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Residencial Goa

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Reviewed 14 January 2016

Me and my husband chose this hotel for the last two days of our holidays in Cape Verde and it was an excellent choice! Spacious rooms, lovely interior, big terrace facing the sea. Lots of possibilities to have a very relaxing time - have a walk to the nearest volcano, another one along the beach, go to the nearest village...

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3Thank Ambertravelcita
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 4 November 2015

The hotel has a very beautiful modern architecture and it’s fully integrated in the beach of Calhau and the volcanoes nearby. The rooms are huge and nicely decorated, with simple furniture and with taste. It’s very peaceful to open the door of the room and hear the sound of the sea, contemplate the waves and feel the breeze. At night,...

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2Thank HCortez
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Me and a friend arrived in the afternoon not sure if we would find here a place to stay. The family welcomed us like we were one of their own. Made a wonderful dinner and we all hanged out in a beautiful garden sharing stories. The rooms are so big and with such a beautiful view of the ocean. We...

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1Thank Susana V
Reviewed 14 June 2015

A very pretty and stylish Hotel that would make a matching set for a James Bond movie. Think César Manrique but more comfortable. Calhau during the week is very laid back and quit. There are a couple of very pretty beaches to the south and a good restaurant in the heart of the village. But the best thing about the...

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2Thank gottfriedstutz
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Right on the beach in Villa Miseria, Calhau, is Raph and Stan's Goa. They make you feel like family. Calhau is a calm, quiet part of Sao Vicente. The natural scenery of ocean, mountains, sun, wind, moon and stars is fantastic there. Best place to get to know your self. If your Soul cannot find rest here, it never can....

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2Thank Rebeccawolsdal
Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 11 February 2015

We stayed here in January for a couple of nights (couple with a 2,5 years old child). Do go to this place if you like to stay at a beautiful, quite place with friendly people. The rooms are spacious and have a sea-view (most of them) and the food (breakfast and, when available, dinner) is excellent. Be aware, however, that...

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8Thank Joanne_on_trip
London
Reviewed 3 January 2015

We stayed two nights at Residencial Goa in Calhau and it was an excellent stay, Calhau, the place where it is located is lost in a corner of Sao Vicente and there are no amenities around. The Residencial Goa is very nice and cosy. Raph and Stan are the best host ever, super helpful, they would always find a way...

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4Thank Fedeforty
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2013

A fantastic place to stay, set in a secluded location away from the main tourist areas offering a 'behind the scenes' insight into life in Cape Verde. Stan and Rafhaële were exceptional hosts and even though, through my own ignorance, I was unable to speak their language they made every effort to make me feel part of the family. The...

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4Thank Justin W
Matosinhos
Reviewed 15 May 2013

First time in Cabo Verde, all booked by the internet with no real idea of what we would find. Raph & Stan were the best hosts I've met and Goa is a beautiful place, very well designed and with a very comfortable ambiance. they really sned you the good vibes and the relaxing mood of the place. We even had...

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2Thank Andreia1010
Reviewed 9 May 2013 via mobile

Beautifully designed, beautiful atmosphere, beautiful hosts! A great stay with people who could not do enough for us, the atmosphere is relaxed in a superbly designed guest house which was build by the owners . Absolute class!

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The résidencial Goa, front the sea, dialogues with the broad one and is integrated in the authentic landscape of Calhau, the Ocean, the Volcanos.10 comfortables rooms (single, doble, suite) with bathrooms:- 4 rooms with the ground floor (3 with direct sight on the sea),- 6 rooms on the floor (5 with direct sight on the sea).Patio allowing the relaxation, peace, convivial living room with sight on sea, bibliotec and games, bar with terrace. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residencial Goa

Address: Zone Calhau, Mindelo, Sao Vicente 71000, Cape Verde
Region: Cape Verde > Sao Vicente > Mindelo
Price Range: £71 - £76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“All rooms are nice. If you are travelling as a family do take the huge family room. Otherwise the rooms with sea-view are very nice.”
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