My apartment is very close from everywhere in town. You can go walking to the most famous beaches like "Geribá" (15 minutes) and "Ferradurinha" (20 minutes). But the most beautiful sunset is only 2 minutes walking, at "Praia de Manguinhos" and "Porto da Barra" (gastronomic place). To other tourist points, like "Rua das Pedras", you can take a van rigth in front of the apartment that costs R$2,80 by person. With a small kitchen, you can cook and have a breakfast or even a lunch. Depends on you.