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Wonderful Beach Holiday Apartment in Cape Verde

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

One bedroom beach apartment with seperate sleeping area off lounge

Great beach apartment on the beautiful Sal Island in Cape Verde. The apartment has 1 bedroom plus a seperate sleeping area in the lounge and can sleep 4 with the sofa bed.

High Season Rate From: £ 380 per week, Low Season Rate From: £ 260 per week.

Close to Water sports centre.

Large 1 bedroom Beachfront apartment, Quiet location, 150 metres from watersports centre, 13 mins walk to center of town.

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, czech
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 13, 2018


Santa Maria Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • Please note that towels are not included , so you will have to bring your own !
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Lounge sleeping area - 1 queen
  • The bedroom has a large fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and wall safe. There is a security grill on the bedroom window, and also a pull down fly screen, so you can sleep with the window open and not get bitten by any mosquitos. There is a second sleeping area within the lounge, which has a pull out sofa bed, and this are can be divided from the lounge with a curtain.
  • Balcony
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Although there is air conditioning, there is a daily charge for its use of 20 Euros per day, as clients have left this on continually in the past at a cost of 160 euros in a week. The rental includes up to 1 cubic meter of water perm week, which should be sufficient for the stay. Any additional water consumed will be charged at 15 Euros per cubic meter. The building also has the benefit of CCTV monitoring the external points of entry. During our stay at the apartment at the start of 2016 we noticed some new construction in front of the apartment to the right as you look out from the balcony. This is aparently a cafe or bar being built on the beach. The construction ceased in 2017, and remains un finished. We do not know if this is due to planning complications or for what reason, however we will update this webpage should work continue.


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(12 traveler reviews)

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Wonderful Beach Holiday Apartment in Cape Verde
average rating of 4.25 based on 12 reviews

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  • 1 of 5

Access to the apartment not shown. The road was a dirt track with no pavement. The first step in to the apartment was by stepping on to a builders block. We had no running water for approx 30 hours. No electricity for approx 6 hours. On the 2nd night of our stay we were awoken at 10.30pm by person (s) trying to force entry through the bedroom shutters. This incident left me traumatised and felt that due to the lack of basic facilities and adequate safety and security features not fit for purpose. We felt that we had no option but to vacate the property and find alternative accommodation for the rest of our stay. A more detailed letter with pictures will be sent to the London address.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of our home. I am sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. I would like to note that this apartment is in Cape Verde, a part of Africa that is only now moving out of poverty. In the aerial photograph provided it is clearly shown that there are no roads or paths around the house, however the government is working hard to fix that. There is a step leading to the house, albeit it is a concrete step, it is still a step. Although the government is trying very hard this country is subjected to frequent power cuts, no matter what apartment you choose, even if it is a penthouse. Most apartments here are not connected to mains water, therefore when the power goes out the water pump does not work, which is why we have several 5ltr bottles in the apartment. In the building there was a full tank of water and had you waited for the electric to come back on you would have had water. I am more than sure you heard something at night, but I am sure it was not someone trying to break in as there is no sign of attempted entry into the apartment or anything on our CCTV cameras. The security of the apartment is completely adequate, and for someone to gain access through the bedroom window, they would have to break through the external steel security shutters first, then cut through a solid steel security grill to be able to then break through the double glazed internal windows. This would be extremely difficult to say the least. That apartment is our home away from home and we treat it as a home. I am sure you arrived with expectations, based on your experiences with apartments in developed countries. When it did not meet your expectation, everything about our apartment was interpreted as negative. I understand that you live in a world where water, asphalt roads and electricity are taken for granted, but here it is a luxury. I am sorry that you choose to not focus on the positive, the view is spectacular, it is close to town and it is right in front of the ocean, so that you can enjoy the connection to the environment. So I think what you may have meant in your review was, that the apartment did not fit your personal needs or your set expectations and you personally did not enjoy the place, but that does not make it a terrible place, it just makes it a place not for you.
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Wenn Urlaub auf Sal, dann hier!

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben unseren Urlaub hier genossen. Der Ausblick vom Balkon ist wunderschön, die Gegend ist sicher und das Apartment absolut sauber und gut ausgestattet. Vor dem Haus verläuft ein Strandwanderweg, auf dem immer etwas los ist. Zum Strand und Beach Club sind es nur 100 m, im Zentrum ist man in 10 Minuten zu Fuß. Die Organisation mit Matt lief problemlos. Alles in Allem, ist die Unterkunft für uns absolut empfehlenswert.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic apartment in a fantastic location !

  • 5 of 5

Just had a fantastic week at this apartment. The location was great and everything you needed was within walking distance. The views were amazing. The apartment was lovely and clean and had everything you needed. The transfers organised for us from and to airport were great and very organised. We will be returning.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic view

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The property is very clean and spacious and has a fantastic view of the ocean. It is perfect for reading and catching the sun. I would definitely recommend it to anyone interested in visiting Sal. The location is a short walk from the centre so nice and quiet but close enough to shops and beach.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

The appartment was excellent, clean and enough space. The location is very nice too, a lovely view from the balcony.

The owner was extremely helpful. The locals are great, as is the food.

We had a great time, and would go back immediately if we could

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent. Matt was brill to deal with. Friendly, helpful and infromative. The apartment clean on arrival. Great views from the balcony.

Loved Santa Maria lively and friendly would go back in a flash!!

Hotel or apartment? Apartment everytime. You will see more of Santa Maria and get a real feel for the place!!

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2013
  • Stayed: February 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Angulo's Bar / Resturant / Watersports center
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Angulo Watersportc Centre
Car: not necessary

Big game fishing, Diving, Kite Surf, Wind Surfing, Trecking and Surfing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $242.35
Taxi Collection / return $48.47

The weekly rental rate includes up to 1 cubic meter of water per week. The water in Cape Verde is all desalinated and has to be delivered to the buildings communal water tank by lorry. The cost of this water is approximately 11 times more than prices in England, and in addition to this owners also have to pay for the pumping of the water to the apartment and also the cost of managing the communal

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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