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ClubHotel Riu Funana

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great Riu hotel with its sister next door. Clean rooms bathroom etc and buffet was spot on. The beach is stunning and I really enjoyed my first scuba dive but for me that's where it stopped. Being told not to walk home alone at night from Santa Maria along with the persistent Looky Looky men. Not the wonderful view of...

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2Thank Mike R
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel through Thompson's​ (known as TUI when away from the UK) had never been all inclusive before, so looked forward​ to a new experience. We are still on holiday as I write this, but wanted to make a few comments now. All good I must say, from flight to arrival at the hotel, the TUI staff have...

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2Thank John K
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely hotel with great staff, everything was very clean and accommodating. Staged entertainment was good but very little other entertainment in the evening, the sports bar showed no English football which was a bit disappointing on a Saturday afternoon. The food was very good with a selection of 4 restaurants you could book 3 were excellent and the buffet food...

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Don't be put off by some of the reviews to this hotel,we have been 4 times to Sal and 3 times to the old Riu Funana which is now the palace and once the the new Riu Funana,the local people had barely nothing in Sal when we first came no mains water or electric ,The staff in the hotel work...

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2Thank BernieBirmingham
Buckhaven, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Riu Funana for 2 weeks at the end of February. On arrival at the airport we got through customs with no problems our 2 friends that we travelled with had a problem with their visa and had to pay €50. We decided to get a taxi to our hotel which only cost €15 a bit of...

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2Thank Diane N
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Staff, food and weather amazing Would go back tomorrow. The first room we were put in had a terrible smell, we went to reception and the moved us, without any problem, and very apologetic. All great for the rest of the holiday. Will be going back next winter. Well done to all the Funana staff

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2Thank 1959paula
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a queue of 1hour 15 minutes at the airport no one knew what was going on the hotel was clean and our room was spacious There was a terrible smell ofsewage every day We were in block 10 with a good 30minute walk to Beach as this hotel is not on the beach as described in brochure

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3Thank June S
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Well on the whole the hotel is OK but definately not 5* platinum like thomson advertise, however its not on the beach its a 15 minute walk and travelling with somebody who cannot walk far this was one of the main reasons i chose the hotels 'beachfront location' . The evening entertainment was poor for such a big hotel. The...

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Greasby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just got back from a great two weeks at the Riu Funana. A little chaotic at the airport, with some visas not showing up on the computers. We had a bit of a problem with our taxi transfer (a situation which was subsequently handled well by our in-resort Thomson representative Nicky). Once at the hotel our holiday began well with...

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3Thank RM D
Hampshire
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a week on Sal which was our fourth visit to Cape Verde. We have stayed in this hotel before but since then the rooms have all been refurnished and are very clean, new and well equipped with a lovely big walk in shower. The room was quiet at night and the aircon also very quiet...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Main building and 2-story annexes * Situated on the beach front together with the Riu Palace Cabo Verde * 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 ClubHotel Riu Funana

Address: Cabocan Lote A2, A3 | Isla de Sal, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde (Formerly ClubHotel Riu Garopa)
Region: Cape Verde > Ilha do Sal > Santa Maria
Price Range: ₹ 10,719 - ₹ 21,373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — ClubHotel Riu Funana 4*
Number of rooms: 572
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Also Known As:
Riu Garopa Santa Maria
ClubHotel Riu Funana Cape Verde/Santa Maria, Ilha Do Sal
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
#2 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Maria
#5 Spa Hotel in Santa Maria
#5 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria
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“Ask for a sea view if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles BernieBirmingham, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“block 9 is recommended”
 of 5 bubbles raycorcoran, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“south side to get afternoon sun. No lifts so need to book ground floor if you have walking difficulties. only 2 floors high in each block”
 of 5 bubbles maltbee2016, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Block 10 is a long way from the beach but close to Reception and restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles Happyandretired, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“blocks 8 and 9 are away from the evening entertainment and nearer the pool”
 of 5 bubbles kborley, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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