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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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Wednesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the a Riu for two weeks in August. The hotel us two minutes away from the airport. When you pull up to the hotel it looks lovely and clean. We were welcomed by friendly staff and a lovely drink. We were given the all inclusive bands And towel cards. The suitcases were brought up to the room by... More

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel ,food and staff were fantastic. The activities for our teenagers were well organised in a safe environment. The pools were gorgeous, but chilly! Food brilliant, especially seafood! The local beach bar, a short walk along the beach to the right out of the hotel beach, was sooooo cool! Food fantastic and will arrange a taxi back for you!... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Relax and let it happen around you. Not that there is anything happening around anywhere but it's a very lazy place to be so get used to it. Not for everyone but to go away for a do-nothing break it's hard to beat as everything is laid on. Boa Vista is dull, there is poverty and there is nothing to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have stayed in a few Riu hotels now, so if you have before you know what to half expect. Location, cant fault. 3 minutes from airport, 30 mins walk by the beach from the lovely morabeza beach bar and an hour walk into Sal Rai. Rooms are nice enough with air con, comfortable bed, good shower and best of all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don't normally write reviews, but as I rely on them for choosing my holidays thought it only fair to share my experience. My husband and I stayed here in June and had a fantastic 2 weeks, rooms were spacious and clean food was plentiful and varied. They serve everything from pasta and pizza to roast lamb and veg. I am... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just returned from 2 weeks in the RIU Karamboa Cape Verde. First the good !! then the not so good. I was a little surprised to find that on exiting the airport in Cape Verde we were given paperwork by the rep. The rep said we needed to complete it before we arrived at the hotel, as the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hi All Two ways to write this.. one is very simply... the other is a little more detailed. So try this Very simply... Bloomin, (wanted to insert expetive but not allowed), Brilliant two weeks. Even with the niggly bits. Or... Detailed.... we have just returned from two weeks in the Riu Karamboa situated on Boa Vista Island in the Cape... More

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I can't understand why people bother putting negative reviews on websites like these it just makes people doubt their holiday choices. We had a lovely holiday. The hotel is large, clean, pretty, friendly staff, close to the airport but no noise. The weather was fine- a couple of cloudy days but overall was good. We did two trips- 2 hr... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for two weeks in the Karamboa and could not fault it. Friendly and helpful staff, spotlessly clean, huge variety of food and motivated and energetic entertainment team. The staff at the beach bar are great fun. Boa Vista itself is a beautiful island, but you need to remember it is a developing country so don't expect theme parks... More

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Heusden, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Discussion on 4 or 5 stars apart, this is just the place to go to have a very relaxed holiday with kids. Beach next door, swimming pool and pool bar are beautiful, rooms are clean and the food is delicious, especially if you like sea food.

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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*
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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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