Welcome to our spacious apartment (1,726 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 and protective coral reefs which make for calm waters and safe swimming.
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 five-star hotel with complete tour information and booking services.
Due to rising sea level, the city has placed a rock retainer wall on the beach in front of the apartment. Therefore, you must walk down the avenue for 15 minutes to access the beach.
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.