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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

We were there three nights and after that glad to leave. First of all, the beach at Tarrafal is beautiful and definitely worth a visit, but next time we'd stay at another guesthouse. Also bare in mind, we were aware of the "rustiqueness" of Mar...More

Thank Stefan R
Reviewed February 15, 2018

We had real mixed feelings about this place. First, it was so difficult to get there, driving along a mountainous very bumpy dirt track road that seemed to take forever. The location is lovely, right on the beach of a small fishing village, although the...More

Thank Fudgecat0250
Reviewed December 24, 2017

Almost everybody loves this green, cosy place on the western most edge of Santo Antao. It still has this authentic Cape Verdean feeling to it, despite being connected to 24 hours of electricity and two different mobile phone operators in the last years. On arrival,...More

Thank Wolfgang S
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Tarrafal is situated in the "far west" of Santo Antão. The village can only be reached by a single dirt road. Its location is wonderful, with a big (dark) beach and a calm sea. The village is very poor, there are no paved roads, some...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2017

we went there because we heard of it in various hiking groups and we were really not disappointed! we did not meet the often mentioned Susi and Frank but they had Wolfgang look over the place while they are away. we had the best time...More

Thank Katharina H
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"The Golfinho and Garça rooms are better placed and have a nice terrace"
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"Light sleepers should ask for a room away from the cockerels but then you miss the sea view. Take ear plugs"
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"Do not drink the water from the hotel. A lot of people got sick."
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"Ask for ensuite bathroom."
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