A Naturist World Praia da Galheta

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  • Listed By : Team - ANW
  • Listed On : Jun 30, 2019
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  • Category : South America » Brazil
  • Description : Praia da Galheta is one of the most famous nude beaches in Brazil.It is located between two of the busiest beaches of Ilha de Santa Catarina - Mole and Barra da Lagoa. Praia da Galheta is semi-desert, with access by a trail of 300 meters from the coast north of Mole.

    It is a very beautiful beach which attracts different types of visitors: naturists, tourists, locals, surfers, etc. Ideal for those who enjoy nature in all its extension. Crystalline waters and moderate to large range of 950 meters of beach with fine white sand. Some of the natural beauties of the beach are the small freshwater streams, spouts of water that arise from the hill of the Galheta Municipal Nature Park.

    Protected by a hill that keeps it isolated from the road, Galheta has been frequented by naturists since the 1970s, and practice is not compulsory. Naturists have been highlighted over the years as guardians of the park, collecting garbage, fight not only against seizures and undue degradation of fauna, flora and soil, but also recovering the vegetation by planting trees.
  • Location : Praia da Galheta, Florianópolis - Santa Catarina, Brazil

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Good to Know

  • Beach Type Beaches and Coves
  • Facilities There are three stalls which sell food in high season.The neighboring Mole Beach offers lodging services, bar, food and toilets.
  • Nudist Status Tolerated / Clothing Optional
  • Ease of Access It is accessible only by trails of low difficulty starting at Mole Beach - from which it is separated by a rocky coast - or in the channel of Barra da Lagoa , 15 kilometers from the Center of Florianópolis.

Getting There

  • Town / County / State Florianopolis, Santa Catarina
  • Zip / Postal Code 88061-700
  • Directions To get there, you need to make a 15-minute trail that has access to the nearby Mole beach - one of the main GLS strongholds in the capital of Santa Catarina.


  • Latitude -27.592512
  • Longitude -48.425182
  • Sea Level (In Meters) 4