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Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I wouldn't recommend this place, when we got here for our honeymoon the staff from the airline was checking in and we got ignored. The staff wasn't very friendly and mad you feel like you wasn't important. Food was awful, we went to every restaurant in the hotel and they were awful.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have spent a lot of time on Internet to decide in which hotel we should stay during our 10 day holidays in Sal. I hope this review will help you make your own choice. There are 3 Melia hotels very close to one another: Dunas, Llanas and Tortuga. We stayed at the Tortuga and today after having visited the...

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4Thank FrenchieMimiz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 7 days at the Melia Tortuga hotel. First of all, I was a bit disappointed about the island itselve. There are nice beaches, but that's it. It is just a desert with garbage flying around... Not much things to see. When we arrived at the hotel, it took 1 hout and a half to get a room,...

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Thank Dorien V
Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose Cape Verde because always sounded interesting and the temp was said to be higher than the Canaries for this time of year. Tortuga was one of 5 large similar complexes in a row with large surfing waves crashing in. The red flag was up for the whole week. Restaurants were varied and food very good. Gin and tonics were...

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2Thank peterbrook1
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 10 days, fabulous hotel, staff are friendly and helpful. English is limited to some of the staff but never found that a problem. The spa is wonderful as are the ladies that work there, Ana P fabulous coffee massage so impressed went back for a facial, only niggle when trying to pay the machine didn't work and that...

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4Thank Gthanksverymuch
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just got back from a weeks break & this hotel did not disappoint, ok, it is not a 5* as in England but if you want a relaxing break, I can really recommend it. The staff were very helpful & friendly, if you smile & talk to them & give them the respect they deserve (unlike some guests...

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6Thank Veronica R
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd read the reviews before travelling and as they were so mixed went with an open mind. Two of us in our group had had surgery in the past few months and, although both of us were now pretty well, we needed to get away and recharge in the sun. The journey out and arrival went without a hitch. We...

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3Thank judithe53
Orpington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this hotel for a week before reading the reviews here and I wish we hadn't. Everything that's said by others about the poor standard of the food is correct. The hotel is not five star I'm afraid - they try their best but the facilities are very poor for a melia hotel - the bar reminded me of...

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2Thank dow1000
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent stay at Melia Tortuga ... 7 days, Family trip - youngest 10. HOTEL: Staff friendly & helpful. Smaller than other hotels & benefits from this. Spacious & Clean Family Apartment (2bed, shower/loo, bath/loo, kitchenette, s/room). Cleaned daily. Bottled water delivered daily. (asked for extra towels, they arrived within an hour) All pools, beach, reception short distance if you get...

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4Thank LSNAITH
Riga Region, Latvia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SUper service and the hotel! I must say that Jason and Solange from entertainment department are very good! They deal with children perfect manner. I do highly remommend this hotel. food is good and drinks are fair.

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Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 5 star Melia Tortuga All-Inclusive Resort is located in the southeast of the island Sal, only a few minutes from the colourful town Santa María and Amilcar Cabral international airport. During your stay you will find relaxation and fun right on the fabulous Algodoeiro beach, with its white sand and turquoise waters. The resort offers spectacular suites and villas with up to 4 bedrooms, private garden and swimming-pool. Set in gardens there are 2 magnificent adult pools and 2 pools for children. Experience Yhi Wellness with sauna, Turkish bath, whirlpool, thermal circuit, fitness facilities, massage and beauty treatments. Dining options include a variety of 4 restaurants and bars, offering a selection of international and local cuisine. The Melia Tortuga All-Inclusive is also the perfect destination for windsurfing, kitesurfing or scuba diving. Events for up to 200 people can be organised in 2 meeting rooms with natural daylight. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa

Address: Urbanizacao da Cabocan | ZDTI Ponta Preta, Cape Verde - Sal, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
Region: Cape Verde > Ilha do Sal > Santa Maria
Price Range: $182 - $348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 286
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Also Known As:
Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa Cape Verde/Santa Maria, Ilha Do Sal
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
#3 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Maria
#6 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria
#6 Spa Hotel in Santa Maria
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria
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“Ask for a room overlooking the swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles 958veronicar, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Middle of grounds ... easy access to beach, pools and reception, but away from plaza.”
 of 5 bubbles LSNAITH, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“the rooms in the low 300s are nearer the reception - we had 327 and we managed to pick up wifi from reception”
 of 5 bubbles alilaw59, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Layout of hotel means none of the rooms have great views”
 of 5 bubbles jhanson2016, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room not too close to the pools or main building if you don't want to hear the evening activities”
 of 5 bubbles keda001, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
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