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Hotel Spinguera Ecolodge

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Espingueira, Boa Vista, Cape Verde
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Zurich, Switzerland
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Remote and beautifully decorated with items the owners have found washed up on the beaches. The hotel runs on solar and wind power. The food is gorgeous (though a bit expensive). The hotel beach has individual 'cabins' to give shade, which is much needed, hammocks and sofas. You feel like you are completely alone in the world. One of the... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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41 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is a remote hidden gem. Only for lovers of remote places, who love the sea, the calm, excellent and healthy italian food & the people of Boa Vista. It is absolutely not a standard hotel. You need to be a bit adventurous. Having a car to discover the surroundings makes your stay unforgettable. On top of that, the owner... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the hotel during our trip to Cape Verde in March 2015. We spent a total of 3 nights there and would be reluctant in recommending it to anyone looking for a hotel on Boavista. The hotel was very clean and we found the rooms to be well equipped. We stayed in a great room... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Spinguera is everything you would imagine it to be from the pictures and the reviews... And then some! The hotel and the decor are incredibly beautiful, there is wonderful local staff, the meals are great, etc. You really can't fault anything, as long as you keep in mind that isn't a 5 star resort (but something much more charming!). The... More 

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Thank olivier88
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Great attention to detail, great staff, lovely dog and wonderful evening meals. Make sure you go when it's hot for the full benefit! It is, as everybody says, a fabulous place to relax, chill and recharge in about an isolated a place as you will ever find so close to an airport. Met some lovely people there and will definitely... More 

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London
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We stayed seven nights including Christmas (2014). Transfers were kindly organized by Larissa, owner of the site. She and her team take great care of guests, in a friendly, unfussy way. The location is remote, making it a very peaceful and relaxing place to spend time. On three days, we walked to the nearby beach (a steady 30-minute walk), and... More 

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2 Thank David F
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

We stayed a week in Spinguera and really enjoyed it. Larissa, the owner was very helpful in both planning the trip and whilst we were there. The fact that she has built this place literally from the ground and with eco / sustainable credentials is hugely impressive. Theres a real personal touch to the place and an eye for design... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Quiet, peaceful, close to nature. Charming and original housing, great and friendly service, good food. We loved it here! It's a 30 minute walk to a very beautiful beach - first day we where there we where all alone! Other days there where some kite-surfers because of lively, big waves (still possible to swim though, with a bit of caution)... More 

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Graz, Austria
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17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

../... the place is perfect to have perfect relaxation. There are simply no drawbacks and you can just state please keep it like that... Service was excellent and very friendly, the dishes were good (breakfast and dinner) The view is fantastic and the place invites to relax.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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30 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for a week at Spinguera with the sole purpose of wanting to relax and get away from it all. What we found was exactly that, but in even more beautiful surroundings than I imagined. The place has been beautifully renovated with much love and attention to detail; it's truly a joy to spend your time there- even after... More 

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