Praia do Rosa
The beach village Praia do Rosa is located 75 kilometers in the Southwest of Florianopolis at the coast of Santa Catarina. It is part of the municipality of Imbituba and lies between the beautiful coast villages Garopaba and Imbituba.
The beach of Praia do Rosa was awarded one of the most beautiful bays in the world by the club "Las plus belles baies du monde". The beach is a secluded paradise, in the middle of green hillside, and endless, soft and sandy beach and the clear blue sea. Praia do Rosa is one of the most popular beaches of Santa Catarina and attracts many visitors from entire Brazil and the world. Vacationers can enjoy a casual atmosphere, while staying in this nice, sympathetic beach village, which is frequented by the alternative music scene.
Praia do Rosa also offers whale watching. Between June and November you can observe the giants of the sea from the coast of Praia do Rosa in Santa Catarina, where they meet each other. The Institute "Southern Right Whale Environment Protection Area" (APA) supports the protection of the whales at the entire coast of Santa Catarina. This organization was founded in 2000 and has its office in Garopaba. The whales are also researched and protected by the project "Baleia Franca", which has its office at the beach Itapiruba in Imbituba. In September you can attend the yearly festival of the Southern Right Whales "Festa da Baleia Franca" in Imbituba.
Praia do Rosa is handled as insider´s tip for nature lovers and surf fans. The formerly fishing village was discovered by surfers in the 70ies. Praia do Rosa has developed into a kind of Mecca for surfers. The smoothly breaking waves attract surfers from all over the world. In Praia do Rosa also international surf celebrities, like the Australian Taj Burrow, surfed some tubes.
The beach of Praia do Rosa is surrounded by many other, paradisiacal beaches. Some of them are only accessible via a hiking trail. The neighboring beach Ibiraquera is famous for prawn fishing and is one of the most commonly known and best surf spots in Brazil for kite and windsurfers. A wonderful lake flows here into the ocean. The beach Praia da Vila, which is located south of Praia do Rosa, is also frequented by many surfers and is Brazil wide known as surf spot for the best waves.
The village of Praia do Rosa provides a good infrastructure and a great variety of restaurants, cafés and bars. In summer, there are many parties taking place and on Sylvester you can celebrate the New Year in the beach bars of Praia do Rosa. Numerous excursions and daytrips are offered. Nice trilhas (hiking trails) invite to hike across the Atlantic rainforest that is adjacent to the beach. The great offer of leisure activities and several daytrip options in Praia do Rosa, Santa Catarina guarantee a diversified, happy holiday in Santa Catarina, Brazil. Praia do Rosa offers a colorful mixture of daytrips and tours like surfing, kitesurfing, windsurfing, diving, snorkeling, hiking and whale watching. The dunes of Siriu, which are situated in the North of Praia do Rosa, are perfectly made for sandboarding. Some fantastic accommodations are provided in Praia do Rosa, which enchant visitors from all over the world. In Praia do Rosa you can find the best pousadas and hotels of Santa Catarina: Nicely done up pensions in the middle of the nature, vacation apartments at the beach of Praia do Rosa, pousadas with view over the ocean and hotels with first class service at the beach of Praia do Rosa. The great offer of restaurants, hotels and pousadas in Praia do Rosa invites its guests to stay in this wonderful beach village at the coast of Santa Catarina. In Praia do Rosa you will enjoy unforgettable holidays!
The beach of Praia do Rosa is accessible via BR101 over an unsealed road. The distance to the international airport of Florianopolis "Hercilio Luz" is about 80 kilometers.