This secluded mile-long beach is surrounded by hills covered with lush tropical vegetation (now mostly protected by a municipal park) and offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic. It can only be reached by boat or by a steep, 5-km (3-mile) path that starts at the entrance of the Pântano do Sul village. Amenities: none. Best for: solitude.
18 km (11 miles) south of Florianópolis, SC-406, Florianópolis, Brazil