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King Fisher Resort
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Tarrafal
Aarhus, Denmark
Level 6 Contributor
109 reviews
42 hotel reviews
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“Best place in town”
Reviewed March 19, 2012

The Kingfisher has very good and spacious appartments - all with a balcony facing west and with sea view. The location is on the outskirts of town, it's a 20 minute walk from the beach and from the center. Service is okay, but not impressive. Breakfast is EUR 8,50 per day. A better choise is to get fresh bread delivered to your door in the morning (this is very cheap) - and then do your own breakfast using the fridge and kitchen. You can find coffee, cheese, butter, fresh fruit and jam at the TaTa Mini Market in town. Tarrafal itself has no attractions except the fishermen on the beach - but the town is nice and quiet and you get a good glimpse of everyday life on Santiago. A tour of the island is highly recommended. Tarrafal has many restaurants, some are okay, none are excellent. The best choise is always the fish of the day.

Room Tip: The Graciosa is fine.
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
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Wageningen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed June 19, 2011

We stayed at Rotunde appartment, which is a round appartment with windows opening to sea at all sides. On the roof there is partly shaded terrace with great seaview, two comfortable sunbeds and a table. The room has an outdoor kitchen that we didnot use (no kitchenware, but probably if you ask they will supply). The whole terrain of the resort is beautifull and close to the village. On arrival they gave us a tour through the village to point out restaturants and other facilities. Very relaxing place!

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled as a couple
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Property: King Fisher Resort
Address: Ilha de Santiago, Tarrafal, Santiago, Cape Verde
Location: Cape Verde > Santiago > Tarrafal
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Tarrafal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — King Fisher Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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