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Marine Club Beach Resort

4 stars

Boa Vista, Cape Verde Islands


This boutique hotel of 110 rooms is set on a stunning sandy beach of Praia da Cruz, around 1 km from the main town of Sal Rei. with a charming bar and restaurant area, rooms are decorated in rustic local style with shoice of standard, superior sea view rooms, bungalow villa rooms accommodating up to 5.

The resort is located directly overlooking the beach of Praia da Cruz, about a kilometre from the main town of Sal Rei and approximately 7 kilometres from the airport. Set in an undeveloped area, it is surrounded by natural scenery. 

Built from stone and designed like a small village, the Marine Club Beach Resort is set into the surrounding environment, situated on a promontory with a breathtaking view of the bay. The style of accommodation is traditional rustic, with Portuguese influences. Rooms are furnished with mixed style of stone walls, dark wood furniture and local tiled floors.

The offers 110 comfortable rooms divided into different types: Classic Room, Superior Room, Superior Room Sea View, Superior Sea View Plus Room, Bungalow Standard and Bungalow Sea View.. All rooms have air conditioning, ceiling fan, TV, telephone, minibar with local charge payable, hair dryer and in room safe.

Classic Double Rooms can accommodate up to 2 adults and 1 child, and they are located behind the pool area.

Superior Room - Superior Room Sea View and Sup can accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children, with view of the ocean from a private balcony or veranda.

Bungalows - Standard have 1 x double bed and a living room with 1 x sofa bed for up to 4 adults and 1 child. Standard Bungalows Sea View accommodate up to 4 adults. Superior Sea View Plus have 1 x large double bed and 1 x single bed for up to 3 persons. The villas,when combiging a Standard Bungalow and a Sea View Bungalow,  can accommodate up to a maximum of 6 adults sleeping in 3 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms. Each bungalow has a veranda and from the Sea View Bungalow you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Ocean and an equipped living area.

The Resort has one main Restaurant, “On the Rocks”, is in a dominant position over the Atlantic Ocean where breakfast, lunch and dinner are served buffet-style served. A second restaurant, located on the long pier in front of the main restaurant, offers dinner with reservation, serving local specialities such as Cachupa,  Pudim de Kexu and lobster when in season. The central bar 'the Praia', and a bar/restaurant, Rochino Club are located in a elevated position, next to the restaurant near the pool. Dining options range from dishes such as burgers and fries to local style dishes, such as carpaccio of fish, octopus and fresh catch of the day. 

The resort has a huge pool of seawater, in which there is an area reserved for children. A pool area is equipped with hydro-massage. A beach volleyball court, bowling and darts are available to guests. The staff offers a variety of activities at certain times in peak season, including fitness, stretching and water aerobics classes. An open-air amphitheatre provides a lovely setting for evening cabaret, games and entertaining shows. A Mini Club for children from 4 to 12 years is available during the day, at the fixed times, with advanced reservation before arrival. The Resort is directly located on a white sand beach, with some rocky areas when entering the sea and can have some shore break making swimming difficult at time. Sunbeds and beach towels are available.

Marine Club Beach Resort has a boutique selling local souvenirs and essential items, there is Wi-Fi available for a charge and credit cards accepted are Visa and MasterCard. The resort offers massage treatments.

Our Opinion
If you are looking for a quiet and peaceful location, with natural beach within easy reach of the town and watersports centre, this is for you. A local style resort with lovely pool area.

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Great Reasons to go to Boa Vista, Cape Verdes

Best Time: December - May.
Wind 80-90% days F4+.
Launch: Sandy beach with huge flat water area.
Wind Direction: Side offshore from the right.
Wind Type: N/ NE/ E trade winds. Averaging 20 knots.
Shorebreak: None.
Water Conditions: Flat water with slight chop in shallow waters.
3 separate wave sailing areas.
Suitability: All levels. Shallow water area for beginners.

  • Beautiful sand beaches & undeveloped landscape.
  • Small centre offering
    personal service.
  • Short 6 hour flight from UK.
  • Mix of Portuguese & African cultures.
  • Low key, local nightlife in Sal Rei town's bar's & restaurants.
  • Windsurf, Kitesurf & Surfing / SUP in one place. 

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