Prices include all-inclusive board basis.
Formerly known as the Iberostar Club Boa Vista
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Private transfers are included for this hotel
Boasting a remarkable location overlooking one of the finest beaches in the whole of Cape Verde, this property promises an unforgettable stay amid the coastal beauty of this alluring island.
Our Guest's Opinion
- Mrs Roberts, customer
Its excellent location on Praia de Chaves - the fabulous, picture-postcard white sands stretch as far as the eye can see and provide endless strolls in the sunshine.
Indulging in one of the many cocktail choices at the Palapa pool bar whilst enjoying the amazing sunset.
This hotel prior to the 1st May 2023 was known as the popular Iberostar Club Boa Vista.
Steep slopes and steps, plus cobbled pathways make this hotel unsuitable for the less mobile.
Book yourself an excursion at your welcome meeting and get out and see the island. Half and full-day tours provide a real flavour of what Boa Vista has to offer.
Set above Praia de Chaves, one of Cape Verde’s most remarkable beaches, VOI Praia De Chaves Resort is an all-inclusive gem on the island of Boa Vista, providing a romantic setting with a personal vibe. You can expect an excellent standard of facilities and service throughout your stay, as well as an attractive presentation throughout the grounds, filled with palms and flowering plants.
The rooms are set over a variety of levels and are accessed via cobbled pathways which spread throughout the grounds. Room upgrades are available for those who want an extra special experience, with sea view rooms.
Outside and upon exploring the grounds, guests are likely to be drawn to the inviting pool area, enjoying some remarkable beach views from its elevated position. It is also here that you’ll encounter the neighbouring buffet restaurant, Belvedere, as well as the pool bar, Palapa, both promising to keep you refreshed and well fed during your stay. The former offers a wide choice of cuisines, with outside dining available on the terrace so you can enjoy the beautiful view of the beach as you dine.
You can achieve further relaxation by indulging in the diverse offerings of the hotel’s spa, opting for one of its rejuvenating beauty treatments, or why not just laze back and enjoy the personal feel that makes the this hotel so rewarding? Others will find rewards in heading to the good on-site gym, while the selection of boutique shops on offer here ensure you’ll find plenty of souvenirs to take home from your holiday.
Official local hotel rating: 5 star
Sleeps up to 3
Mostly as double-bedded rooms (twin beds can be requested) these comfortable rooms sleep two adults and space for a cot, with balcony or terrace.
Basic Double Room
Sleeps up to 3 (2 adults)
This special offer room type is a double-bedded room with en-suite facilities and terrace. Availability on this room is limited so we recommend you book early to avoid disappointment.
Partial Sea View Room
Mostly double beds, these comfortable rooms sleep three adults with space for a cot and a balcony or terrace. Please note that these rooms don't have a view of the beach, just a partial view towards the sea.
Sea View Room
Mostly double beds, these comfortable rooms sleep three adults with space for a cot and balcony or terrace. Please note that these rooms are located throughout the hotel grounds and don't have a view of the beach, just of the sea.
Sleeps up to 4 (3 adults)
This room is the same as the standard double room (can request twin beds) with a little extra space in an alcove for a sofa bed for a child. An additional bed for an adult or child can be added to the main room and is available on request. This room has either a balcony or a terrace.
Family Room Sea View
This room is the same as the standard double room (can request twin beds) with a little extra space in an alcove for a sofa bed for two children. An extra bed for an adult can be placed in the main room on request. These rooms have a balcony and are located throughout the hotel grounds, with a view of just the sea, not the beach.
Opening dates are subject to change and beyond our control.
Sodade di nha Terra - Rabil
Esplanada Cafe Kriola - Sal Rei
Porton di Nhos Ilha - Sal Rei
Esplanada Silves - Sal Rei
Ca Baby - Sal Rei
Unspoilt expanses of beach and sea Boa Vista is home to some of the most dazzling beaches on the archipelago covering a staggering 55km. Closest to the African mainland, Boa Vista is not only renowned for its stunning beaches but its marine life too. Nightlife here is very low key and quiet with just a scattering of local restaurants and bars.
Boa Vista is quite literally covered in sand and many buildings have been completely absorbed leaving an endless blanket of sand. A great example of this is on Praia da Chaves, an old ceramic factory covered in sand is still intact with machines in situ! Sahara like dunes in the interior of the island with sprouting date palms are an impressive sight and well worth a visit.
Depending on the time of year you may even spot some turtles on the islands southern beaches. Boa Vista is thought to be third most important loggerhead nesting site in the world, with the favoured time of year for turtles to nest usually being during the months of June through to September.
The miles of unspoilt coast line are excellent for you to enjoy uninterrupted walks as well as being a popular location for windsurfing enthusiasts. Other water sports are available in addition to quad biking tours and line and deep-sea fishing.
The island of Boa Vista is also home to some of the most spectacular beaches in the archipelago with a dazzling 55km stretch of white powdery sands. The most spectacular is Praia de Chaves, where the sand dunes have been sculpted by the winds into some amazing arcs.
There are a few festivals on the island. Plans change from year to year but normally there is the common music festival that takes place in Santa Cruz in August. The other main colourful festival is:
Santa Isabel (Municipality Day) 4 July - the day of Santa Isabel, the patron saint of the island. Celebrated with processions, swimming, horse racing, tours and a public ball.
Loggerhead turtles call the island and surrounding waters home and Ervatão Beach on the south east coast is considered the world's third most important loggerhead turtle nesting site. Between July and September, you can witness the turtles coming onto the beaches and laying their eggs in nests on the beach.
Best reached through an exhilarating 4x4 tour, this excursion whisks you to Praia de Santa Maria, allowing you to witness one of the most iconic scenes on the island of Boa Vista. The ship ran aground on this beach in 1968 whilst sailing to Brazil, today the wreck provides an excellent dramatic photo opportunity.
A popular stop on the island tours of Boa Vista, combined with the shipwreck above, a visit to this desert makes for an exciting day out. The expansive white sand dunes have slowly formed over time, with sand having been blown across the Atlantic from the Sahara Desert.
Not many islands do it better! Watersports are a great way to spend time getting active on the azure waters. Kitesurfing is becoming increasingly popular on the island of Boa Vista, lessons are available for all abilities and it is a fun way to make to most of the windier weather. Windsurfing is also a great established sport on the island.
Why not try your hand at surfing or sailing? Both sports are available to do with lessons for beginners and rental equipment available. There are also great opportunities for scuba diving on the island.