Praia Mole Travel Guide

Praia Mole Overview

Praia Mole Brazil is located between Barra da Lagoa and Praia da Joaquina on the east side of Santa Catarina Island. Popular with surfers and young people, Praia Mole has a happening social scene and fun atmosphere and one of the most energetic beaches in Floripa . In high season expect the beach to be crowded with beautiful bodies in skimpy bikinis and speed-o type swimsuits. Praia Mole girls are known for their beauty so be sure to bring your A-Game.
The beach is named after its soft sand and is famous for its world-class waves. Praia Mole has a couple beach bars that offer DJ’s, dancing, food and drink. The vibe at Praia Mole is young, hip, and exciting. Praia Mole was once declared the sexiest beach in Brazil, and although still a cool beach, the scene is no longer what it used to be. Still, Praia Mole is the hottest, trendiest and sexiest option on the East side of Florianopolis and should not be overlooked. If you are looking for the sexiest beach in Florianopolis be sure to check out Jurere International.
During high season traffic getting in and out of Praia Mole can be hellish. We recommend coming early and/or leaving late. The bar, DJ and dancing scene really starts to pick up around 5:00 PM so staying late is always a good option.
Distance from Centro:  15 Km / 9 miles

Beaches nearby: Praia Galheta, Praia Barra da Lagoa, Praia da Joaqunia

Things to do in Praia Mole

Surfing Praia Mole
Praia Mole is one of the most popular surf beaching in Florianopolis.  With a consistently excellent beach breaks and both rights and lefts, Mole draws some of the best surfers in all of Brazil and is a popular hangout of Floripa locals.
Praia Mole Beach Party
Praia Mole has nice party scene with live DJ and dancing right on the beach. There are two bars right next to one another where you will find all the action.
            Barraco da Mole – live DJ, and beautiful people barley clothed dancing
Tropical Bar – somewhat more tame than its neighbor, but a chill scene

Hotels in Praia Mole

Parque Flor Essencia – Located 150m from the beach and nestled into the hillside, they have 10 cottages all with fantastic views of the lagoon.
Backpackers Sunset – Beautiful location in a perfect location just up the street from Praia Mole. Tel (48) 3232 0141

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This page was last modified on 21 Jul 2011 by Matt