Ponta das Canas
With two kilometers of clear sand, Ponta das Canas is characterized as a quiet beach and calm waters. Located 34 km from the center and 40 km from the airport, has an active fishing colony. Its waters are calm and warm and the sunset one of the most beautiful in the world.
Its name derives from the landform, a sandy tip of clay with stones, and the plant that was produced in this place, the sugar cane. In this region we organized a community that strongly worked farming, and fishing, because the beach offering good conditions for the development of these genres.
With the growth of settlements and tourist productions, agricultural and fishing activities were decreasing, but still you can find many native residents exercising these activities.
Ponta das Canas turned into a recreational area and holiday with family and quiet atmosphere, away you are the highways. It has tourist infrastructure and has become an international tourist spot, deserving the preference of Argentine tourists.
A Praia da Ponta das Canas pertence ao Distrito da Cachoeira do Bom Jesus e dista 34km do Centro da Cidade de Florianópolis.
Ponta das Canas Beach dimensions
Length - 950 meters
Width 0 to 60 meters