Spacious and comfortable, well equipped home from home 2 double bedroom/2 bath ground floor apartment in prize winning complex, with it's own adukts and children's pools. Access to other complexes, some with bar/restaurants and free WiFi.. Free shuttle bus or short walk to vast unspoilt sandy beaches. Bus also goes to Santa Maria town and Espargos.
Sleeps 6 + baby.
Wifi and satellite TV.
Air conditioning if required by arrangement on arrival.
Large, beautifully furnished, airy apartment has 2 spacious double bedrooms (one with kingsize bed and ensuite bathroom and one with 2 single beds that can be easily pushed together to make a large double if required). Both bedrooms have dressing tables and lots of wardrobe space. Safe. Fly/Mosquito screens for all windows and patio doors.
Ensuite has bath with shower over, toilet, bidet and whb. Also hairdryer.
Family Shower Room/toilet, bidet and wash handbasin.
Large sofabed and 2 settees in sitting room. Television and DVD player, Games, CDs & good selection of DVDs. Lots of storage space.
Dining area seats 6-8. Cot and high chair on request for youngsters. Three patios with different outlooks. Large main one off sitting room overlooking pool area plus one from each bedroom.
The kitchen has everything you need: large fridge/freezer; washing machine; microwave; electric fan cooker and hood; electric hob; iron & board; all crockery and cutlery; juicer; coffee maker; toaster. Gas BBQ. Mosquito nets over beds if required. Mosquito/fly screens for doors and windows so that you can safely have windows open.
Portable Wifi modem for internet (serves up to 5 units) + Local phone with useful numbers supplied by arrangement in advance with credit, (top up from Santa Maria phone shop), 10 euro payable on arrival.
Comprehensive list supplied by email on booking, of the Island, the town, local services, places of interest, things to do, restaurants etc.
Electricity, gas, water (inc drinking water), welcome pack and linen/towels included, (not beach towels).
Canna block has a large adults pool + smaller children's pool plus sand play area. There is free access also to next door block (Cactus) pool and bar/restaurant, which has free wifi, happy hour/s every evening, plus quiz night most Monday eves. Calistemon block also has pool bar/restaurant open (behind Falmers supermarket).
Lovely mature gardens all over/around the complex.
Supermarket & Caixa Bank with ATM nearby. Tennis courts. Plenty of Parking. Ice cream parlour, Pizzeria, Bakery, Bar, 2 Restaurants. 10 minute walk or free return shuttle bus to beach or Santa Maria town and Espargos (the capital of Sal). Taxi 3 euros day/4 euros night to/from Santa Maria.
Excellent all you can eat BBQ at the Vila Verde Clubhouse every Sat evening from 7pm (15euros pp + drinks). Happy hour every night at Cactus bar from 5pm. 15% discount off food and drinks using bus/pool passes.
24 hour security operating.
Showing your Pool/shuttle bus passes will give 15% discount at VV restaurants, bars, bbq etc.
Kook Proof surfing school is situated within VV (Nov - Mar), and has wind/kitesurfing lessons available for beginners, intermediate and experienced surfers. Ask at Agua hotel reception.
Full details sent of nearby amenities, recommended tour guides etc., on booking.
Helpful managers living nearby, available for any queries, local info and recommendations.
This is a self catering apartment so there is a washing machine, drying rack, iron and board. However, If required, laundry and/or cleaning can be arranged with the manager for a small extra charge of 7 euros per load and 15 euros per hour cleaning..
A basic welcome pack will be supplied on arrival - water, tea, coffee, milk, sugar, wash-up liquid, toilet rolls, bin bags etc., plus there are usually some staples (e.g. oil etc) in the cupboards. Please replace if finished..
Also supplied will be a local phone with useful numbers and a small amount of credit.
I am contactable by phone (inc WhatsApp and Skype) or email anytime and queries will be answered (when/where possible) within 24 hours.
Wheelchair friendly apt. plus ramps to bar and pool areas. Grab rails and bed risers, plus portable ramp for wheelchair. Note that the island is not generally suitable for manual wheelchairs as the roads are cobbled and bumpy plus most shops/restaurants have steps. Locals are very helpful.
Local currency is Cape Verdean Escudos. Most places accept Euros, but will give you change in Escudos. 1000 Escudos is about £8.00, or €9.00. Several ATMs in town to draw Escudos, plus the bank in Vila Verde. Best to pay in Escudos.
Shops/restaurants generally do not accept credit/debit cards.
English/Cape Verdean managers living closeby for local info and any queries. Basic welcome pack, and drinking water inc in price. Airport pick up to Apt by arrangement (12euros day/15euros eve payable to driver). Lizy or Stuart will then meet you at the apt.
Local phone with useful numbers and wifi unit provided for 10 euros. (supplied with small credit, may need top-ups from main phone shop in Santa Maria). This is a self catering apt and there is a washing machine, line and pegs in the apt. + iron and board. Linen/towels change and/or cleaning chargedby arrangement direct with Lizy during your stay. Beach towels not supplied. Comprehensive details of locality, Santa Maria town, shuttle bus times, and Sal Island supplied by email after booking.Get the full listing »