Oasis Praiamar Hotel

  

Santiago

Lowest price package

Mon 15 Dec 2014 - 7 nights

from £1169pp (based on 2 sharing)

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Mon 27 Oct 2014 - 14 nights

from £1639pp (based on 2 sharing)

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Situated on the rocky coastline overlooking the ocean and two bays of black volcanic sand, this hotel offers a fine standard of rooms and facilities.

Located in a residential area of Praia, perched on a rocky headland overlooking the bay, the Praiamar is an established hotel with a reputation for fine service, facilities and food. Guests have the use of a large swimming pool along with a Jacuzzi section, plus a gym area and a sauna.

The Panorama bar is an ideal spot to enjoy a drink overlooking the sea and there is live music most weekends.

The location of this hotel makes an excellent base from which to explore the island of Santiago and it's capital, Praia, with its African markets, rich history, restaurants and vibrant nightlife. 

This hotel is also an ideal choice to stay in before journeying across to the island of Fogo.

 

Hotel Facilities

  • Large salt water swimming pool
  • Atlantico Restaurant
  • 2 bars: Panorama bar, pool side snack bar
  • Gym
  • Jacuzzi, sauna, massage (payable locally) 
  • 123 rooms

Room Facilities

  • Twin or double beds
  • Shower over bath
  • Small fridge
  • Television
  • Air-conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Safety deposit box  (payable locally)

Rooms at Oasis Praiamar Hotel

Standard Room

From £1,169pp

Sleeps up to 3 (2 adults)

   

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Superior Garden View

From £1,260pp

Sleeps up to 3 

   

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Superior Sea View

From £1,323pp

Sleeps up to 3 

   

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Hotel & Local Restaurants

Opening dates are subject to change and beyond our control.

Local

Alkimist - Praia

Alkimist - Praia

Italian Cuisine

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Local

Restaurant Alex

Alex's - Praia

Cape Verdian

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About the Local Area

ABOUT THE ISLAND

The largest island in the archipelago and the first to be populated, Santiago is rich in history and culture and known for its lively nightlife. The various mountainous peaks of the island reflect its volcanic origin.

With a unique blend of diverse landscapes, volcanic rocks, green valleys, barren regions and beautiful beaches Santiago is aesthetically pleasing. Hiking is popular here as this is one of the few islands with a refreshing hinterland which can be very rewarding. Ornithologists will be in their element as most of the species endemic to Cape Verde can be spotted here.

Praia is the capital of Santiago, a traditional bustling African town and the trading hub for agricultural products. Live music plays a huge role in the city's culture and can be heard playing in bars and restaurants and is hugely popular amongst the locals and tourists. No visit to Santiago would be complete without a trip to the old capital of Cidade Velha and Forte Real de Sao Filipe, the main slave trading point between Europe, Africa and America.

FESTIVALS IN SANTIAGO

The following are just a couple of festivals that take place on Santiago:

Gamboa Festival - 17/18/19 May - Held in the bay of San Fransisco and arguably the biggest music festival in Cape Verde. Musicians from other countries come to Santiago to participate.

Tabanka - June/July - A celebration of the liberation of slaves which takes place in Assomada.

WALKING & HIKING

The Islands provide some spectacular scenery and there are walks to suit all levels of fitness and experience.

Some of the walks in the islands provide challenges which require previous hill walking experience, a higher than average level of fitness and proper walking footwear. For some walks guides are a necessity and can be arranged and paid for locally where as others are well signposted and there is no need for a guide.

The interior of Santiago provides many beautiful walks that start at a point in the centre of the island and follow a ribeira down to the coast.