Lagoinha do Leste- possibly the most beautiful beach in Florianopolis, only accessible by trail (about 1 ½ hours of steep walk each away) or boat. Great views on the way.
Naufragados- another beach only accessible by foot or boat. Moderate walk of around 4km each way through a nature reserve. Visit to a lighthouse and beautiful views of the south coast at the end.
Costa da Lagoa– an isolated fishing community accessible by trail or boat. The trail is 7 km long and the return can be done by boat. Quaint and very affordable seafood restaurants at the end to try the local food.
Lagoa do Peri & Sertão do Peri – a longer coast-to-coast walk (3 to 4 hours) passing through a lagoon, small rivers and waterfalls and remains of sugar cane mills. Panoramic views of the Serra do Tabuleiro and East Coast of the Island at the beginning and end.
Duration: 5 – 7 hours, depending on the trek
Level of Difficulty: Beginners to Intermediate, depending on the trek