Tourism tips in Guarda do Embaú: what to do in Guarda do Embaú, main tourist attractions. Check out tips from the most charming village in Santa Catarina

ABThe most charming beach in the state of Santa Catarina is located a few kilometers from Florianópolis and is a haven for surfers who find perfect waves in the region.

the state of Santa Catarina It has one of the most disputed coastlines in Brazil, bringing together wonderful beaches with crystalline waters and great waves. Stronghold of surfers, the Embaú Guard it is a beach that also gives its name to a friendly fishing village with an alternative atmosphere. The beach is located in the municipality of hut just 46 km south of Florianopolis.

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the charm of Embaú Guard goes beyond the beautiful beach with perfect waves. The village is formed by dozens of sandy streets with charming inns, restaurants and rustic bars that rock the small village at night. Ecological trails, deserted beaches, viewpoints, natural pools, rivers and the mystical Vale da Utopia are other attractions that tourists can discover while in the region.

Considered one of the best surf spots in Brazil, the beautiful beach of Embaú Guard is among the 10 most beautiful in the country. Access to the huge sandbar cut by the Rio da Madre can be done by boats guided by the natives, swimming (the preferred way of surfers) or walking when the river is low.

The beauty of the region remains untouched thanks to the Serra do Tabuleiro Park, the largest conservation area in the state that encompasses part of the village and is home to rivers, waterfalls and various wild animals.

Tourist attractions in Guarda do Embaú

Photo: Douglas Scortegagna

Utopia Valley

Located between Praia do Maço and Prainha and was nicknamed by a plastic artist who 26 years ago lived in a cave in the region. The place is very famous for housing people who seek an alternative life.

Vulture stone

With access from the left side of the trail at the entrance to the river, the walk to the natural viewpoint takes around 30 minutes. From the top you can see Praia da Guarda do Embaú, Praia da Pinheira, Ilha dos Corais, Praia da Gamboa, Siriú, Garopaba, Rio da Madre and Paulo Lopes.

Praia da Guarda do Embau

One of the most beautiful beaches on the coast of Santa Catarina, Guarda do Embaú beach has a huge sandbar cut by the Madre River, which divides the beach from the village. Access to the beach is by boat or swimming. There is also a small beach in the north corner that can be reached by a trail, without the need to cross the river.

little beach

Accessed by the north corner of Guarda beach on a 15-minute trail, Prainha has great waves and is surrounded by hills with native Atlantic forest, white sand dunes and two beautiful cliffs. The beach does not offer any kiosk structure or street vendors.

Praia do Maço

With only 50 meters in length, Praia do Maço is the smallest of the beaches in the region. Surrounded by the beautiful Utopia Valley, it overlooks several of the islands in the region, including the south of Florianópolis.

How to get to Guarda do Embaú

Things to do in Guarda do Embaú

Tourism tips in Guarda do Embaú. Photo: Flickr / svnbg

By airplane

Florianópolis Hercílio Luz International Airport is the closest to Guarda do Embaú, just 48 km away.

Located in the municipality of Palhoça, in Santa Catarina, Guarda do Embaú has easy access. It is about 50 kilometers away from Florianópolis and just over 80 kilometers from Balneário Camboriú.

By car

Access via BR-101 for those coming from the North and South of Brazil.

By bus

Buses bound for Guarda do Embaú leave from Florianópolis Bus Station daily. The company Paulotur do the route.

Best time to visit Guarda do Embaú

Tourism tips in Guarda do Embaú

Tourism tips in Guarda do Embaú. Photo: Rodrigo Soldon

To enjoy the wonders of Embaú Guard plan your visit between the months of December and April when the weather is pleasant for good diving. Winter is usually very hard bringing low temperatures.

The months of September, October and November are more unpredictable attracting cloudy and rainy weather.

Between December and February, Guarda do Embaú is very busy, precisely because it is the favorite season for tourists. If you are planning to surf there, avoid the months between April and July. It is forbidden to practice water sports at this time, as it is when mullet fishing takes place.

Where to stay in Guarda do Embaú

Tourism tips in Guarda do Embaú

Tourism tips in Guarda do Embaú. Photo: Gus Valentine

From cheaper campsites to inns with incredible views, there is no shortage of good lodging options in Guarda do Embaú. If you are looking for comfort and location, our suggestion is the Chalet La Bella Villa and the Pousada Guarda Beach House.

Another excellent option is Pousada Doce Mar, with large and very functional rooms.

If you are planning a low-cost trip, it is possible to stay in shared rooms at Hostel Surf Paradise.

Booking offers more than 100 options for accommodation in Guarda do Embaú. See all available hotels on here.

Guarda do Embaú has great accommodation options on Airbnb. The platform that offers house, apartment and room rentals can be much cheaper than hotels. And if you haven't registered yet, you can use this discount code.

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Car rental

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Tickets to Guarda do Embaú

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