Porto Belo is a tender port and you will be tendered into Porto Belo's yacht harbor.
Cruise schedule for Porto Belo.
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Porto Belo is located south of Rio de Janeiro on the Atlantic Ocean in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. The small town is famous for its good beaches, emerald-green waters, and great diving opportunities.
There is a sightseeing bus which conducts hourly tours in and around the town.
The beaches are the main draw here. Perequê is the largest one.
Camboriu is famous for the cable car that links the two beaches of Balneário Camboriú and Laranjeiras. Board the cable car at the Barra Sul Cable Car Station for a short ride up to the Atlantic Forest Station.
There is limited shopping right by the tender dock but there is a free shuttle that will take you into downtown Porto Belo for more shops and stores.
Cafes which offer free WiFi for customers are sparse.
Basic hours for most stores and businesses are from 9am to 6pm, with an extended lunch hour from around noon to 2pm.
Many museums are closed on monday.
Carnival - the five days leading up to Ash Wednesday
April 21 - Remembrance of Tiradentes
May 1 - Labour Day
September 7 - Independence Day
October 12 - Nossa Senhora Aparecida
November 2 - Dia dos Finados (the Day of the Dead)
November 15 - Proclamation of the Republic
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