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Santa Barbara Eco-Beach Resort
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Ribeira Grande
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This resort has stunning location in açores right on top of the ocean so make sure you visit it once the weather is good, otherwise you will not appreciate the facilities.
There is construction works going on now so we woke up to huge noise and mess on Monday.
The villa is very nice for a family and it is great choice of you are with children.
We could not appreciate the location cause of the storm for few days.
The restaurant is good, though there was water on the floor while raining.
There is little space to sit down and chill if the outside weather is not too good.
The staff is OK but they could be much more helpful and friendly. They are correct but nowadays service is all about personal care and this was lacking in the resort.
We forgot to put the sea shells outside ( strange sign to call for cleaning) se we came back to the room all messed up in the evening.
The breakfast is ok but if you are arriving later then you will find only half of still available
This resort has great potential but has to work on better meet and greet and create some more space to chill inside.

Stayed: April 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

top marks for bar and table staff, the views and the idea. Reception service arrogant, unhelpful, stiff, hard to accommodate any requests..with the standard reply " it is hotel rules..." . Pleasing the guests was not on, but following the rules because this is a different hotel....Never before in any of other 25 congresses we have organized had we so many complaints from guests, most about trivial matters that normnal common sense and flexibility would solve. This is a place highly reccommended by the Mayor and everyone else...It is luxury, in a special surrounding with right ammenities but.....we had a group of 40 people dining there of which 7 or 8 stayed there. Too many flies on the roooms, no second key for people on a T2. Lousy control of people dining (they should control it not us...), they did not know who was and who wasn't and when asked for names, gave us wrong names of absentees for those who were present...A lovely environment with a novel idea for the cabins, nice pool and private beach, top staff for bar and table.

  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled on business
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This is a resort located in a magic place , near the Santa Barbara beach. Villas are well decorated in a rustic manner. Some maintenance is required but all in all experience is very relaxing. Breakfast should be improved as it lacks somehow variety. Sushi restaurant is very good and the view simply outstanding. Service is somehow slow in the restaurants. But our experience of a family vacation with three kids was wonderful and not really damaged by some aspects that can be improved. Highly recommended and ...will return next year.

Stayed: September 2016
Thank Rui S
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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The best food we had on Sao Miguel. We stayed on the island for a week. Tasteless all the way ... until the last evening when we dined at this nice spot overlooking the sea. What more -- the food was really tasty. The ambience really wonderful. The service was excellent. Truly enjoyed our last evening here!

Stayed: September 2016, travelled as a couple
Thank Kris R
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

A great place to recharge your batteries. On the beach, near the mountains, nice comfortable and romantic spacious rooms. The restaurant and the beach bar offer you a wide range of solutions, from a 5 star sushi menu prepared in front of you by the chef, to a succulent beef burger by the beach you are sure to find something to delight you.
Will definitely be back!

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  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled with family
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Thank PedroBraga
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Additional Information about Santa Barbara Eco-Beach Resort

Address: Estrada Regional N0 1-1a | 1º Morro de Baixo, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel 9600-501, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Azores > Sao Miguel > Ribeira Grande
Beach Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Ribeira Grande
Price Range: ₹ 5,832 - ₹ 19,931 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Santa Barbara Eco-Beach Resort 4*
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