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Very Good 4/5 5 reviews


Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

The apartment is situated on the five star Tortuga Beach resort which offers suburb facilities and has to be said the resort is the best on the island of Sal. There are two swimming pools, one with a swim-up bar, a children's pool and children's club all within beautiful tropical gardens. There are extensive relaxation facilities at the resort with Bali Beds, a spa, gymnasium and a choice of restaurants.

Internet access is available at the resort - please check at the hotel reception for prices. Alternatively, local bars in Santa Maria provide internet access whereby you can purchase internet access and use at any of the bars who have this facility available.

O Grille Beach Club Bar & Grill is situated on the beach and has been voted among the Top 50 bars in the world, and the Champagne Bar at the hotel offers complete indulgence and that extra special night out.

You are guaranteed a "no stress" totally chilled peaceful holiday at the resort, for pure relaxation.

A supermarket is situated across the road from the resort and offers a variety of food and goods that can be purchased with all you would need for a self catering holiday. Alternatively, fully inclusive packages can be provided on a daily basis at around 50 euros per person (please check as prices may vary). This option is available at the hotel and details can be provided upon request.

Sal Island is renowned for all types of water sports, deep sea fishing, catamaran trips or whale and dolphin watching are also available.

Santa Maria town is only a five minute taxi drive away (4 euros), where you will find shops, supermarkets and banks. Transfers and local tours of the Island can be arranged upon request.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Ponta Preta
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
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, DVD player
Pool Children's pool
General Air conditioning, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Further details indoors

Access: Car not necessary

Family friendly: Suitable for children of all ages

Notes: No pets allowed

No smoking at this property

Self-catering (all inclusive option available details can be obtained from the hotel reception)

Facilities inside the apartment:

• 2 bedrooms (1 twin and 1 double bed) plus double inflatable bed kept in cupboard

• 2 bathrooms (1 with a shower, sink, toilet and 1 with bath, overhead shower, toilet, sink and bidet)

• Air Conditioning

• Safe

• Two large floor fans

• Plasma flat screen Satellite TV in Lounge and main bedroom with international channels including sport, movies and news

• DVD player and some films

• Iron and ironing board, vacuum cleaner, hair dryer, clothes dryer, dustpan brush and mop.

• Cooker, Microwave, toaster, kettle, cutlery, cups, pans, glasses etc.,

• Washing machine

• Iron, ironing board and clothes airer.

• Towels and linen are provided.

The apartment is self catering and an end of week cleaning service is included in the price. However; a mid week clean can be arranged at an additional cost if required.

Please note, shampoo, toiletries, sun cream etc., may be left in the kitchen cupboard at the apartment and these are available for visitors to use. It is important to check any dates on the products before use.

Further details outdoors

Bunitu Amillia apartment is situated close to the five star hotel with its top quality bars and restaurants, luxury spa and gym. The apartment is situated first floor, and the resort has:-

3 Communal Pools:

• Relaxing pool with book shelf for book/magazine swap reading

• Poolside bar music and entertainment

• Smaller children's pool

• *Bali Beds

• Free use of sun loungers

• Short walk to the beautifully stunning white sands of Ponta Preta beach 500m

• *Internet access and Wi-Fi available at the hotel

* A charge is made by the hotel.

Bars and restaurants:

• *Spices Restaurant

• *Aqua Italian Gourmet Restaurant

• The Sway Lobby Bar

• The Late Bar

• O Grille Beach Club Bar & Grill

• *Waterside Restaurant

• My Sports Bar

• The Pool Bar

* Available all inclusive option only.

The Barlavento Islands region

Sal Island earns its Portuguese name meaning Salt and was once home to the world's largest salt mine at Pedra de Lume. It is well known for unspoilt beaches, the lovely sea and year-round sunshine, making it perfect for sun-seekers. It is a prime location for fishing and scuba-diving, boasting a varied of sea life. It has become a top destination for water sports with some of the beaches offering perfect conditions for surfing, sailing, windsurfing and kite surfing.

Take time to tour the Island and visit:-

Santa Maria Town

Pedra de Lume (salt mine) Visitors can float Dead Sea-style in the highly saline water and enjoy a mineral rich mud bath.

The port of Palmeira

The real capital Espargos

Buracona (literally a large hole), a natural tidal swimming pool. The Blue Eye is definitely worth a visit and its beauty has to be seen to be believed. It is found among some volcanic rock formations, and is popular with divers who access it from a tunnel.

Whale watching and turtle preservation where you can adopt and name a turtle and receive a certificate.

Please contact us for further information regarding booking Island Tours.

Ponta Preta

The Tortuga Beach Resort is near Ponta Preta beach is a haven for sun worshipers with its crystal clear waters and pillow-soft white sands.

Cape Verde climate is pleasantly tropical with year round average temperatures between 26 and 30 C, but do not be fooled by the slight breeze which whilst really welcoming, can mask the suns intense rays, so make sure you take some strong sun cream. Incidentally, talking of "masks" the friendly locals have some incredible hand carved wooden masks and ornaments and it is worth going into Santa Maria town to look at the various carvings and jewellery items they have for sale in shops and mini markets.

There are plenty of lovely restaurants and bars, including Hotel Odjo d'Agua, Morabeza Beach Club, Ocean Bar and many others enjoy live music in some of the bars which is a key attraction.

There are no large crowds on Sal Island, only quiet towns and a few hotels, and is an ideal destination for anyone seeking peace and quiet. In the main town of Santa Maria you can hire Jeeps, quad bikes and bicycles. The motto displayed on T-shirts and signs around the Island make perfect sense: 'No stress, Cabo Verde', and this is Cape Verde: 'No stress'. None at all!

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Review 1-5 of 5

3 May 2014


"Ungepflegtes Apartment - Achtung vor dieser Vermieterin!"

Dies war unser 2. Aufenthalt im Melia Beach Ressort, deshalb hatten wir eine gute Vergleichsmöglichkeit zu einer anderen Wohnung. Das Apartment von Mandy Brunskill wurde uns mit einem nicht geputzten… More

7 Feb 2014


"If you want a quiet, quirky vacation, go to Sal and stay at Bunita Amilia."

This is a vacation rental located on a resort in Santa Maria. For us, this was the best of both worlds: We enjoyed access to the facilities of the resort--the private beach and beach chairs/umbrella… More

We appreciate feedback as this means we can ensure we maintain our apartment to the best of its capacity, and provide excellence to our guests and ensure others enjoy their stay and have a great holiday.

The beds are equipped and provided mostly throughout the apartments on the resort, and we are looking into the towels that were provided and we will sort this out.

We really want people to enjoy their stay and have a wonderful time, and we appreciate those who can give us reviews to allow this to continue to happen.

Kind regards


8 Feb 2013


"Superb Apartment In A Perfect Haven"

We booked this apartment before it had any reviews and I suspect that the next time we want to visit here, it will be a lot harder to get a booking, as it's just superb and racking up the good reviews rapidly.

The apartment itself was large, airy, immaculately clean and very well equipped including air conditioning (in the bedroom as well). The bed was comfortable, the furniture substantial and comfortable and the bathrooms well appointed. The veranda was large, with plenty of space for a table and chairs and still lots of room to spare - the whole place had a sense of space and luxury. The apartment is situated at the top end of the resort, with easy access to the bar, coffee/outdoor seating area and breakfast restaurant. There is evening entertainment in the outdoor area and if you leave the patio doors open, you can hear it slightly, but all noise stops at 10.30 p.m. so it's an ideal blend of being somewhere where there's entertainment and somewhere you're not disturbed by any noise when you want to sleep. The apartment is on the corner of the building, meaning there are very few shared walls, so it's incredibly peaceful and it offers a high degree of privacy.

The Tortuga resort, in which the apartment sits, is super. There are a couple of pools, restaurants if you can't be bothered to move far and the beach at the end of the resort. This beach isn't an ideal swimming beach, as it's on the west coast and quite choppy, but it's perfect for sunbathing (lots of loungers and umbrellas for shade) and the main beach in Santa Maria (golden sand and never crowded) is there is you want to swim in the sea. The staff at the resort are really helpful and certainly match the five star rating of the resort.

The town of Santa Maria is a short taxi ride away from the resort and is filled with interesting places to eat and it has a wonderful character of it's own that's a perfect blend of Caribbean, Portuguese and African. You'll occasionally be solicited to go into the gift shops, but a firm "Naõ!" does the trick, though it's great fun to barter with the shopkeepers if you are inclined to take gifts or souvenirs back home. Restaurants range from pricey (but excellent) establishments to small bars that serve up good food. Try the local catch, as it's just delicious, especially Wahoo, a large fish.

Is there anything I'd complain or warn you about? No. Would I go back to this apartment? You bet - I'm already looking at dates to book again.

11 Jan 2013



An amazing apartment. Clean, spacious, well located. Lovely balcony very spacious. Central to main complex. The owners could not do enough to make everything as we wanted. They gave us local information.

10 Dec 2012


"5 star luxury"

Apartment is fab, setting beautiful, beach stunning. We enjoyed a wonderful relaxing week in paradise.
Interesting places to see on Sal & the people are so helpful and friendly.
The apartment is pristeen, very spacious and modern with everything you need.
The climate was breezy which you do need as can get really hot.
Plenty of good eating/drinking in the nearby town.
We loved it.

Review 1-5 of 5

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