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Clubhotel Riu Karamboa

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Lote HO 1, Urb. Morrinho de Baguincho | Praia de Salines, Boa Vista, Cape Verde
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Ranked #2 of 12 hotels in Boa Vista
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
h20eun Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here on the 11/6/14 for two weeks and couldn't fault the place or the food , the staff were friendly and helpful .Transfer from the airport is so quick no sitting on a coach for ages. Just bear in mind that there is nothing around the hotel but sand , there is quad biking, jeep safaris tours and water... More

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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent 2weeks her from 26 th June, well what can I say.Excellent!!. The staff were all very friendly and could not do enough for you, the hotel itself was very big but never looked to crowded, the grounds and rooms were kept immaculately clean. The food was delicious and enough choice for even the fussy eaters. Not much to do... More

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Karamboa for 14 nights at the end of June as a couple. Firstly the flight is not a problem, don't be put off by the horror stories on here. It's under six hours, certainly not luxury but it's fine and worth it to get to such a great resort. All the positives people have mentioned are... More

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just got back , 16.7.14. After reading the reviews we were a bit worried about the flight but it was ok and wasn't as un comfortable as we thought it might be. The hotel was beautiful and clean , only thing was the cleaner was cleaning the snack bar all the time in meal times which was annoying and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just got back... fantastic hotel, very friendly staff, very clean rooms and complex, food outstanding (but can get a bit repetitive). The beach was great...didn't discover the pool bar until the last day which was great fun. If you want a relaxing or lively holiday this is the place to go. The Thomson rep Bianca was very helpful.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thomson basic fight... not impressed with the flight cant be helped because of the Boa Vista airport runway is short so I have been told! so they can`t use the larger aircrafts. Boa Vista airport is small so expect for a wait to get through customs, make sure you have applied for your visa on line which is free but... More

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Bristol
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I were fortunate to have a small break away from the children and Cape Verde seemed an ideal place. My first thoughts of the Boa Vista island were just how baron and sparce everything was, then there was a huge hotel looking massively out of place. The staff are friendly and keep the rooms clean, but this... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading so many reviews my expectations seem to change before we left. Firstly our party was myself and wife (25) and 16 month old going for 1 week. Starting with the flight I read so many reviews about how the flight was inadequate. We thought the flight was brilliant - nice amount of leg room, comfy seats, smooth flight,... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned back from our stay at the Riu Karamboa and like every other review written about the Thomson flight there is no excuse for the non existent inflight entertainment. However the flight staff were excellant and cannot be blamed for corporate penny pinching! Once off the plane the 5 minute transfer was slick and before you know it you... More

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are on our last night here,don't want to leave ,had such a fabulous time,staff can't do enough for you,they always go out of there way.food is amazing everything you could think of,plus 3 more restaurants you can use once a week,we went to the Asian one,well nice,rooms are cleaned every day,beachfront location,animation team work really hard all day& night,the... More

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  • Cape Verde(83)
  • Main restaurant(47)
  • Sal rei(41)
  • Pool area(40)
  • Very good(37)
  • Thomson rep(31)
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  • Sea view(20)
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Additional Information about Clubhotel Riu Karamboa

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*
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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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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Boa Vista #2 On the Beach Hotel in Boa Vista #2 Top resorts Hotel in Boa Vista
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the island Boavista in the Cape Verde Islands. 2-storey main building and 3-storey annexes. Situated on the beachfront. Complimentary sun loungers and parasols on the beach. 7 km to Sal Rei. 1,5 km from the airport. Credit cards accepted: Visa ... more   less 
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