Waves splashing up onto some rocks underneath the Hercílio Luz Bridge in Florianopolis.

Florianopolis Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts
Waves splashing up onto some rocks underneath the Hercílio Luz Bridge in Florianopolis.

Florianopolis Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts

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Visit one of Brazil’s most breathtaking cities with our private and small group Florianopolis tours. Capital of southern Brazil’s Santa Catarina State, the strikingly beautiful beach resort city of Florianopolis attracts local and international tourists alike thanks to its exquisite beaches and lush Atlantic forest scenery, which provide the backdrop for this modern metropolis. The natural, rustic beauty offered by the area co-exists effortlessly alongside a booming tourism and information technology industry that has made Florianopolis one of the nation’s wealthiest per-capita cities. Contact us to start planning your trip to this dynamic Brazilian destination.

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What to Do in Florianopolis

Enjoy one of Brazil’s most dynamic cities, relax on its gorgeous beaches and explore the lush forests that surround it. Your Latin America For Less travel advisor can help you create the perfect itinerary tailored to your interests and preferences.

A man carrying a surfboard on the beach in Florianopolis, a popular destination for surfers.

Go Surfing


The city of Florianopolis is an epicenter for surfing activity in the region, and with more than 40 white-sand beaches, lovers of surf and sun could not ask for a better Brazil vacation destination.

A small boat docked on Conceição Lake, a beautiful lagoon located in the center of Florianopolis.

Take in the Scenery


Visit the idyllic Joaquina or Moçambique beaches or the majestic Conceição Lake. The area’s green forests, full of Brazilian wildlife, offer perfect scenery for a relaxing nature walk or hike.

Boats in the water next to the small fishing village of Barra da Lagoa in Florianopolis.

Enjoy Outdoor Activities


Florianopolis offers a variety of eco-tourist activities such as hiking through the city’s forests at the Praia da Galheta National Reserve. Fishing is ideal at Barra da Lagoa, which features the largest fishing colony on the entire island.

A beautifully-decorated restaurant with a view of boats on the water outside in Florianopolis.

Visit Local Restaurants & Shops


Florianopolis is home to some of the region’s finest restaurants, first-class shopping, and best nightlife. Enjoy the fresh seafood dishes the city is known for, or go shopping at the numerous high-end shops scattered throughout the city.

The São José da Ponta Grossa Fortress, a historic fort located in Florianopolis.

Explore the City


While the Florianopolis nightlife has a distinctively modern edge at night, in the daytime hours, travelers can visit the city’s historical sites to view examples of beautiful colonial architecture from the Portuguese era.

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A surfer catching a wave with a yellow surfboard in Florianopolis, a surfer’s paradise in Brazil.

Adventure Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add some extra adventure to your personalized itinerary. Get your adrenaline pumping with hikes and multi-day treks, jungle expeditions, white water rafting trips, mountain biking tours and more. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your adventure.

The Church of Our Lady of Needs, an impressive historic church in Florianopolis.

Cultural Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about adding cultural tours and experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the rich cultures of Latin America and learn about the unique customs and traditions maintained by its people. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your cultural tour.

A couple enjoying some cocktails in a pool with the ocean and a palm tree in the background.

Spa & Wellness Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add spa & wellness tours to your personalized itinerary. Take advantage of a free day to enjoy some rest and relaxation at a resort, or visit a spa to unwind after a long day of exploring. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors to start planning your spa & wellness tour.

A perfectly-cooked medium rare steak cut into strips at a restaurant in Florianopolis.

Food Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add food tours and culinary experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the unique cuisines of Latin America and enjoy exclusive visits to some of the world’s top restaurants. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your food tour.

A cyclist standing next to his bike and observing the city from a beach in Florianopolis.

Family & Friend Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add family-friendly tours to your itinerary. Our team can help you build the perfect trip for your family, whether your group has small children, teenagers, senior citizens, or all of the above. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your family tour.

Explore Brazil

With stunning beaches, lush tropical forests, fascinating history and unique culture, Brazil offers many attractive destinations for travelers. Discover some of the best places to visit in Brazil below.

Rio de Janeiro


Also known as “The Marvelous City,” Rio de Janeiro brims with color, sound, rhythm, and joy. This sparkling city boasts one of the most naturally spectacular settings.

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São Paulo


As Brazil’s largest city, São Paulo’s attraction lies in its diverse people and its vibrant culture. Senses are overwhelmed by the sheer size and cosmopolitan feel of the city.

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Bonito


Bonito is an eco-tourism Mecca blessed with caves, waterfalls, and crystal-clear rivers. It’s a haven for nature and adventure lovers with great snorkeling opportunities.

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Buzios


Sitting at the end of a long sandy peninsula, Rio’s most exclusive beach resort of Buzios offers surfing, snorkeling, windsurfing, diving, or just simple relaxation.

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Iguazu Falls


The name Iguazu comes from the Guarani phrase for “big waters,” although this can only begin to describe the majesty and magnificence of these gigantic waterfalls.

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Manaus


Lying on the Negro River a short distance upstream from the mighty Amazon, Manaus is a former rubber-boom port that is today the main jumping-off point for excursions into the Amazon.

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Ouro Preto


An 18th century gold-mining center, Ouro Preto is bursting with striking Baroque architecture and sacred art. It is the colonial jewel in the crown of Minas Gerais state.

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Pantanal


Among the best places in South America to see wildlife, Pantanal is a vast natural ecological paradise where you’re almost certain to see jaguars, caimans, anacondas, exotic birds, and more.

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Paraty


Home to some of the world’s most spectacular Portuguese colonial architecture, Paraty is set on a shoreline of jutting peninsulas and secluded beaches.

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Praia do Forte


Praia do Forte is a charming coastal town blessed with beautiful white sandy beaches, clear blue waters and tropical reefs. It’s a great place for turtle-watching from December to March.

Recife


Recife boasts dazzling stretches of white sandy beaches, while the nearby UNESCO World Heritage Site of Olinda is simply the largest and most beautiful site of colonial architecture in Brazil.

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Salvador de Bahia


Salvador de Bahia sits behind beautiful beaches and an island-studded bay. But the real draw is the vibrant Afro-Brazilian culture which is best seen through the region’s unique music.

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Florianopolis Hotels

Discover the best places to stay in Florianopolis with our top pick Florianopolis hotels.

A cozy room with a view of a garden area outside at the Costão do Santinho Resort Vilas.

Costão do Santinho Resort Vilas

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Estrada Vereador Onildo Lemos, 2505 Praia do Santinho, Florianopolis

Guests at this illustrious resort will have the privileged opportunity to experience a natural reserve of rugged cliffs, soft beaches, green pastures, open-air archaeological museums and clear blue lagoons. Many rooms include balconies with stunning ocean views and some even boast a private Jacuzzi.

A spacious hotel room with a bed, sofa and chairs at the Blue Tree Towers in Florianopolis.

Blue Tree Towers Florianopolis

★ ★ ★ ★

Rua Bocaiúva, 2304 Centro, Florianopolis

Offering breathtaking views of Baia Norte, the excellent Blue Tree Towers Florianopolis truly holds up to the high standards of service and quality of the Blue Tree chain. Among the excellent amenities of the Blue Tree Florianopolis are a swimming pool, steam sauna, and fitness center.

A hotel room at the Pousada Natur Campeche in Florianopolis with various decorations on the walls.

Pousada Natur Campeche

★ ★ ★

Servidao Familia Nunes, 59, Praia do Campeche, Florianopolis

The charming Pousada Natur Campeche hotel offers first class service and comfortable rooms for excellent value. This peaceful hotel surrounded by beautiful lush gardens is a great place for those looking for serenity and comfort, yet wish to have opportunities for all types of activities right at their fingertips.

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