- Shuttle Bus

The Conference Organization will provide shuttle bus from Airport to the Armação do Porto Hotel (Location of the Conferencia). The transfer schedule is the following one:

6th September: From Recife Airport to Symposia Hotel
Bus 1 - 12:00 
Bus 2 - 18:00
Bus 3 - 00:40 (7th September) 

11th September: From Symposia Hotel To Recife Airport
Bus 1 - 04:00
Bus 2 - 11:30
Bus 3 - 14:30

People interessed to take one of these shuttle bus should contact the Conference Secretary: Leila Azevedo (loas@cin.ufpe.br

If you are arriving before or after 6th September, please contact the Tourism Agency to look for alternative transfer possibilities.


Official Tourism Agency Official Symposia Hotel
Forte Santos Viagens e Turismo Ltda. Hotel Armação de Porto
Phone/fax.: 81-3427-5000  phone: 55-81-3471 1025 
Contact: Mrs. Telma Cristina fax: 55-81-3471 0230 
E -mail.: telmacristina@globo.com www.hotelarmacao.com.br

Hotel Rates

Special rate for the Chip on the Reefs conference is available. The hotel reservation must be done by the official tourism agency (see above)

The prices below are for a 05 days stay (from 09/06/04 until 09/11/04)
- Breakfast
- Lunch at 07, 08, 09 and 10/09/04
- Welcome Drink
- The check-in is at 14:00hs and check-out is at 12:00hs
- Soft drinks are not included in the price above
- The prices below will be maintained for payments done until June 25, 2004. After June 25 the prices will not be maintained. The payment can be done by credit card VISA. More information can be obtained from the official tourism agency.
Hotel Prices

September 06-11, 2004


Standard room
R$ 730,00 + 10%
R$ 870,00 + 10%
R$ 1.115,00 + 10%

Hotel Description

Hotel Armação do Porto
Porto de Galinhas’ Beach – Ipojuca – Pernambuco - Brazil
Home Page: www.hotelarmacao.com.br

Main Info: 
- Tropical Decoration.
- Seaside.
- Closest hotel from the fishers’ village (2 Km). 
- 60km from the International Airport of Recife.

134 apartments (suite, lux, communicated and for physically disabled) divided in: 04 single rooms, 47 triple rooms, 83 double rooms (12 rooms with spear bed).

Inside The Accommodations:
Air conditioning, TV, refrigerator, safe box, telephone.

Facilities And Services:
American bar, pool bar, beach bar, coffee shop, main safe box, access for physically disabled, meeting and convention rooms, beach life guard, beach service, 24 hour room service, gym, beach volley, soccer field, children playground, restaurant, games room (ping pong, official snooker, snooker for children), laundry, 03 swimming pools (adults and children), recreation staff.

Other services:
Buggies, cars, kayaks, sea canoe, bicycles, horses, and other rental services.

Tours Tips:
Muro Alto Beach and Pontal de Maracaípe, many natural pools, Calhetas’ Beach, Island of Sainto Aleixo, safari, ecological trails.

Other Info:
Currently, the hotel is building convention rooms for 300 people.