If you are searching for the best surf waters in Brazil, then come to Guarda do Embau. Once a laid-back, small fishing and farming town, it gained world recognition for its challenging waves swelling as high as 10 feet (3 meters) that crashes into the mouth of Rio do Madre. Its postcard-worthy surroundings where the river and sea meet is ideal for surfers and beach lovers. Long sandy shores formed by the river are flanked by a diverse rainforest stretched among mountains and plains. Visit during the rainy season to catch the best waves happening in summer and partially autumn. Around this time, Guarda hosts the local and national surf competitions like the Rip Curl Groom open to pros and amateur wave climbers. It closes during May to July to preserve the endangered species that thrives in the area. For cozy beachside accommodations, check out our list of Airbnb vacation rentals below. Book one now!
The private room is on the upper floors of a rustic hostel near Rio do Madre, the beach, city center, nature trails, markets, bars, restaurants, and bakery. It’s a spacious room furnished with a double bed and a single bed that sleeps 3 guests comfortably. It also has cabinets, desk space, ceiling fan, and its own private bathroom. There’s a balcony with refreshing views of the outdoors. Guests enjoy simple amenities like Wi-Fi, TV, and free parking. They have access to the BBQ area for small gatherings. Luggage drop-off is allowed. Do note that the owner’s pets roam freely on the property.
Amarelo Hibisco Pousada - Guarda do EmbaúGuarda do Embaú, Santa Catarina, Brazil
The private studio is in a property near the Guarda city center and Praia. It is a separate structure from the main house with chic, modern interiors. The cozy space for 2 guests has its own private entrance. It features a double bed with thick cushions, an equipped kitchenette, and a private bathroom. Guests are provided with free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, desk space, flat screen TV, and free parking. There is a BBQ area and covered patio guests can use for relaxing. The owners require guests to stay for at least 5 days.
Recanto Sonho da Guarda | Estúdio 2Guarda do Embaú, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Da Madre Pousada is a 5-minute walk to the city center and 300 meters (984 feet) away from Praia beach. It’s a beautiful space for 4 guests with concrete walls, shingle tile roofing, rustic furniture, modern appliances, and oriental décor. Up for rent is one of their ground floor units, the Ap Orquidea. French doors open to a simple living room with a sofa bed, a fully equipped kitchenette, and dining area for 2. The bedroom contains a double bed with a thick mattress on a bed frame made of driftwood cozy for sleeping 2 guests. It is also furnished with shelves, cable TV, Wi-Fi, and heating. The private bathroom has free toiletries and an enclosed shower. Outside is a covered patio with a seating area and hammock where guests can relax and socialize. There’s free parking in the spacious lawn and an outdoor shower where you can rinse the sand off your body when returning back from the beach. Guests are required to stay at least for 2 days in this accommodation.
Ap Orquídea - Natureza e bom gosto a 300m da praiaGuarda do Embaú, Santa Catarina, Brazil
This lovely chalet is the perfect vacation home for 4 guests. It is 600 meters (1,968 feet) to the city center and 800 meters (2,624 feet) to the beach. It has two floors, very basic interiors, and simple wooden furniture inside a fenced in property with a spacious front lawn where you can park your car. The ground floor features a sofa bed where you can chill out while watching cable TV and a tiny fully equipped kitchen with a counter as your dining space. The upstairs bedroom has a double bed and a double bunk bed for cozy sleeping and a modern bathroom with toiletries and hot shower. The balcony with a seating area overlooks the entire property. Guest enjoy the conveniences of Wi-Fi and air-conditioning. There’s a required 2-night stay on this property.
Chalé da Guarda do Embaú - Santa CatarinaGuarda do Embaú, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Rosano’s house is a huge property 5 minutes away from centrinho and the beach. It is a brick 2-level home with simple interiors but all the modern comforts 8 guests would need. It is surrounded by a well-kept lawn with parking space. The ground floor features a fully equipped kitchen with dining area and a living room with a U-shaped sofa cozy for several people to sit and lounge on while watching TV or taking naps. There are 2 spacious bedrooms on the second floor containing a double and 3 single beds, sofa, and a couch that guests can sleep on. The 2 bathrooms have a sink, toilet, and enclosed shower. There’s a wrap-around balcony accessed thru the bedrooms where guests can have a good view of the outdoors. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi, desk space, and free essentials. You’re required to stay for at least 3 nights if you’re checking in on a Friday or Saturday.
casa do rosanoGuarda do Embaú, Santa Catarina, Brazil
This charming brick and wood cottage sits on a property surrounded by a lush forest. Up for rent is one of the bedrooms that accommodate 3 guests. The room has rustic interiors with a small balcony overlooking the pool and garden area. It is on the second floor accessible by a narrow staircase. It is furnished with a double bed and single bed, free Wi-Fi, and desk space. For additional sleeping space, guests may also use the couch or lay an air mattress in the living room. There are 2 shared bathrooms with hot water and free essentials. Guests may use the kitchen and BBQ area to cook and eat their meals. Luggage drop-off is allowed. The home is in Santa Catarina close to the beach, walking trails, and business establishments.
Room in charming chalet in Guarda do EmbaúGuarda do Embaú, Santa Catarina, Brazil
This lovely little home is your ideal getaway for 3 looking for long-term stays. You have the privacy of an entire home meters away from shops, pharmacy, restaurants, bars, supermarket, and the city center. The structure is a mix of wood and cement, with vaulted ceilings, and a compact space with simple furniture featuring a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, bathroom, and living room with a TV. The second floor features a loft style bedroom with a double bed and a floor mattress ventilated by a fan and lots of windows. There’s a covered patio fronting the garden where you can relax and have BBQs. Free parking is available.
Guarda do Embaú - Casa Nova - 3 minutos da praia.Palhoça, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Zulo Pousada is 180 meters (590 feet) to Praca da Guarda beach, 5 minutes to Pinhera beach, 7 minutes to Ponta do Papagaio beach, 25 minutes to Gamboa beach, and 35 minutes to Rosa, Siriu, Garropaba, and Ferrugem. It is a well-appointed house with a covered patio and garden with free parking. This single level home has modern interiors, vaulted ceiling, and contemporary furniture with an open layout featuring a tiny living room where you can watch TV, dining area, and fully equipped kitchen. The bedrooms contain a queen-size bed and a sofa bed that sleeps 4 comfortably. Free Wi-Fi, cable TV, desk space, and ethernet connection are provided. A single bathroom is complete with sink, toilet, enclosed shower with hot water and free toiletries. The covered patio has a hammock for relaxing while having BBQs with your companions. The owners allow long-term stays.
Morada Casa AmarelaGuarda do Embaú, Santa Catarina, Brazil
The tiny home is built inside a container painted bright yellow with all white interiors. Its innovative layout features a small kitchenette with sink, refrigerator, and microwave; a cozy double bed; a table for two; and a private bathroom complete with sink, toilet, enclosed shower, and free essentials. Guests have access to the patio and a garden where they can park their car. The owner allows long-term stays but require cleaning before checkout. The property is well-located in a quiet neighborhood in Guarda near restaurants, shops, ice cream parlors, pharmacy, and supermarket. Pinhera is just a 10-minute drive.
Manga-rosa amarelaEnseada da Pinheira, Guarda do Embaú, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Santa Guarda Hospedagem offers a loft style accommodation ideal for a couple. The room is called Rest in the Woods. It’s a cozy little space with rustic interiors featuring a small equipped kitchen, counter space, a comfy double bed and a private bathroom complete with a hot shower. Guests are provided with Wi-Fi, TV, free essentials, free and paid for parking. There’s a balcony that guests can access overlooking the lush garden where they can have BBQs. Long-term stays and luggage drop-off are allowed.
Loft Descanso na Mata - Perfeito para CasalGuarda do Embaú, Santa Catarina, Brazil
A delightful surfer's paradise
Aside from having easy access to the nearest beach, the accommodations in Guarda do Embau comes in a variety of motifs and layouts that will suit the different preferences of guests. Laid-back and cozy with the comforts of a modern home, these places will truly make your visit a truly memorable one.
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