Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort

Hilton Santa Maria is a luxury beachfront hotel in Cape Verde. The C-shaped hotel building wraps around its gardens and family pool area, with the open side leading out through the palm trees and onto the beach. The pool bar is just steps from the sand, where you can relax with a drink while enjoying the view. Other leisure facilities at the resort include the hotel spa and gym. In the evenings, you can have dinner in the buffet restaurant, and relax with a drink in the bar. For extra holiday atmosphere, you could try the beachside a la carte restaurant. As for the hotel's modern bedrooms, they're light and minimalist with wooden accents. Luxury toiletries are provided. Hilton Santa Maria is in the resort of Santa Maria, on the sandy southern tip of Sal Island. Sal is a tourist destination in Cape Verde, an independent island archipelago on West Africa's Atlantic coast. The hotel is within walking distance of the resort centre. Aside from the beach, you can explore the island's history and the unusual Pedra de Lume, a salt lake inside the crater of an extinct volcano in the north of the island.

The hotel is on the beach and 1.2km from the centre of the resort. Sal is one of 10 islands in the Republic of Cape Verde, off the north western coast of Africa, and popularly known as the continent's answer to the Caribbean. The entire island is less than 30km long, and 12km across at its widest point, so many of its attractions are within easy reach. You could explore Sal's salt flats, which made it an important stop on central Atlantic trade routes. The main language on the island is Portuguese, with its cuisine and architecture inspired by Brazil, Portugal and the neighbouring countries of mainland West Africa.

The hotel's beachfront a la carte restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, and you can dine with views of the Atlantic Ocean. The buffet restaurant welcomes guests for breakfast and dinner. The hotel is also home to a pool bar offering light snacks and grilled dishes, and an evening bar hosting live local musicians.

Spa treatments and facilities are available. The hotel also has a kids' club and playroom, and a dedicated children's pool area along with the main pool.

Large and lush pool area that overlooks the beautiful beach. The smaller children's pool is secluded near the children's club.

All bedrooms at Hilton Santa Maria have centrally controlled air conditioning. Rooms have safes, TVs with local channels and balconies or terraces.

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Santa Maria, Sal, Cape Verde

Address: 230, Avenida dos Hoteis, ., Santa Maria, Cape Verde

Phone: +2383344444


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A great hotel choice in Sal

May 2022 | Alpen209

So nice to wake up with full breakfast by the beach restaurant after a long late flight. The beach restaurant is definitely a highlight. We had breakfast lunch dinner there. There are also good restaurants at walking distance. Rooms is comfortable. Nice clean beach with soft sand. Nice pool area

No Stress

May 2022 | F1349MScharlest

Came back to the Sal Hilton after 4 years. Facilities, rooms, pool etc still excellently maintained by very welcoming staff. BUT the standard of the food has declined dramatically, which is such a same as the hotel has some excellent venues and kitchens and availability of great local fish. Without any doubt the food quality at local beach bars and restaurant was far better than in the Hilton and of course cheaper. The only part of the facilities that needs some attention are the pool sun loungers and parasols. The parasols where in short supply and really showing their age.

Beachside location and tropical gardens

May 2022 | paul h

This is a very comfortable hotel; ideally placed on a wide sandy beach only 10 minutes walk from Santa Maria. It has been thoughtfully laid out with lovely gardens, a large pool, a shallow 'stream' running alongside it ideal for children, plenty of space for sun loungers around the pool and on the lawn and large rooms situated in 3-storey blocks; most with balconies and pool or sea views.Half-board is enough, because the huge buffet breakfast allows you to eat enough to tide you over until dinner. The buffet dinner in the main 'Magellan' restaurant is comprehensive. Plenty of salads, hot main courses and desserts to choose from with some pizza and pasta cooked to order. Some traditional Cape Verdean dishes are served alongside 'international cuisine'. There is a pool bar,a beach bar in the 'a la carte' Bounty bar and restaurant and a themed bar for evening entertainment.. Happy hours in the three venues start at 4.30, and move between them until 8pm. Drinks then are half price, and good value.The staff are cheerful and helpful at reception, in the bars and restaurants and the chambermaids do a great job. All in all for a relaxing break with guaranteed good weather there can be few better places. Sal is a mecca for extreme water-sports enthusiasts. It is often quite windy, and the sea rough.

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