Welcome to the Islander, Welcome to Barra da Lagoa, Welcome to Florianopolis
The idyllic, scenic, carefree island in the South of Brazil. We are a locally owned hostel which provides us with the perfect base to give you the true, authentic experience of living on the island while mingling with the locals and getting to enjoy the tourist attractions.
What do you look for in your travel experience? Are you wanting to get in touch with locals and experience their culture but language and cultural barriers made that hard to accomplish? Well wonder no more, we throw in the local perspective along with the traveler’s experience.Book Now
Our Hostel is Different
Owned by locals, the hostel is a renovated home. This allows us to offer the dual benefits of ‘home comforts’ mixed with a healthy dash of hostel amenities and fanfare. Set at the heart of the picturesque Barra de Lagoa, we are just a road crossing from the main bus stop and a pebble throw from the beach.
Photograph by Eduardo Cassol
Hostels in Barra can be focused on the party scene and of course we can party with the best of them, and we would love you to join us when we do. Nevertheless we always go the extra mile in offering an all encompassing islander experience.
The history of Florianopolis oozes from the hostel, the seasoned staff add to the friendly vibe with the location and your fellow travelers adding to the cultural ambience.
We have 4 high quality dorms, with 2 plush private rooms and a functional family room. Our staff are always available to provide a helping hand for whatever you need.
We are all English speakers , with Spanish & Portugese too, but most importantly we speak the universal language `backpacker´.
Our hostel facilities includes: High quality wifi in all areas. A large, functional, fully equipped kitchen. There is a computer lounge, reception & tourist information desk.
We have 5 Common areas. Sofas, cable TV, a balcony bar & chill out patio. Entertainment includes a Foosball table and a selection of entertaining games amongst other things.
At night you can spoil yourself in our luxurious beds, comfy mattresses and sumptuous pillows. You are able to store items in robust, sizeable, private lockers.
Numerous power outlets are available in the room. Keeping cool with the room´s fan providing the ideal environment for a relaxing night’s sleep.