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Reviewed 12 April 2013 via mobile

We stayed in the Riu Fanana in August after reading the reviews we were a bit worried what to expect however after visiting we have no complaints. Rooms are huge and comfortable with a free safe, fridge with bottles water in. The bathroom is open plan however the toilet is in a little room and the shower has a curtain...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2013

I had read many mixed reviews about this hotel but went with an open mind. On arrival staff were friendly and helpful and continued to be for the whole holiday from cleaners to management to restaurant staff. Very Clean all through. Santa Maria was beautiful with all Cape Verdeans friendly and not over pushy with selling goods just say No...

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1Thank 03bettyboo22
Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2013

We visited Cape Verde in May 2012 during the whit-sun holiday. We managed to get a good price with Thomsons on a week long break to the Riu Funana on the northern island of Sal. On arrival, we were treated excellently and were very pleased with the service. The staff were friendly as we went to check in and from...

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3Thank Aaron C
Kokkola, Finland
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Stayed 28.3.-4.4. Big hotel with nice restaurants, bars and pool area. Food was good, excellent variety. The breakfast buffe was the best breakfast I've ever had with everything from bacon and eggs to pancakes, youghurt and fresh fruit to cereal and french toast. We were on our honeymoon so the hotel gave us a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine on...

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4Thank SannaL700
Alfreton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Stayed here 5th -19th March and I can only comment on my experience of the Funana/Gariopa. Having read some of the previous reviews I wondered if I had stayed at the same hotel!, I agree that everyone is entitled to their opinion but I would like to address some of the points that have been made!! Firstly if you have...

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8Thank Kevin E
Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
Reviewed 7 April 2013

Sal Cape Verde 21st March - 4th April 2013 We stayed at the Riu Funana I am going to write a honest opinion of our holiday the pros and the cons! First impression on arrival - all went very smoothly at the passport control - get your visas on line before you travel it's so much easier then you can...

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6Thank mindyMauritius
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2013

Sal Cape Verde 21st March - 4th April 2013 We stayed at the Riu Funana I am going to write a honest opinion of our holiday the pros and the cons! First impression on arrival - all went very smoothly at the passport control - get your visas on line before you travel it's so much easier then you can...

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2Thank AndinaT
Penarth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2013

We saved all year for this holiday and were looking forward to our 10 days away. First of all the plain we should have been on was changed and we were cramped into a small one which was no good for a 6+ hour flight especially as my partner is 6ft 3ins. When we arrived and got to our room...

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1Thank sarah b
derbyshire
Reviewed 6 April 2013

March 2013 The RIU Fununa and Garopa are the same hotel. RIU Fununa is the older of the two. The hotel is in a great position with 3 ways to Santa Maria the main town. 1st way on the road takes approx 40 mins 2nd way costal path takes approx 30 mins 3rd way Beach takes about 50 mins. Rooms...

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2Thank nurseryavenue_10
Manchester
Reviewed 5 April 2013

We were a party of six and on arrival at the hotel on our Thomson holiday package, we feared the worst as a long queue built as we all got off the coach. Our fears were quickly allayed when more staff suddenly appeared and the check in process became seamless. We received our wristbands, (being on all inclusive), and whilst...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Situated on the island of Sal in the Cape Verde Islands * Main building and 2-story annexes * Situated on the beach front together with the ClubHotel Riu Funana * Complimentary sun loungers and parasols on the beach * 1.5 Km to Santa Maria * 15 km from the airport * Credit cards accepted: Visa ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Cabo Verde

Address: Cabocan Lote A2, A3, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
Region: Cape Verde > Ilha do Sal > Santa Maria
Price Range: $243 - $452 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Cabo Verde 4*
Number of rooms: 500
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Also Known As:
Riu Funana Santa Maria
Hotel Riu Palace Cabo Verde Cape Verde/Santa Maria, Ilha Do Sal
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#1 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Maria
#1 Spa Hotel in Santa Maria
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria
#2 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
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“5118. Amazing afternoon sun, sea view, quiet, close to pool & beach entrance. Perfection!!!!!!!”
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“The rooms are in 2 story blocks, no real difference as far as sleep quality etc”
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“We just had a standard room in block 1 near to reception and restaurants, but a bit further away from the pools”
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“Block 4 was nice & quiet and near the pool.”
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“Blocks 4 and 5 are nearest the beach.”
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