This hostel is on Florianópolis´s beautiful Barra da Lagoa Beach, featuring panoramic sea views and homemade specialities. It offers paragliding, paintball and Portuguese lessons. Wi-Fi and sports gear are free. Free of charge, Backpakers Sharehouse offers surf boards, fish rods and snorkelling gear. Many of those items can be used in the natural pools located just a 20-minute walk away. City tours, excursions and wakeboarding lessons can also be arranged. Dormitories are bright, providing nice views of the beach or the Atlantic Forest. They are equipped with a ceiling fan, and bathrooms are shared. Guests enjoy a daily buffet breakfast with fresh fruits and juices. In the evening, barbecue or homemade dishes are prepared. The bar serves snacks and exotic drinks. Backpakers Sharehouse provides a 24-hour front desk and assistance to travellers who need airport transfer. It is situated 15.5 miles from downtown Florianópolis centre and the bus station.