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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal

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Swaiye751
Watford, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Fantastic place to stay!”
Reviewed 17 April 2018 for a stay in April 2018

We have just returned from a fabulous stay at this accommodation. Right from the beginning, the owner was very quick to respond to my equiries, and was able to answer any questions I had about the booking, the accommodation and the resort. This apartment is brilliantly situated right in the middle of a large resort hotel which meant that we could acces all of the pools, shows and other facilities that were on offer, as well as having our own private space within the apartment. We were able to self cater, but also took advantage of the all inclusive package that the hotel offer for an additional fee (bootable at the hotel itself). We are a family with 2 teenage children, so the 2 bedrooms worked well for us, as did the well appointed kitchen. The view from the apartment is brilliant, overlooking one of the many pools, and you can see the beaches on both sides of the island from the gorgeous roof terrace. We went into the town which is a short 3 Euro taxi ride away. We also booked an island tour which enabled us to get a real feel for Cape Verde life. I wouldn’t hesitate to return here to stay in this beautiful, clean, well appointed accommodation, and loved the island itself.

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Tourist68...
1 review
“Great holiday, just what we needed! Very easy with everything you need!”
Reviewed 5 March 2017 for a stay in February 2017

I took my mum to Cape Verde for a well needed rest. She doesn't get out of her comfort zone much so was very concerned I had booked it all myself.

The holiday was just what we needed. The apartment was spacious and clean and had everything we needed. We bought food and made some meals ourselves.

There are many pools at the complex which is where we spent most of our time - water was quite cold but we did go in february. The beach is on the doorstep too.

We ate at the restaurants most evenings which were quite reasonable if you are not all inclusive - it worked for us to just eat out in the evening. If you are self catering you can get a taxi to the centre for 5 euros and there is a supermarket.

The rental of the apartment was very organised and easy - Roy arranged a taxi from the airport for us, and put me in touch with a lady who organised an excelled trip of the island. We had a few queries while we were there and Roy responded very quickly - we could not have asked more from a host.

Excellent value for money considering everything was on our doorstep!

I will definitely be looking to return

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
6 Mar 2017
Thank you and look forward to welcoming you back
Roy
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MrsFHart
1 review
“Rancho restaurant...”
Reviewed 12 February 2017 for a stay in February 2017

Great stay at Dunas beach resort and spa.... good food in all of the resort restaurants... particularly Rancho steak restaurant. Antonio was very helpful and looked after us particularly well.

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Charlie M
Inverness, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A two week beach holiday at the Melia Dunas Resort Cape Verde”
Reviewed 31 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017

We had a fabulous couple of weeks at this resort. The whole place is very relaxed and extremely friendly. Plenty choices of places to eat or have a refreshment.
The first week we had a four hour island tour which was pretty informative about the island of Sal itself. While we were in the resort we took in a couple of shows.
Chicago plus The Lion King. Both were very entertaining and very enjoyable. Also had a couple of trips into Santa Maria to see a bit of local life. The rest of the time we spent on the beach. I can't speak highly enough of the staff and their service.
The accommodation was first class and immaculate. Would certainly return again.

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Management Response
31 Jan 2017
Thanks Charlie, glad you had a great time.
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George C
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic, just we we were looking for!!”
Reviewed 6 January 2017 for a stay in December 2016

Really enjoyed our two week stay at the apartment.
A very well equipped, spacious and modern living space in a great location on a great hotel complex.
The only thing that we overlooked slightly was the fact that we were visiting a fairly remote island and the supermarket was a bit lacking on some essentials, but this wasn't really a major problem, we ate out in Santa Maria each evening and there is a really good selection of restaurants and bars there.
I very rarely visit the same place twice but I would happily stay in this apartment again for a relaxing vacation!

Your age range 35-49
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Management Response
6 Jan 2017
Glad you enjoyed it George, thank you for the review.
Looking forward to some Sal Sunshine myself!
Roy
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