Florianópolis, Brazil – Hottest Party Destination In South America
Ranked #2 in Best Places to Visit in Brazil
Florianópolis in Brazil is the hottest party destination in South America. It is all glamour, party and night-life without the price tag. In fact New York Times voted it the “Party Destination of the Year” in 2009. True to its reputation you will find many celebrities and supermodels come here to get lost among the crowd.
Florianópolis Travel & Arriving
Located along the coast 700 Kms from Rio de Janeiro, Florianópolis has the mainland and many small islands near it. You can take a direct flight with one of the Brazilian airlines to the Hercílio Luz International Airport from Rio; as well as major cities in America and Europe. Though local transportation is available, for the party animal we suggest hiring a car. You can get one for 100R a day.
The best beaches in Florianópolis are known for surfing plus the usual beach activities. Top in our list of beaches are :-
1. Campeche island is surrounded by beach and to get there you need to take a boat (a great party place to make new friends).
2. Joaquina beach – A beach that brings International Surfing Competitions to its waters
3. Praia Mole Beach – One of the most popular beach where the young and beautiful come to surf, swim and have a good time
4. Lagoinha do Leste (a getaway beach that is accessible through a trek, and for that reason sparse in tourist)
Outside the party scene horseback riding along the beach, wind and kite surfing are popular among tourists. Adventure seekers can go River rafting in the Santo Amaro da Imperatriz region which is about 50 Kms from Florianopolis.
Whale Watching - From July to November you can go whale watching. Travel 90 kms from Florianópolis by car to the quite Imbituba area where the Arctic whales migrate to give birth to their young ones.