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“Quiet and Relaxing”
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21 reviews
Canna Pool.
Double bedroom and en-suite bathroom.
Twin bedroom.
Sitting Room leading onto large patio
Fully equipped kitchen/Diner.
View from Double bedroom Terrace.
View across Canna Pool
Children's play area
Main entrance to Canna block.
Pool
Vila Verde Complex Main Walkway
View from beach toward Santa Maria town.
Sunset at Santa Maria Pier.
Shopping in Santa Maria
White sand beaches.
Santa Maria street.
Wind surfing
Kite surfing on East beach
Just surfing!! On Ponta Preta beach.
Deep sea fishing for all the family.
Fresh fruit and veg in Santa Maria.
Relaxing beaches
VV Bank
Cactus pool bar and restaurant.
VV Supermarket interior.
VV Supermarket
VV Agua hotels Reception
VV Clubhouse (bbq every Saturday eve from 7pm - 15euro pp + drinks)..
Santa Maria Morabeza Hotel Beach Bar
Dolphin off the Santa Maria beach.
Kite surfing.
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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal

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charlie1
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Quiet and Relaxing”
Reviewed April 8, 2017 for a stay in March 2017

We had a lovely stay at Villa Verde. The Apartment was immaculate, the development was quiet and friendly with some great amenities. Host was very helpful in run up to arrival. We were picked up directly at the airport and met by there apartment manager who was very helpful. Easy access to Santa Maria via shuttle or taxi. Can walk. Or just hang out on Ponta Preta and have a beer. As an extra touch they left us a bottle of Fizz and some Choccies are this was our honeymoon. The people Cape Verde are lovely and there is some cracking restaurants. Beer is quite drinkable too.

Best Points:
- Met at the Airport
- Quiet with Good Amenities.
- Shuttle Bus
- Great View
- Chorizo Bread from the Site Bakery.
- Choccies :-)
- Eat at Chez Pastis....book in advance it's tiny and tables are hard to come by.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Apr 9, 2017
So pleased you both had a good time, and that everything was ok! You certainly made the most of your time there tryiing out many of the local amenities. It is very important to me that my guest's holiday is actually a restful holiday and not a hassle!! (Apart from things out of our control of course). I look forward to hosting you again, either here or Boa Vista (a different island altogether) perhaps? Many thanks again.
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Del G
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great place to stay.”
Reviewed February 6, 2017 for a stay in January 2017

Great place to stay apartment very clean and roomy, only a few minute by taxi to Santa Maria costing just 3 euros, lots of places to eat and a great beach.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Feb 8, 2017
Thank you for a great and concise review, hope you can come again sometime soon
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Jonathan...
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
“Fantastic place”
Reviewed January 19, 2017 for a stay in January 2017

What can we say .. amazing holiday and a great place , my second time on the island but first stay in the apartment (11days this time ) .. very Equipped with everything you need ! If you used anything just replaced it .. perfect ! Shower is amazing too! ..Very quite location Also you have access to Swimming pool (stone through from apartment ) happy hour in the bar and also try the Saturday BBQ all you can eat at the club house ! Make sure you book at reception .. free busses down to the town but a taxi costs €3 so cheap ! Will definetly be back for a 3rd visit ! Thank you !

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Management Response
Jan 20, 2017
Great jon and Nicky - very happy you enjoyed yourselves, esp at such short notice. You were great guests, and left the apt nice and tidy. I look forward to hosting you again.
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Shaun B
Bergschenhoek, The Netherlands
1 review
“Relaxing”
Reviewed January 7, 2017 for a stay in December 2016

The apartment is very nice and has all you need and the complex is also good but quiet. You can stay in your own area and have a very relaxing time by a quiet pool or join one of the others buildings on the complex (each with their own large pool) and soak up a different atmosphere (busier). One of the other buildings is operated by a Tour operator and has a pool bar where you can also have drinks and snacks. We enjoyed our own very large pool with only a few others sharing. The kids loved the space. There is a free shuttle bus to town that runs at certain times which was always busy and everyone pushing to get on. Limited seats on the bus but taxis are always there as a back up and not so expensive. The whole family came back relaxed and refreshed and have said we will go again in a couple of years.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jan 8, 2017
Thank you for your review Shaun. I'm very happy you and the family enjoyed yourselves. It is a very busy time of year - so sorry the shuttle bus was so busy - I was there the week before and hardly anyone on it. That's Xmas and New Year for you plus the resort is getting busier since the new management have taken over and everything now is much smarter! I'm sure they will be improving the shuttle bus service as needed. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future.
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GRSLCS
Cannock, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Relax No Stress”
Reviewed December 4, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Arrived a little later than planned but most airlines are like the railways these days, a little late but get there in the end. Met by Trevor at the apartment who gave us the VIP tour & how to use everything including the wireless sim card. Superb leather sofas, one could be made into a double bed for larger parties, fully fitted kitchen including washing machine. The two large bedrooms, one had two singles the other had a kingsize bed and an en-suite both are bigger than our own at home so really spacious. Very comfortable dinning table solid wood and there is an outside table & chairs on the terrace just the thing for breakfast on the terrace overlooking the large pool & play area, had to feed the small birds though who join you for breakfast. We would never have thought we had the whole the pool to ourselves on most days, it was really peaceful, no sunbed hoggers putting towels on the sunbeds at six in the morning, screaming kids or 18-30's making fools of themselves a real pleasure to relax there. Small mini market on site along with a restaurant and a bank with ATM, most important was the bar at the Cactus block across the way that served a reasonable snack menu with the drink of your choice up to 9 pm, great if you don't want to move off site but it is only 3 euros each way to Santa Maria or free if you use the shuttle bus, Trevor gives you the passes for that. Plenty of bars restaurants in Santa Maria many on the beach others within easy walking distance. For days out & about there are fishing trips, jet skis, Kite surfing and for the more sedate of us there is boat trip or a full day island tour for 25 euros each. Peddlers can be a bit of a pain on the beach and around the jetty but just say no or haggle the price down most will settle for six or seven euros even though they start at 15-12

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Liked best: 27 degrees daily sunshine for two weeks
Liked least: Flight home
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
Dec 5, 2016
What a great review - covered pretty well everything! So happy you enjoyed your stay at Vila Verde, after spending time at my Dunas apt earlier in the year. A very different experience, and I look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Thank you again.
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Tameran K
1 review
“Excellent, great value for money”
Reviewed June 2, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

I took my first trip to Cape Verde in April, The Canna Apartments were lovely, the complex was clean and very well maintained; it had its own supermarket and bank onsite, which was extremely useful. My apartment itself was fabulous, really spacious and lovely décor I couldn’t fault it, it had everything I needed, as well as being clean & well maintained it was also well stocked with grocery bits, Trevor the manager was thoughtful enough to leave fresh water and milk in the fridge for when I arrived. Geraldine the owner was also very lovely, she was so helpful throughout the booking and my stay in Cape Verde, she gave me lots of information and tips before I had even travelled which were very useful during my stay. I have already started enquiring with Geraldine the owner about staying in the Canna apartments again.

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Liked best: It was clean and spacious and very well kept
Traveling group: Solo
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
Jun 3, 2016
Thank you, Tameran, I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and will be returning. It is great to know that any extra help or info that I can provide is worthwhile. I try to ensure that guests have as much of a home from home relaxed holiday as possible! NO STRESS as the Cape Verdeans say!!
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Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 4, 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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Liked best: The layout of apartment and its proximity to a great beach and pool
Liked least: The complex maybe on the quiet side for some.
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Apr 18, 2016
Thank you for your great review although I was surprised at the loss of a star. If it was because of the patchy wifi, then I would point out that it is an emerging holiday location, and as such not 100% yet, but improving all the time. The water problem could have been rectified within a couple of hours, but the apt manager was not informed until late in the day and the water company had closed, but came out first thing the next morning. During that time, another apt was made available. very pleased you enjoyed your holiday otherwise and look forward to welcoming you back another time, if not here, then perhaps to my similar sized apt in Boa Vista right on the beach.
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