Santa Maria holiday villa rental, Tortuga Beach with beach/lake nearby, internet access and balcony/terrace and air con

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Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 129873

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Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Brand new affordable luxury accommodation situated on the 5 star Tortuga Beach resort & Spa, only steps from the stunning Ponta Preta Beach on the Island of Sal. This 3 bed/3bath luxury villa has it's own private pool, 2 balconies, & sun terrace, designer furnniture, & has full onsite facilities including luxury spa & hotel, restaurants, bars, beach bar & childrens club The resort is operated by Sol Melia (the biggest hotel resort chain on the planet) The 5 star standards of the villas & the resort will have to be maintained at all times to meet the standard that Sol Melia demands.

The villa is nestled amongst beautifully landscaped gardens and has it's own private pool ,sun terrace & 2 balconies with sea view only steps from beach, which is suitable for all watersports. The town centre of Santa Maria with it's shops, restaurants and bars are within walking distance, or a 5 minute taxi ride.

This professionaly decorated villa comprises of Lounge/diningroom, fully fitted kitchen, master bedroom/en-suite, 2 twin bedrooms, 2 further bathrooms, private pool &sun terrace, balconies & outside dining area perfect for all that alfresco dining.

The villa is situated perfectly should you wish to undetake any watersports including Kite surfing, windsurfing, surfing, sailing, fishing & scuba diving.. There are pleny of schools to teach at all levels and Sal is also on the world tour. If you fancy getting out and about there are pleny of exciting excursions for those who need a little bit more in their holiday than just lying by the beach or pool.

This Brand New Luxury Villa Sleeps 6 People Comfortably.



Fantastic relaxing holidays in a lovely villa!

2 tortuga beach resort, villa 64 moradia v-64, Santa Maria,ponta parta-santa maria, Sal, Cape Verde (469966)

Date of Stay 25 July 2012

Helpful votes:0/0.

Dear Alison, being back from holiday it took quite a while to find back to normal routine! This is especially because we had such A GREAT TIME ON SAL! Thank you very much for everything: The 6 of us spent a fantastic time in your villa, sufficient space for all of us and complete equipment to find and do everything we wanted. The children loved their own pool in the garden but also the beach and the overall resort atmosphere (the litte one felt in love with all the colorful flowers). Two of us made a diving license (it was great to have a diving school that close) while the other two were having a real relaxing time with the kids. It was fantastic. We also visited some of the restaurants you recommended and really felt in love with the good and fresh food as well as the friendly service and atmosphere everywhere in Santa Maria. We bought fish at the pier in Santa Maria several times (great quality for a fantastic price) and enjoyed cooking our own meals but we also tried the local speciality "Cachuppa" (is this the right spelling?) in Café Creole. We also loved the Barracuda where we were sitting (and the children were playing) in the sand and they served fabulous dinner. Ildo was a perfect taxi driver. We called him as often as possible and were never ever disappointed. He does not only speak English very well but is also a good organizer. We loved the isle tour with him and Silvio where we learned a lot about SAL, the Cap Verdean people and their attitude. My little girl loved to drive with Ildo (she was allowed to sit in front or also stand in the back between the both front seats)! All in all we had a fantastic time and would like to thank you again. It is a lovely villa in a really lovely and relaxing area! We will not only recommend visiting Cap Verde (and your villa) but also hope to come back one day. Until then we wish you all the best! Take care, Nicole & Co.

Sheer Bliss

2 tortuga beach resort, villa 64 moradia v-64, Santa Maria,ponta parta-santa maria, Sal, Cape Verde (469966)

Date of Stay 11 October 2007

Helpful votes:7/8.

I stayed at this beautiful luxury villa in October the villa and, resort is stunning. Santa Maria is something else lovely frienldy people beautiful restaurants lovely food at very reasonable prices, with beautiful golden sandy beach, with a crystal clear waters its heaven, with beach bars for a cool drink . Its lovely to mix with the local people who are so friendly and grateful that you have come to holiday on there island. I fell in love with this place and cannot wait to go back to this beautiful villa . I would recommend this villa and resort its 1st class .

Recommended for: Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway

My Response

Thankyou so much for your lovely comments Tommy, Cape verde is in it's infancy as a holiday destination so your positive comments mean a lot, also thankyou for your comments on the villa I had it decorated professionally, I am glad that the money was well spent, I am looking forward to many more future guests visiting to find out for themselfs what Cape Verde has to offer. Alison

Toddler and Pre-School Fun

2 tortuga beach resort, villa 64 moradia v-64, Santa Maria,ponta parta-santa maria, Sal, Cape Verde (469966)

Date of Stay 24 October 2011

Helpful votes:4/4.

Our family of four - including a toddler and a pre-schooler have just returned from the Villa at Tortuga Beach. We hired a car which made things much easier with the two children and although self catering wasn't perfect in terms of availability we got into a great routine. It was lovely getting fresh fish from the pier everyday, fruit/veg from the local stalls, the gorgeous bakery and using the supermarket. We ate out a bit and used the hotel grille bar/restaurant but the it took the staff quite some getting used to the fact we were charging things to the room and weren't all inclusive like many people staying at the resort. We went to beaches, the salt mines, the blue eye and did the submarine trip - but the beaches were probably the out right winner with the children although the turtle hatchery was a very, very close second (our daughter in particular enjoyed adopting a baby turtle just after it had hatched and seeing a picture of it being released into the sea). I did think the villa was beyond well equipped for self catering - one the best places we've ever stayed in. And having the small pool in teh garden was perfect as we could let the wee one sleep after lunch whilst the pre-schooler played. We also used the hotel pools - which were great - and we would've loved to have used the spa and the gym but alas no time. Hopefully next time!

Recommended for: Families with Young Children

My Response

Thankyou so much for the lovely comments, we work very hard at maintaining this lovely villa to the excellent standard of holiday accomation that it is, you are now our third family wiith young children to stay at our villa and of course Cape Verde and loved the island attractions as much as my family do, and of course the stunning beaches, like you the beaches are always a big hit with my own family and every visitor I have had stay at the villa and the resort, i am now going to include all the information about the gorgous bakery and deli's etc on the information I send out to all the guests so they can all take advantage. Many thanks again to you and your lovely family. Alison Simpson

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Nearest beach Tortuga resort is situated on the beach
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Sal 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Private outdoor pool (heated), Sauna, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
Pool Private outdoor pool (heated), Shared outdoor pool (heated), Children's pool
General Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (heated), Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Our Luxurious 3 bedroom / 3 Bathroom Villa offers superb accommodation on a par with a 5 star hotel rating. Your every wish for a holiday villa has been carefully thought out to ensure the most relaxing stay at this beautiful new home. The villa is on two levels and fully air conditioned. The pool and sun terrace are surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens and exotic flowers this coupled with the lights from the pool give the whole setting a real tropical feel. The whole villa has been decorated professionally with finishing designer touches giving a real luxurious feel throughout.

Living room/Open plan dining area This gorgeous light and airy space is ideal for chilling out in front of the flat screen television, listening to music , reading your favourite book or if you wish a gourmet dinner party. The room is benefited by exceptionally comfortable sofas, subtle lighting and a 6 seater dining room suite with colour co-ordinated crockery, matching napkins and candles to give the perfect ambiance.

Master Bedroom/en-suite this is a bright and spacious bedroom which is benefited by the private en-suite bathroom. To ensure a restful nights sleep there is an extremely comfortable double bed with plush mattress, plump pillows and designer bedding to give that reel feeling of luxury.

Twin bedrooms are furnished to the same high standard as the master bedroom to ensure that comfort and luxury again are uppermost in mind.

Bathrooms There are three bathrooms in the villa so there is plenty of privacy if there are six people sharing. All of the bathrooms are finished to an exceptional standard with quality fixtures and fittings, thick fluffy towels (go on pamper yourself).

Kitchen Take advantage of our fully equipped modern kitchen which boasts a wealth of appliances including a cooker with large oven, , dishwasher, toaster, kettle etc! The kitchen is also fully equipped with all cooking utensils and crockery ideal for gourmet dinners or quick snacks. Should we have missed anything just let us know and we will endeavour to meet your every cooking need.

The kitchen is fitted with a family sized washer and an iron and ironing board for your use..

Further details outdoors

Resort Facilities : Luxury Spa , Gym , , Communal Pools Including Kids Pool , Reataurants , bars, beach bar, pool bar, 24 Hour Reception/Concierge , Kids Club. daily resort activities All resort facilities now fully open. upgrade to all inclusive for a week or a day, or just for one meal, (your choice) the resort caters for every guests needs, you can opt in and out to suit you and your family, (BRILLIANT), The resort is operated by the biggest Resort chain in the world Sol Melia.

The Ilha do Sal region

The island of Sal enjoys year round sunshine with tempratures rarely out ot the twenties, the tempratures peak between December & April, making Sal the perfect winter getaway, tempratures are about 10 degrees higher than that of the Canary islands in the winter, on average Sal island has about 8-10 hours of rainfall a year. GAURANTEED SUNSHINE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Santa Maria

Why not visit Sals historic salt mines and vulcano or take a catamaran trip to Boa Vista, or for those really wanting to explore why not try a spot of island hopping.

Accompany the Rangers and watch as they collect data and tag turtles. You may even see them relocating the nest to the hatchery and if the timing is right, you can also observe the the baby turtles being born and released into the sea. For the water sport lovers you are spoilt for choice. Wind surfing World Champion Josh Angulo is based in Sal. You also have kite surfing, deep-sea fishing or go scuba diving among shoals of fish and bales of turtles.

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Review 1-5 of 5

2 May 2013


"A very acceptable holiday residence for a very mixed party (grandparents, parents, children) - the pool made it for us."

The accommodation was adequate and according to the owner is shortly to be improved by replacing the small shower cubicles - quite important for a hot weather holiday. The range of "household" equipment was very good - the washing machine was made good use of although we found the frig a little on the small side - and all the tools were available to easily cook an evening meal for 6. The pool in the garden was used every day and we were impressed by the fact that it was cleaned and checked daily. The beach was a very short stroll away as were the hotel pools. The TV/DVD setup was much appreciated for the first few days - loads of films to watch for those who had a bit too much sun on the first day, and the satellite TV was enjoyed by those who keenly follow the football. On the negative side, it was necessary to go into Santa Maria for almost everything that we needed by way of provisions and eating out. Although there is a little local "supermarket" its range of goods was limited and unreliable. It is also possible to buy "all-inclusive" days for food and drink from the hotel, but we found this very expensive and certainly not worth the money. It's a pity there is not an alternative on the beach for getting drinks during the day. Overall, the villa was good but we found the island a bit disappointing and for that reason alone we'd not recommend this as a vacation destination. If you really want to go to Sal, then the villa is a very good option.

Thankyou so much for taking the time to write the review, your feedback is so important. I must say I was disappointed about the oomment you made to the villa being adequate, and would say an unfair description. This villa is equipped and furnished to the highest of standards and finished with the likes of solid granite worktops, Porcelona bathroom suites, and most of the furniture is from John lewis. however I do take on board that two of the three shower cubicles are on the smaller side and are being replaced in the future, the shower in the ensuite bathroom though is more spacious. I do agree about the prices on the Resort for the all inclusive it is overpriced and not worth it, which is why I advise to get out of the Resort and go and explore the island, where the restaurants and bars are fairly priced and most situated right on the beach with stunning views. I will forward your comments onto Sol Melia about the all inclusive standards and prices, as I have no control whatsoever about what they charge. Tortuga Beach Resort is a fantastic Resort but is definetly not worth booking an all inclusive package once you get there it is just not worth it, however to do it the odd day is ok, on the days you just want to stop in the Resort. I have been to the island many times and send out a list of recommedations of where to eat and drink and where the best supermarkets are if you want to cook or BBQ, any guests who have taken the advice on board have had a fantastic holiday which is why I take the trouble to compile and send the list to all of my guests in the first place. Thanks again for your valued comments

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      Calendar last updated:23 Nov 2015

      Based in United Kingdom

      Languages spoken
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