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Barra Surf Hostel Reviews

Angelina Joaquina dos Santos, 90, Barra da Lagoa, Florianopolis, Brazil

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89 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 77%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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What a great chilled out place to stay. Was given info on things to do and tried surfing through their recommendations - was great! Management are lovely and the staff are fellow travellers so it has a great buzz. Really social and so close to the beach. I only wish I could have stayed longer!


Very close to the beach and surf school and it has a good atmosphere. Fresh bread for breakfast and the bathrooms are alright. We were happy with out stay there!


It was one of my favourite hostels I have stayed at. The staff and owners were very kind and helpful! The location was great as it's a 2 min walk to the beach, the atmosphere was great especially being a solo traveller as everyone was warm and friendly.


A very nice hostel. Very close to the beach. Probably the hostel for you if you want to learn how to surf. The staff are people that seem to be very serious about surfing, and they are very nice too. If you come at the winter time, most of the stores (Except for some supermarket and a place to buy fruits) will be closed. Also there is no ATM around, so come prepared. There is a bus that shows up occasionally that can take you to Florianopolis. Rodrigo, thank you for the cab, it saved us :)


The standard, atmosphere, and overall vibe of this place goes beyond words. It's special and you meet the exact people you resonate with. Like a cosmic magnet for the best kind of people. Are you one of them?

  • 3rd Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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