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Rio Surf n Stay

Awesome location away from the big city which allows you to experience the real Brazil. You are made to feel as though it is your house. I went there with my partner, who doesnt surf and she loved it as much as me.

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About Rio Surf n Stay

SPECIAL EVENTS

Carnival 2013 - check on riosurfnstay@gmail.com

GENERAL INFORMATION

Come to our town Recreio known as the surfers Sanctuary!

Enjoy Beautiful Nature Reserve Beachs- surf competitions hiking,surfing,BBQs and feel the real Brazil. 1min walk to beach of Macumba- 45min bus ride from Ipanema.

Our hostel is a spacious Surf styled house only 100m from the beach and its the perfect spot to relax in a hammock after a day of Surfing and other adventures.

We are centered in the middle of 7 different Surfing beaches, making it easy access by foot, bike and car. We are located opposite to Macumba Beach in Recreio dos Bandeirantes, on the outer skirts of the Rio City, 30min down the coast from Ipanema. Easy to access by bus, taxi, or we can arrange a pick up for you.

The hostel was put together and is run by a young couple, a New Zealander and Brazilian. Both being well travelled surfers, they have put this interesting hostel together for you to fall in love with. 'Our hostel is your home while you stay with us in Rio and enjoy the feeling of living in Brazil, we live in this area for a reason that you should experience'.

This area is ranked the best and most consistent surf beaches in the Rio City. The secluded beaches Prainha and Grumari have amazing jungle mountain backdrop with no development, and on a hot weekend day, are the favorite hangout beaches for surfers, famous actors, and Brazilian hot bodies. Grumari is even the spot where the beach scene from the movie City of God was filmed. These are the safest, cleanest and most relaxed beaches of the Rio City. Stay with us, the only hostel in the untouched area and be able to experience an island style feeling close to the city.

The rooms are spacious, all with ceiling fans, screened windows. Your bed will be made for you on your arrival with our sheets provided. We offer double, twin, and shared dorm rooms.

Includes a mini buffet breakfast daily of fruits, cakes, and breads with ham, cheese and jams. Also a selection of juices, tea and fresh Brazilian coffee. Plus, to top it all off, a surf video playing in the background to amp you up for the day.

We have no curfews and give every customer their own key to the gate, so you can come and go as you please.

Brazilian BBQs Offered regulary at the hostel.

We also have a all hour surf bar offering beers (R$3.00),sodas and bottled water and free football machine .

SURFING TRANSPORT in the Kombi Van, to search for the perfect waves of the day. (If the wave out front isn't the best). This is offered for free when you do your surf lessons or board rental.

Pick-ups for surfing tours with us are also offered daily from anywhere in the city. Contact us or talk to reception at your hostel.

SURF BOARD RENTAL - We have all types and in good condition.

Half Day - R$35

Full Day - R$45

SURF LESSONS- Beginner and novice 2 hour lessons in English, Portuguese and Spanish.

All equipment is provided; soft boards, leashes, and rash guards. Instructors are certified and well trained men and women.

We promise you will stand up and progress. Great location to learn with warm waters all year round!

Surf Packages can be booked under our special offer section on the site

Or customize packages to suit your needs , ask on arrival at the surf camp.

Private Lesson - R$100

Group Lesson - R$80

SKATE BOARD Park is located on the front of the Recreio beach; boards are available at the house.

WALKS in nature reserve Beachs Come to see amazing look-outs, Get the best view in town and experience a tropical jungle walk of 45min up.

CARNAVAL Package -****Dates Feb 16,17,18,19,20,21

6 nights minimum stay - Cheaper than the city hostels

Double room - R$2400 reais

dorm room - R$900 to R$ 975

Includes

- 1 day activity eg- 2hr board rental or Surf Lesson.

- BBQ

- 1 Carnival T-shirt

Internet Access

Buffet Breakfast

IMPORTANT - No bookings over this period will be confirmed if dates of booking is not correct to the package dates with a minimum stay of 6 nights

NOTE- once you have made your booking please email us to completed your total confirmation and 50% deposit .

NEW Years Package- 29/12/12 - 1/1/13

4 nights stay

We look forward to getting you out surfing in Rio

See you soon

Important Information

Conditions

The Rio Surf n Stay Guesthouse offers a relaxed healthy atmosphere for you to enjoy the best beaches of Rio. The natural enviroment at the house attracts most peolpe that are looking for a chill out area where they can experiance a direct contact with the simple and laid back Brazilian life style. Even though the atmospere is very tranquil, there is places for parties and having heaps of fun with the locals.

As this is a small buisness and space is limited, please contact us at least one week before your expected arrival date if you decide to cancel your reservation. During high season and special events, a one month cancellation notice would be greatly appreciated.

Our terms and conditions are stated in our website, and they are basic rules to keep a comfortable atmosphere in the house.

For special packages, specially NEW YEARS and CARNAVAL a 50% deposit fee will be required in order to confirm your resevation.

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Location

Rua Raymundo Veras, 1140 Recreio dos Bandeirantes

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Guest Reviews

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Great property-- much potential. If they put just a little effort and money into making the hostel nicer and CLEANER, it would be a huge improvement. It needs painting, the was NO furniture in the room, not one chair or desk-- just a bed. The sheets smelled musty, they need to invest in new towels.

The hosts were pleasant and accommodating, extending themselves to us.

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Awesome location away from the big city which allows you to experience the real Brazil. You are made to feel as though it is your house. I went there with my partner, who doesnt surf and she loved it as much as me. If you want to relax and enjoy a cheaper, better option to Rio I would recommend you spend some time with Mauro and his family. You wont regret it. In a six week trek around Sth America, staying here was a highlight.

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