Florianopolis Vacations & Travel Packages!
Florianopolis is a beautiful beach city where only the best of natural scenery and calmness prevails in its ambience, in addition to water sports, seafood, colonial architecture, historical sites and a rocking nightlife - you possibly can’t love it more! It is the capital of Santa Catarina in the South of Brazil and you’re in for a real treat here if you also speak Portuguese.
Places of Interest in Florianopolis
Lagoa da Conceicao (Lagoon of Conceicao)
This is where a visitor would first get enamored with Florianopolis. Lagoa da Conceicao is surrounded by mountains and this makes watching a sunrise (or a sunset) an unforgettable experience. You may also try kite surfing, paragliding, sand boarding, kayaking and trekking here. Now the nightlife - the area has the highest concentration of restaurants, bars, organic markets, and shops. Regardless of your adventurous streak, you possibly can’t miss the Holy Spirit Feast (Festa do Divino) that is celebrated 40 days after Easter and includes a musical parade and authentic street food.
Praia Mole (Mole Beach)
Praia Mole (or the Mole Beach) of Florianopolis is known for surfing championships (like the ASP World Tour of the Association of Surfing Professionals) and eco friendly lounges.
Ribeir ao da Ilha (Island of Ribero)
Ribeirao da Ilha is one of Florianopolis' first communities. If you prefer seafood or calm waters, this is where you will find some of the best. Of special mention are the historical streets here with beautiful natural scenery. Another attraction here is the Ribeirao's Nossa Senhora da Lapa Church.