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Rio Surf n' Stay- Backpackers

Hostel | R. Dr. Raimundo Veras 1140, Recrieo do Banderanties, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 22795-115

86.1% Overall Rating

83 out of 91 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (14/08/2015)

Lonneke van der Meer thinks…

"Near by the beach, really nice staff, good surf equipment, relaxed and chilled out hostel! Nice rooms, clean!"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 37.58

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

NOTE IMPORTANT- For Carnival and New Years packages we will require a 50% deposit in advance to confirm your booking. Please contact us for further details on how to complete your booking.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Rio de Janeiro?

Contact us directly

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Enjoy our surf hostel with lessons or rentals and a cool and friendly atmosphere off the beaten track. Hangout at the most beautiful and safest beaches Macumba, Recreio, Prainha, Grumari - come stay with us you can experience it all at a cheaper price today! Read more

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About Rio Surf n' Stay- Backpackers

Our Surf Styled Hostel - Surf Camp is a spacious house only 1 min walk to the Macumba beach in Recreio, it’s a hidden gem set in beautiful natural landscape with tropical paradise surfing beaches. It’s the perfect spot to relax in a hammock after a day of surfing and other adventures.
We are centred in the midle of 7 different surfing beaches on the outer skirts of the Rio City, 40min drive down the coast from Ipanema. Easy to access by local buses, we can arrange you a pick up from the airport, bus station or hotels and hostels in the city.

The hostel is mixed with a surf camp concept that was created and put together by a young couple from New Zealand and Brazilian. Both being well travelled surfers; they have put this interesting house together for you to fall in love with.

- Buffet Breakfast included

- Self-service Bar- Beers, Sodas and bottled water, Caipirinhas

- Free Internet access and Wi-Fi

- Laundry Service offered

********* Surf Camp Facility’s *********
- SURF BOARD RENTALs -all types and in good condition. 2 Hours R$30 - Half day R$45 - Full Day R$55

-SURF LESSONS- Beginner and novice 2 hrs lessons in English, Portuguese or Spanish.
All equipment is provided; soft boards, leashes and rash guards. Instructors are certified and we promise you will stand up and progress. Great location to learn with warm waters all year round. Group Lesson - R $80.00

-Surf Packages with discounted prices, ask on arrival or email us.
- Pick-ups for 1 day Surfing Tours with us are also offered from anywhere in the city

Languages spoken at reception - English, Portuguese, Spanish, French.

Accommodation Information

All rooms are spacious with ceiling fans.
4 x deluxe double with air con, ensuite with hot water showers.
2 x Twin Room (for friends) with en-suite and air con.
2 x 6 bed shared dorm rooms (with a air con and towel).
Camping site area in the front garden with outside toilet and showers.

Buffet breakfast daily with fruits, cakes, and breads with ham, cheese and jams. Also a selection of juices, teas and coffee.

Special seasons: please contact us.

Important- prices are different to normal, due to high demand all bookings must be confirmed by email to Rio Surf n Stay with a deposit of 50% to make a complete booking confirmed.

Location Information

This area is ranked the best and most consistent surf beaches in the Rio City. We hold the world circuit tour and world qualifying series for the men and woman.

The secluded beaches Prainha and Grumari have amazing jungle mountain backdrop with no development. Grumari is 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 / surf camp in the area of Recreio and be able to experience an island style feeling close to the city.
Rio city sight seeing tours can be arranged at the hostel so you can experience it all.
We have no curfews and give every customer their own key to the gate, so you can come and go as you please.