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Apartment | in Tropical Resort | pool | close to beach

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Apartment - Terrace
Tropical Resort - Pool
Tropical Resort - Gardens

Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
Minimum stay varies 
The minimum stay for this property changes depending on the dates selected
** We have discounted our normal accommodation fee by 50% until the end of 2024, because currently the swimming pool is being repaired. However, the main Santa Maria Beach is only 300m away ** Inside the apartment…. The apartment accommodates up to 6 people and includes one king size double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom, a double sofa bed, a dining table that seats 6 people, kitchen, bathroom with Italian tiles and modern sanitary fitments, (including shower toilet and bidet), and an outside terrace with table and chairs. The kitchen includes the essentials for cooking including a refrigerator, freezer, hob, microwave, kettle, coffee maker, toaster, utensils, crockery and cutlery. The living area is comfortable and well equipped with sofa, coffee table, and television. There are ceiling fans i...** We have discounted our normal accommodation fee by 50% until the end of 2024, because currently the swimming pool is being repaired. However, the main Santa Maria Beach is only 300m away ** Inside the apartment…. The apartment accommodates up to 6 people and includes one king size double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom, a double sofa bed, a dining table that seats 6 people, kitchen, bathroom with Italian tiles and modern sanitary fitments, (including shower toilet and bidet), and an outside terrace with table and chairs. The kitchen includes the essentials for cooking including a refrigerator, freezer, hob, microwave, kettle, coffee maker, toaster, utensils, crockery and cutlery. The living area is comfortable and well equipped with sofa, coffee table, and television. There are ceiling fans in all rooms. The apartment faces southeast so it is possible to sit on the terrace in the mornings and enjoy a sunny breakfast. Outside the house… There is a private terrace overlooking the shared gardens pool. The shared areas include a tropical garden, a large free-form swimming pool, outdoor shower and there are sun loungers on both sun terraces and shaded terraces. There is a bar, restaurant and two small supermarkets just 2 minutes walk away. The sea is just 3 minutes walk away and the town 10 minutes, where there are a number of bars and restaurants. Your stay includes everything on the inventory (available on request) including bedding, house towels and beach towels. Also included is laundry (of bedding & towels), electricity, gas and water. There is WIFI available in the apartment (extra charges) and a selection of local maps and restaurant guides are available. Tropical Resort is located close to the centre of the 8km of the white sandy Santa Maria beach. This beach is known for surfing and to the east, about a 25 minute walk, there is a kite beach, comprising a wild stretch of untouched wilderness, where you can enjoy a coffee in a restaurant, kite surf, or paddle with the harmless dog sharks. For more information on the island of Sal, its beaches, its climate and how to get there please ask. Tourist Tax is payable by all adults over the age of 16. The cost is €2 per person per night to a maximum of 10 nights. Please note: If your dates are not available please message us as we have other apartments available at Tropical Resort.
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlySmoking allowed
We would ask guests to keep smoking to the outside and to be considerate to neighbours.
Bedrooms
1 King1 Sofa2 Singles
Bathrooms
1 Full bath

Meet the host
Philip K
Hosting since October 2007
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsThe House Manager can be contacted for any help during your stay and I keep in touch with guests by means of iMessage, WhatsApp etc., should they need any assistance whilst on holiday.

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Al_Capone2006
Al_Capone2006
Champfromier, France19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Very nice apartment
Thank you very much to Philip for his excellent communication, impeccable on arrival and even the booking of the taxi, very much appreciated. The apartment was impeccable upon arrival, 5 min walk to the beach, 15 min from the center, but we often took the taxi (between 3 and 5 euros depending on the driver and the schedule). The center is lively in the evening, so we enjoyed the distance for the calm of the place, flowery and well-maintained setting. Too bad the pool is not functional, a hell of a plus, but Philip had told us that before the rental. I highly recommend Île de Sal for a family vacation and Philip's apartment, which I thank again! Hope to see you soon.
Visited December 2023
Written 1 February 2024. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Travel37774940698
Travel37774940698
Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are pleased you had a good holiday and we also hope to see you again sometime. Best wishes, Philip
Written 6 February 2024. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Tim B
Tim B
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I had a great trip
I felt very comfortable in Philip's flat. The flat was very clean and the service was excellent no matter what I needed. He always responded in a short time and answered my questions and helped me with whatever I needed. You can't go wrong if you book this accommodation.
Visited November 2023
Written 27 November 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Cédric B
Cédric B
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Perfect Sal stay @Tropical resort.
Excellent followup from the reservation team before and during the stay, all organiszed from the landing to the takoff (taxis, reception, hints). Less than 10 min by foot from Sal central street, all the necessary commodities around (restaurant, bar, supermarket). Appartment, beds, bathroom are clean and well kept. No swimming pool for now, it's under renovation. Very good price/service ratio.
Visited November 2023
Written 15 November 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Travel37774940698
Travel37774940698
Hi Cédric, thank you so much for this lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed your trip. Philip and Roger
Written 22 November 2023. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Sarah L
Sarah L
Bournemouth, United Kingdom5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Return visit to my favourite apartment in Santa Maria
I have stayed here several times and will come again. Lovely apartment in beautiful grounds near the beach. Excellent service
Visited October 2023
Written 1 November 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Travel37774940698
Travel37774940698
Hi Sarah Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was lovely to have you stay again.
Written 3 November 2023. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Sarah L
Sarah L
Bournemouth, United Kingdom5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent apartment
We stayed in Tropical in an apartment with a balcony which looked out over the lovely gardens and pool. It had all the facilities we needed in order to self cater which was good for our budget. We could walk into the centre easily and the beautiful beach with loungers and shade to rent were just 5 minutes walk. We would stay at Tropical again.
Visited April 2022
Written 13 April 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Sue E
Sue E
15 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Comfortable apartment
Very well equipped and comfortable apartment. We loved being so close to the pool which has plenty of sunbeds and is big enough for a good swim. Philip and Roger were excellent right from our initial enquiry, we had all the information we needed, they also arranged our transfer from the airport.
Visited January 2020
Written 12 March 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Travel37774940698
Travel37774940698
Hi Sue Thank you for your lovely review. We appreciate it and are pleased that you enjoyed your holiday. We hope to welcome you back again sometime, either to Sal or to our house on the island of Maio. Kind regards Philip and Roger
Written 19 March 2020. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Claudia
Claudia
Rotterdam, The Netherlands4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
All perfect
Just a perfect holiday, the proximity of the apartment to the swimming pool and the tranquility at the pool were gorgeous.
Visited January 2020
Written 12 February 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Mooretallent
Mooretallent
Dublin, Ireland47 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely island escape in cosy 2-bedroom apartment
Cosy apartment a short walk to the beach and main area of Santa Maria. There are a few basic shops 2-mins from complex although we discovered these can be a lot more expensive than the main street shops. But you pay for convenience! There were some eateries 4-mins away but we did not eat in any of them although some were busy so must be good. Nice swimming pool. A very residential vibe in the complex which was lovely & friendly neighbours eager to chat. 24/7 security both here and along the walk to the main town. There is a tour operator right beside the complex for booking excursions with competitive pricing. Our landlords were very very helpful and were contactable all the time on WhatsApp. If we needed anything at all they were on hand to assist us. The apartment provided a very spacious double bedroom with good wardrobe space. The second bedroom had 2 single beds that were sufficient. Nice outdoor area with table & chairs as well as an indoor kitchen table that seats 6. Bathroom was clean and had hot water. All in all, just as in the photos provided.
Visited January 2020
Written 12 February 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Travel37774940698
Travel37774940698
Dear Claire Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your holiday. We hope to welcome you back again, either to Sal or to our cliff-top house on the island of Maio, Cape Verde. Philip
Written 19 February 2020. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Niklas S
Niklas S
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
perfect location for a convenient and relaxing beach holiday
Amazing location with pretty friendly people, a clean beach just a few metres from the resort, numerous restaurants and markets around and a high quality of the rooms with a great and large outdoor pool. I can recommend this to everybody who is looking for a convenient and relaxing beach holiday. It's simply perfect!
Visited November 2019
Written 6 December 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

JamesGBoughton
JamesGBoughton
London, United Kingdom5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Very enjoyable stay
We had a lovely stay in Philip’s apartment. Philip was a very helpful host, always available on WhatsApp to answer questions before and during our holiday. The hotel was not fully occupied but still had a nice feel to it, with no sun bed issues and a big pool. It was relaxing and quiet and great location as 2 minute walk to the beach and 1 minute to a few shops, bars and restaurants. The Main Street in Santa Maria was only 10 minute walk away. We would recommend, particularly for couples
Visited February 2019
Written 11 March 2019. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Navigate774350
Navigate774350
Hi James, thank you very much for your lovely review. We are so glad that you both enjoyed your holiday. It was a pleasure to have you stay and we hope that we can welcome you back again, either to the apartment or to our house on the island of Maio. Kind regards Philip
Written 12 March 2019. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Horse riding facilities
Location info
  • Kid friendly
  • Beachfront/Lakeside
Kitchen and dining
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Indoor amenities
  • Internet access
  • Cable television
Entertainment
  • Television
Bathroom and laundry
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Outdoor amenities
  • Balcony
  • Patio
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Terrace
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Property features
  • Ceiling Fans
Parking
  • Parking available
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Watersports

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Map
Getting there
Amilcar Cabral Intl Airport
10.4 mi

Rabil Airport
32 mi
Restaurants
Marea Italian Restaurant
14 min

Baraonda
10 min

Ocean Cafe
14 min

The Dubliner Irish Bar
8 min
Attractions
Praia de Santa Maria
7 minBeaches

Buddy Bar
14 minBars & Clubs

Spot Travel Tours
12 min4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Paroquia de Nossa Senhora das Dores
13 minReligious Sites
About the neighbourhood
Tropical Resort is towards the west end of Santa Maria. It is a quiet area and very close the magnificent Santa Maria beach. The casino is just five minutes walk away. The town centre of Santa Maria is a 10 minute walk.
Getting around
Taxis are plentiful and reasonably priced. Cars and quad likes can be hired, and island tours can be arranged.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Welcome notes, a map and key collection instructions will be emailed
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Horse riding facilitiesWatersports

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 3 pm Check out by 11 am
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 8 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed
Notes from owner

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