 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Restaurante de frutos do mar. Um dos melhores da região. Cerca de 10 minutos de distância de carro.”
  • 105 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Great variety of food by the kilo with salads, main dishes, and accompaniments of all sorts with the beautiful front view of the small lagoon.”
  • 110 locals recommend
Café
“Café Cultura offers very nice meals at all times of day, delicious and nutritious smoothies and coffee selections! Nice hang-out place for getting work done if you want to sit around.”
  • 84 locals recommend
Bar
“Great spot facing the marina, good beer and service, but food is not that nice.”
  • 83 locals recommend
Bar
“O bar e restaurante restaurante está localizado de frente para a praia da Barra Sul, na Avenida Atlântica. O TAJ possui uma cozinha diversificada sem perder a exclusividade. Em seu menu estão disponíveis opções como as cozinhas japonesa, contemporânea e asiática. Além disso possui sushi e opções saudáveis vegetarianas e sem glúten. Para a experiência ficar completa o bar serve também drinks deliciosos. Outro atrativo do local é a decoração, inspirada em países como Tailândia, Índia, Indonésia, Vietnã e Laos. Endereço: Avenida Atlântica, 5710 Barra Sul, Balneário Camboriú Contato: 47 3264-0464 Horário de Funcionamento: Quarta-feira das 18:00h às 23:59h Quinta-feira a domingo das 18:00h às 02:00h”
  • 59 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The best place to eat Oysters while looking at the mainland with the mountains in the distance. Fantastic sunsets can be seen from here.”
  • 87 locals recommend

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