Praia Mole, Florianopolis
Unwind and people-watch at Praia Mole, a popular beach some 15 km (9.3 mi) from downtown Florianopolis. Extending for 960 m (3,150 ft) with a varying width, the beach features soft white sands and some stretches studded with smooth rocks. Known for strong, long waves, the sea here makes a great spot for surfing. A popular gathering place for youth of the island, the beach draws a strong LGBT crowd, plus a contingent of paragliders. Numerous bars, restaurants, nightclubs line the whole stretch of the beach. Access gets busy in high season. Put Praia Mole and other Florianopolis attractions into our Florianopolis online tour builder , and watch your holiday take shape.
Praia Mole Reviews
Um ótimo lugar para levar a família, uma praia amistosa e com frequentadores bem tranquilos, ambulantes vendendo comidas de rua deliciosas. more »A great place to take the family, a friendly beach and with very quiet regulators, ambulants selling delicious street food.
Hermoso lugar, un paraíso, agua transparente, lindisimos paisajes de cerros, muy tranquila, buen servicio de vendedores y un lindo parador, arenas blancas, buenas olas. more »Beautiful Place, a paradise, clear water, lindisimos landscapes of hills, very quiet, good service of vendors and a nice parador, white sands, good waves.
Beautiful but the waves here are too strong.
Praia Mole has become my favorite beach. I usually visit it weekly, if not multiple times a week. This place allows for ridge-soaring paragliding when the wind is in the North East and South East quadrants. On the NE you will use the Gravatá ramp, which is on the southern ridge. During SE winds, you will use the Galheta ramp, which is on the northern ridge. During off season there aren't many people on the beach. The airspace and the beach get very packed during high season and you will find the local tandem pilots get very testy about the space on the ramp.
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