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Dunas Beach Villa

Rear of villa
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
10 reviews
Rear of villa
On the pier at Santa Maria
Private pool
Front of villa
The front of the resort, Melia Dunas Beach Reception
Second Bedroom with 'juliet' balcony
Master Bedroom
Living room area
Dining room area
Open plan down stairs
Living Room
Dining area
Mezzanine balcony and living area
Private garden
View from 'juilet' balcony
Ponta Preta beach
Santa Maria pier
Sunset in Santa Maria
Watersports from Santa Maria beach
The old harbour in Santa Maria
Melia Dunas Beach Reception (photo taken prior to opening)
Melia Dunas Beach, one of the many pools (picture taken prior to opening)
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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal
A privately owned Villa is located on the 5 Star Melia Dunas Beach Resort amongst beautifully landscaped grounds and approx 150 metres from the white sands of the Ponta Preta beach. The villa itself, set in its own private gardens within the secure complex, was completed in November 2011 and is fully furnished to a very high standard with all the facilities that you might require while holidaying on this fabulous island.

The Dunas Beach 5 Star Melia Spa Resort officially opened 1st November 2014 and boasts 7 pools throughout the resort,
including 4 'swim up' pools. The Villa itself has it's own private plunge pool in the garden.

There will be daily activities onsite including fitness and dancing and water games for adults and children. There is a specially designed kids pool with its own shade and located close to the Kids...
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About the Owner, Claire D
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 10 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL257892
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 10 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Only 1 t towel Killed 6 cockroaches Ants nest under the kettle and inside mop bucket Tv rarley worked No wifi Only 2 saucepans (huge) Not even one bin liner to start us off Batteries dead in aircon remotes This being said the villa was spotless and in excellent location I started off being a little shocked at the poverty...

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Thank you for this information, although I would have appreciated it if you'd brought these concerns up during your stay so that we could have rectified this for you. I will pass this on and gave this looked into. I'm glad you loved the Island and the people and hope it didn't put you off returning again.


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Carron W
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 for a stay in October 2016
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We have just returned home from a week stay at the Dunas villa and we absolutely loved it. The villa is spacious, modern and in a brilliant location. It's a lot bigger than it looks in the pictures. The hotel complex it is on was lovely and we had drinks and lunch in there most days. It is right on...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We had 11 nights at the Villa at the end of August. It really is a great property which will comfortably accommodate 2-6 people. Plenty of living space, simple modern clean lines, and a good size south facing garden with the private pool. The villa is set in the perfect spot on the edge of the hotel complex, so it's...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Children's Pool
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Sauna
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The villa has a spacious and contemporary open plan living area downstairs, with a fully equipped kitchen (inc dishwasher) and lounge and dining area which look out over the rear garden and swimming pool. The accommodation is fully equipped with all that you would need for a perfect home from home experience furnished with high end furniture, including leather sofas and dining chairs to seat 6 comfortably and all tableware and crockery. Fly/mosquito nets have been installed to some of the windows/doors to give more comfort and the Villa is fitted with air-conditioning. The dining room has a full double length window to view the rear garden and patio doors lead out from the lounge to the patio, garden and pool. On the ground floor is the first bedroom with 2 x single beds and a shower room... more
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Check In/Check Out: See below for Check in/Out timings, however, if the Villa is not rented prior to or after your stay you are very welcome to stay at the Villa until the time of...
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7 nights
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  • Cleaning/Laundry fee at end of stay: $62 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
Santa Maria is a traditional Cape Verdian town with cobbled streets and brightly coloured houses, just a 20 minute walk away from Paradise Beach. Amenities include two banks, a supermarket, and a delightful mixed bag of shops, from surf places selling beach gear to rustic makeshift shops painted in every rainbow colour selling carved wooden masks and brightly coloured canvas by local artists.The town has an excellent choice in dining, from restaurants serving traditional dishes, to tapas bars, pizzerias, and Italian eateries. Cape Verdian cuisine will have your taste buds tingling with its exotic mixture of African, Portuguese, and Brazilian cuisine, and if you are a fan of seafood you are in for a real treat; not only is it mouth wateringly delicious – its extremely reasonably priced too.... more
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Sal Airport, Cape Verde: 9.3 mi
The Villa is a 10 minute taxi journey from Sal Airport. We are happy to organise a taxi to collect you on arrival at the Airport and take you directly to your Villa on the Resort. The cost for this is 15 euros for daytime collection and 20 euros for night time collections. The organised taxi will take you directly to the Villa.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 mi.
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