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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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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$229
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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
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          Shuttle Bus Service
          Private Balcony
          5.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Nice hotel throughout. 2 bedroom apartment was a good size and always spotless. We had a look around the villas there too and they were pretty impressive and would definitely consider booking one of these in the future. Had an issue with the sink broken...More

          2  Thank Gordie_Bell_UK
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          We stayed here for the last week in May.Lovely large accommodation and very clean including pool and grounds.The food was not of high standard but not bad standard either.We always found something to eat and I reckon it was the same standard at all the...More

          8  Thank Hazel F
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          Got back this morning from what I can honestly say was an amazing experience. The Island is such a beautiful place!. Have not got one bad thing to say about the hotel resort or staff. The staff were truly amazing and made the experience even...More

          7  Thank Lewis T
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Rooms in the villa blocks are spacious and clean. Could do with tweaking the bathrooms a bit, e.g grab rail or shower mat in the shower and somewhere to put the soap. Food and drink can get boring before the end of a week. Food...More

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          Response from elyeszendah, The Hotel Management Team at Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & SpaResponded 3 weeks ago

          Dear O7327JZrobertd, Thank you for your review, we are really sorry that you didn't think much of our food variety, even sad that you didn't contact us while in resort, I personally confident that we could have managed to enhance your experience by arranging for...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          We flew to Sal Cape Verde with Thomson on one of their new 787 Dreamliner and I must say this made all the difference to the 6 hr flight and, excuse the p,un but the time flew with choice of movies, tv shows, games and...More

          6  Thank barber70
          Response from elyeszendah, The Hotel Management Team at Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & SpaResponded 3 weeks ago

          Thank you barber70 for your detailed review regarding your experience between us while on holiday, Glad that you did find our resort Great. Thank you for your constructive feedback, some of the points that you've just highlighted are very interesting and we will look at...More

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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$155 - US$306 (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 Spa Hotel in Santa Maria
          • #7 Luxury 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
          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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          baileysandicecream
          hi can you swim in the sea here in may time? thanks in advance.
          5 June 2017|
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          Response from Hazel F | Reviewed this property |
          Hi If you walk out of hotel beach restaurant and bar and walk to the right for 5 mins the beach is lovely and very sandy underfoot to paddle and swim.We travelled in may 17. Santa Maria beach is lovely too .
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          SMT01111
          Do you need injections to visit Cape Verde?
          2 June 2017|
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          Response from yvonneSthomas | Reviewed this property |
          We didn't need any jabs to visit Sal. Other bonus no mosquitoes!!!!
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          Room Tips
          "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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