EXPERIENCE RECIFE FROM OUR HOTEL NEAR BOA VIAGEM
Surrounded by tropical rainforest and the Atlantic Ocean, Recife is an exciting getaway destination on the easternmost coast of Brazil. The Radisson hotel puts you in the heart of the action, close to the city's best shopping, dining and nightlife outlets and within walking distance of the stunning sands of Boa Viagem Beach. Explore the south coast of Pernambuco and Porto de Galinhas, Carneiros and Paiva beaches, or find out what makes the city tick at cultural hot spots like the Ricardo Brennand Institute. Head to Marco Zero Square to shop local boutiques and visit fascinating historic spots dating back to the city's Portuguese founding. If you're lucky enough to visit during the annual Carnival festivities in February, be sure to get plenty of rest to enjoy one of the world's biggest parties.
Take time to visit these nearby attractions:
- Boa Viagem Beach (walking distance)
Stretching a total of eight kilometers, Boa Viagem Beach is one of the country's finest wide, sandy beaches.
- Shopping (3 km)
Radisson Hotel Recife is within three kilometers of several major shopping malls with retail therapy options to suit any shopper.
- Recife Guararapes/Gilberto Freyre International Airport (REC) (6 km)
Named after a battle as well as a renowned sociologist born in Recife, this international airport shares some of its facilities with the Recife Air Force Base.
- Marco Zero Square (8 km)
Now a major tourist attraction filled with great restaurants and shopping, this historic square marks the spot where the Portuguese founded Recife in 1537.
- Olinda (15 km)
Home to a wide array of historic sites just north of Recife, Olinda is also the place to find a free street festival called the Carnival of Olinda, which draws thousands of revelers every year.
- Ricardo Brennand Institute (17 km)
One of the city's most important cultural destinations, the Ricardo Brennand Institute is a can't-miss combination of art museum, library, gallery and park.
- Paiva Beach (18 km)
Serene and somewhat secluded, Paiva Beach draws sunbathers and swimmers for its beautiful palm groves and natural pools of water.
- Porto de Galinhas (50 km)
Turquoise waters, easily accessible sands, natural tidal pools and a variety of trails win Porto de Galinhas accolades as one of Brazil's best beaches. Located in Ipojuca, this beach is well worth a day trip.