Florianopolis is known in Brazil as the Island of Magic. Its breath taking beaches are a paradise to surfers and beach goers a like. It is thought by many as the best place to unwind and get in touch with your inner self. It holds a lot of history as well as some of the most beautiful beaches in the country. Explore the historic centre of Florianopolis, enjoy the view from the Hercilio Light Lookout and revel in Joaquina Beach, Conceicao Lagoon, Barra da Lagoa and north of the island.