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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Island
“Drive to Praia da Armacao and get a boat to Ilha do Campeche Amazing little island!!!”
  • 305 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Whether its meeting for coffee or an iceceam, fine dining, or night life you are looking for, Lagoa is the epicenter of entertainment in Florianopolis. Its is filled with little cafes, bars and shops and its where young and old alike assemble every night of the week. ”
  • 250 locals recommend
Market
“In the old part of the city and quite charming. great for buying fresh seafood.”
  • 187 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Saraiva Megastore; iPlace (not the real one. Haha); Supermarket; Lots of clothes stores”
  • 96 locals recommend
Pub
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“Best selection of Brazilian artisanal beers, wonderful jazz music and beautiful people!”
  • 137 locals recommend
Animal Shelter
“It's a sea turtle projection project - you can to see turtle feeding and bathing. Quite interesting if you have children but only for Portuguese speakers.”
  • 109 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Has 7 movie theaters and many retail stores, also with a complete food area and a chain supermarket. ”
  • 64 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“Very historical place in the city. Great architecture, many bars and restaurants. You need to try the fresh oysters!!”
  • 225 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Belo parque as margens da Lagoa do Peri, com bela vegetação e fauna nativa. Aluguel de caiaques e stand up padle.”
  • 150 locals recommend
Rock Club
“For who is looking for a Rock Bar with classic rock songs should meet this place!!”
  • 112 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Se você busca conhecer as melhores festas da Ilha, não pode deixar de conhecer o famoso Parador 12, em Jurerê Internacional. Uma estrutura em frente à Praia de Jurerê e que acolhe diversos tipos de eventos. Desde festivais de Jazz a baladas eletrônicas. Recomendamos o uso de transporte particular. ”
  • 88 locals recommend
Surf Spot
“Known for its surfing contests, Joaquina also boosts the best points for sandboarding in the city. Go for a day in the beach and take advantage of the great views from the dunes for sandboarding near the end of day. Nightlife in neighbouring Lagoa, along Avenida das Rendeiras, is usually lively and diversified.”
  • 123 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Além de boas lojas, há cafés e bons restaurantes, e até bares para curtir num dia de chuva.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“It's a neighborhood of Portuguese descendants. You will find buildings like in Portugal and you will have fresh oysters and good food at seafront restaurants. However the place is a bit pricy. ”
  • 151 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“In summer, due to traffic, it is best to arrive early. But it is definitely one of the best beaches in the South of Brazil. It has bars and restaurants nearby, it is possible to do trails and fly paragliding as well.”
  • 88 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Paraíso natural, acessível apenas por trilhas ou passeio à barco. Quer conhecer? Temos uma pagina no instagram (@trilheirasfloripa) que leva para esta e diversas outras belezas naturais de Florianópolis.”
  • 118 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pub
“Best selection of Brazilian artisanal beers, wonderful jazz music and beautiful people!”
  • 137 locals recommend
Rock Club
“For who is looking for a Rock Bar with classic rock songs should meet this place!!”
  • 112 locals recommend
Café
“Café Cultura offers very nice meals at all times of day, delicious and nutritious smoothies and coffee selections! Nice hang-out place for getting work done if you want to sit around.”
  • 77 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Great variety of food by the kilo with salads, main dishes, and accompaniments of all sorts with the beautiful front view of the small lagoon.”
  • 104 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Restaurante tradicional da região. Para quem gosta, indico uma das especialidades , que é o " Camarão na Moranga".”
  • 97 locals recommend
Bar
“Tipica comida local com muitos anos no mercado de restaurantes, local turistico tambem”
  • 72 locals recommend
Bar
“Great spot facing the marina, good beer and service, but food is not that nice.”
  • 83 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The best place to eat Oysters while looking at the mainland with the mountains in the distance. Fantastic sunsets can be seen from here.”
  • 79 locals recommend

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