Brazil ➝ Rio de Janeiro ➝ Rio de Janeiro
Nestled opposite "Macumba Beach" in Recreio dos Bandeirantes, just 30 minutes south of Ipanema, Rio Surf n Stay welcomes you to a spacious Portuguese colonial house. Managed by a kiwi and Brazilian couple, both seasoned surfers and avid travelers, the hostel offers a unique blend of comfort and adventure.
Situated merely 100 meters from the beach and surrounded by coconut palm trees and tropical plants, Rio Surf n Stay provides the perfect setting to unwind in a hammock after a day of thrilling adventures. The location teems with diverse wildlife, including birds, butterflies, and playful monkeys.
Strategically positioned in the midst of seven surfing beaches, guests can easily access the waves by foot, bike, or car.
The nearby secluded beaches of Prainha and Grumari, renowned for their jungle mountain backdrop and absence of houses, are considered the best and most consistent surf beaches in Rio.
Rio Surf n Stay caters to surfers of all levels with a range of services, including:
- Daily surf transport for both beginner and advanced surfers.
- Surfboard rentals of various types in good condition.
- Surf lessons in English, Portuguese, and Spanish for beginners and novices, with the use of soft boards and provided UV shirts/wetsuits.
- Access to a skate park located on the front of Recreio Beach, with boards available at the hostel.
The hostel offers diverse room options, including shared 6-bed rooms with air conditioning, a shared 4-bed room with a fan, private suites with air conditioning, and a single suite with a bunk bed and fan. All rooms feature ceiling fans, undergo daily cleaning, and are equipped with ensuites and lockers.
Immerse yourself in a surf and yoga camp set amidst the beauty of tropical nature, just one block from Macumba Surf Beach. A quick and scenic bus ride from the main Rio City, this hidden gem offers relaxed, safe, and preserved beaches with breathtaking natural landscapes.
The hostel provides all necessary surfing equipment for every skill level, along with certified English-speaking instructors to enhance your surfing experience.