We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 15 Santa Maria hotels

Hotel Morabeza

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ilha Do Sal | Caixa Postal 33, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Hotel Morabeza to your Saves list
Hotel Morabeza
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Ranked #1 of 15 hotels in Santa Maria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
  • Overview
  • Reviews (307)
  • Photos (227)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (58)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

307 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (58)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from 2 week stay here. Told that this was the only place to stay for a "No Stress " stay . Our room in exec block was amazing superb sea view and so quiet. Hotel staff so friendly . Everybody had smile on face. Hotel is superb and if you get chance go there asap

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Porto, Portugal
3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed in this hotel last year. We thought it would be the only hotel in Sal (Cape Verde) where we would be able to rest and enjoy the beautiful setting. It was so. This year, for the first time, we went to the same country and the same hotel. That about says it all. Never in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 10
York, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

After initially being allocated a room that wasn't what we booked, things looked up. We had a sea view with a great view of the beach, which offers great people watching opportunities as the locals tend to congregate there in the early evening. None of the restaurants offer particularly good value, but the quality of the food is good. Staff... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
50 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

exposure to the see is excellent, must have one of the longest stretches of beach for a hotel. facing south west. restaurant on 1st floor is very good. prices are correct. restaurant/buffet on ground level is quite expensive and doesn't bring any surprises. rather deceiving. rooms are clean, with enough space, clean big nice bath room. have had upper floor... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Lisbon, Portugal
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I generally though this was a lovely place. We've been staying here on two separate occasions, and it enjoyed it both times. It has a reasonably high standard but still retains a familial feel, which, together with its great location, is one of the main reasons why we came back. I must agree with some prevs reviws that the food... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We stayed at the Morabeza for a week B&B with our five year old in early April. Having never been to the hotel or for that matter to Cape Verde before, we weren't sure what to expect and were very pleasantly surprised on all fronts. The setting of the hotel is fantastic - it's grown from a private 1960s holiday... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 7
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Visited in 2009 2011 and now in March of this year.Staff standards have been maintained - breakfasts are very good - but that is why we did B&B again - having done half board last time - which was not good.Lunch in the pleasant beach resaurant was sufficient but not cheap.In terms of menus the hotel has not moved on... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Malmo, Sweden
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We stayed for a week and had a very pleasant experience. The Hotel is Clean. Service is efficient and discrete. It has the islands best bar and one of the best restaurants. The room might not be the most personal or cozy and the bed is overly soft but hey, who stays in the room... Breakfast is very good with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We have just returned from Sal having spent our first 3 nights in the Morabeza and then 1 week in Boa Vista, returning for a final 4 nights agasin at the Morabeza. This hotel is well maintained and clean and the staff are very welcoming. for our first 3 nights we had booked an executive room which was of a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
13 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

The hotel is probably among the best in town, with a lovely beach-side setting and plenty of space so that it never really seems over-crowded. Our suite was excellent, with loads of room for two of us, including a private balcony. For the most part, staff were friendly and reasonably efficient. The only real negative was the food. Breakfast was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Hotel Morabeza, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Hotel Morabeza? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Morabeza

Address: Ilha Do Sal | Caixa Postal 33, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
Location: Cape Verde > Ilha do Sal > Santa Maria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Morabeza 4*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HotelsClick and Otel so you can book your Hotel Morabeza reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Morabeza Hotel Santa Maria
Hotel Morabeza Cape Verde/Ilha Do Sal - Santa Maria

227 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (227)
Pool/beach area (50)
Room/suite (33)
Hotel & grounds (43)
Videos (2)
View from room (5)
Family/play areas (3)
Bathroom (6)
Dining (13)
Other (72)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (1)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
hotels in Santa Maria with
any amenities


Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria #1 Best Value Hotel in Santa Maria #1 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria #4 Family Hotel in Santa Maria
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Morabeza We are located on the beautiful Santa Maria Beach on the southern most part of the island of Sal, Cabo Verde. We are confident that you will find your stay at our hotel to be a most enjoyable and memorable one ... more   less 
Number of rooms

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Hotel Morabeza staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer