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Farol de Santa Marta Santa Catarina

Galheta

A 4 WD is recommended as the sand dunes can block the road. It is a peaceful and quiet place. Always has a surfable wave. Worth a check.

Quality

Wave quality > World class
Frequency > Very consistent (150 day/year)
Experience Required > All surfers

Wave

Type > Beach-break
Direction > Right and left
Power > Hollow, powerful, fast
Bottom > Sand

Swell and Wind

Minimum Swell Size > 0.5 m | 1ft
Maximum Swell Size > 2 m | 6 ft
Swell Direction > E , S, SE , NE
Wind Direction > NE, N, NW, S, SE, SW

More Details

Crowd during the Week > Empty
Crowd on the Week-end > some crowd
Hazards >sand dunes in the road

Infrastructure

Accommodation > Local houses, camping and Cottages
Commerce > Just for the basic needs
Nightlife >none
Health assistance > Hospital – 20 km | 12 miles

Editor’s Comments

A 4 WD is recommended as the sand dunes can block the road. It is a peaceful and quiet place. Always has a surfable wave. Worth a check.

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