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ClubHotel Riu Garopa

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Cabocan Lote A2 A3 | Santa María - Isla de Sal, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
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Ranked #3 of 16 hotels in Santa Maria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Jo9ty Harlow, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Harlow, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great hotel, although if I had to be picky, we did get a little bored of the food towards the end of our week. I would definitely recommend booking up the Chinese and the Cabo Verde restaurants within the complex. Also recommended would be visiting Santa Maria for a couple of meals as there were some great restaurants. The hotel... More

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Chichester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We researched this hotel by reading reviews fro trip advisor. I must say we were not disappointed. We arrived on 7th July for 14 days. The hotel is lovely and clean. They are constantly attending the lawns hedges and cleaning. The toilets by the pool were cleaned all day whilst we were at the pool. It can get a little... More

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

this is a lovely complex to stay on. the rooms are spotlessly clean and comfortable. the pool area is large with plenty of sunbeds and pool towels. the food was always fresh and tasty with plenty of choice. the alcoholic drinks great the rose wine and gin and tonics especially. the island though does not have alot going for it,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Myself and my girlfriend recently stayed at the Riu Garopa for 2 weeks. I could not fault the hotel in one aspect. it was constantly clean, with great food and friendly staff. We had a package holiday with Thomson and the reps were also great, however I would recommend using the local excursions on the beach, we did this and... More

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked to go to the Clubhotel RIU Garopa for our Honeymoon after reading some great feedback from others who had been. My husband and I could not fault this hotel, it was amazing! From the moment we arrived to the day we checked out, the staff were so helpful and could not have done more for us and this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went to this hotel on July 2nd - 16th had a fabulous time,hotel was very clean,staff were very friendly and couldn't do enough for you, all themed restaurants were superb especially the Asian one , food was great also. The Thomson reps Mario and Ryan were great too ,try Mario's walk into the town it's good and gives you an... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you enjoy mass made buffet food, great entertainment and copious amounts of free tasty alcohol then this place is for you! The hotel is situated 100m from the beach (to help with turtle conservation). Speak to turtle conservationists they are very happy to tell you everything about turtles!!! It is a really beautiful beach but very overcrowded however if... More

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was booked as week away to fully relax, and was exactly that, check in was efficient considering the amount of people checking in, the room was spacious and clean, the decor is very 'African' in dark wood and ochre, browns which is not what is normally expected, but was extremely clean, the room had a fridge and water in... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from staying at this hotel and i' am so sad to be home! This was by far the most amazing hotel that I have ever stayed in before. Firstly the staff are friendly, energetic, helpful and make your holiday special. The entertainment at the hotel consisting of dancing, plays and more are a great laugh. The dancers... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything we expected, wind, sun, relaxation and a fabulous time we got. The Hotel, Food, Rooms, Pool, Service,entertainment were brilliant. The food wasn't red hot in the restaurants but it was always well presented and fresh. No need to pay more to stay in the Funana as you get the use of EVERYTHING both hotels offer. We have stopped in... More

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Address: Cabocan Lote A2 A3 | Santa María - Isla de Sal, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
Location: Cape Verde > Ilha do Sal > Santa Maria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — ClubHotel Riu Garopa 4*
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Also Known As:
Riu Garopa Santa Maria
ClubHotel Riu Garopa Cape Verde/Ilha Do Sal - Santa Maria

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Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Maria #3 Luxury Hotel in Santa Maria #3 Family Hotel in Santa Maria #4 Romantic Hotel in Santa Maria
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* Main building and 2-story annexes * Situated on the beach front together with the ClubHotel Riu Funana * Complimentary sun loungers and parasols on the beach * 1.5 km to Santa Mar??a * 15 km from the airport * Credit cards accepted: Visa ... more   less 
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