Riu Touareg Hotel
With its great dining scene and beachfront setting, itâs no wonder TripAdvisor reviewers crowned this place the best hotel in Cape Verde in 2013. This hotel looks a like a sandcastle â appropriate really, given it fringes one of Boa Vistaâs best beaches.Glossy lawns and courtyards surround the Hotel Riu Touareg, creating a real sense of privacy. Thereâs also an adults-exclusive area with a swimming pool and an Ã la carte restaurant. that youll get access to if you stay in the adults-only rooms.
Mention Cape Verde to the man on the street, and itâs likely youâll get a blank look in response. These islands, about 400 miles off the coast of Senegal, have only recently emerged from obscurity. But, in certain circles, theyâre creating a real stir. The 10 isles, one of which is Boa Vista, offer up some knock-out beaches, not to mention toasty temperatures all year round.
The main attraction here are the pools, featuring under-water sunbeds, little ones have mini-waterslides and thereâs a whirlpool bath and swim-up bar, too. Youâve also got a spa, kidsâ club, watersports and a nightclub. And the restaurants are worth a mention too, with buffet, local and Asian options plus a gourmet Ã la carte exclusive to guests staying in the Adults-only section. Elsewhere, you can log-on to free Wi-Fi in the hotel lobby.
Rooms here are all provided with air-conditioning, a TV and a balcony or a terrace. For a bit more try a superior double room or treat yourself and upgrade to a junior suite - theres also a family suite and a junior suite available too. If there are only adults in your party - try an adult area room with extras such as a minibar and an adults-only pool area. For a bit of luxury you could try an adults area junior suite with JacuzziÂ® too.
Eating And Drinking
The poolside restaurant is where long, laid-back Continental breakfasts are the order of the day. By evening it transforms into an African-inspired restaurant.The adults-only restaurant cranks things up a notch with its gourmet menu, exclusive to guests staying in the Adults-only section. And the Asian place is so popular that advance booking is required.