Santo Amaro da Imperatriz
Santo Amaro da Imperatriz lays 29 kilometers in the South of Florianopolis, the capital of Santa Catarina. The little village is situated at the edge of the national park "Serra do Tabuleiro", Santa Catarinas greatest nature preserve area. In the park you can find up to 1250 meters high mountain chains under which several rivers arise. Santo Amaro da Imperatriz is, due to its natural beauty and the world wide known mineral and thermal spas, a popular destination for daytrips within the South of Brazil. Santo Amaro da Imperatriz offers a variety of daytrips and outdoor activities. The impressing landscape of canyons, crystal clear mountain rivers and the Atlantic rainforest invites its visitors for hiking, climbing, canyoning/ rappelling and cycling. Moreover, it is possible to view this unique nature from another point of view: over the clouds while taking a paraglide flight. The enormous variation of offers of daytrips and excursions in Santo Amaro da Imperatriz guarantees you an unforgettable holiday in Santa Catarina!
Santa Catarina is also famous for rafting and wild water kayaking. One of the best stations for this sport is the river "Rio Cubatao" in Santo Amaro da Imperatriz. Here you can find one of the most famous rafting stations of South Brazil. The "Rio Cubatao" in Santo Amaro do Imperatriz provides excellent conditions for an adventure trip to explore the marvelous nature regions of Santo Amaro´s park "Serra do Tabuleiro" during a wild water kayak tour or a rafting trip.
The routes of "Rio Cubatao" are convenient for beginners as well as for extreme sports fans. Here you can find routes up to level IV. During this adventurous trip you get unique and breathtaking impressions of the untouched Atlantic rainforest of Santo Amaro da Imperatriz. Relax after this adrenaline outdoor activity at the hot thermal springs. The mineral and thermal spas of Santo Amaro da Imperatriz belong to the best ones in the world!
Santo Amaro da Imperatriz is also famous in Santa Catarina and whole Brazil for its religious festival "Festa do Divino". At this event, traditions and habits of the ancient immigrants of the Azores are shown. Santo Amaro da Imperatriz is a fantastic destination for excursions from Florianopolis. You can reach Santo Amaro da Imperatriz via the BR 282.
The nice village of Santo Amaro da Imperatriz is also convenient for longer stays, because of its variety of offers. There are very good accommodations in Santo Amaro da Imperatriz. The hotels and pousadas in Santo Amaro da Imperatriz spoil their guests with their first class service. It is also possible to stay for the night on the nearby island of Florianopolis, the "Ilha da Magia", the magical island. In Florianopolis is a fantastic variety of excellent hotels and pousadas at the beach of Florianopolis offered.
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