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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Glorious location right on the beach at Sao Pedro on Sao Vicente, only 5 minutes from Cesaria Evora airport. You can see the resort below you on the final approach to the airport. It's hard to classify and review this hotel, as in many ways it is great, and in others not so... Rooms - we had a double with...

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Nicosia, Cyprus
Reviewed 26 February 2015

The Foya Branca is in a good but remote location on a beautiful long sandy beach. Staff were generally very pleasant and helpful. Food was very good and I liked the range available; although as I am not used to staying in all-inclusives I cannot compare this very well. There are a range of rooms available, some better than others....

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Reviewed 15 January 2015

We spent one night here in a junior suite. The room is average and has very poor sound isolation. We could hear people singing upstairs, and people staying in the next room woke us up complaining of the noise generated by upstairs. The ground is big, and it's right on the São Pedro beach. Guess this is a great place...

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Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

We have been to Foya Branca to end our time of exploring Cape Verde with a short beach break. As many others said before, this place has a lot of potential. The location is nice (small sandy beach) and the fascilities overall quite pleasent (good sized rooms, nice shower, well laud out). However, it feels rather forgotten, as the wide...

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Yekaterinburg, Russia
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Stayed for a week. The hotel is 5 minutes from the airport, but the sound of aircraft is almost inaudible. The hotel has a large beautifully designed area that is in good condition. Exit the hotel is right on the beach, which is not equipped. Lovely fine clean sand, clear warm water. However, on the landward side almost constantly blowing...

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Stayed October 2014. Decent room spoiled by A/C not working for 3 nights (of 5). Staff had inability to reasonably quickly fix the problem or properly understand what we needed. We asked for a fan to offset the worst or move to another room; this was refused and ended in heat rash for me. Asked to see senior management after...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed for one night in this hotel, after a stay on Santo Antao. We wanted to stay at the beach (since we already visit the city of Mindelo for a few days). The beach is nice and from the room you have a nice view. Across the main entrance of the hotel there is a really nice restaurant, with...

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Wervik, Belgium
Reviewed 3 May 2014

stayed there for five nights last april. in 2013 we stayed for nine nights. not much has changed. only breakfast has improved somewhat. the hotel has a lot of potentials but totally unused. overpriced for what it offers and definitively not at all 4 stars the way it is operated now. this hotel urgently needs a manager who knows what...

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Moscow
Reviewed 25 February 2014

Okay stay. The room was fantastic - spacious, sunlit, with a huge balcony where you can spend time reading. The illumination of the room is very beautiful and creative with 2 pretty blue night table lamps and a huge unusual wall lamp. The staff mostly fantastic - friendly,helpful and fun - real joy to communicate with. The beach is pretty...

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2013

We spent four days here on our island hopping holiday. A bit away from everything, but that was not a problem to us. We had a sea view room ....nice size room and bathroom. Good sized terrace with sunbeds. Very close to the pool and bar. It seemed strangely quiet....very few guests. More staff than guests. This meant that we...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Foya Branca Resort Hotel

Address: Sao Pedro, Mindelo, Sao Vicente 2110, Cape Verde
Region: Cape Verde > Sao Vicente > Mindelo
Price Range: $81 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Foya Branca Resort Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 74
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Also Known As:
Foya Branca Hotel Mindelo
Foya Branca Resort Hotel Cape Verde/Mindelo, Sao Vicente
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Mindelo
#3 Luxury Hotel in Mindelo
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“Sea view numbers 300 - 315”
 of 5 bubbles 419JillW, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our room had a couch in an extra sitting room which was nice, with ocean view from balcony.”
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 of 5 bubbles Pcehealy, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rear rooms face a wall”
 of 5 bubbles MarinaF73, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I think there is supposed to be wifi in the rooms but it never worked whilst I was there.”
 of 5 bubbles 52trevors, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“High up rooms have best views, apart from growing large plants which try to hide the sea from you.”
 of 5 bubbles TysonSamarkand, 23 May 2016 | Read review
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