Beaches on the East of the Island

Beaches on the East of the Island - Beaches of Florianópolis

Beaches on the East of the Island - Florianópolis

As beaches on the east of the island start with a postcard: Lagoa da Conceição, one of the most beautiful landscapes in the country and a mandatory stop for anyone visiting Florianópolis.

Conceição Lagoon seen from Manoel de Menezes viewpoint
Conceição Lagoon seen from Manoel de Menezes viewpoint

There, at the top of the hill, there is the Manoel de Menezes viewpoint, where you will be able to see in a privileged way the entire lagoon and its charms. At the Lagoon Center there are several bars and restaurants, a place that is always the point for all ages, no matter the season.

Na Avenue das Rendeiras, main avenue of the lagoon, are the famous and rare lacemakers, with the handicraft of greatest expression on the Island, several restaurants specialized in Seafood and dunes that extend to the Joaquina Beach. It is consecrated as a sanctuary for the surfers due to the great waves it provides, becoming the stage for national and international surfing circuits.

Joaquina Beach

Next to Joaquina is the soft beach, also surf stronghold and known for being frequented by young and fit throughout the day, having music and even luau in high season.

Praia Mole and Praia da Galheta

Following, we find the isolated Galheta Beach, with access only via a trail.


the nice Barra da Lagoa beach has an atmosphere that breathes the fishery, so there are several restaurants specializing in seafood. It's also good for surf, mainly for the beginner practitioner.

Barra da Lagoa beach

And in Mozambique beach, the largest in extent and virtually unexplored, for being in the middle of a environmental reserve, is very popular for surfing, mainly on the left coast, where the Morro das Aranhas. Completely surrounded by nature, it is far from services; so it's good to take what you need.

Praia do Moçambique and Lagoa da Conceição in the background

Discover all the beaches on the east of the island:

Beaches on the East of the Island
  1. Barra da Lagoa
  2. Galheta Beach
  3. Conceição Lagoon
  4. Joaquina Beach
  5. Gravatá Beach
  6. Mozambique beach
  7. soft beach
  8. Praia da Barra da Lagoa
Where sleep

Accommodation on the East Beaches of the Island:

Consult hotels, inns and other lodging establishments in the east of the island partners of the Guia Floripa Portal.

Beaches in other regions of Florianópolis: