4 seashores in SC might be licensed with the Blue Flag seal for the primary time; see checklist

4 seashores in Santa Catarina have the primary likelihood to be licensed by the Blue Flag Program in October. They’re on the checklist of pre-approved seashores to get the seal. There’s additionally a state marina talked about for the primary time.

Vegetation stands out on the entrance of Lagoa do Peri in Florianópolis, one of many 9 new seashores on the checklist – Picture: Arquivo/Leo Munhoz/ND

Among the many novelties of the checklist are the seashores of Santa Catarina: Lagoa do Peri, Florianopolis; Praia do Cerro, Barra Velha; Praia de Taquaras, Balneário Camboriú (SC) and Praia Grande and Ervino in São Francisco do Sul (SC). In whole, there are 22 locations in Santa Catarina that rely seashores and marinas, or which are repeated or talked about for the primary time.

The variety of candidates elevated throughout Brazil. Based on the Ministry of Tourism, this system is “the most important international award devoted to the administration of seashores, marinas and cruise ships.”

The analysis of the nationwide award jury shaped with the participation of the portfolio determined to provide pre-approval for 40 blue flags, together with 29 seashores and 11 marinas. The full represents a 42% improve in comparison with the 2021 season when 28 websites have been licensed, a document for this programme.

Among the many pre-approved ones, there are 20 seashores and 6 marinas that may renew their certificates. Along with these talked about, the next seashores are new to the checklist: Praia de Itaúna, Saquarema (RJ); Praia do Forno, Armação de Búzios (RJ) and Praia do Cumbuco, Caucaia (CE).

5 marinas have been nominated for the primary time this 12 months: Voga Marine (SP); Santos Yacht Membership, Angra dos Reis (RJ); Santos Yacht Membership, Guarujá (SP); Marina da Conceição, Florianopolis (SC); and Yacht Clube da Bahia, Salvador (BA).

Based on Tourism Minister Carlos Brito, the entry of latest locations into the Blue Flag program represents recognition of the federal government’s work on the surroundings. “We can have extra licensed seashores and this may positively have a constructive affect on the popularity of Brazilian pure magnificence by vacationers from everywhere in the world.”


With the intention to obtain the Blue Flag certificates, plenty of standards have to be met, specializing in environmental administration, water high quality, environmental training, security and companies, sustainable tourism and social duty. All standards have to be maintained and confirmed yearly.

The goal of this system is to extend the extent of participation and consciousness of the society, together with entrepreneurs and public directors within the maritime sector, on the necessity to defend the marine/coastal surroundings, and to strengthen actions within the pursuit of high quality and high quality that end in fixing present issues. safety. surroundings.

Now, the purposes of these labeled by the nationwide jury will likely be forwarded to the worldwide Blue Flag jury, which can meet in September to pick out the winners. The ultimate outcome will likely be identified in October. The flag handing ceremony will happen in November firstly of the summer season season within the southern hemisphere.

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Along with selling sustainable growth in freshwater and marine areas, the Blue Flag Program compels native authorities and seaside managers to realize the top quality requirements required in website choice standards. The Ministry pressured that now the Blue Flag has turn out to be “a extremely revered and acknowledged eco-label working to carry collectively the tourism and environmental sectors on the native, regional and worldwide stage”.

The Blue Flag Program was created by the FEE (Environmental Schooling Basis), a world establishment with representatives from many international locations. In Brazil, the nationwide operator of this system is Instituto Ambientes em Rede (IAR).

Checklist of seashores specified for the 2022/2023 season:


  • Praia do Tombo – Guarujá – SP;
  • Ponta de Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe Seaside, Salvador – BA
  • Praia Grande, Governor Celso Ramos – SC;
  • Praia do Pero, Cabo Frio – RJ
  • Praia do Estaleiro, Balneario Camboriú – SC;
  • Praia do Estaleirinho, Balneario Camboriú – SC;
  • Picarras Seaside – Balneario Picarras – SC;
  • Guarajuba Seaside, Camaçari – BA;
  • Itacimirim Seaside, Çamaçari – BA;
  • Quatro Ilhas Seaside, Bombinhas – SC;
  • Mariscal Seaside, Bombinhas – SC;
  • Conceição Seaside, Bombinhas – SC;
  • Prainha, São Francisco do Sul – SC;
  • Praia do Forte, São Francisco do Sul – SC;
  • Praia Grande, Penha – SC;
  • Vovó Basin Seaside, Penha – SC;
  • Praia da Saudade, Penha – SC;
  • Praia da Sereia, Vila Velha – ES;
  • Praia do Sossego, Niteroi – RJ; AND
  • Patacho Seaside, Porto de Pedras – AL.


  • Fairy Lagoon, Florianopolis – SC;
  • Itaúna Seaside, Saquarema – RJ;
  • Praia do Cerro, Barra Velha – SC;
  • Praia do Sol, Barra Velha – SC;
  • Praia do Forno, Armação de Búzios – RJ;
  • Taquaras Seaside, Balneario Camboriú – SC;
  • Cumbuco Seaside, Caucasus – CE;
  • Praia Grande, São Francisco do Sul – SC; and
  • Ervino Seaside, São Francisco do Sul – SC.

Checklist of candidate marinas for the 2022/2023 season:


  • Marina Costabella, Angra dos Reis – RJ;
  • Nationwide Marinas, Guarujá – SP;
  • ICSC, Florianopolis – SC;
  • Marina Kauai, Ubatuba – SP;
  • Tedesco Marina – Balneario Camboriú – SC; and
  • Marina Itajai, Itajai – SC.


  • Voga Marine, Ubatuba – SP;
  • Santos Yacht Membership, Angra dos Reis – RJ;
  • Santos Yacht Membership, Guarujá – SP;
  • Marina da Conceição, Florianopolis – SC; and
  • Bahia Yacht Membership, Salvador – BA.

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