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Reviewed 8 March 2014

Just returned from a week at the Karamboa and overall had a fantastic winter break. A quick note first about Thomson. It is true that the flights are a little uncomfortable, very cramped and seat allocation is a joke, with couples randomly dotted throughout the aircraft in an attempt to get you to pay for seats together and to pay...

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4Thank MayanMayhem
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2014

We stayed at this hotel for 1 week in February. It is very close to the airport, you can see the hotel from the airport. Transfer was the quickest ever, only 3.5 minutes. Check in at the hotel was quick and efficient and our cases were delivered to our room for us. We had emailed in advance requesting a sea...

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3Thank Lady_Linda_50
Newburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2014

This was our third time at Riu Karamboa. We were welcomed back by our Thomson rep and by reception staff as well as by waitresses, bar staff and animation team. The hotel is large but provides a village like atmosphere whereby we can meet and chat with people from Sweden, Germany, France, Belgium, Portugal etc. This adds to the fun...

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10Thank 346Fredy69
Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend spent a week over valentines at the Riu karamboa and it was absolutely brilliant! Transfer from the airport to the hotel is about 3 minutes! We were greeted off the coach to the staff dancing and singing and giving us high fives as we walked off! Check in was very quick and we were able to...

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13Thank LauraClareSelby
Penrith, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2014

Stayed at this hotel for 1week in February. Good points first. Very close to the airport. Great location on a wonderful sandy beach. Now for the Bad points. The hotel is huge and resembled a holiday camp in the sun. The main restaurant is like a very big canteen with a very poor selection of plain tasteless food. Although this...

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6Thank stephen a
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2014

This is our 3rd visit to Sal Rei and 2nd time staying in Karamboa. Have to say I prefer staying in Sal Rei we only stayed here due to the fact we got a good last minute deal. So disappointed in Thomsons pulling the Glasgow flight off so had to fly from Manchester. We refused our first room as it...

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5Thank kags07
brighton
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Absolutely brilliant hotel. Very friendly, attentive staff. Hotel spotlessly clean everywhere. Evening entertainment was so good. Not sure if they are staff or not but they do a different show practically every night; energetic, professional; brilliant. Something for everyone. This is the first time we have gone all inclusive and thought it might be too much but it was great....

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5Thank ozzgirl102
england
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Just got back from our second visit to karamboa , once again had a fantastic chill out , for people who don't want to chill there is a full days animation programme , no need to get bored , its there if you want it . Personally we went for a relaxing winter break and thats what we got !...

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3Thank karen_milligan
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2014

Beach, burgers, booze, bling and babies just about sums the Karamboa up. If your looking to sit by a pool or lay on a sun bed on a beach for the duration this will suit you. If your looking for some culture or a bit of adventure don't bother. This is a big hotel with very few areas to "Get...

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1Thank AndyB52780759
sussex
Reviewed 26 February 2014

Went to Cape Verde and had a lovely time, weather great. Would go back again but the beach was disappointing as there were always under current waves which could be dangerous for children, you need to be a strong swimmer. Miles of sand to walk along and quad bike tour was good. Very close to the airport but as there...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the island Boavista in the Cape Verde Islands. 2-Storey main building and 3-storey annexes. Situated on the beachfront. Complimentary sun loungers and parasols on the beach. 7 Km to Sal Rei. 1,5 Km from the airport. Credit cards accepted: Visa ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clubhotel Riu Karamboa

Address: Lote HO 1, Urb. Morrinho de Baguincho | Praia de Salines, Boa Vista 4110, Cape Verde
Region: Cape Verde > Boa Vista
Price Range: $210 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Clubhotel Riu Karamboa 4*
Number of rooms: 750
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Also Known As:
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Hotel Boa Vista
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Boa Vista
Clubhotel Riu Karamboa Cape Verde/Boa Vista
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Boa Vista
#2 Luxury Hotel in Boa Vista
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Boa Vista
#2 Spa Hotel in Boa Vista
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“Didn't have any problems so not sure. All rooms are a few minutes walk to all amenities..”
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“First block on the right of reception 1st or second floor, 5 min walk from all facilities, and great views.”
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