Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

The apartment is located on a stunning 5* gated resort. There are 3 restaurants, a piano bar, 2 pools (a kids paddling pool) a swim up bar and kids club on the resort. The apt is self catering, but you also have the option to go all inclusive if you wish. The beach is a 5 min stroll away. There is a gym and a spa offering treatments. The town of Santa Maria is a short taxi ride away costing 3 euros, where you will find the beautiful ponta preta beach. There are lots of watersports on the island as well as fishing. There are restaurants and bars in Santa Maria with the locals selling their crafts. If you are looking for something new, exciting and a bit different, then give cape verde a try as it has something for everyone.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach 5 minutes walk away
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: N/a
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
Pool Children's pool
General Air conditioning, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided
Access Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The apt is on the ground floor with no stairs to climb. There is a patio area with a set of deluxe furniture. a table and four garden chairs, a parasol and base. There is a clothes airer, iron/board. The apt overlooks the paddling pool and the second largest pool. It is also close to the supervised kids club. The apt has all the mod cons and everything you need to self cater. You also have the option to go all inclusive per week or on individual days.

Further details outdoors

The resort is gated, has 24 hour security, and a 24 hour reception. The resort is beautiful at night and looks stunning with all the spectacular lighted walkways and beautiful tropical plants. The resort feels extra safe as security staff patrol quietly at night, and visitors to the resort are signed in/out.

Further details

I would consider a long term let or a corporate let. I would also consider a long weekend stay.

The Barlavento Islands region

Cape Verde was discovered by the Portuguese in the 14th century and it gained independence from Portugal 30 years ago. Cape Verde lies 450km off the Western tip of Senegal in Africa. Cape Verde is now a republic and is known as the European Caribbean with the same latitude as Barbados with the added bonus of being only 5.5 hours from the UK. Sal island is 30km in length and 12km in width. Santa Maria (town) is a quaint fishing town with plenty of water sports and fishing and would be an ideal winter sun break because of its year round sunshine and beautiful beaches. Santa Maria has lots of bars and restaurants. The locals are friendly and welcoming. There are also 8km of stunning beaches. You need a visa to enter Cape Verde and this is obtained on arrival at the airport.

Santa Maria, Sal Island

Tortuga beach resort and spa is a truly spectacular 5* resort, which boasts three restaurants, three swimming pools which are surrounded by sunbeds, parasols and tropical plants and foliage. A shaded paddling pool for children, which is right outside the children's club, a swim up bar, a gym, which you have free access to and spa which offers luxurious treatments. The resort also offers lots of activities for all ages such as, peaceful yoga, water aerobics and scuba diving practice in the pool as a taster which has all the correct equipment. The resort is gated and has 24 hour reception duties and 24 hour security, so guests feel comfortable, relaxed and safe. The staff really looks after its guests, and visitors to the resort have to sign in/out. On arrival at the resort you are greeted warmly with a welcome glass of wine and your luggage is carried to your apartment via a buggy after you have checked in. You also have the choice to self carter or to go all inclusive. Overall if you are looking for somewhere to relax and experience something different and new and within glorious surroundings then Tortuga beach resort and spa is the place to visit.