Best area to stay in Florianopolis
Florianopolis, also known as Floripa, is the capital city of the state of Santa Catarina. It is an island situated in the southern region of Brazil, which boasts unrivalled beauty that attracts tourists from all around, especially in summer due to the 43 stunning beaches to be explored here. Winter visits are also highly recommended, as you will be able to enjoy the area without the hordes of summer tourists, peacefully exploring the many tourist trails, historical monuments and excellent seafood restaurants.
The city centre is a great place to stay for those looking to explore the island. The best place to stay is at one of the many hotels offering sea views on the Avenida Beira-Mar Norte, one of the city´s most popular areas. If what you are looking for is beaches, the Canasvieiras beach and the Beach of the English (Ingleses) are among the most popular in the area, and also offer the best choice of hotels.
The centre of Florianopolis boasts a great selection of things to do, from historical monuments to cultural attractions. You can easily visit everything on foot in just a few hours, as the centre is rather small and all of the main tourist attractions are close together. There are also many bus routes that will take you to the different beaches or the Florianopolis International Airport in just 20 minutes.