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Fife
Reviewed 15 October 2013

I have just returned from a week at the Karamboa with my two teenage children we had a fantastic time , I am not going to repeat the issues about lack of entertainment etc on the flight but books, laptop and a couple of packets of sweets saw us through. Transfer time - 3 mins Reception check in - 3...

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Bapchild, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2013

My husband and I went 16th September for 10 nights for our honeymoon. After reading some of the reviews on here we went with an open mind however we were pleasantly surprised and couldn't believe what people were moaning about. We reserved our seats on the flight so had the choice to sit wherever we liked going out we ha...

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2Thank Sarah G
Midlands
Reviewed 14 October 2013

We have recently returned from two weeks at the Karamboa where we had a relaxing holiday with little to do on the island - which was what we wanted and overall we cannot fault it. Firstly to those who moan about this hotel not being 5-star... I can't put my finger on exactly why it's not 5-star BUT - from...

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2Thank McGarvie
Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Before travelling, we read a few negative reviews. There was absolutely no need to worry. This is an reasonably undeveloped country, not the Algarve, but go with an open mind and you will be pleasantly surprised. The first surprise is the airport (a busy day has about four flights) it looks like a small castle and nothing like an airport...

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4Thank DavidH0712
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2013

We stayed at the Riu Karemboa for 1 week in September what a lovely hotel in every way .On our arrival we had a very quick and easy check in been offered a fruit juice while we check in ,our room wasnt ready but this wasnt a problem we had a nice refreshing beer and went for lunch and told...

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bracknell
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Lovely hotel and staff were superb. Good rooms and although it's a lot of walking to just about everywhere it helps to burn off the calories from the great food that was on offer! However, the pool was a big let down..loads of tiles missing..far too any beds and not enough shade. The sunbeds couldn't be moved and nor could...

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2013

When we arrived in the hotel our first impressions were "nice, great choice" which overall it was. Check in was seamless by friendly reception staff, our bags were quickly delivered to our room which was in the furthest apartment block (5 min walk) the room was as I would describe as comfortable as a Holiday inn Express so not what...

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2Thank Tony H
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2013

Returned 10/10/13. 10 nights of pure relaxation! Staff & entertainment team were fantastic. Plenty of water & sports activities for those who don't like to sunbath. You could play beach volleyball, football, step aerobics, water polo, bowls, tennis and more. The food was fantastic & the 3 speciality restaurants are definately worth going to. You have the choice of Cape...

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2Thank lauren h
Bridlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2013

2nd time at the Karamboa and 3rd time to Boa Vista. Loved every minute, clean rooms and service, always got a parasol on the beach (not a pool person). Food very good no queuing good selection and friendly and efficient staff. Went to the Buda restaurant twice, very nice. Loved the beach and hiking over the sand dunes around the...

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codurham
Reviewed 11 October 2013

just returned from the karamboa had fantastic time staff were really lovely and always on hand flight was okay bit cramped and no entertainment even couple of films would have past the time on 6 hr flight hotel was spotless food was lovely a bit repetertive but most inclusives tend to be the same overall had really relaxing holiday and...

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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 

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Address: Lote HO 1, Urb. Morrinho de Baguincho | Praia de Salines, Boa Vista 4110, Cape Verde
Region: Cape Verde > Boa Vista
Price Range: €162 - €401 (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
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Cape Verde/Boa Vista
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Boa Vista
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Boa Vista
#3 Luxury Hotel in Boa Vista
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Boa Vista
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“Rooms on higher floors offer better views”
 of 5 bubbles WendellD143, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best views from 2nd floor if you like climbing a lot of stairs as there are no lifts”
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“2,000 odd rooms, we asked to be near pool, which is what we got, lovely place , you would never no that many people were there,”
 of 5 bubbles chrishF4432PA, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We were in 1049. Very quiet”
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“We had Room 1216. A sea view room but quite a distance from the Lobby”
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