Brazil is thought to be the place where modern sandboarding was invented, when impatient surfers near Florianopolis decided to stop waiting for big waves in the ocean and hit the dunes instead. There are many great sand surfing spots which are popular amongst Brazilian dune surfers.

Brazilian Sandboarder

Dunas de Genipabu – Extremoz, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

Dunes in the Natal region, near the province of Extremoz.


Praia de Pipa – Tibau do Sul, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

The Malembá Dunes are located in this beach close to Natal.

Coca Cola Lake – Salinópolis, State of Pará, Brazil

Wonderful dunes surrounding a unique lake with see-through waters that appear to be brown (hence the name Coca Cola), near the province of Belem.

Praia da Joaquina – Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Stunning beach near Florianópolis, home to some of Brazil’s most famous sand dunes.

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