Praia do Santinho Travel Guide

Praia do Santinho Overview

Praia Santinho is located in the northeast of Florianopolis and is an almost deserted beach most of the time. High dunes protect the back of the beach and there is no infrastructure or restaurants on the beach. Chair and umbrella rentals are available and lifeguards are onsite.
Santinho Beach is popular with surfers because of the near perfect waves. It is considered some of the best surfing in the North of Santa Catarina Island due to its consistent waves and uncrowded conditions.   Located just south of Praia Ingleses, Santinho is separated by a small peninsula and can be accessed by climbing over the large sand dunes. The vibe at Santinho is much more mellow than Ingleses and is also home to some of the most interesting archeological sites on the island.
Distance from Centro:  40 Km / 25 miles

Beaches nearby: Praia dos Ingleses, Praia Brava 

Things to do in Praia do Santinho

Surfing Praia Santinho

Surfing is the big draw at Praia Santinho. With excellent beach breaks and both rights and lefts, Santinho attracts suffers from all over the island.
Walk through the trails throughout Santinho’s coast, and walk the dunes to Praia Ingleses. Be sure to check out the rock inscriptions from the primitives who inhabited the island some six thousand years ago. 

Hotels in Praia do Santinho

Pousada do Santinho – friendly, family run pousada. El (49) 3269-2836

Pousada Paulikota – colorful pousada with easy access to Praia Santinho. Tel (48) 3269-1925 

Praia do Santinho Weather

Praia do Santinho Travel Resources


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