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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Mixed feelings after reading some very worrying reviews, we were a family group of 13 looking to celebrate a special birthday and this hotel ticked the boxes, yes check in was a bit chaotic (mainly because I do not speak Portuguese). The staff are mostly friendly and do their best, the rooms,bars and grounds are spotless and very well maintained....

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely accommadation in bungalow two bèdrooms, two bathrooms, large lounge & kitchen. Several pools but every sunbed had a towel on by 6.00am not idea time for a holiday. Restaurant plenty of choice of food but nothing to go together very strange. Overall though Hotel good very relaxing.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We had a lovely time in Cape verde and the score is probably a bit unfair but is based more on the location. This is going to be a fantastic destination but needs a lot of work as there are plots around this hotel sized up to be new hotels, they're just not there yet. And because of this, their...

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3Thank anita d
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are staying in one of the appartements 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom.. well furnished, good Wi-Fi (also on the beach) and real nice housekeeping. They clean and mop all the rooms every day. Restaurant and bar staf are also very friendly and real try to help you. We even had a gardener remover an ant nest from underneath the...

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1Thank 65Sylvia
Brecht, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for the second time in October 2016. This 5 star hotel is really superb. The setting is like a garden of Eden. The rooms or rather suites are really gigantic and well equipped. They are located in separate houses. Different restaurants with very good food. Overall excellent atmosphere. The staff is always smiling and genuine friendly but also...

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2Thank Rudolphe1952
Beverley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlike most people on this resort, we booked an owner's apartment which was simply that, with no all inclusive package though this was optional - at a price. To indicate to Security personnel that you are staying on the resort, you're given a wristband in a different colour to differentiate from the all inclusive guests. Being independent travellers we weren't...

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3Thank mkjan13
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a winter-sun trip to Cape Verde in November 2016 - booked in May with Thomson. We picked CV because of the likely weather and sunshine and the reasonable flight time, we also have friends who have been themselves. Overall we had a great holiday, really relaxing and just what we needed. I think the main issue for us...

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Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Five star facilities 2-3 star service and food,we have travelled to many places manly 5 star this hotel has the potential but the staff are 90% completely useless most don't speak English and are trainees left on the own to serve guests.one morning I had to ask for tea 4 times and after half an hour got hot water then...

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1Thank Daveroof
Portnalong Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having just returned from Tortuga where we rented an apartment from a private owner - so we didn't have much to do with the hotel's all inclusive as we went into Santa Maria every evening for dinner, we could have used the hotel and go it charged to our room and settled at the end of our holiday but it...

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1Thank Mhairi C
Zwolle, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first experience of all-inclusive and I came with an open mind as our objective for the trip was to do as little as possible. That we achieved with this trip no problem at all. We quickly came to realise that the Cape Verdean motto: No Stress is also like a religion! :-) When we left the tranfer...

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dear Mr. Marshall B Thank you for having chosen Melia Tortuga Beach Resort for your holidays and for having set aside some of your time to share your very interesting review with us and with fellow travelers online. We are pleased to perceive that you have enjoyed your stay and that we met you expectations, thank you for your comments...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 5 star Melia Tortuga All-Inclusive Resort is located in the southeast of the island Sal, only a few minutes from the colourful town Santa María and Amilcar Cabral international airport. During your stay you will find relaxation and fun right on the fabulous Algodoeiro beach, with its white sand and turquoise waters. The resort offers spectacular suites and villas with up to 4 bedrooms, private garden and swimming-pool. Set in gardens there are 2 magnificent adult pools and 2 pools for children. Experience Yhi Wellness with sauna, Turkish bath, whirlpool, thermal circuit, fitness facilities, massage and beauty treatments. Dining options include a variety of 4 restaurants and bars, offering a selection of international and local cuisine. The Melia Tortuga All-Inclusive is also the perfect destination for windsurfing, kitesurfing or scuba diving. Events for up to 200 people can be organised in 2 meeting rooms with natural daylight. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa

Address: Urbanizacao da Cabocan | ZDTI Ponta Preta, Cape Verde - Sal, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
Region: Cape Verde > Ilha do Sal > Santa Maria
Price Range: £132 - £312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 286
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Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa Cape Verde/Santa Maria, Ilha Do Sal
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#1 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Maria
#3 Spa Hotel in Santa Maria
#3 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria
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“Rooms in the 300's quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles 173janetj, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go for rooms with a view to the ocean and choose the upper suites in the houses.”
 of 5 bubbles Rudolphe1952, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet apartment mid way between hotel reception and the beach, as both have loud music.”
 of 5 bubbles mkjan13, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms near the main hotel building as it is LOUD on a night!”
 of 5 bubbles 144katem144, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try and stay away from the reception and entertainment area if you like tranquility!”
 of 5 bubbles MhairiC_12, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
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