Barra da Lagoa
Barra da Lagoa is one of the most dynamic and fun beach spots of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina. Nightlife, Nature, Beautifull beaches, surfing, all comes together!
LocationLocated on Unique spot at the beach front of Barra da Lagoa, a fishing village, surrounded by nature and a small town with services like restaurants, pharmacies, supermarkets, public transportation 30m from us . Crossing the bridge in the canal, to the left, there lays the castle of the Backpackers Share House, overlooking Barra da Lagoa Beach. We are a bus ride to popular surf beaches like Moçambique, Mole and Joaquina and to the night life of Lagoa da Conceição.
How to get here
From the bus station
When you arrive at Florianópolis bus station, walk past the hustlers offering pousadas and telling that The Backpackers is closed, and straight out of the doors facing Floripa Centro. Turn right and five minutes walk to the south (past the bus terminal car park) is the local bus station. The bus to Lagoa da Conceicao leaves from the second-last stop at the end of the middle platform. This bus is #330 or #320. Ride this bus to the Lagoa Terminal. Here, change to bus #360 to Barra da Lagoa and ride until the final stop. Over the footbridge is The Backpackers Sharehouse on your left. This journey should take 50 min and cost R$ 2, 95. Change is rare, so don’t try to pay with a big bill. These blue buses run from 5.50 AM until 11.30 PM (occasional buses run later).
OR By taxi – Walk out the doors and ask a driver to take you to Barra da Lagoa. It will cost around R$ 50, 00. Again, when you arrive in Barra da Lagoa, walk over the footbridge and find the BacKpackers 20m up the path on your left.
From the airport
By bus – Walk out of the airport and go to the bus stop out the airport. Catch green bus #183 or #186 which comes every ten minutes. Written on the bus is Corredor do Sudoeste. Get off at the local bus station and follow the directions from above. This bus will cost you R$ 1,80 and take you 25-30 minutes during rush hour. It runs from 5.30 AM until 12.30 PM
OR By taxi – It will cost you around R$ 50,00, 40-50 minute ride. Ask a driver to take you to Barra da Lagoa. Preferably in Portuguese. Or in Sudanese. But preferably in Portuguese..