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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Since I have travelled a lot, I can say that cape verde was one special place to remember. I had a great time! There is not mutch to do on the island itself, but it is good going to this island to relax and experience the 'no stress' mentality. If you work hard this is a good place to just...

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Tortuga Dunas M, General Manager at Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Bojoura92, We thank you for having chosen Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa for your family holidays and for having set aside some of your time to share your family holiday experience with us and with fellow travelers online. Having read your review, we are sincerely pleased to read that you have had an enjoyable time with us, it...

London, England
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Overall we had a fantastic time and I’d certainly recommend this resort, and Santa Maria and Sal overall. When we were leaving, someone said Melia Tortuga was "5 star accommodation with 3 star service", and I think that was quite a good description (3 may be a *little* bit harsh). The 2 bedroom family suite (modern and spotlessly clean) was...

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Tortuga Dunas M, General Manager at Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear TimBarber, Thank you for having chosen Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa for your holidays and for the time that you have set aside to share your feedback with us and with fellow travelers online via Tripadvisor. We are glad to hear that you had a fantastic time and we would like to thank you for your kind comments...

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Reviewed 12 September 2015

stayed in this hotel with my girlfriend at the beginning of September 2015 and experienced the best holiday ever. The hotel was spotless, food, beaches, room and service where excellent. Would recommend to any couples

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Tortuga Dunas M, General Manager at Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us, thank you for having chosen Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa for your holidays and for having taken the time to share your experience with us. It has been truly a pleasure having you as our guests and we sincerely appreciate your kind description...

Sussex
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Our room was ok, although let down by the lack or A/C in the 2nd bedroom, the resort itself and the pools were lovely. The staff in general very helpful and happy but not enough of them in the bars and generally let down by a language barrier that did become tiresome when you had to explain the same drink...

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Tortuga Dunas M, General Manager at Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Simba3262, Thank you for having chosen Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa for your holidays and for the time that you have set aside to share your feedback with us and with fellow travelers online. We are sorry to read that our accommodation and services were not according to your expectation. We welcome each feedback and constructive suggestions from...

Hampshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Overall the hotel was clean, friendly and well-appointed and a good holiday resort worth visiting. The reception on arrival was friendly and efficient, though I discovered later that pool towel cards are arranged at reception so it is worth arranging these on check in. We were taken to our room in a buggy through very well kept grounds, which was...

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Tortuga Dunas M, General Manager at Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Peter_Ingamells, We thank you for having chosen Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa for your holidays and for having taken the time to share your holiday experience with us through Tripadvisor. We are glad to know that you were pleased with the cleanliness of our resort, the friendliness of our staff, the accommodation and the facilities that we have...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a week with family and friends had a two bed apartment with a double room and a twin room with two bathrooms room was very nice and cleaned regular tip look under the sink for the maiden as have very big balconies all the staff were very friendly you must try all the a la carte however...

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Tortuga Dunas M, General Manager at Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Lea-ann1979, Thank you for having selected Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa for your holidays at our resort and for having set aside some of your time to review our hotel. Having read your description, we are truly pleased to know that you have had an enjoyable stay at our resort and that our facilities, the staff, the entertainment,...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

My son loved this holiday hence the 4 stars otherwise I would rate it average. And if he's happy we're happy. He liked the fact that there was a games console in the kids club. The food was average and the 2 bed suite had ant infestations. Only 2 restaurants. If we return I'd book a villa. The pool activities...

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Tortuga Dunas M, General Manager at Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear suitelife100, We appreciate you having chosen our hotel for your holidays with your family and the time that you have set aside to write a review on Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa. We are truly happy to know that your son loved his holidays and enjoyed his time at the Kids Club. Cape Verde is a tropical island...

Reviewed 3 September 2015

Before booking the Melia Tortuga Beach Resort we read a lot of trip advisor reviews. They were very useful and most of the positive ones were very accurate, the negative reviews; we could see their point (mostly) but our view is these were the result of the reviewers picking the wrong holiday or just being really picky! We found the...

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Tortuga Dunas M, General Manager at Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear D4v1dM4c, Having read your description regarding your holiday we are very happy to perceive that you and your family have had an enjoyable stay with us. We would like to thank you for your kind acknowledgement of our staff, our facilities and our services and we also thank you for bringing into our attention the points which can help...

Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

I travelled to this hotel in May. We had a great time and this hotel doesn't deserve some of the negative reviews it's been given. The hotel itself was great, always clean and the staff, especially the entertainment staff do a fantastic job and are always on hand if you need anything. The rooms were spacious, with a kitchen and...

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Tortuga Dunas M, General Manager at Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Nlb89, Thank you for having chosen Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa for your holidays and for the time that you have set aside to share your feedback with us. We are glad that you had a great time when you stayed with us in May and that our entertainment, our accommodation and our facilities have all contributed to...

Ilha De Sal
Reviewed 29 August 2015

A beautiful hotel but, something needs to be done about the flies especially in the O grill restaurant at lunchtime ourselves and several other families had upset stomachs. We tried to eat the foods cooked by the chef whilst you wait as all the other dishes were lukewarm and there didn't seem to be any temperature control. Other hotels we...

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Dear rodgersk2015, Thank you for having chosen Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa for your holidays and for the time that you have set aside to share your review with us. We hope that you and your family have had an enjoyable stay with us. The food at the Ogrille are freshly cooked and served directly to your table. There...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: RM620 - RM1,179 (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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Also Known As:
Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa Cape Verde/Ilha Do Sal - Santa Maria
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
#3 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Maria
#6 Spa Hotel in Santa Maria
#6 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria
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“Ask for a room overlooking the swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles 958veronicar, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Middle of grounds ... easy access to beach, pools and reception, but away from plaza.”
 of 5 bubbles LSNAITH, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“the rooms in the low 300s are nearer the reception - we had 327 and we managed to pick up wifi from reception”
 of 5 bubbles alilaw59, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Layout of hotel means none of the rooms have great views”
 of 5 bubbles jhanson2016, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room not too close to the pools or main building if you don't want to hear the evening activities”
 of 5 bubbles keda001, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
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