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Melia Dunas Beach Resort & Spa

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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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Free Internet
Free parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Adult pool
Airport transportation
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
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Excellent service from Antonio at the rancho restaurant at the Melia resort the food and service is 5star we have been here for our first time and had a great time all the staff are very welcoming and nothing is to much trouble good choice in food something for everyone clean
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First thing to say is that this isn't 5 star Caribbean, but holds its own with Spanish islands, Cyprus etc. Room was nice, on the quiet boulevard, although the towels could have been fresher and toiletries not great. Looked at upgrading to The Level, but too expensive for what
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Response from Dunas M, General Manager at Melia Dunas Beach Resort & Spa
Responded Mar 11, 2019
Dear paulcran, Thank you for having chosen Meliã Dunas Beach Resort & Spa for your holidays and for having set aside some of your precious time to share your feedback with us and with fellow travellers via Tripadvisor. It has been truly a pleasure having you as our guests and a pleasure to read that you had had a nice stay with us. We welcome each constructive feedback as they enable us to gain a clearer insight into how to adapt ourselves in order to meet the expectations and needs of our guests. Having said this, we would like to express our appreciation for having mentioned the positive points of our services it will motivate us to continue with our efforts. Thank you once again for your contribution, we hope that you will give us the pleasure of having you as our guests again in the near future and allow us the opportunity to offer you our services once more. Kind regards, Meliã Dunas Beach Resort & Spa Management Team
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Having spent a week here in Melia Dunas it has been one of the best holidays. All the staff are so attentive, polite and friendly. The restaurants are all well organised. All inclusive menus are included at each restaurant which include a starter, main and desert. Rancho has
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So many things I found wrong with this place, went on family trip to what is a so called luxury hotel. Well it’s definately not a luxury hotel lucky to get 2 stars. Everything very tired, towels very tired , room awful, food especially at buffet was awful. Found cockroaches
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Antonio is a complete professional, a great host and really looked after us. We all had a lovely meal and a great experience. Our drinks were never empty and our food was great. I would come back and it’s worth booking. Enjoy
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The Triple Room Villa at the Melia Dunas Beach Resort & Spa
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The Familiar Two Bedroom Suite at the Melia Dunas Beach Resort & Spa
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We booked a villa for 6 of us directly with the hotel because couldn’t book it with Tui. The cost was similar to what we had been quoted for 3 rooms. Lovely.
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Had a walk to sol and it definitely is worth paying extra dollar as it’s way further to the beach and the ambience seemed to be much worse
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As it’s a fully inclusive resort I have no idea whether they allow ‘day guests’ who are not residents. All I can suggest is that you contact Melisa Dunas direct and ask them. Sorry but don’t know what their policy is.
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Its a large site so you have plenty of walks to the American side and spa areas, as for walks outside the complex ?? not really but you can get a bus or taxi to the local areas where they have markets and restaurants a plenty, we went out for an evening meal in town and the atmosphere is fantastic, get a taxi straight to the taxi rank in town and on the return do the same but ask the charge before any journey. We will be going back to the resort as its lively in some bars and quiet in others so you have choices for your evenings.
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"Put coffee making ingredients into the suites."
"Our room on the boulevard was a great position as it was quiet and half way from the main pool/hotel/buffet and the beach"
"Mosquito nets could help"
"Our room was in separate block from the main hotel, and was satisfactorily quiet"
"If you like peace and quiet do not stay in main hotel by the restaurants and piano bar"
$158 - $272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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