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Manchester
Reviewed today NEW

I read some of the reviews prior to departure and set off with an open mind. The flight was very basic and I was glad I had booked extra leg room seats, there appeared to be many passengers behind me struggling with the lack of space and distance. The crew were lovely. The food on the plane was adequate but...

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Somerset
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Positive points first: Staff amazingly helpful, professional and plentiful. I have never seen such a well staffed hotel and I have stayed 5 star before. It is harder not to find a staff member then to find one. Both food choice and quality is very good. You are able to eat almost continually for 24 hours. Lots of fish. All...

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Glasgow
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We really didn't know what to expect in Cape Verde but wow were we impressed. the hotel has huge grounds, good sized rooms and a large open plan reception, bar and entertainment area with activities on all day round the beach and pool. The entertainment staff provide a full daytime programme of activities. The main buffet restaurant has plenty to...

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Wigton
Reviewed yesterday NEW

As I have already reviewed this hotel, there isn't much to say that any different to my last review. Hotel is massive so if you have mobility problems, request a ground floor room nearer to the main hotel. We were quite a walk away - which was fine as it gave us the opportunity to walk off some of the...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited early in the New Year with another couple, looking for a "no stress, warm and do nothing" holiday and this ticked most of those boxes. There was a little stress prior to setting off because of the sandstorm over Christmas that ruined a lot of people's holidays, but we were fortunate that it had resolved itself in time...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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This hotel is very very big,almost like a small village,the rooms are basic to say the least, but are cleaned everyday, there is always freshly placed bottles of water in the fridge ,the TVs in the room are very small and we had difficulties tuning them in at night when we didn't stay out all night, the pool areas are...

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great hotel perhaps only 4 star Staff were excellent especially the daytime team There was lots of activitys to join in or just watch Food was better than I expected We made use of the 3 smaller themed resturants which you had to book in advance My advice do this as soon as you arrive as get booked up quick...

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Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Will keep it brief as late doing review. Traveled on July 16 for 11 nights. Thompson flight, knew about no entertainment so not a problem. However plane and seats were dirty and cramped and the flight attendants going over were unhelpful and miserable, they were much better on flight back. Quick flight and short transfer. Had welcome drink and a...

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned from a week at the Karamboa. The weather was lovely & hot with a warm wind, we had a few cloudy days but it was still warm enough to lay out in all day. The pool area was spotless with 3 good sized pools & a nice swim up bar. The sunbeds were set out spaciously in rows...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'll not make this long and painful. So I'll list good points, bad points and general information of hotel and holiday. My partner and I booked through Thomsons.. for a journey which lasted over 5 hours, the aircraft provided was a shambles, very small leg room and uncomfortable seats! (it definitely wasn't the dream liner). Hotel is very good for...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the island Boavista in the Cape Verde Islands. 2-Storey main building and 3-storey annexes. Situated on the beachfront. Complimentary sun loungers and parasols on the beach. 7 Km to Sal Rei. 1,5 Km from the airport. Credit cards accepted: Visa ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clubhotel Riu Karamboa

Address: Lote HO 1, Urb. Morrinho de Baguincho | Praia de Salines, Boa Vista 4110, Cape Verde
Region: Cape Verde > Boa Vista
Price Range: $217 - $324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Clubhotel Riu Karamboa 4*
Number of rooms: 750
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Also Known As:
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Hotel Boa Vista
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Boa Vista
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Boa Vista
#2 Spa Hotel in Boa Vista
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Boa Vista
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“email the hotel first to request an upgrade or a preference.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulB626, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If the beach is on your right as stand and look out from your balcony or terrace then you will have all day sun.”
 of 5 bubbles Scott_Main-Reade, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for a sunny facing room”
 of 5 bubbles dougie1, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Quieter rooms are a fair walk from the main hotel, although it's all flat so it's not a problem if you need the peace.”
 of 5 bubbles fremarlyn, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Take a good book, pack of cards or a game”
 of 5 bubbles 77jilla, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
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