Lagoinha do Leste, Florianopolis

#5 of 92 in Outdoors in Florianopolis
Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Enter an intact tropical paradise at Lagoinha do Leste, a wild beach accessed through trails, by sea, or by helicopter. Covering 453 hectares (1,119 acres) of land and declared a protected area in 1992, the beach features native vegetation and cliffs, plus sweeping views of the coast and the sea. Enjoy the biodiversity of the Atlantic forest and sand dunes, and explore the small lake and waterfall nearby. Walking to the beach takes two to two and a half hours. Put Lagoinha do Leste at the forefront of your travel plans using our Florianopolis road trip planner.
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  • Hippies live here year round with no bathrooms. It stinks and is contaminated. The trails are slippery, unmaintained and dangerous at night for attacks. No cell reception, so you are alone in the...  more »
  • I loved this beach. You hike around 2 hours to reach the beach and then you can climb to the view point which is another 45 minutes. On the beach you can find small bars but no food. There is a...  more »
  • Excellent beach. It has no structure or buildings. Very natural. The difficult access makes it harder to be overcrowded, but it's definitely worth it. The sea and the lagoon is amazing, and you can even swim with the fish. Be sure to be in great shape. Don't leave your trash behind.
  • Top great, I'm so happy to my trip

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