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Hotel Melia Tortuga Beach

5.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Urbanizacao da Cabocan, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
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Ranked #2 of 15 hotels in Santa Maria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
brambles2014 Oldham, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oldham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just come back from a family break at the Melia Tortuga and will be back again next year. The rooms are spacious, bright, clean and well equipped. The staff are so attentive, nothing is too much trouble. José at the Sway bar in the lobby can literally smell, when you need a drink! Anything we needed he was there from... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just spent a couple of weeks here with one of our grown up sons and his girlfriend. There are undoubtedly some issues with the food, some of which is cultural and some due to the fact that all food is imported. Obviously part of the fun of being on holiday is trying different things to eat and perhaps... More

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TortugaManager, General Manager at Hotel Melia Tortuga Beach, responded to this review

Dear Lynne F, Thank you for having chosen Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa for your holidays and for having taken the time to share your review with us and with fellow travelers through Tripadvisor. After reading your review, I am pleased to perceive that you have had a good holiday with us and I thank you for your kind... More

Perth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here at the beginning of may as a birthday treat for my husband. A bit of a wait to check in, but nothing to moan about. We were then transported to our room with our cases by golf buggy. First impressions were great, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen and lounge area with a good size tv. Comfortable bed, I... More

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TortugaManager, General Manager at Hotel Melia Tortuga Beach, responded to this review

Dear worldtravellerswife1, Thank you for having chosen Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa for your holidays and for having set aside some of your time to share your review with us. After reading your review, I am pleased to know that you have had an enjoyable stay at our hotel and that you were happy with the suite that was... More

Telford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just returned from our family holiday at Melia Tourtuga. This hotel in my opinion is not worthy of being a 5 star although we hada nice stay it is just not that quality you would expect of 5 star. There was not enough variety of food on offer and majority of staff not customer focused or friendly as you would... More

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TortugaManager, Director General at Hotel Melia Tortuga Beach, responded to this review

Dear Raquel E, Thank you for having chosen Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa for your holidays and for having taken the time to write your feedback about our hotel. After reading your review I am sad to perceive that your holiday expectations were not met. We encourage our guests to contact us during their stay and inform us about... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went for a week all inclusive first week in march temp round 24deg with constant breeze Hotel is spotless very clean nice sized room we had double room and had cooker microwave washing machine etc very well kitted out for self catering but we were all inclusive so not needed Food in all the Restaurants was good we were warned... More

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TortugaManager, Director General at Hotel Melia Tortuga Beach, responded to this review

Dear Shisharette S, Thank you for having chosen Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa for your holidays and for having taken the time to write about your holiday experience and share it with us and with fellow travelers on Tripadvisor. From reading your review I am happy to read that you have had an enjoyable week with us and that... More

Lymington, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my boyfriend went on a holiday for a week in May 2014 at the Melia Tortuga. If you are looking for hot sunshine, quite beaches, swimming pools, entertainment and good food this is the place for you! The accommodation is modern and clean, staff are very helpful and friendly welcoming us with drinks, the food is great with... More

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TortugaManager, Director General at Hotel Melia Tortuga Beach, responded to this review

Dear hayley_mckean, Thank you for having chosen Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa for your holidays and for having taken the time to review our hotel. I am very pleased to read that you’ve had an enjoyable stay and that we have met your holiday expectations with our services and the staff friendliness. We sincerely appreciate you having recommended our... More

London
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel was more i was bargain for, from classes to the evening entertainment......i can tell that this is the best hotel on a whole island (you can ask locals). Eventhou it was hard to get into a sea you were able to take a free shuttle bus to Santa Maria beach and that beach was pure beauty :), see... More

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TortugaManager, Director General at Hotel Melia Tortuga Beach, responded to this review

Dear denisulienocka, Thank you for having chosen Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa for your holidays and for having taken the time to review our hotel. I am pleased to know that you have had an enjoyable stay with us and I would like to thank you for your kind comments regarding our staff as it will be a please... More

Wrexham County, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just arrived back this morning from a fantastic weeks holiday with my husband and 16 year old daughter. Everything there exceeded our expectations - the 2 bedroom suite was very spacious, the hotel and facilities were spotless and the friendliness and politeness of the staff went above and beyond the call of duty. We will definitely be going back. Advice... More

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TortugaManager, Director General at Hotel Melia Tortuga Beach, responded to this review

Dear Melanie L, Thank you for having chosen Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa for your holidays and for having taken the time to review our hotel. I am pleased to read that you were able to fulfill your holiday mission and that the suites, the hotel facilities and the food have all contributed to such a positive experience for... More

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most fabulous time at the hotel. The food was wonderful alway a good choice of food. Everywhere was so nice & clean, staff where all lovely , we couldn't of wished for a better Rep from Thomas , thank you Trish. We have a lovely honeymoon , Sally & Keith Ryan 18/06/14

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TortugaManager, Director General at Hotel Melia Tortuga Beach, responded to this review

Dear Sally R, We appreciate you having chosen Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa for your holidays and we thank you for the time that you have set aside to share your holiday experience with us and with fellow travelers on Tripadvisor. I am pleased to read that we have met your holiday expectations and that our accommodation, our services... More

Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on holiday last year to this hotel and it was clean and lovely, so we booked again for July. What a change in a year the first room we were given was dirty, the toilet seat was hanging off the shower was black the sink blocked and it just looked shabby. I complained three times and nothing was done.... More

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TortugaManager, Director General at Hotel Melia Tortuga Beach, responded to this review

Dear Daz M, Thank you for having chosen to spend your holidays with us at Melia Tortuga Beach Resort & Spa and for having taken the time to review our hotel. I’m very sad to read that your holidays with us was not according to your expectations, I have taken note of your comments on each of the issues mentioned... More

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Address: Urbanizacao da Cabocan, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
Location: Cape Verde > Ilha do Sal > Santa Maria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Melia Tortuga Beach 5*
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Hotel Melia Tortuga Beach Cape Verde/Ilha Do Sal - Santa Maria

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria #2 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria #2 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria #2 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An oasis of tranquility and unmistakably luxurious, MELIÃ Tortuga Beach is in a class of its own on the sun-drenched Island of Sal in Cape Verde. An idyllic location, impeccable service and exquisite resort facilities make it the perfect choice for couples and families looking for an unforgettable Cape Verde holiday experience.Discover an all-inclusive 5-star resort that has everything, including a gourmet selection of fine-dining and buffet restaurants, a distinguished selection of bars and the stunning Beach Bar and Grille where you can enjoy drinks as you watch the best and amazing Cape Verde Sunset. ... more   less 
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