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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are lots of reviews in details about the hotel so I'm only going to state a couple of points that I think you should know. The island is very underdeveloped so don't go if you like lots of sightseeing/trips (though the quad biking is recommended.). The hotel is clean and well maintained but again, dont expect five star luxury.... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Have just had a week here with my husband. The hotel is spotlessly clean and the staff are very friendly. The food in the main buffet restaurant is a bit repetitive but there is plenty to choose from. The rooms look a little tired but again are very clean and the beds were very comfortable. The entertainment of an evening... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

outstanding hotel, staff,and surrounding,s we have travelled to mexico on four previous years always 5 star, this hotel is on par with those, quality rooms, food, restaurants, pools , weather, you name it, its as good as it gets, surf a little rough best not to enter sea when red flags flying, Took a trip into town by local taxi,... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent a week in this wonderful hotel being attended to by wonderful and attentive staff. The hotel is extremely well run and considering the amount of people we had to share with it still retained a personal touch. Nothing was lacking, the room was clean and well appointed and put back every day as though you had only just... More 

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Best transfer ever! Had private transfer, no waiting around for a coach, had two trucks, luggage in the back, took 3 minutes. Well worth doing. Very efficient check in, no waiting, friendly. No lifts to rooms and ramps that go nowhere but room was very nice, plenty of space and very clean. Water replaced in fridge everyday, nice touch. Towels... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Me and my other half thought this was an extremely well-run hotel. The place is immaculate - the grounds and bedrooms - and the food was excellent quality. As soon as something was running low or empty it was immediately replaced, and as soon as you had finished one plate of food the waiters/waitresses cleared it away leaving you free... More 

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Shefield England
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent two weeks at the Karamboa on what was our first visit to Cape Verde. I felt that the holiday was excellent value as a winter sun destination and would recommend it to anyone seeking a similar holiday. I would endorse the many positive comments made in recent reviews, especially concerning the hardworking, friendly staff. Our particular favourites were... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just returned from a week at the Riu Karamboa in Boa Vista, Cape Verde. The transfer from the airport takes about 5 minutes, but you will need to wait for everyone to get on the coach, which can take up to 30 minutes. Some people were getting taxis to avoid the wait. Upon arrival you are given two... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a very nice week at this Riu hotel. The staff is friendly and always greets you with a genuine smile. Our two daughters (6 & 8 yo) enjoyed the kids disco every evening whereas we enjoyed the beverages and nice food in the theme restaurants. The pool area is very nice with enough sunbeds as well as the... More 

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Manchester
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having just returned from our 2nd visit to Riu Karamboa we were yet again not disappointed. If you want a no stress, sun filled winter break we would highly recommend it. The weather was mostly hot and sunny with a welcoming cooling breeze but even on a couple of cloudy days it was still hot and very pleasant. We will... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the island Boavista in the Cape Verde Islands. 2-Storey main building and 3-storey annexes. Situated on the beachfront. Complimentary sun loungers and parasols on the beach. 7 Km to Sal Rei. 1,5 Km from the airport. Credit cards accepted: Visa ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clubhotel Riu Karamboa

Address: Lote HO 1, Urb. Morrinho de Baguincho | Praia de Salines, Boa Vista 4110, Cape Verde
Region: Cape Verde > Boa Vista
Price Range: £138 - £344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Clubhotel Riu Karamboa 4*
Number of rooms: 750
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Also Known As:
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Hotel Boa Vista
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Boa Vista
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Cape Verde/Boa Vista
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Boa Vista
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Boa Vista
#3 Luxury Hotel in Boa Vista
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Boa Vista
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“2,000 odd rooms, we asked to be near pool, which is what we got, lovely place , you would never no that many people were there,”
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