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Liphook
Reviewed 1 week ago

São Tomé and Principe offers a winter sun holiday unique to many other countries we have visited at this time of year. Yes it's a bit of a faff to get to via Lisbon (with TAP Portugal) but well worth the travelling time. It's the most Carribean like African country we have visited with its forest trimmed beaches, but warm,...

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Paulo A, Director of Sales at Bom Bom Principe Island, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you very much for visiting Sao Tome e Príncipe. As you experienced we give full support to our Guests staying at Omali Sao Tome and Bom Bom in Principe Island together with airport transfers and internal flights so in the end you have the peace to enjoy the national beer overlooking the warm gentle sea from your...

Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a whole week and my only regret is that the price list is not amenable to longer stays. Accomodation is very good without being luxurious. Given the obvious supply constraints, the food was quite good, although it could do with more variety, as regards both foodstuffs and cooking - although it was better than similar experiences I...

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Brussels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quiet resort very nicely situated, with 18 confortable bungalows facing the sea. Spectacular views, superb nearby beaches but few bathers, excellent food, friendly staff : a premium hide-away for one's holiday !

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Paulo A, Director of Sales at Bom Bom Principe Island, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Bom Bom Príncipe, you said everything about the place. What else?

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was a warm welcome , attentive service and the chalet-like room was spacious, beautiful decorated and had all comfort which you expect in this category. The restaurant serves excellent, delicious and well prepared meals. You have always the choice between two dishes. There is a snack menu if you don't want to eat a three-course menu at lunch time....

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Just had five days here with friends. Not easy to get to, most people have never heard of the place (including me a year ago). It is pretty gorgeous. The rooms are basically large huts (well built of concrete covered with wood), comfortable but basic. Those near the beach are best, and naturally more expensive. The restaurant is on the...

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Bom Bom just for a day from Nov 12-13 '2016. Immediately regretted not planning for a longer stay. The location of villas and the view are unbeatable. The hospitality of the catering staff and the cuisine itself adds to the charm. A candle lit dinner at night to the sound of waves by the beach is soul-touching. Bom...

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Paulo A, Director of Sales at Bom Bom Principe Island, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words, we are very happy to understand that every moments of your stay were unforgettable. We look forward to welcome you back again at Bom Bom Príncipe.

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Gilligan would not want to leave this resort. It features incredible beauty, gourmet food, and excellent service. The flight from Sao Tome is a short one. The drive from the airport to the resort is down a winding road through a lush jungle, at the end of which is the small registration building. Each of the buildings looks very rustic...

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HBDRO, Diretor de Vendas at Bom Bom Principe Island, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are enchanted for understanding that you had the real Principe Island Experience. It was a pleasure to welcome you at Bom Bom resort and look forward to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards!

Kehl
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The place is awesome, stunning, supercalifragilistic. Two beautiful pristine beaches where you can easily find a private spot for yourself. Fantastic bungalows right on the beach or elevated in the garden. A long bridge takes you to the restaurant near the jetty on a small island close by. This idea and view alone is worth more than 5 stars. Staff...

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HBDRO, Guest Relations Manager at Bom Bom Principe Island, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are amazed with such great review as we feel as you became part of the island and enjoyed every moment you stayed with us at Bom Bom. And that is our main purpose, to create genuine and unforgettable experiences. Thank you for visiting Bom Bom and hope to welcome you back again soon.

Estoril, Portugal
Reviewed 12 September 2016

It was an unforgettable three day staying, with wonderful beaches, very kind staff, excellent meals and beautiful sunsets. Very relaxing and ideal for resting. Swimming and snorkelling in a pleasant warm and crystal clear water is an option at any time of the day. Gardens are beautiful and very well taken care.

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HBDRO, Diretor de vendas at Bom Bom Principe Island, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. It is great to know that our guests leave with such high impressions. You are very welcome to return everytime you can and enjoy with us this piece of heaven on earth.

Celorico de Basto, Portugal
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

One of the most amazing locations on the planet with very attentive staff. The architecture is nothing special. But everything else rocks. Filipa, Ruben and the beautiful lady from Lisbon (I'm sorry for forgetting your name...) are very helpful as are all the other staff. Need to be bit forgiving with some of the trainees, but nothing bad, just sometimes...

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HBDRO, Director of Sales at Bom Bom Principe Island, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us at Bom Bom Príncipe and please accept our apologises for any details as we are taking a large training with the young generation of the island so the local community can have the opportunity of a career on hospitality. Nevertheless, the most important was there, the authenticity of the people, the beautiful...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The exclusive Bom Bom Island Resort lies on the northern slope of the tropical island of Principe - a virtually undiscovered paradise in the Atlantic Ocean, close to Gabon. At Bom Bom Island Resort, your comfort is a priority. Rooms are authentic island-style chalets with simple decor and light spaces. Nineteen chalets enjoy garden views, ocean views or beach-front views. There are also four inter-leading pool chalets. All rooms have en suite bathroom, air conditioning, flat-screen TV with satellite connection, telephone, safe, in-room tea/coffee station, mini bar/ fridge and overhead fan.Visitors to Bom Bom Island Resort have two private beaches at their disposal, as well as the restaurant and bar on Bom Bom Island, dive centre and jetty on Bom Bom Island, swimming pool, pool bar, reception (with internet and email facilities), souvenir shop and foreign exchange service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bom Bom Principe Island

Address: CP 25, Ilheu Bom Bom, Principe, Sao Tome and Principe
Region: Sao Tome and Principe > Principe
Price Range: £304 - £503 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bom Bom Principe Island 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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