Florianopolis Brazil: Reasons to Visit, Attractions, Hotels & Map

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Florianopolis Brazil: Reasons to Visit, Attractions, Hotels

Florianopolis, the capital of Santa Catarina, is a popular destination in Brazil for its beautiful beaches.

Reasons to Visit Florianopolis

1. Beaches

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In Florianopolis, you will find some of the most beautiful beaches in the south region of Brazil. In addition, there are beach options for various types of tastes.

2. Gastronomy

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The cuisine of the island is mainly based on seafood.

A mandatory area to visit is the Santo Antonio de Lisboa, known for having a large number of good restaurants. It is also an amazing place to admire the sunset.

3. Culture

Reasons to Visit FlorianopolisSanto Antonio de Lisboa, Florianopolis, Brazil – Photo Credit: Mateus Campos Felipe

Colonized by the Azoreans, the capital of Santa Catarina still preserves the legacy of their descendants.

Among some of the cultural attractions are the Metropolitan Cathedral, which is the most visited monument in the city, the Cruz e Souza Palace, the seat of the Historical Museum, the Church of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, and others.

4. Nature

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Florianopolis offers several options for ecological tours and trails in protected areas.

The Campeche Island is a natural attraction of the city, with trails, archaeological sites, and rocky monuments.

Another popular attraction is the Corrego Grande Trail, a place with ecological trails, where you can walk in the middle of native forest.

Top Attractions in Florianopolis

  • Beaches – check our complete travel guide to the Florianopolis beaches
  • Dunes of Joaquina
  • Campeche Island
  • Lagoa da Conceição
  • São José da Ponta Grossa Fortress
  • Corrego Grande Trail
  • Catedral Metropolitana
  • Palacio Cruz e Sousa
  • Av. Beira Mar Norte
  • Mirante do Morro da Cruz
  • Santo Antonio de Lisboa
  • Mercado Público de Florianópolis

Best Hotels in Florianopolis

1. Jurerê Beach Village

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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

Site: jurerebeachvillage.com.br

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2. Costão do Santinho Resort All Inclusive

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The Costão do Santinho Resort All Inclusive is a resort located on Praia do Santinho.

The rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, a safe, and a minibar.

The complex has an outdoor pool, gym, sauna, solarium, and spa.

Praia do – Estr. Ver. Onildo Lemos, 2505 – Santinho, Florianópolis – SC, 88058-700

Site: costao.com.br

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3. Hotel Boutique Quinta das Videiras

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Hotel Boutique Quinta das Videiras is located close to Nossa Senhora da Immaculada Conceição da Lagoa Sanctuary.

Rooms are cozy and include a private balcony with views of the garden and Lagoa da Conceição.

The hotel has a swimming pool, spa, and solarium.

Afonso Luís Borba, 113 – Lagoa da Conceição, Florianópolis – SC, 88062-070

Site: quintadasvideiras.com

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4. Palace Praia Hotel

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The Palace Praia Hotel is located on Praia de Canasvieiras.

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

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

Av. das Nações, 1 – Canasvieiras, Florianópolis – SC, 88054-010

Site: palacepraia.com.br

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5. Hotel Intercity Florianópolis

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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

Site: www.intercityhoteis.com.br

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6. WK Design Hotel

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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

Site: wkdesignhotel.com.br

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7. Fuso Concept Hotel

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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

Site: fusohotel.com.br

8. Blue Tree Premium

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Located in the city center, Blue Tree Premium Florianópolis offers modern facilities and great value for money.

Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV and a minibar.

The hotel has a rooftop pool with panoramic views of the city.

R. Bocaiúva, 2304 – Centro, Florianópolis – SC, 88015-530

Site: www.bluetree.com.br

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How to get to Florianopolis

Florianopolis is served by the Florianopolis International Airport – Hercilio Luz, which receives commercial flights from LATAM, GOL and Azul.

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