Leisure and Entertainment
Santa Catarina has many parks, recreation and entertainment centers, bars, nightclubs and many other places for you to visit, enjoy your free time and have fun. Even the state’s large and important industries open their doors for visitors interested in learning about their production lines.
Have fun with the whole family at Santa Catarina’s Beto Carrero World and Unipraias Park.
In all regions of the state there are water parks with pools, slides, athletic courts and other recreational options for the whole family. One of the Santa Catarina’s biggest tourist attractions, Beto Carrero World, the largest multi-theme park in Latin America, is located in the town of Penha. There are more than 100 attractions, including roller coasters, a zoo, circus, themed shows and technologically advanced toys. Another attraction that can’t be missed is in Balneário Camboriú. Unipraias Park is a top-notch ecological project with trails, a canopy tour circuit, gazebos, an outdoor auditorium, amphitheater, food kiosks and complete facilities for leisure, shopping and services. Situated between two beaches, the park has a tram with access to both beaches and an intermediate stop on a hill, from where you have a breathtaking view of the city.
Stroll through sights, typical communities and become enchanted with the natural landscapes of Santa Catarina.
How about taking a ride on an old steam locomotive and admiring the scenery and small villages along the way? What about riding a buggy or trolley through inland towns? Or visiting bucolic fishing villages, ethnic communities and unique colonies of European descendants that still maintain the same pace of life as hundreds of years ago? In Santa Catarina you can do it all, and almost always while surrounded by lush nature.
Enjoy the liveliest nightclubs and bars in Santa Catarina.
For those who enjoy the nightlife, there are numerous options in Santa Catarina. Internationally renowned pubs, bars with live music, discos and nightclubs are part of the repertoire of Santa Catarina, attracting young people and tourists from all over. The capital, Florianópolis, has been considered by The New York Times as one of the 44 best holiday destination locations from around the world. Famous parties are held in Balneário Camboriú, which, every year, welcomes the world’s best DJs to electronic music festivals.
Use your free time to visit nationally and internationally recognized industries.
At two of the most important industrial centers in Santa Catarina, Blumenau and Joinville, you can see inside some of the industries that are among the largest in their segment within the country. Their production lines are open to visitors, with accompanying guides, usually by appointment. Those interested in benchmarking can better understand the success stories of these large companies, in addition to having a different type of recreational experience.