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    Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa

    Urbanizacao da Cabocan | ZDTI Ponta Preta, Cape Verde - Sal, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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          Overview
          • Excellent48%
          • Very good32%
          • Average14%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible2%
          Travellers talk about
          “sway bar” (88 reviews)
          “quiet pool” (122 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
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          Poolside Bar
          Fitness centre
          Kitchenette
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          Spa
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          Private Balcony
          5.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 1,976 reviews

          Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

          This was our fifth visit to the Melia resorts. First two times at Tortuga third time at Dunas and next two times at Tortuga. We cannot praise the staff enough for the attention to detail on each visit. This was a special holiday as it...More

          Thank Doreen K
          Reviewed 6 days ago

          Travelled with husband this year, left daughter with grandparents so a different kind of holiday this time. I had wondered if we would get the same level of personal attention without the little one as daughter has always been treated like royalty here. Gives me...More

          2  Thank VictoriaRach
          Reviewed 6 days ago

          OK so is this hotel 5 star? - not quite, but it is the right side of 4 star. Positives - staff, room size, pool areas, beach area, facilities Neutral - food, wifi, entertainment Negatives - really struggling to think of any! So, you know...More

          2  Thank Scott H
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          I advise people to ignore the very unfair poor reviews that people have left about this hotel. These made us very weary before we travelled here. We needn't have worried! We spent 2 weeks here in May half term with 2 children (14 & 5)...More

          5  Thank Natalie H
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Looked at previous reviews and made nervous about our forthcoming holiday, we need not have been. It has been a fabulous laid back chilled out holiday that we would not hesitate to repeat. This is Africa and not commercialised Europe which is important to bear...More

          5  Thank Turkeytraveller0
          Melia Dunas Beach Resort & Spa
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free Internet
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Conference Facilities
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Breakfast Available
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$159 - US$303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
          • #3 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
          • #6 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Maria
          • #7 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria
          • #7 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria
          • #7 Spa Hotel in Santa Maria
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 286
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          • Location
          • Cape Verde >
          • Ilha do Sal >
          • Santa Maria
          • Also Known As
          • Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa Cape Verde/Ilha Do Sal - Santa Maria
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Fran P
          Hi has anyone been in March? wondering how hot it is? also does this Hotel have a hairdressers? thanks
          27 June 2017|
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          Response from frnbella3 | Reviewed this property |
          it has a spa but dont think it had a hairdressers. It will be lovely and hot but it will have a nice breeze too
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          Matthew C
          We heard that it's not possible anymore to have breakfast in Waterside restaurant. We loved this the previous 2 times. Is this true?
          23 June 2017|
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          Response from Caroline H | Reviewed this property |
          Breakfast was being served there at the end of February x
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          Valleywifey
          Hi we are travelling on the 21st July, just wanted to know if there was nightime entertainment on the beach. Also it says a shuttle bus so is this bus free to Santa Maria and back again or is it just one way. also just wondering is it safe wander around Santa Maria etc or is there anything to be aware of. also i have seen answers where some have said there is a lagoon there thats safe to swim - is this right. many thanks
          6 June 2017|
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          Response from CaribbeangirlUk | Reviewed this property |
          Hi, There is a shuttle bus, but we took a taxi for a few euros (that way you can come & go when you are ready). Santa Maria is well worth seeing, but the locals stall holders try & hassle you to buy stuff - a polite no... More
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          "If you turn in early ask for a room well away from reception as entertainment between 9-10.30 can be loud."
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          "We stayed in room 365 which was in a great spot. Very central, and right next to the main pool area."
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          "For a quieter life get a room away from reception - where there is evening entertainment."
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          "Get room halfway between the 2 pools is a must,350_356 was our block"
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