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Vacation of a Lifetime

By: Don Guy

Though Florianopolis is the city capitol of Santa Catarina state in south Brazil, it is known for its rolling hills and mountains covered in lush green jungles & forest. Florianopolis is the safest city in Brazil and is primarily a large island that rests just off the coast but is connected to the continent by a bridge.


Florianopolis Island has 42 stunning beaches with some of the best surf in Brazil.  Federal law prohibits the building of homes within 100 yards of the sand so 90% of the beaches are surrounded by jungle or lush vegetation, making nearly every beach breathtakingly beautiful. On just about every popular beach, you'll find at least one restaurant on the sand that doubles as a bar. In high season (mid December through February) the beach bars will usually have DJs spinning all day. At about 2 pm, people will gather at the bars and the party will intensify with dancing and drinking until dark. Once the sun goes down, people head home and prepare for the nightlife.


In Brazil, people don't start going out until midnight, which works out great for Americans who are used to getting a much earlier start. This means it's easy to beat the crowd in high season, where lines to enter a nightclub can be a 50-100 yards long after midnight. Unlike nightclubs in the USA (where the beautiful women walk right past the line), Brazil has so many beautiful women, they get no special treatment here and have to stand in line with everyone else. 


Ok, so the bottom line is this... If you're looking for a combination of adventure activities like surfing, sunbathing, fishing, sight seeing, river rafting, paragliding, sand boarding and some of the best nightlife in South America, then without a doubt, Florianopolis Brazil is a vacation destination you've got to check out. Here you'll find all the best of Brazil rolled into a single, beautiful, subtropical island location.

About the Author

Don Guy is a vacation homeowner in Florianopolis Brazil and co-founder of, a website offering vacation rentals and vacation homes for sale around the world. Don lives in Florianopolis part time so he is very knowledgeable about the island and enjoys helping others plan their Florianopolis vacation.

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