There is a lot to do and discover in the touristic region known as Costa Verde e mar. The beauty of the coast of Santa Catarina reaches its peak on many if its beaches, where emerald green waters predominate, especially in Porto Belo and Bombinhas. But the main tourist destination in the region is the busy Balneário Camboriú. The city has an excellent hotel and business and service infrastructure, beautiful beaches, parks, international restaurants and some of the best nightclubs in the country. In Itajaí, the largest fishing terminal in the country, the highlights are the historic heritage and the port, the only one in the South region capable of receiving transatlantic ships. There is also the Parque Beto Carrero World in Penha, the Luis Alves rum stills and the adorable fishing villages at many points on the Costa Verde e Mar. Make your itinerary and have a good trip.

Enter in the joyful mood of the city that receives the most tourists during the summer in Santa Catarina.

If you like liveliness, you’re going to love Balneário Camboriú. The city’s streets pulse day and night, packed with vibrant trade, clothing, department stores, shopping malls, restaurants, ice cream parlors, cafes and bars on the seaside, the starting point for the famous nightclubs which go on until the early hours. There are also other attractions, such as the Parque Unipraias, Rodovia Interpraias and Praia do Pinho, the first naturist beach in Brazil.

Practice diving and other adventure sports on the coast and in the interior.

The Costa Verde e Mar has the best locations for diving in Santa Catarina. The cities of Porto Belo and Bombinhas are the most sought after, with abundant marine life. Another ecotourism activity that stands out in the region is bicycle touring. The Costa Verde e Mar circuit passes through beautiful routes on the coast and in the interior. And there are also excellent options for those who practice surfing, windsurfing, volleyball, ultralight flights and trekking.

Be enchanted by the color of the sea on trips along the Costa Esmeralda.

The Costa Esmeralda is a special route that crosses through the cities of Itapema, Porto Belo e Bombinhas. You will pass through almost 40 beaches with emerald green colored waters, jagged peninsulas, sheltered coves and fishing villages that still cultivate the Azorean culture in architecture, folklore and typical cuisine. The trip includes a visit to Ilha de Portobelo, which offers rocky trails and other attractions for tourists.

Appreciate the historic heritage of the only city in the South of the country that receives transatlantic ships.

Itajaí is a port city that has a valuable and well preserved historic heritage. The old buildings, that present characteristics of Portuguese and German cultures, compete with the transatlantic ships for the attention of tourists. The Port of Itajaí is the only one in the entire South region of Brazil able to receive these large tourist ships, which give extra color to the landscape in the region, especially in the summer season.

Visit one of the largest amusement parks in the work, rum stills and bustling seaside resorts.

The town of Penha is famous for housing Beto Carrero World. A whole day is not enough to see more than 100 rides and attractions at the park, which receives around 1 million people per year. In Luís Alves, the artisan rum stills enchant tourists, while the Balneário de Piçarras offers preserved nature and bustling nightlife during the entire summer season.

Balneário Camboriú. Success in tourism directed to seniors.

The preferred destination in Santa Catarina for the senior segment is Balneário Camboriú. Almost entirely flat, the city has a good hotel network and complete urban seaside infrastructure, with numerous leisure and service options, cafes, restaurants and ice cream parlors, as well as a large beach with calm waters that enchants those in the senior group. Visiting all of these attractions on foot is easy and very pleasurable. Furthermore, Balneário Camboriú is surrounded by other towns of great interest, such as Itajaí, Porto Belo, Bombinhas, Blumenau and Brusque and is also near to the capital Florianópolis.