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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter and I chose this hotel for the half term break. It is a smaller hotel than the others on the island on a large beach and definitely a good choice. The flight over was cramped and boring, the food was terrible, (but we knew that from previous reviews and had brought sandwiches with us). We had done our...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed at this hotel 2yrs ago so decided to come back. Was very disappointed with the apartment the rug was very old and dirty the net curtains were stained and the rooms tired . The food had gone down hill and service in the a la cart restaurants was slow and poor. Alot of the staff didn't seem happy. Would...

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2Thank Kenneth S
Ibiza, Spain
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The resort is big, but still feels somewhat cosy. Plenty of choice in food/ restaurants and decent quality of it. The beach is nice and situated close to the village of Santa Maria with its shops and restaurants. Tortuga is situated near one of the most beautiful beaches, ponta preta. All together a great place to enjoy a lazy holiday.

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2Thank JVerboven
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My partner and I travelled with my daughter and her three children ages 12,10 and a 6 month old baby to Cape Verde hoping for some winter sunshine without a very long flight. We stayed at the Tortuga Beach Resort and Spa. We travelled from Gatwick. Experience at Gatwick pretty typical but they do manage pushchairs and babies efficiently so...

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12Thank veevee2017
Aberdeen
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Despite some reader reservations about the arrival on Sal, ours was not bad after waiting for 15 minutes for the previous plane load of holiday makers to clear customs, especially as we got out of the baggage lounge before them. We arrived at the hotel before the 3pm check-in time and were told to enjoy the buffet lunch while we...

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2Thank Tilt-scale-gyro
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the third time we have visited this resort. The venue remains unspoilt and the apartments are excellent. Sadly over the years the food quality has deteriorated to the point that it is so bland but also clearly recycled. My husband and many other guests we spoke to were struck down with D&V. Such a shame that such an...

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1Thank Ed S
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

After reading reviews on here I was very anxious prior to arrival. Honestly what were the bad reviews on about? Departing the UK with snowflakes on the plane at -2 degrees we arrived 6 hours later to +26 degree heat. Flight with Thomson was fine, take your own entertainment. I did visa online which was free through Thomson, all worked...

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7Thank dsuskskkkkb
Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort is absolutely beautiful! Its in a great location and backs on to a stunning white sandy beach! The staff are friendly and welcoming, the food is lovely and the entertainment is great! Definitely head into Santa Maria town centre though to experience the real african culture, its very safe and has plently of great restaurants and bars!

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1Thank Henry S
Devon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned last weekend from the Melia Tortuga having had a wonderfully, restful break. On arrival we were told that as the hotel was full they hadn't been able to place us and our friends near each other.......but........would we mind taking a three bed roomed, three bathroomed villa with its own pool instead! 😎😎😎😎 After reading some of the reviews...

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5Thank Calis26
Stockholm, Sweden
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If you don't want to spend too many hours in a plane Kap Verde is a pretty good choice. About 7 hours from Stockholm is durable. We were celebrating our birthdays and wanted a warm place to just relax at. Melia Tortuga is a nice hotel with very friendly staff and nice rooms. We had booked a house with separate...

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Breakfast included
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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: RM668 - RM1,252 (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/Ilha Do Sal - Santa Maria
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#1 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Maria
#3 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 Spa Hotel in Santa Maria
#4 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria
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“apartments are best away from the main reception area because of noise from the music venue at night.”
 of 5 bubbles N8721HUeds, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The entertainment isn't late so any rooms would probably be ok but we had a villa by the beach which was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Calis26, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Cats enter ground floor apartments, first floor apartments have stairs no lift, other than rooms in main building.”
 of 5 bubbles FRP1948, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“email the hotel in advance and state your needs.”
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 of 5 bubbles Dave195301, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Check if you need a ground floor as the second floor apartments have stairs and no lift.”
 of 5 bubbles jennymH9962AE, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
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