Attractions of Mariscal and region
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The Mariscal Beach, with white sand with quartz crystals and crystal clear waters. The name came about due to the large amount of seafood on its shores. With very clean waters and medium sized waves it is very popular among surfers. The vegetation of sandbank is preserved and is painting of green all of its border, bringing tourists closer to nature. It is suitable for baths and sunbathing, surfing, sport fishing and long walks. For those who like peace, Mariscal has an almost exclusively residential structure.
Simply paradisiac. Its clear waters and no waves are ideal for snorkeling. With approximately 95 meters of sand, the beach of Sepultura holds beauty and legends. It is told by the older residents that the beach is called so by the supposed existence of a slave’s grave who was killed after a fight at the site in 1840.
It is the beach of the centre of the city, with very a very good deal of shops and restaurants. Its sand is composed of quartz crystals that give an incredibly white tone, framing the calm and transparent sea with small waves, ensuring the joy of children. The same crystals produce a distinctive sound underfoot, crackling, which gave the name to the beach. It is 1227-meters long. In Bombinhas the main scuba diving operators are located with daily departures to the shores of the peninsula and the southern part of Arvoredo Island. One of the greatest attractions of Bombinhas Beach is the traditional Race of Canoes. An annual event, always in the city's anniversary celebration in March, which attracts fishermen from all over the state, with its peculiar canoes.
Lagoinha beach is beautiful for surface diving, a lot of natural pools, between the big rocks by the sea, attract different species of fish that can be spotted even without entering the water. But it's hard to resist the dip in its clear waters and no waves.
Canto Grande Beach
For being located on an isthmus with two opposing beaches, its first name was Great tip. From the 30s on, it got the current name, dividing itself between the Inside Sea and the Outside Sea. This small fishing village still keeps alive the culture of the Azores immigrants, such as the kings’ suit tradition and the artisanal fishing technique. The center of town is at the foot of the Morro do Macaco Municipal Park, the second highest point of the city that offers tourists a beautiful view of the city, the Biological Marine Reserve of Arvoredo and also the neighboring cities like Tijucas, Governador Celso Ramos and Florianópolis. The Inside Sea is on the west side of the village, in the Bay of Zimbros. It has calm waters and is the starting point of many fishing and boating trips in the region. It is 2.180-meter long. From there, the sunset is a unique attraction. The Mar de Fora, east of the village, has more choppy waters with favorable waves for surfing. Its clear waters are renewed constantly by currents. The beach is also very popular with baitcasting fishing lovers, along its 3831 meters.
It was the first beach sighted by Azorean settlers in the peninsula, in which they found Zimbros, a plant of the pináceas family of whose aromatic fruit the liquor known as Genebra is made of. Hence, the name of the beach. Zimbros is a neighborhood with excellent infrastructure. Besides tourism, the income of the population comes from fishing and the cultivation of seafood and oysters. Boats close to beach provide a colorful and picturesque look. Its calm waters and no waves are conducive to water sports such as sailing and skiing. On the right corner of the beach is the area of relevant ecological interest Costeira de Zimbros, which houses important examples of flora and fauna of the Atlantic Forest and has ten deserted beaches, among them are: Cardoso, Lagoa, Triste and Vermelha.
The Bombas beach is a fully urbanized beach with 2186 meters and large associated infrastructure. It has lifeguards, bars, kiosks, restaurants, supermarkets, pharmacies, bakeries and trade in general. It is a place of great beauty, suitable for swimming and recreation, with small waves in much of the time. Known by the locals as Praia Grande, Bombas has its name originated from the sound produced by the beating of the waves on the sand, stronger and more intense than produced in Bombinhas.
As the name implies, this beach is a great place for Tainha fishing during the winter months. It is a natural retreat from the Atlantic Forest, with amazing beauty. It is about 200-meter long.
With access by a trail of a little more than 1km, through the Atlantic Forest, is Praia da Galheta. Much appreciated by those who enjoy trekking. From the beach, you have a beautiful visual of Bombas and Bombinhas.
This little wild beach, with only 120 meters long, is located between the Bombas and Bombinhas beaches. Surrounded by green of native forest, Ribeiro has calm and clear waters that invite for a delicious sea bath. At certain times of the year one can see turtles swimming calmly along the shore. The beach is also favorable for surface diving (snorkeling).
Quatro Ilhas Beach
The name is given by sight of the beach the four islands (arvoredo, galé, deserta and macuco). Surrounded by natural beauties, to the sides and behind, there are hills with Atlantic Forest and one of the most clear seas that can be found in the State. It has restaurants and bars of the most diverse types. It is ideal for surfing and super fun during the summer season.
Retiro dos Padres Beach
In the mid-nineteenth century, an English ship was damaged on site. That picked the curiosity of residents who flocked to the site to see the ship and its crew, since they had never seen a real Englishman. From this event, the beach was known as Praia dos Ingleses. In 1967, the beach was acquired by Salesian priests of Itajai, where they built a house of spiritual retreat, reason for the new baptism beach. Of wild beauty, the beach of clear waters and lots of rocks is surrounded by the Atlantic Forest and is good for sport fishing lovers.