Directions for getting to Residencial das Araras Hostel and transportation around the city of Porto Seguro
RESIDENCIAL DAS ARARAS HOSTEL IS IN AN IDEAL LOCATION
Residencial das Araras is located just north of the commercial city center, in the area of Taperapuan Beach, also known to locals as Orla Norte, between two well known middle class neighborhoods (bairros), named Village 1 and Balneario de Taperapuan. From the Residencial das Araras Hostel you are only a 10 minute walk from the beach, excellent restaurants and buffets serving BBQ and good food, as well as Porto Seguro's most famous Beach clubs the Axe Moi and Toa Toa. Most other areas of Porto Seguro are no more than a 20 minute bus ride, they are easily reached using the public bus system, which stops in front of the Residencial Das Araras Hostel.
EASY ACCESS FROM THE AIRPORT AND BUS STATION
Residencial das Araras Hostel is located in Taperapuan Beach, Porto Seguro, Bahia, Brazil.
Porto Seguro is an easy destination to reach, it has an airport that serves all domestic airlines and a bus terminal (Rodoviaria) that has daily bus service to and from Brazil's major cities. Porto Seguro has an excellent public bus system for getting to the Residencial das Araras Hostel and around the Porto Seguro area.
When using the public bus to get to the Residencial das Araras Hostel, take the buses with the name "VILLAGE"or "BARRAMARES (VIA VILLAGE)" which pass directly in front of the Residencial das Araras Hostel. Ask the bus driver or fare collector to stop at RIACHO DOCE, MERCADO LUANDA or RESIDENCIAL DAS ARARAS.
When you arrive in Porto Seguro for the first time, from the airport or bus terminal, it's easiest to take a taxi to Residencial das Araras Hostel (Taxi fare is approximately BRL 35). Before entering any cab, be sure to always negotiate the fare first and make sure the driver knows where the area of Village and Balneario de Taperapuan is!
If the driver isn't sure where the Residencial das Araras Hostel in Porto Seguro is, get a different driver or have them call us first at: 3679-1054 for directions.
Travelers advisory, BEWARE: Many of Porto Seguro's taxi drivers are ignorant and some taxi drivers are not honest. They will take you for a ride to try to charge you a higher fare or take you to stay at other hotels or hostels in Porto Seguro, so they can receive a commission. Insist that you already have a reservation and have them call us at: 3679-1054 for directions. If the driver seems a bit dodgy or unsure take a different taxi or the city bus.
Here are the directions: From the city center go north along the coastal route known as Avenida Beira Mar. Shortly past the big beach club called Axe Moi, you will come to the Sabor Goiania restaurant, tell your driver to turn left on Avenida Village (R.G. in Google maps), go straight until it ends at the intersection of Rua do Telegrafo, next to the new trade school and landmark called SENAC, here you turn right on Rua do Telegrafo, go straight until you see our Residencial Das Araras sign at a small left turning intersection that is Rua do Campinho just before Mercado Luanda. Turn left on Rua do Campinho and you're there! If you miss the left turn and pass in front of Mercado Luanda, you've gone a little too far!
There is a secondary route to Residencial Das Araras Hostel through another residencial area known as Paraiso dos Pataxos this area isdirectly across the street from the Restaurant Barraca do Gaucho. Turn left on (Rua Rio dos Mangues in Google maps) off the Avenida Beira Mar, go behind the Sueds Hotel and past the Big Stop market, this road bears left and intersects with Rua do Telegrafo, turn right on Rua do Telegrafo then turn left on Rua do Campinho
Our address is broken down as follows:
Subdivision: Balneario de Taperapuan, Village 1
Nearest Major Street: Rua do Telegrafo
Street: Rua do Campinho, #02
City Section: Taperapuan Beach, Porto Seguro
State / Country: Bahia, Brazil
Postal Code/CEP: 45810-000
Please print the these directions for reference and demonstration to taxi drivers.
If you have Transportation Problems, Need Translation Help or Need Further Directions to the Hostel, just contact us: 55-73-3679-1054
Porto Seguro City Center and shopping area
Porto Seguro's city center, does not have direct access to the beach, but it is a nice place for a walk down the Passarella de Alcool, browse the various shops, stores and malls for some shopping and exploring the cities historic area. From the Hostel you can take a 15-20 minute bus to the town centre using the public bus labeled "CAMPINHO". Buses returning from the city center to the Residencial das Araras hostel are labeled "VILLAGE" or "BARRAMARES (VIA VILLAGE)"
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