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A Thomson

Member since: 2011
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Speaks english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian, dutch

**Christmas & New Year available** Villa With Plunge Pool And Fabulous Sea Views

2 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Photos and Description of this Sal holiday villa

Villa in Ponta Preta Beach nr Santa Maria, Sal - Only Seconds Away From The Beach

Here is an overview of this luxury Resort :-


This holiday home accommodates up to six people, and is located with a South facing un-obstructed garden for all day sunshine. It is a new 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom spacious villa. For the utmost in relaxation, it's THE place to stay! ??

Enjoy and indulge luxury, at superb prices. A large communal swimming pool is seconds away, with sun loungers. Located by the very frontline 4 - bedroom villas.

  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
A Thomson (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian, dutch

About A Thomson

Owners since 2011. Have experienced many magical holidays in Cape Verde, as have many guests. Their comments say it all!

A Thomson purchased this villa in 2011

Why A Thomson chose Cape Verde

Year round Sun, vibrant turquoise sea, golden white soft sandy beaches, brilliant sunsets, the array of restaurants, bars, spas, 'Latino-Portuguese-African' blend of music and culture and it's not Benidorm!

The Local people, and fellow holidaymakers friendliness.

Close proximity to airport is an added bonus...just 15 mins away.

"No Stress" as the Cape Verde motto goes is so true!

What makes this villa unique

Worth flying that extra hour south of the Canaries for more guaranteed sunshine, and far superior beaches.

Only 150 metres to the beach, and brilliant sea views from the balcony terrace!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Thank you for letting us use your was lovely" Wendy from UK ( March 2014 )

" We loved the island and your villa. It was so relaxing, just what we needed. When we want to return we will definitely contact you!! " Maxine, from Holland ( April 2013 ).

"with thanks...great place, great holiday" Michael, from England ( March 2013 ).

"We really enjoyed our holidays and your house!" Caro, from France (January 2013).

"had a very nice time at your villa" ...A, from Holland ( November 2012 )

"your villa was fab!" ...Jo & family ( June 2012 )

"we had a fabulous time. I would definitely be up for going back too. Considering going in September for the music festival.

we loved it. Did some quad biking, jet skiing and a trip to Fogo as well as fully exploring Santa Maria ". L & S, London, Uk. Week stay (Feb 2012 )

"Andrew, we had a superb time - the villa was perfect. Thank you again ". Chris & Tommy Cleveland, UK, Fortnight stay. ( Jan 2012 ).
Nov 2011
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2 traveller reviews

**Christmas & New Year available** Villa With Plunge Pool And Fabulous Sea Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Traumhaft ruhiger Ferienbungalow

  • 5 of 5

Der Bungalow ist sehr gemütlich, großzügig gestaltet und hochwertig ausgestattet. Bei Anreise mit 6 Personen ist zu beachten, dass nur zwei der drei Schlafzimmer mit einer Klimaanlage ausgestattet sind. Da wir nur zu viert waren, ist das kein Problem für uns gewesen. Die Küche ist komplett eingerichtet mit Geschirrspüler, Backofen, Mikrowelle, Toaster......ect. Selbst auf der Terrasse gibt es einen Gasgrill, aber leider haben wir in Santa Maria keinen Metzger mit geeignetem Grillfleisch gefunden. Zudem gibt es in Santa Maria zahlreiche Restaurants mit hervorragendem Essen (z.B. das Café Creole, Café Cultural oder das Barracuda). Den eigenen Pool und die Terrasse haben wir vor allem nach dem Tauchen sehr genossen. Selbst den Gemeinschaftspool der Anlage hatten wir zumeist für uns alleine. Da die Anlage ca. 5 Min. mit dem Auto von Santa Maria entfernt war, haben wir uns den Luxus eines Jeeps gegönnt. Diesen haben wir problemlos in der Autovermietung vom Hotel Morabeza angemietet. So konnten wir auch die gesamte Insel selbst erkunden und sind zum Schnorcheln an einsame Buchten gefahren. Getaucht sind wir mit ORCA, weil uns dort das Equipment und die Freundlichkeit der Tauchguides überzeugt haben. Einkaufen waren wir zumeist im Supermarkt (gleich am Ortseingang von Santa Maria hinter der Tankstelle links). Die besten Caipies haben wir am kleinen Strandkiosk rechts von der Jetty in Santa Maria getrunken. Insgesamt hatten wir fantastische 14 Tage. Danke auch an Andrew, den unkomplizierten Eigentümer unserer Villa :-))

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Die Wohnung bietet ausreichend Platz für 6 Personen. Die Einrichtung ist modern und zweckmässig, das Haus hell und freundlich. Die Anlage ist recht ruhig, der Strand lang und breit; allerdings zum Schwimmen nicht geeignet. Der Strand in Santa Maria ist echt toll (glasklar und türkis), am Fischersteg ist immer was los. Sehr empfehlenswert ist die Tam Tam Bar. Wer gerne frischne Fisch isst ist beim Fischermann gut aufgehoben. Eine Inselrundfahrt mit Tscharls haben wir bei Annes Info Point am Fischersteg gebucht - toll! Vor allen Baden in den Salinen ist super. Auch die Katamaranfahrt mit Luis war sehr schön. Im Nachbarresort fährt stündlich ein kostenloser Shuttlebus nach Santa Maria (vorher registrieren!). Insgesamt ein rundum gelungener Aufenthalt.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Amilcar Cabril ( Sal International )
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Beach hut
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Santa Maria
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Melia Dunas (7)
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Ponta Preta
Car: not necessary

Sal Island is very appealing to lovers of water activities. Most like to sit back and watch the world go by, with nothing to think about other than simply 'fun in the sun'. The whole Resort is now up and running with 7 restaurants, boutiques, eateries, souvenir shops, etc.

Many love the thrill of quad bikes, which can be hired. Alternatively, hire a bicycle, and take it easy exploring. Hire costs about €10 for half a day. Various excursions exist, too, including fishing trips, boat rides, submarine and Island hopping trips.

Wildlife enthusiasts may wish to visit in turtle season ( October ). A brand new ferry service now operates between islands.


The beach is less than a two minute walk away (approximately 150 metres ). The beautiful sandy beaches are reminiscent of those in the Bahamas.

Cape Verde is just south of the Canaries, with a Brazilian/Portuguese/African mix.


Free shuttle bus available from airport 10 minute drive away, or taxis cost €15.

In general Taxis are inexpensive and plentiful, averaging €3 per trip into Santa Maria town. Car hire most people tend not to choose as it is quite expensive.


Santa Maria town is 5 minutes away. Melia Dunas offers 7 excellent bars, including a piano bar, a late bar, spacious classy restaurants to cater all tastes, spas, massage areas, tennis court, kids playing areas and more

All exclusively available to guests

The nearest mini market shop, 'Falmers' is a five minute walk away ( in Vila Verde Resort ).

Free Wifi available on the Dunas Resort ;)

Further Details:

A free shuttle bus will take guests from the airport in 15 minutes.

There are many shops which sell food and drinks. The nearest mini market is 5 mins walk away located in Vila Verde Resort, called ' Falmers', supplying basics like cereals, eggs, milk, bread, etc.

Tam Tams and Ocean Café bars are popular among many European nationalities, has excellent food, and are centre town, showing all the latest live Sky sports.

'My Destination' website (Africa/Cape Verde) provides much information about Cape Verde.

There are many more excellent bar restaurants. Melia Dunas offers Unlimited eat & drink packages. Weekly pass offers available too. ATM's plentiful.

Eating out varies from British, definitely some superb Italian to plentiful fish restaurants, serving fresh fish dishes. Brazilian steaks are excellent and well priced.

Sal's tourist nationalities are typically friendly locals, British, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Scandinavian and Spanish in alphabetical order!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Sal

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Christmas/New Year
19 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit A$319

Booking Notes:
Bookings of at least 4 days taken usually with at least 4 weeks prior notice, although late bookings are possible.
£200/ €250 refundable deposit required. Keys must be returned to Owner, Andrew. This is refunded in full once the property has been checked/ itinerary closed over, and guests contact us on their arrival back home...either in GBP or Euro.

Changeover Day:
Check out time: Usually around 12 midday. However, a time extension is possible, should guests' return flights depart in the evening.

Notes on prices:
Weekly flights from UK airports (Thomson & T. Cook): Please see timetable in photos section ( 2016/17 ).
Alternatively fly to Lisbon, and on to Sal. Daily flights via TAP Portugal.
Direct International flights, too, from Holland, Germany, France, and many more.
Parties of 4 guests or more, add £100 (€120) to rental per week with the max number of guests being 6.
Cleaning midweek incurs additional charges.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Sal

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Shower room 1 - shower enclosure
    Shower room 2 - shower enclosure
  • - Separate Ensuite to Master Bedroom: bath/shower, toilet, twin sinks, salon-style hair dryer. - Further upstairs bathroom: Toilet, sink, large power shower. - Ground floor bathroom: Sink, large power shower, and toilet. Bathroom towels are provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , Separate bathroom next door
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: First Floor: Master ensuite bedroom has a kingsize bed, 42" flatscreen TV and private terrace. Bedroom 2 has twin beds with a second bathroom adjoining. Ground floor, Bedroom 3 also has twin beds, and a third shower room and w/c are on this floor.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Dunas Beach Melia Resort has approximately 50 private Self contained villas. Please email about package prices. The beach is less than two minutes walk away!! The location is great for an array of water activities from swimming to scuba and surfing, tennis, volleyball, kitesurfing, sunbathing, shops, restaurants and bars all nearby. Perhaps, like many, you simply wish to soak up some sun and relax on the villa's comfortable sun loungers, with a cool drink and a book/ kindle. When the sun eventually dips, maybe indulge use of the upstairs terrace and watch a vibrant sun-set over the sea. Outside: Cushioned terrace loungers. Bistro set on top terrace. Outside table, parasol, gas BBQ and 6 dining chairs. Private plunge pool heated naturally by the sun provides for an added luxury. Every day of the year, Sal's climate averages around 25-30c daytime, with pleasant soothing breezes. Generally no less than 16c in the evenings. Utility Room: Clothes airer, Storage area under stairs. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Selection of Egyptian soft luxury bathroom towels and bedlinen are provided. Maid service once per week. More frequent cleaning can be arranged at an added cost. Please ask. Guest beach/ outdoor towels not provided. Other: Extensive sized modern built-in wardrobes (one triple / 2 double) clothes hangars - best for guests bring some of their own. En-suite bedroom 42" LCD wall mounted TV.