Top 5 most luxurious and unique properties in Cape Verde

FEATURED Updated on Jul 31, 2023 by Alastair McClymont

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Discover some of the best hotels in Cape Verde, chosen for either their luxurious facilities or their unique qualities.

The beauty of Cape Verde is easily enjoyed during a holiday to one or more of the 10 islands which make up the archipelago, with numerous gorgeous beaches, an intriguing culture and plenty of action and adventure ready to be embraced throughout your stay.

While the islands will no doubt provide you with a unique and indulgent experience, we pride ourselves on ensuring that we offer the best hotels in Cape Verde. We’ve picked out five of our favourite luxurious and unique hotels, to give you a flavour of what to expect from our extensive and diverse range.


1. Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort | Santa Maria, Sal

For those on the lookout for Cape Verde's luxury hotels, this 5-star resort will definitely tick all the boxes. It's the first Hilton Hotel to appear on the islands, and as you'd expect, it comes with all the bells and whistles for which Hilton hotels are renowned.

Being right on Santa Maria's golden beach, there's a spa, a superb water sports centre and plenty of dining options, and you're also just a 20-minute walk from the main town.

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2. Hotel Morabeza | Santa Maria, Sal

Located on the edge of the stunning white sandy beach at Santa Maria, this family-run hotel is a relaxing and luxurious place to lay your head during your holiday to Cape Verde.

Easily one of the best hotels in Cape Verde – and the most popular too – Morabeza is immaculately kept and boasts great facilities including three swimming pools, four restaurants, three bars, sport courts and equipment, massage area and fitness room.

One of the most luxurious aspects of a stay at Hotel Morabeza is how close you'll be to the soft sand of Santa Maria beach, curving away in the distance.

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3. VOI Praia De Chaves Resort | Boa Vista

All inclusive luxury awaits those who opt for a stay on the island of Boa Vista in the vast and beautifully decorated VOI Praia De Chaves Resort.

This Cape Verde luxury hotel boasts a remarkable location overlooking the soft sands of the renowned Praia de Chaves, ensuring daytime naps and evening walks on the beach are commonplace.

Sea view and large suites ensure optimum comfort when it comes to lodgings, while the likes of a giant swimming pool, four bars, a gourmet restaurant, a spa and various sporting opportunities all promise an indulgent stay.

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4. Quinta da Montanha Hotel | Santiago

A stay at Quinta da Montanha Hotel will allow guests to immerse themselves in the staggering natural beauty of the island of Santiago.

This Cape Verde boutique hotel is family-run and surrounded by a backdrop of mountainous peaks and verdant green landscapes. It's unsurprising that one of the best activities around the hotel is walking, with several trails accessible from the Quinta da Montanha.

In addition to this, guests benefit from comfortable bedrooms, a fantastic rooftop restaurant, a bar with an observatory and communal balconies from where you can absorb the majesty of your natural surroundings.

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5. Colonial Guest House | Fogo

Located on the tiny island of Fogo in a historical and authentic house, Colonial Guest House will provide an insight into the Sobrado culture while also delivering optimum comfort in a central location.

The boutique guest house can be found at the heart of the town of São Filipe, which is home to charming cobbled streets and a lively market. Enjoy retreats to the island’s volcano, plantations and vineyards, or relax in the guest house’s refreshing pool or well-stocked bar.

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Fancy checking out some of the other best hotels in Cape Verde? Take a look at our accommodation page.

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