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ZDTI Algodoeiro, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111 Cape Verde
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 06/23/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#10 of 28 hotels in Santa Maria
Location
4.0
Cleanliness
4.4
Service
4.2
Value
4.0
The All-Inclusive Melia Dunas Beach Resort & Spa offers a unique luxury experience with superb service. It is located in the southwest of the island Sal (Cape Verde), a few minutes from the colourful city of Santa María and Amilcar Cabral international airport. While staying in the Melia Dunas Beach Resort & Spa you can find relaxation and fun right on the beautiful Algodoeiro beach with its white sands and turquoise waters. Reserve one of the spectacular suites or The Level villas with up to 5 bedrooms, private garden and swimming-pool. The Resort offers 5 magnificent adult pools and 2 children pools, which are surrounded by pretty gardens. Relax and unwind in the Yhi Spa with beauty, wellbeing and health treatments. The 6 restaurants and multiple bars, offer a wide variety of international and local cuisine, cocktails and long drinks. The Melia Dunas Resort is a perfect destination for windsurfing, kitesurfing and scuba dining fans. For an even superior level of personalised service the Melia Dunas Resort offers The Level with access to the private The Level lounge and pool, private check-in, in-room pillow menu, coffee machine, turn-down service, bathrobes, slippers and a complimentary water ritual in Yhi Spa per person per stay. The resort also offers a complete programme of activities, evening shows and live music.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Diving
Tennis court
Babysitting
Parking
Public wifi
Pool / beach towels
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Fitness classes
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Water park
Aerobics
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Nightclub / DJ
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Salon
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Laundry service
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Room features
Additional bathroom
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
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Modern
Family
Languages Spoken
French
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Rohit wrote a review Jun 2022
Hounslow, United Kingdom8 contributions3 helpful votes
Fantastic location and great weather all year round. staff always had a smile and very helpful and any needs. Two of the five restaurants were being re-furbished and closed at the time - Spice and Sahel. All required pre-booked and personal choice based. Cove swim was fantastic with small fishes swimming around you. Free bus service drop and pick to Santa Maria - 15 Mins. away. ATM gives local currency but all happy to deal in Euros. Great Salt water Salinas ' Float ' experience, baby Lemon sharks swimming near your feet - definitely worth the experience!!!
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Room Tip: Rooms are basic, comfortable and cleaned every day with fresh towels. Staff are very friendly.
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Dear budgetGlobetracker, Thank you very much for such lovely feedback. At Melia Dunas we love to hear every feedback as it allows to continue growing and keep on delivering the best possible service! It was our great pleasure to have you as guests and we hope we will be able to welcome you back again in the future. Kindly, Melia Dunas Hotel Management
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Anita S wrote a review Jun 2022
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Brilliant resort me and my husband stayed at Melia Dunas absolutely stunning hotel, all inclusive choice of food brilliant cannot fault it. Staff at this hotel cannot do enough for you always smiling and very polite ready to help. Hats of to the entertainment team the girls and the lads absolutely love them thank you for making our stay memorable ❤
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Dear G4085WEanitas, Thank you for this amazing feedback. We are extremely glad to know your recent Holidays at Melia Dunas Beach Resort & Spa were this amazing and we all hope you will be choosing us again, for another visit to Cape Verde. We would love to keep creating amazing memories together. Kindly, Melia Dunas Hotel Management
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shin wrote a review Jun 2022
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it was great experince since i never been to africa before, the staff were great but one of the staff that stand out the most to me was antonio who was very friendly and accomodating with our request and giving tips on what to do on the island and how to make the best of our day there
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
Room Tip: be carefull of st maria with how much people charge for thinga and how they try to get into there...
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Responded 1 week ago
Dear iikami, Thank you very much for sharing such lovely feedback with us! We are extremely glad to know your experience with us was this great. We are also glad you did enjoy Sal Island and Cape Verde; we recommend you visit all the islands as they are very different one from another and we are sure you will very much appreciate it. Kindly, Melia Dunas Hotel Management
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Sean Y wrote a review Jun 2022
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Came to hotel was greated by many staff... Great resort great food .... Had a day drip around island and zipping.. all recommended by the top staff member.. Antonio ery friendly and very helpful would highly recommend this man knowledge of the island is excellent... I hope to come again and see this Living legend do what he does best
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Dear seany924, WOW. What a wonderful feedback! On behalf of all the Melia Dunas Team, a huge thank you for choosing us and for rating us with the tripadvisor community. It was a great pleasure having you as guests and we will be waiting for you to be back soon. Kindly, Melia Dunas Hotel Management
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Owen R wrote a review Jun 2022
10 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed here in mid-May and had a fantastic 11 days. Our room(257) was perfectly placed halfway between reception and the boulevard (where the on site shops are). I’d recommend rooms in this block to anyone looking to base themselves in a nice central location in the Melia complex. Travelling with a 14 month old meant we spent the majority of our time in the Sol Dunas side (where the children’s pool and play area are located). We didn’t ever get refused bar service in the Sol Dunas side (I’d seen this mentioned in other reviews of Melia Dunas guests - perhaps this was because we were there outside of peak half term time and hence the rules were relaxed). Breakfast and lunch buffet was always really good - plenty of choice, fresh fruit and refreshing variety each day. Dinner was equally tasty - we ate in Atlantis, Rancho (our favourite of the A La Carte offerings) and Aqua but the buffet in Mozaico was hard to beat for choice. What I think really stands out for us was the staff who without exception were brilliant with our son. Stefany on reception couldn’t have been more friendly and helpful. It became part of our daily routine to stop for a chat when walking through reception and Theo (our son) absolutely loved her. Shout out too to Tida and Manuel. Vandirce and Alberto in Atlantis (where Melia guests have lunch) were amazing too - always making a huge fuss of Theo and getting huge smiles and roaring laughs in return. Our room was cleaned every day, fresh towels and bedding always being a welcome sight to return to. Even the one day where we’d had the ‘do not disturb’ hung on the door during most of the day we came back from dinner to find the room had been cleaned - a really unexpected treat as I thought we had missed the boat. Definitely somewhere we’d return to - thanks again for a great holiday.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Room Tip: Rooms in the 250 - 285 block (facing towards the central path) I think are the perfect location
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Dear Owen3891, Wow!! Thank you for this incredible feedback. We are extremely glad you had such incredible Holidays at Dunas Resort. We have shared your nice comments about the staff members with the corresponding department as it is very satisfying receiving them as reward for our hard work. We will be waiting for you to be back soon. Kindly, Melia Dunas Hotel Mangement
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Carla F wrote a review Jun 2022
Corroios, Portugal6 contributions
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It has a bit for everyone, food is amazing, so many pools to choose from, amazing food and drinks, very happy with the all inclusive offer, staff is polite and helpful, and my 4 years old absolutely loved it too!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Carlaf256, Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience at Melia Dunas Beach Resort & Spa on the beautiful island of Sal. Reading your splendid review we are very satisfied to know that your vacation in Cape Verde was memorable and we are proud to deliver great value to our guests, so we are delighted that you found our service to be well priced. We hope you will visit us again soon. Kindly, Melia Dunas Hotel Management
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Mathis L wrote a review Jun 2022
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Very good travel in cape verde. Splendid side the animation's team is very sympatic and very performant. Beach in hostel. Good restaurants. Hospitality is correct. And the city at proximity ( santa maria) is not very far. Thanks you Bruno the great animator.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Mathis L, Thank you for choosing our Resort for your recent Holidays in Cape Verde. We are extremely glad to see our daily job appreciated and have passed along your nice comments to all the team. We hope it was the first of a series of visits to Sal Island and our Hotel. Kindly, Melia Dunas Hotel Management
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LuisF wrote a review Jun 2022
10 contributions1 helpful vote
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I spent a week here with my family and it was everything we expected. Food, cocktails and snacks are always available. Buffet was great with the rare ocasion, access to the two best beaches if you have kids and the staff were amazing. Dance/hidro/entertainers we're always on fire and with a good vibe. Emiliana was great with the kid's activities and face paints. Despite being one week, with the Piano bar with live music and the wide range of restaurants and pools none of us got bored. If you want to relax and calm and relaxing time this is the hotel to book with a family. The only thing to improve would be the gym.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Dear luisM6619BC, Thank you for sharing this lovely feedback with us! We are extremely glad you had such amazing Holidays at Melia Dunas Beach Resort & Spa. We have shared your kind words with all the Teams and we will keep working this hard to ensure our guests' satisfaction is achieved. We have also shared your comments about the gym and we are gald to inform that we are already working in improvements and we hope we will be able to show them soon. Again, thank you for choosing us as Hosts; we truly hope you will be choosing us again soon. Kindly, Melia Dunas Hotel Management
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Dahrean K wrote a review Jun 2022
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Lovely hotel the people are all so warm and welcoming, especially Antonio from the spa looked after us from day 1 of arrival, always made sure we were looked after. If your visiting the island highly recommend staying here. #NoStress
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear dahreank, Thank you for having chosen our Resot for your holidays and for having set aside some of your worthy time to share your feedback with us, about your stay on the beautiful Sal Island. We thank you for your comments! It is amazing to feel so appreciated by our guests as, your satisfaction, is our primal priority. Be sure that all your words will be carried to our staff so that they continue so committed to the mission of our Resort, which is to ensure the comfort and well-being to the experience of our guests, offering excellent and quality accommodation service, aiming at guest satisfaction, and the appreciation of our employees before the service offered. Thank you for your contribution, we are already looking forward to welcoming you as our guests again hopefully soon. Kindest Regards, Melia Dunas Hotel Management
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Jurgentje wrote a review Jun 2022
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Antonio is the best person in the hotel. If you need something ask Antonio hé Will fix it for you. Like booking a restaurant and hé Will help you with lost lugage also. Antonio was a great help for us. Great hotel
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Dear Jujutje1, Thank you for this lovely feedback! We hope we will be able to welcome you back soon again and keep on showing you the service vocation that leads our daily job! Kindly, Melia Dunas Hotel Management
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PRICE RANGE
$123 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Cape VerdeIlha do SalSanta Maria
NUMBER OF ROOMS
313
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Frequently Asked Questions about Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa?
Nearby attractions include Djunta Mo Art (1.8 miles), Projeto Biodiversidade (1.5 miles), and Praia de Santa Maria (1.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Marea Restaurant, Hot Spot, and Baraonda.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa have airport transportation?
Yes, Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Paroquia de Nossa Senhora das Dores (1.8 miles) and Nazarene Church (1.8 miles).
Does Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.