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Hotel Riu Palace Cabo Verde

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our first trip to Cape Verde.This hotel could not have left a better impression.The service from all staff is outstanding throughout the day and night.Without going into great detail we have never had such a good choice of food and drink,even had own bar well stocked in the bedroom.The main buffet restaurant has outstanding choice and could never fault the...

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4Thank desandercock
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We wanted a week in the sun without jet lag or a long haul flight. With average February temperatures of 26 degrees and a medium haul 5.5 hour direct flight from Gatwick, being that its a little bit hotter and further south than the Canaries which we were also considering, Cape Verde fitted the bill perfectly. The weather was fantastic!...

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2Thank lukeaskew
Portishead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As the plane banked to the right we got the first look at the island we were to call home for the next two weeks, a Martian landscape stared back at us. Great expanses of sand coloured rock stretched for miles before us, just where we had come to. Was this really the place that so many pundits had recommended...

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16Thank Michael S
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is a sprawling mass of buildings and sand, some if which has been cultivated to a degree. The furthest room from reception is a good 5 minute walk for a fit young person. The staff cannot be faulted and work hard to keep all the guests happy. Food is pretty average, meat over cooked, vegeatables over cooked, same...

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8Thank roger489
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed 3rd to 10th Feb 2017. Don't get me wrong this is a very nice hotel but it's far from being a 5* resort. "WHY" From what I understand this whole resort was once called the FANANA. The resort has now been split into two separated hotels. One half being renamed RIU Palace and the other keeping the Fanana name....

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3Thank Wayne L
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

It's our first week here and we love this place! I will give you 5 reasons :) 1. Food, simply amazing, massive choice, buffet restaurant plus another posh 3 to choose from ( reservation only, but still in all inclusive) 2. Alcohol :) sounds funny, but drinks are available 24/7 and in a room you will have built in spirit...

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13Thank Bea30xxx
Potters Bar
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just returned from 10 marvellous days at the Riu Palace Hotel in Cape Verde. It was wonderful spending our "winter" holiday in warm sunshine with cloudless skies every day. The climate is fantastic for February and a much shorter flight than the Caribbean We were delighted with the hotel which has been refurbished to a very high standard.The...

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11Thank howardlyndab
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From the moment you arrive the staff cannot be more helpful, the rooms are spotless and so are the bars. Being vegan I thought the food would be an issue but lots of veg and fruit. Also soya milk and a chickpea stew. We took our own dairy free butter though. Beach was a bit windy but we had two...

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5Thank ferretface2
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just got back from a weeks holiday in this stunning hotel , and as English we do look to have a moan about things that are not quite right ! Well we stayed for seven nights and could not find a thing !! Fantastic hotel lovely modernisation and very well thought of 😃 excellent staff & customer services & the...

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12Thank scott j
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Overall this was a fantastic holiday where nothing went wrong and all our needs were catered for. Even though I have given the hotel 5 stars, if I could I would mark it 4.5 stars as there are areas for small improvements. I will summarise each heading which will hopefully give you a good indication of whether this is the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Situated on the island of Sal in the Cape Verde Islands * Main building and 2-story annexes * Situated on the beach front together with the ClubHotel Riu Funana * Complimentary sun loungers and parasols on the beach * 1.5 Km to Santa Maria * 15 km from the airport * Credit cards accepted: Visa ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Palace Cabo Verde

Address: Cabocan Lote A2, A3, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
Region: Cape Verde > Ilha do Sal > Santa Maria
Price Range: ₹ 12,299 - ₹ 22,784 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Palace Cabo Verde 4*
Number of rooms: 500
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Also Known As:
Riu Funana Santa Maria
Hotel Riu Palace Cabo Verde Cape Verde/Santa Maria, Ilha Do Sal
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Maria
#1 Spa Hotel in Santa Maria
#2 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
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“Lower block numbers are nearer main reception and restaurants and higher block numbers nearer pools and beach”
 of 5 bubbles desandercock, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Block 5 is nearest the sea with a 5 minute walk to the main hotel. Block 1 is nearest the hotel. Try to get a sea view on the first floor.”
 of 5 bubbles G485GRmichaels, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Block 5 seaview - we had 5111 and it was fantastic. South facing overlooking the beach entrance gate from the 1st floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Kitkatsunshine06, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in block 2 upper floor which was midway between beach and reception”
 of 5 bubbles wordleyconsult, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Block 5 nearest to pool & beach but furthest from restaurants & reception”
 of 5 bubbles 6nationschampsagain, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
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