Boa Viagem is a welcoming neighborhood with many tasty options for restaurants and bars. Many visitors come to bask in its beautiful outdoor settings, namely the sea, beaches, and parks. Boa Viagem has hotels to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights in and around Recife.
Sightseeing around Boa Viagem
The museums and monuments are some of the area's top attractions. At Museum of Aeronautics, Barreto Junior Theater, and Zeppelin Tower, you'll learn about local culture. Nossa Senhora da Boa Viagem Church, Cinco Pontas Fort, and Sao Jose do Ribamar Church are significant monuments. Boa Viagem Square, Igreja de Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres, and Patio De Sao Pedro are well-known local landmarks. Hours of family fun are waiting at Francisco Brennand Sculpture Park, Embassy of Giant Puppets, and Recife Botanical Garden.
Shopping, swimming, and shark watching are a few popular activities in the area. Pina Beach, Piedade Beach, and Candeias Beach are a few spots to soak up some sunshine. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Dona Lindu Park, Derby Park, or Jaqueira Park. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Recife Shopping Center, Lagoa do Araca, and Shopping Guararapes.
One of the most popular attractions in the area is the Itaipava Arena Pernambuco. You can also head to Guararapes Shopping, Recife Harbor, and Recife City Museum.
Getting around Boa Viagem
Ready to get out and explore the city? Airport Station is the closest metro station. Learn about your options for water transportation at the marina.
The closest major airport is Recife (REC-Guararapes Intl.), located 1 miles (1.7 km) from Boa Viagem.