Praia da Armacao, Florianopolis

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Beach · Nature / Park
Praia da Armacao is located in Armacao. To visit Praia da Armacao on your holiday in Florianopolis, and find out what else Florianopolis has to offer, use our Florianopolis.
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  • Armação is very nice for kids because there are almost no waves . The main problem is the infrastructure of the city: in January normally you have days without water at the rental houses . It is also....  more »
  • The beach is nice with a beautiful view of he island Feia and Itacolomy .when sky is clean you can also see the city of Picarras, Barra Velha and São Francisco. Sometimes the sand is very dirty and...  more »
  • I totally recommend this silent small and picturesque beach located in a quite area of the Florianopolis far from the city center or partying Lagoa da Conceicao. The name Armação comes from the old economic activity in the area and the site was used for the production of whale oil. It was the common type of oil for street and houses lights in XIX century. Also other parts of whales were used, such as meat, fat and even fins. As a result, overfishing led to extinction of whales in the area in a middle of XIX century.
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