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Beautiful Spacious Apartment on Piedade Beach

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Last updated: 12/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Recife condo description

Welcome to our spacious apartment (1,733 sq. ft./161 sq. meters.) on the 12th-floor that fronts beautiful Piedade Beach - the southern extension of Boa Viagem Beach - with warm water all year long. Walking out the back door of the condo property, you step onto a newly restored beach extending out to the ocean over 100 feet (30 meters).

With large sliding windows opened, the apartment has a constant, cooling ocean breeze. Formal dining room, living room, kitchen, large service area. Master bedroom suite with bathroom. Wood cabinetry and furniture throughout the apartment. Large sofa and love seat, 32-inch HDTV. Large, beach-side patio area, outdoor barbecue grill, private gated entrance to beach. Marble floors in living room, dining room and hallway. Ceramic floors throughout the rest of the apartment.

A supermarket is conveniently located across the street from the apartment building.


Great temperatures all year round (June to August: 21-30 degrees C / 70-86 degrees F; September to May: 24-35 degrees C / 75-95 degrees F). Two-and-one-half kilometers (1.5 miles) to Shopping Guararapes, a large, modern shopping mall with over 150 stores, food court and movie theaters. Near supermarkets (across the street), bakeries, drug stores, banks, ATMs, travel agencies, good restaurants, Internet Cafe and much more. City buses pass in front of apartment building. Taxi stand across the street. The condo is two doors south of Hotel Dorisol, a four-star hotel with complete tour information and booking services.

If you like the comfort and security of a warm, congenial and inviting home atmosphere, this is a good choice for you.

The owners are Bob and Dalva. She is a Brazilian who was born and raised in Recife, and can be very helpful in sharing useful information about her city and culture. Bob, an American, is a former Peace Corps Volunteer who served in Brazil, and is a retired school counselor who founded ''Students Helping Street Kids International'', a nonprofit that provides scholarships to impoverished Brazilian kids.

This is a beautiful apartment that is furnished and maintained to high North American and European standards. You will enjoy the cool ocean breeze, the soothing, gentle sound of the surf breaking onto the beach and the expansive ocean view while sitting in the apartment.

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 12
  • 1733 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : 2 elevators

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Evidence of smoking in the apartment will result in forfeiture of security deposit....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 double

            Master Bedroom with a Private Bathroom...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

            Trundle bed with pull-out bed on the floor. ...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single

            Very small room. Former Maid's Bedroom with Bathroom....moreless

          • Bedrooms 1, 2 and 3 have split air conditioners and ceiling fans. They also have large sliding windows overlooking the ocean, which open wide, allowing a cooling ocean breeze and the gentle sounds of the surf to lull you to sleep at night and greet you as you awake in the morning. Bedroom 1 (Master Suite) has a 19-inch HD Television & DVD Player. Bedroom 4 has a ceiling fan and a window. The bedroom is located off the service area. While small, it offers great privacy and its own bathroom with shower off the service area....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Large private bathroom for Master Bedroom....moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Large Bathroom serving Bedrooms 2 and 3....moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

            Small Bathroom serving Bedroom 4....moreless

          • Bathrooms 1 and 2 have two entry doors each - one from the living area and one from the service area. This allows guests, returning from the beach and entering the apartment through the service elevator, to pass through the service area directly to the bathrooms without trailing sand into the living area. Bathroom 3 has entry only through the service area....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Utilities included in rental fee.

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Over 350 books. Mostly novels (classic and popular) in English. ...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                DVD Players in the Living Room and the Master Suite....moreless

              • Games:

                Playing Cards, Chess, Checkers, Backgammon, Scrabble, Junior Scrabble, Risk, Monopoly, Battleship, Rummikub, Mancala, Sequence, Dominoes, Cribbage, Janga, and Pick-Up Sticks....moreless

              • Games For Kids
              • Radio
              • Television:

                -32-inch HD Television in the Living Room. -19-inch HD Television in the Master Suite....moreless

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing

              Location Type

              • Beach:

                Walk out the back door of the condo building and you are right on an expansive beach. ...moreless

              • Beach View
              • Beachfront:

                Walk out the back door of the condo building and you are right on an expansive beach....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Fishing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surf Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Dining Room contains large, beautiful 6 1/2 ft. x 3 1/3 ft. heavy wood table with glass top and 6 chairs....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                High quality split air conditioning system in Bedrooms 1, 2 and 3....moreless

              • Bottled Water
              • Broadband Access:

                Wi Fi...moreless

              • Ceiling Fans
              • Clothes Dryer:

                There is no clothes dryer; however, there are clothes lines in the service area....moreless

              • Elevator:

                2 elevators...moreless

              • Garage:

                One dedicated parking space is provided in the apartment building's underground parking garage....moreless

              • Internet:

                High Speed Internet...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                Large, airy living room with sofa and love seat. 32-inch HD television and DVD player. Former small patio area enclosed to enlarge living room. It has a small table with chairs. ...moreless

              • Parking:

                One dedicated parking space is provided in the apartment building's underground parking garage....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Additional parking space is almost always available on the dead-end street along the south side of the apartment building....moreless

              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided:

                No bath towels allowed out of apartment. Beach towels are provided for use at the beach....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Washing Machine is located in the service area of the apartment. Please provide own laundry detergent....moreless

              • Water Cooler

              Kitchen

              • Blender
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils:

                Fully equipped, including toaster, blender, and microwave oven....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Kitchen is fully equipped....moreless

              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator:

                The refrigerator has a freezer compartment....moreless

              • Stove:

                6-burner gas stove with oven....moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Beach Towels
              • Gated Community

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $135
                  $2,835

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Cleaning Fee $60
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Cancellation Policy:

                  -91 days or more prior to arrival date - full refund of Reservation Deposit, minus $25 fee.

                  -61 to 90 days prior to arrival date - 80% refund, minus $25 fee.

                  -60 days or less prior to arrival - no refund, unless re-rented.

                  -Re-rental income is credited towards refund, minus $25 fee.

                  -Trip Cancellation Insurance Recommended.

                  1) Reservation Deposit equal to 50% of the rental fee is required when making a reservation.

                  2) The balance of the payment (remaining 50% of rental fee + refundable damage deposit) is due 30 days before arrival.

                  3) Payment online with credit or debit card, using PayPal.

                  4) PayPal invoices will be sent for each payment.


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                  Last updated: 12/19/2014
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                  Location

                  5.6 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Aeroporto Internacional de Guararpes, Recife (REC)
                  10 Metres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Piedade Beach

                  Car: Not Necessary

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2004

                  About the owner: Bob grew up in a small town near Eugene, Oregon USA. Dalva, his wife, was born and raised in Recife, Brazil, where she has a large extended family. Their children and grandchildren live in the United States, Brazil and Costa Rica. Attracted to adventure and foreign lands, Bob first came to know Brazil as a Peace Corps Volunteer. A few years after that experience, he served in Guatemala as an Associate Peace Corps Director. His love and interest in people led him to a career in school counseling, during which time he founded a small nonprofit that provides academic scholarships to impoverished Brazilian children. He has degrees from the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. For sixteen years, he was a member of the Metropolitan Rotary Club of Eugene. Dalva is a living encyclopedia of Brazilian music and northeast Brazilian culture. She is renowned among family and friends for her delicious traditional regional cuisine. A quintessential northeasterner, she is passionate about her northeastern culture and its traditions. To know Dalva is to love her. She is an unofficial Brazilian ambassador par excellence. Interestingly, she is a citizen of Brazil, Italy (her grandfather immigrated to Brazil) and the United States. She thinks three passports are enough. In retirement, Bob and Dalva split their time between living in Eugene, Oregon and Recife, Brazil.


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                  Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese

                   

                  Photos

                  • Piedade Beach

                    Piedade Beach

                  • Living room with a view of the Atlantic Ocean.

                    Living room with a view of the Atlantic Ocean.

                  • Coral reefs in front of our apartment.

                    Coral reefs in front of our apartment.

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Master Bedroom Suite with ocean view.

                    Master Bedroom Suite with ocean view.

                  • Bedroom #2 with Ocean View

                    Bedroom #2 with Ocean View

                  • Master Suite full bathroom.

                    Master Suite full bathroom.

                  • Full bathroom in the service area.

                    Full bathroom in the service area.

                  • The fish were biting.

                    The fish were biting.

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • This is our apartment building.  Step right onto the beach.

                    This is our apartment building. Step right onto the beach.

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Reefs provide protected swimming areas.

                    Reefs provide protected swimming areas.

                  • View of Living Room as seen from the Dining Room

                    View of Living Room as seen from the Dining Room

                  • Kitchen,  with entry door to the service area.

                    Kitchen, with entry door to the service area.

                  • Master Bedroom Suite with library and HD television.

                    Master Bedroom Suite with library and HD television.

                  • Bedroom #3 with a trundle bed, desk and book shelves full of books.

                    Bedroom #3 with a trundle bed, desk and book shelves full of books.

                  • Full bathroom shared by Bedroom 2 and 3.

                    Full bathroom shared by Bedroom 2 and 3.

                  • Surf fishing right in front of our apartment.

                    Surf fishing right in front of our apartment.

                  • Dalvla playing in the tide pools with her granddaughters.

                    Dalvla playing in the tide pools with her granddaughters.

                  • You wake up to this view every morning.

                    You wake up to this view every morning.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2005.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                  $135 per night (USD)
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                  4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 12/19/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                  Member since: 2005
                  Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
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                  • Calendar last updated: 12/19/2014
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