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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked with Thomson Airways with my family of 4. Excellent price, hotel and staff. Only 1 thing I can fault, the evening entertainment. The entertainment was not too entertaining and there were only around 20 tables for people to sit at. 4.9/5

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scotland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

So, just returned from the Melia tortuga , Cape Verde. I read all the reviews and was quite frankly dreading it . Well I'm glad I went as it was fantastic !! Great company, food , apartments and weather. Couldn't ask for more. We arrived about 4ish and a bit of a hash at the airport about visas. Some were...

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2Thank nellybabes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

My partner and I were a little concerned after reading some of the reviews of this hotel. If you are planning on visiting please take not the slightest bit of notice. We stayed for a week 4th-11th January and booked last summer through Thomson. We travelled with two children aged 7 and 3 and honestly could not fault a thing....

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4Thank Natalie6865
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I booked this as a Christmas gift for my other half as I worked it. The hotel is beautiful and set out really well, we found the place to be spacious enough and never felt under any ones feet. Out of the pools we usually sat by the one with the pool bar and never found it hard to find...

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2Thank Sean M
Fleet, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived on the 4th January and stayed for one week. The weather was overcast and cloudy some days but it was still hot and I came home with a great tan. Greeted with a welcome drink and then taken to our room, which was fantastic nice and quiet with a sea view. The room was clean and the beds were...

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5Thank Anne C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just come back from a week at the resort and although would agree with some of the comments we still enjoyed our stay. The resort has so much future potential but would be happy to recommend with a few caveats. If you want stress free sun then this could be the place for you.

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2Thank Lucyandfc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are just ending our visit to this hotel and I can honestly say I could not fault the politeness and helpfulness of the staff here. My daughter has Coeliac Disease and the staff were absolutely spot on with her diet in every restaurant. The rooms were clean, fresh and comfy. I only saw 2 mosquitos all week. I felt...

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3Thank Claire B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am staying here at the moment, and have found it to be pleasant. It was a last minute booking for a bit of sun and relaxation. Rooms are clean and lovely, haven't seen the entertainment so can not comment about that. Pools and beach are nice too. There is a little bit of language barrier between staff and customers...

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Thank Claire B
Reviewed 1 week ago

First the summary: - villa was ok, but not matching 5star expectation. - service was worse. they showed absolutely no motivation to make a good job. - food was a desaster. we haven't experienced any such offering till now. - island of sal itself is worth a trip. The bad experiences within the 2 weeks we stayed at this hotel...

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3Thank drdmc00
Hampshire UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have just come back from a stay at this hotel of 10days. We both had a very relaxing time and liked the hotel very much. However you have to remind yourself that these islands are 500 miles off of the west coast of Africa and so most of what is produced has to be imported. It...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast Available
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: £127 - £230 (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
Hotel Style:
#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 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria
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“Avoid the hotel, if you like to have a 5star experience.”
 of 5 bubbles drdmc00, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I would ask for a room away from the family pool or square outside reception if you like it quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles TessHampshireUK, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Not recommended”
 of 5 bubbles WorldTravel0581, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Over pools”
 of 5 bubbles E6200TYcaroll, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms nearer the beach are quieter but all have good access to a pool”
 of 5 bubbles 907ClaireH, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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