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Clubhotel Riu Karamboa

4.0 of 5 Lote HO 1, Urb. Morrinho de Baguincho | Praia de Salines, Boa Vista, Cape Verde
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Glossop, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Firstly, let me say that this hotel surpassed my expectations in terms of quality. Do not listen to the reviews written by deluded idiots who expect to visit the Maldives for the price of Egypt. I paid the price of a good quality Canary Island break and feel that I got really good value for money. Let me explain why... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just arrived back a weeks stay at Riu Karamboa. Very close to the airport 5 mins on the coach. The hotel is very spacious so get a room near the reception if you don't like walking. Food-breakfast all you want,cereal,porridge,eggs,bacon,sausage,eggs,omelettes,ham ,cheeses etc the bread is gorgeous. Dinner & lunch buffet-ample selection of meat,fish,pizzas,pastas,paella,rice ,however,they need something a more special ,so... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Riu Karamboa is a great Hotel, perfect for chilling out, staff very friendly and helpful ,food great and plenty to choose from drink very nice indeed and very generous with the spirits. Beach lovely and clean sea can have strong waves at times. Rooms nice and big and very clean. Would definitely return to the Karamboa. To all the fisherman... More

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London
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I think we've established that this isn't the Ritz, the entertainment is cheesy and the food isn't of Michelin standards. However, we found this to be a perfectly good hotel. I'm not a fan of all inclusive generally, but the food standards here were very good. Yes it gets a bit samey if you're staying a long time, but there... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Clubhotel Riu Karamboa is a good all-round hotel. Good sized rooms, good pools and great beach-side facilities. The hotel offers lessons in wind- and kite-surfing, with friendly and knowledgable instructors (would highly recommend kite-surfing when going to Boa Vista). The hotel also has good tennis courts and other activities (bow and arrow shooting). The hotel however lacks charm and... More

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always choose RIU hotels whenever going for a beach vacation, and RIU Karamboa was our third time staying with this hotel chain. As always, the service, the food, the location, room quality was perfect and just what we expected. The hotel is located literally a 5-minute drive from the airport, the staff is very friendly and helpful. We were... More

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Norwich
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our third stay at the Riu Karamboa & as usual we had a great time! All the staff are friendly..but we must say a special thankyou to Anali in the restaurant, she served us every breakfast & lunchtime and couldn't do enough for us. Another special thankyou to Elizabeth in the bar (near the evening entertainment area), she... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been all over the world,but our choice of Cape Verde was great. The hotel was clean and friendly. There were three restaurants Asian,African and Cape Verde the food was excellent and service was very good. A large selection of food to chose from all was hot. Fresh baked bread every day. There are two buffet style restaurants which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

WE stayed for 11 nights in November for our 40th Anniversary we loved the hotel, everyone very friendly and couldn't do enough for you. Rooms cleaned every day, restaurant food varied and could always find something to eat. Animation team work very hard and the shows are varied some very good some ok. weather wonderful went on 1/2 day jeep... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the karamboa for the week commencing 5th November. Normally all inclusive complex holidays are not my thing however this is really the only way to see Boa Vista. We stayed in the first block which was on the perimeter and thus no noise from the centre. I am a veggie and was delighted to be able to... More

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Address: Lote HO 1, Urb. Morrinho de Baguincho | Praia de Salines, Boa Vista, Cape Verde
Location: Cape Verde > Boa Vista
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Clubhotel Riu Karamboa 4*
Number of rooms: 750
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Also Known As:
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Hotel Boa Vista
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Boa Vista
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Cape Verde/Boa Vista

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