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Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive

Great for families

Good to know

  • Children's club (free)
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Beach property
Cabocan Lote E2, Santa Maria, Sal, Cape Verde, 32, Cape Verde

All-inclusive beachfront hotel with free water park, near Santa Maria Pier
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Children's club (free)
    • Children's pool
    • Playground on site
    • Beach property
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Restrictions related to your trip

Cape Verde may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19. 

Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive

from NZ$200
  • Double Room
  • Double Room (Large)
  • Double Room (Swim-up - Adults Only)
  • Family Room

What’s around Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Santa Maria Pier - 24 min walk
  • Santa Maria Beach - 25 min walk
  • Nazarene Church - 27 min walk
  • Santa Maria Town Square - 27 min walk
  • Ponta Preta - 31 min walk
  • Santa Maria Municipal Market - 32 min walk
  • Kite Beach - 2.3 mi / 3.8 km

Getting around

  • Sal Island (SID-Amilcar Cabral Intl.) - 18 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 1,001 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Cape Verde may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Free children's club

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • No onsite parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
Food and drink
  • 5 restaurants
  • 5 bars/lounges
  • 2 poolside bars
  • 2 swim-up bars
  • Coffee shop/café
Things to do
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Number of outdoor pools - 5
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Playground on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Free water park access
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Hair salon
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7
  • Year Built - 2020
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Bathrobes
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

All inclusive

This hotel is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Taxes are included.
Activities and facilities/equipment
All onsite activities and use of facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Volleyball
  • Spa facilities
  • Limited spa services
  • Kids club

Entertainment
  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Onsite live performances

Not included
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Gratuities

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Renova Spa. Services include massages. The spa is equipped with a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Palmeira - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Krystal - This theme restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required. Open daily.

Dorayaki - This theme restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open daily.

La Pappardella - This theme restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Praia - This poolside theme restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Playground on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Free water park access

Nearby

  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria
  • Riu Santa Maria Inclusive Sal
  • Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive Sal
  • Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive Hotel
  • Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive Hotel Sal

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Covid-19 Health Protocol (RIU).

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: CVE 220.00 per person, per night, up to 10 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 16 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive

  • Does Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and requires staff to wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive?
    Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive.
  • Is there a pool at Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive?
    Yes, there are 5 outdoor pools, an indoor pool, and a children's pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive?
    You can check in from 4:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive?
    Yes, there are 5 onsite restaurants, featuring alfresco dining and fusion cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Da Valeria (15-min walk) and BIKINI BEACH BAR (3.1 mi).
  • What is there to do at Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive and nearby?
    Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, windsurfing, and surfing. Additional recreation onsite includes aerobics . Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in one of the 5 outdoor swimming pools. Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive also has 2 swim-up bars and 2 poolside bars, as well as a fitness center and spa services.

Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria - All Inclusive