Conceição Lake Conceição Lake

Surrounded by colonial buildings, the Lake is often sought by those who practice water sports.

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Conceição Lake is one of the oldest and, therefore, more traditional places of the island of Florianópolis, capital of the state of Santa Catarina. One of the first local villages was established there, with traces of Azorean immigration, which visible by the typical colonial architecture, and in the Nossa Senhora da Imaculada Conceição da Lagoa Church, from 1750.

It is the largest lake of the city, with 15 km of extension. It is the best known tourist spot of Floripa (nickname of the island) and is quite sought after by the lovers of sailing, kite surfing and other water sports. Stand Up Paddle (SUP), jet skis, kayaks and paragliders are also part of the scenario.

If you are looking for excitement, Centrinho da Lagoa will conquer you, as it is full of bars and restaurants that guarantee a lively nightlife and serve seafood, such as crab and oysters. Throughout Rendeiras Avenue, the famous sequências de camarão are very present. Created by fishermen, they consist of various shrimp dishes that are served successively.

Key information and tips

Tourist Information Center: 0800 644 6300

Opening hours:
24 hours a day, every day.

Free of charge.

Duration of the Visit
2 hours.
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Conceição Lake.
Tourism in Florianópolis.


Central region of Florianópolis

If you prefer, you can go to the Lake by taxi. Calculate the fare and refer to companies that provide the service in the city.

A great way to get around Florianópolis is by bike. As the Lake is very central, it is easy to get there. Check out some places that rent bikes.

You can explore the entire island of Floripa in the tourist bus that stops at various points in the city. The Lake is one of the bus stops. Check the bus lines that go there.

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