Balneário Camboriú is a major beach resort in the Brazilian southern
state of Santa Catarina. The town, with its steep hills dropping down to the
sea, is popular amongst South Americans. The main ocean boulevard is called Avenida Atlântica (Atlantic Avenue).
Balneário Camboriú is famous for the cable car which (uniquely in the world)
links the two beaches of Balneário Camboriú and Laranjeiras. The town is
located 10 km (6.2 mi) south of the city of Itajaí and 80 km
(50 mi) north of the state capital, Florianópolis, and has a population