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How to get to Balneário Camboriú :
The closest airport is Ministro Viktor Konder Airport located in the municipality of Navegantes. It is about 30km. The airport has several direct flights to São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília. It has occasional international flights during the summer through connections.
To learn which companies Fly to these cities, see the “about” section of each city or scroll down below to the "Learn More About Related Destinations".
Located 80km away from Florianópolis, Balneário Camboriú competes with the capital of Santa Catarina as the most famous destination for tourism. From December through March, more than 1,5 million tourists go there every year.
What to see:
The city is famous for being like a little Rio de Janeiro. Beautiful beaches everywhere you go. They have their own little version of the Christ the redeemer and also cable cars, just like Sugar Loaf in Rio.
Balneário is one of the main destinations in the south of Brazil, with the many beaches that the city offers, is impossible not to fall in love with it. Don’t need to worry about taking your chair or umbrella, you can find everything in the little shops at the beach. Close to Balneário is the little charming city of Blumenau which its german influenced culture. One other interesting activity close to Balneário is the most famous theme park in Latin America: Beto Carrero World!
Climate and temperature in Balneário Camboriú:
The south of Brazil tends to be colder and it is no different with Balneário Camboriú. In the summer, it is quite warm. The maximum temperature between December and February is 30 Degrees Celsius or 86 Degrees Fahrenheit. It gets progressively colder from March up until July, when the maximum average temperature is at is coldest at 19 Degrees Celsius or 66 Degrees Fahrenheit.
The Minimum average is around 20 Degrees Celsius or 68 Degrees Fahrenheit in the summer months and at a low of around 10 Degrees Celsius or 50 Fahrenheit between June and August.
Average Minimum and Maximum Temperature Over The Year In Celsius
Average Minimum and Maximum Temperature Over The Year In Fahrenheit
*Graphs courtesy of World Wheather & Climate Information
The Best time to go:
Assuming you want good chances of getting sunny warm weather, the best time to go to Balneário is in between the months of December, January, February and March.
What to try from the local cuisine:
Calderada de Frutos do Mar: Stew of sea food, is a delightful dish filled with treats from the sea, such as squid, shrimp, whitefish, with many different kinds of spices!
Marisco lambe-lambe: a shellfish dish, filled with white rice with spices, vegetables and palm oil flour.
Local Time is UTC/GMT – 3. During Daylight savings, from mid-october through mid-February. Exact dates vary as the time change is always on Saturdays.
Currency is the same all over Brazil - BRL – R$ - Brazilian Reais. Pronounced as Re-eyes (plural) or Re-owl (singular). No establishment accepts payment in any currency other than BRL.
Tap water is not drinkable. You should only drink bottled water. That is what you’ll be served when you ask for “water” anywhere you go.