"The View" Hostel

The View, a surfers fascination!

Friendly and welcoming hostel The View recently opened the gates for all you lovers of surfing and outdoor activities. Here, in Florianópolis, the vibrant city in south of Brazil, you’ll find it all. The View location, between the Island of Santa Catarina’s most attractive beaches Praia Mole and Praia da Joaquina, serves you a magnificent environment, an unbeatable view as well as challenging waves.

Specialized in kite and surf trips around Florianópolis coast, "The View" is the hostel for the traveler who is more than a tourist. This is the place for researchers that need to discover what is behind of each blown wind. Kite surfing, surfing and traveling around the world has served as inspiration for this place of outstanding experiences, attractive sports possibilities and unbeatable sights of a wonderful country.

We can offer you very good accommodation at reasonable price! The building is completely renovated and all rooms and equipment is completely new (Opening was in October 2011). No matter if you travel as a solo or in group, we will give our best that you spend a truly memorable days with us. Our stuff and help desk would be always on you disposal to accommodate you in best possible way and arrange wide range of activities according your preferences.

We’re more than happy to welcome you here and we can almost guarantee you’re going to fall in love with the place.

The View crew

Joaquina, Barra da Lagoa & Praia Mole

Joaquina, Barra da Lagoa & Praia Mole

We are suited at most beautiful paradise of Santa Catarina coast, the magic Island - a dream in the middle of the sea. "The View" owes its name to mind-blowing panoramic view of Brazilian most attractive beaches - Praia Mole and and Praia da Joaquina! Our facility is perfect for all adventurers looking for more than just regular accommodation. From here it is easy to access numerous hot spots, stunning beaches and downtown of Florianópolis!

Praia Mole is just 5 minutes walking distance from the hostel! Is paradise for surfers and sun worshippers, a favorite of the island's young, athletic and beautiful crowd; Surfing in Brazil is an astonishing experience that will make you fell in love with it for rest of your life. Praia Mole and its surrounding beaches are a haven for surfers and they are very popular among surfers from all around the world.

Joaquina – is one of the most famous beaches in Brazil. Surrounded by sand dunes and beautiful landscapes where you can try a sand boarding experience. Great beach for surfing or just chill out. From the rocks on the left side you can have an incredible view of the whole beach and the outstanding nature of the island.

Barra da Lagoa - is the world famous spot for surfing. It is home to world champion Jacqueline Silva and famous Praia Mole usually hosts the WCT Surfing Championships. Barra da Lagoa is a quaint fisherman's village but the physical characteristics of the beach make it the perfect place to learn to surf. There are no big rocks, sharks or deep holes and the water is usually below chest deep. The canal at Barra da Lagoa connects the Lagoa da Conceição with the open sea. It has very good connections to downtown, and it’s perfect spot for sightseeing, exploring nature and practice various sport activities. It has an advanced infrastructure and charm very popular with tourists from around the world. The entire east coast of the Island offers the stunning attractions and intact natural beauty, including the Lagoa da Conceição lagoon, which is beloved by its cosmopolitan inhabitants. Excellent restaurants and bars, nightclubs and vivid nightlife are ruling in this area. And on top of that, this region is highlighted by several of the Island's most beautiful beaches.


Testimonials & Reviews

I had the privilege of being the first guest in this Hostel! Hostel location is incredible! It's near one of the most in surf beaches of the island of Florianópolis, near Praia Mole! Also, it's in Lagoa da Conceição area, so you can enjoy restaurants and bar in the immediate vicinity. The Hostel is completely new, rooms are spotless, tastefully decorated and of course – it's a breathtaking view. I have 100% positive recommendation and price is very good.

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