According with the brazilian Veja Magazine (2008/09 Edition) you can find in less than 2 blocks from Piratas da Praia Hostel:
Boteco (best draft beer). Spettus(best stake house), Padaria Diplomata (best brazilian bread), Parraxax�(best regional food), Nox club (best night club of north and notheast part of Brazil), Jardins (best middle-week night event), UK Pub (best european style pub), Peng (best chinese food), plus many other ones as good as.
From here is very easy to take a public transportation to Olinda, Recife Antigo, ilha de Itamaraca, Porto de Galinhas and many others fun places to visit.
We are only:
15 minutes by bus or taxi from the airport,
10 minutes by bus from Recife historic Area,
18 minutes by bus from Olinda historic area,
**Less than 5 minutes walking to restaurantes, bars, night club, supermarkets, backery etc..
1 minute walking to the shore of Boa Viagem beach **great location**.
We provide a WIFI ambiance + modern cyber café.
Very clean rooms with big windows to allowed the ocean breeze come in plus:**lockers with keys**, ceiling fan and optional air conditioning system.
Modern and well kept bathroons.
Large and well equipped kithchen open to our guests. Reading lounge + nice hammock all over the hostel.
Art studio with canvas and paintings available to our guest.
Music lounge + many music instruments (Do like music??)
Sky+ cable + dish TV network with 300+ channels (including american and european channels). Great selection of dvds film (Are you a movie fan?).
Cold shower + optional hot showers available 24 hours.
Owned and managed by travellers, together designed this hostel in order to provide you the best stay in one of the most picturesque cities of Brazil.
Enjoy a friendly, fun and intimate atmosphere for young travellers, hopefully making you feel at home.
We appreciate the importance of clean facilities therefore we'll be cleaning all day long, making sure everything is spotless.
Concierge and desk openned 24 hours.
Free parking with 24 hours security.
The delicious Brazilian breakfast is all include in our price.
We also offer a daily tour trips to Porto de Galinhas, Carneiros beach, Itamaracá island, Recife/Olinda city tour, Calhetas bay tour and many others.
We Piratas da Praia hostel (The Original Ones!!) are completly engaged with the work of **waste reduction**, **recycling and sustainability**. Our guest are helping us to design a better way of living and a better way of see our planet. (Bring, please, your suggestions!!)
Come to enjoy our firendly ambiance.
Be a real brazilian beach pirate, but.: **be an original one!**
We speak english, spanish, and portuguese + art, music and fun!!
Piratas da Praia features include:
-Free individual lockers and locks
-Free towels and linens.
-Free coffee and tea, all day
-Free wireless internet connection WI-FI
-Free access to guide books from all around the world
-Free maps and advice
-Free luggage storage
-Free satellite TV and films
From the bus (coach) terminal (TIP), take subway toward to Recife. Get off at Joana Bezerra station. From there take a bus Joana Bezerra / Boa Viagem. Get off at stop number 8. Return till Banco do Brasil bank (Yellow sign). Cross the avenue and go to Osias Ribeiro street right in front of you. We are located at third floor of Barao de Camacari building. It is a white and blue building. (Entrance is on Osias Ribeiro street).
**Go to the third floor and .... Welcome!**
Make sure they know our address before you get inside the taxi. The taxi ride from the airport to Piratas da Praia hostel will cost you about R$18.00 (brazilian real - R$). We are only 15 minutes from the aiport, located on a well known street and address. (Av. Conselheiro Aguiar, 2034 Edf. Barao de Camacari 3rd floor)
From the coach terminal the taxi ride should be around R$35.00 ( About 30 minutes cab ride).
Any trouble, please call us!!
Do not over pay to taxi driver. (For your securety always write down the taxi car tag number. You never know when you will forget something inside the cab!!))