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
Além de ser a praia mais bonita de Santa Catarina, com beleza natural exuberante, essa praia fica a mais ou menos 20 minutos de trilha a pé da Praia da Galheta, um local preservado e também um ponto d... more »Besides being the most beautiful beach of Santa Catarina, with lush natural beauty, this beach is about 20 minutes walk from the beach of Galheta, a preserved place and also a point of adherents of naturism. Take off your bathing suit and dive into this adventure!
Uma das praias proximas à lagoa da Conceição. Fui num dia de semana e estava bem tranquila, mas tentei voltar numa tarde de sábado e desisti pois o trânsito da volta era inacreditável. more »One of the beaches near the Lagoa da Conceição. I went on a weekday and was pretty quiet, but I tried to get back on a Saturday afternoon and I quit because the transit was unbelievable.
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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