THE SICKEST WAVES IN THE CITY
AND THE BEST BARS AND RESTOS
RECREIO dos Bandeirantes is a fine neighbourhood located in the Western area of the city. It is a really new and it is under Barra de Tijuca jurisdiction. Residents belong to middle and upper middle classes and they live mainly in 3 storey building, 80`s houses, and brand new 5 storey condos.Accomodations>>
Recreio main attraction is the beach. Extremely beautiful, the beaches and natural reserves are traditional examples of the atlantic rainforest. Beach life is the emblematic brand for this area, in which the carioca surf develops and grows.See more about the beach>>
FOOD & DRINK
In front of the beach, with a cozy atmosphere and the best seafood buffet of Rio, also offers a Japanese buffet and all you can eat pizza buffet. It also has a menu of national and imported beer.
Restaurant of traditional Brazilian food, with the best and the coldest chops.
With more than 20 years in Rio de Janeiro, Kaçua is one of the main restaurants with north eastern cuisine. The menu has different options typical from Bahia, Ceará, and Sergipe, all northern states of Brazil.
Sick waves characterises this beach, which has the most cristal clear water in the whole coast of Rio. Surf schools and voleiball teachers are spread all over the beach. People love to practice sports here along the 3 km long of white soft sand, from Barra de Tijuca beach to the Pontal beach. This latter is frequented mainly by neighbours and it is well known by its calm water.
Praia da Macumba, on the other hand, is famous by its strong violent waves that can destroy anything lied on the sand. Around Post 10 you will find the perfect waves to surf. Recreio actually has hosted Surf and bodyboard championships, and also many different Tv programmes about water sports. During Carnaval, the beach stands promote music band parades and people have drinks and fun on the streets.
Here there is a list with all the Hotels, Hostels and Bed and Breakfast in Vidigal
There are also some online site that deal with this for you
We will use signs to mark the different prices the accommodations have: $ stands for places between R$30 and R$90, $$ for R$90 and R$170, $$$ from R$170 to R$250, $$$$ from R$250 to R$340 and $$$$$ for places between R$340 to R$720.
Obs. Prices in high season tend to raise, especially during Carnaval, when they increase for that week but eventually they come down once Carnaval is over.