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Hotel Riu Karamboa

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The All Inclusive 24h Hotel Riu Karamboa, is situated on the Boa Vista Island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, with direct access to the marvellous Praia das Dunas beach of fine sand which extends for kms. The location is ideal due to its proximity to Sal Rei (8km) and Aristides Pereira International Airport (BVC) is approx. 1.5 km away. The hotel has 750 comfortably furnished rooms and offers many amenities. Relax with a massage at the Renova Spa or get in shape at our gym. 1 outdoor pools, 1 children’s and baby pool. For the youngest guests, there is the RiuLand Kids Club (for children from 4 to 7 years & 8 to 12 years old), RiuArt atelier and for adults, day and evening entertainment, discotheque. For lovers of gastronomy, we offer live cooking stations at our main buffet as well as Cape Verdean, Asian, African cuisine, 5 bars situated in various areas of the hotel.
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Breakfast Available
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Multilingual Staff
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Had a wonderful time in the Riu Karamboa. 5 minutes from the airport, lovely hotel, lovely huge swimming pool and beautiful beach. The food was unbelievably good, absolutely everything you could want and more. All the staff are lovely and work extremely hard. Very nice room in
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This hotel has everything you want for a relaxing holiday, please ignore all the detrimental comment that other people say about this hotel, yes there is tiles missing from the pool,yes it does need a lick of paint here and there,the rooms are adequate for all your needs. The
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Response from RiuHotelsandResorts, Online Reputation Manager at Hotel Riu Karamboa
Responded Dec 18, 2018
Dear southwellingnanna, We are delighted to read that you enjoyed a relaxing stay with us! We all look forward to welcome you back soon. With our best wishes we remain, Hotel Riu Karamboa Online Reputation Manager
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Just arrived today 20/Feb in riu karamboa, check in was ok fast , grounds look fab ,not tried food yet . The room is a different story , never ever would I rate this a 4 or even a 3 star, not gone down to complain yet but if I think it’s not just me being picky I will, the room
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The hotel is literally 5 minutes from the airport. Transfer from airport was good. On entering the hotel great with a drink- nd check was speedy. Reception staff friendly. Suitcases are brought to the room for you, which we were really glad of, as our room was on the 3rd
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Decided to holiday again at the Karamboa after a lovely holiday 2 years ago. I looked at all the other hotels in Cape Verde and as we liked the pool layout, rooms, gardens, staff, food etc decided to return. Requested a ground floor room which had an unoverlooked sunny balcony
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Yes about 2 hours walk along the beach, not a lot there fish market a couple of shops selling tat.I think on a Wednesday one of the reps takes a party along the beach to town,shows you around then arrangers taxis back.
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Yes if you walk along the beach towards town, not at the hotel.
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No iron I’m afraid
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"Room 2288, lovely quiet room, no view though. About a 5 minute walk to all restaurants etc."
"Depending on your mobility ask for a central room on the ground floor. The complex is large and also there are no lifts."
"High rooms very quiet but no lifts all rooms only 3 storey's high"
"Upper sea view look the best."
"We had room on ground floor with no sun at all"
$160 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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