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Rio Surf n Stay

Rua Raymundo Veras, 1140 Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


  • 88%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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

We look forward to getting you out surfing in Rio
See you soon

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  • Latest Review

    Chill place near the beach. Staff was very friendly. Its nice to have surf lessons and sup available and some other tours. There isnt much else to do in the area besides the beach. No where to eat nearby for the most part. Bathrooms were pretty dirty. Nice place to unwind. Decent place to mingle with others.
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      Anonymous, USA, Female, 25-30
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Board games
  • Free Breakfast
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Towels Included


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Rio Surf n Stay Located at Rua Raymundo Veras, 1140 Recreio dos Bandeirantes, , Rio de Janeiro.
Rio Surf n Stay
Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro 22795-115 Rua Raymundo Veras, 1140 Recreio dos Bandeirantes
87% 40
-23.0307770 -43.4838974
Rio Surf n Stay
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