Clubhotel Riu Funana
Sal, Cape Verde

Rating 5

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Based on 2470 reviews

Clubhotel Riu Funana
Sal, Cape Verde

Rating 5

Clubhotel Riu Funana is set on extensive beaches and offers 24 hour all inclusive service with water activities, a Spa and entertainment for adults and children. The hotel shares facilities with its adjoining sister hotel, Clubhotel Riu Garapo.


  • Satellite/TV
  • Kids Pools
  • Payable Laundry Service
  • Games room
  • Fitness/Gym Facilities
  • Safety Deposit Box Rental
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Beach Bar

Clubhotel Riu Funana has a large outdoor swimming pool complex with 2 pools, one with a swim-up bar; a jacuzzi and a children's pool. The pools are surrounded by a sun terrace facing the beach, with sun loungers and parasols.

The hotel offers a range of sports activities including a mult-sports court (tennis, basketball and mini football), beach volleyball, shuffleboard, table tennis and billiard tables, shooting, stretching and fitness sessions, windsurfing, body boarding, snorkelling and kayaking.

Leisure facilities and activities shared between the Funana and the Garapo include, a Spa (local charges) offers a variety of massages and beauty treatments, fitness gym, whirlpool bath, sauna, games room, children's playground and RiuLand kids club.

The RiuLand kids club is open daily with activities for children aged 4-7 an 8-12. In addition there is a daytime entertainment programme for adults. Regular evening entertainment takes place at the entertainment bar (at Clubhotel Riu Garopa) and there is late night music at the Pacha nightclub.

Social and dining venues include 3 restaurants, a pool-side grill restaurant, a 24 hour lobby bar, a lounge bar, a pool-side bar and a terrace bar. The Ponta Preta is the main restaurant and offers buffets at all services with a choice of indoor and outdoor dining. The A la carte restaurants specialise in Cabo Verdian specialities, Asian and African cuisine.

Amenities and services available to guests include 24 hour reception, free WiFi in the lobby and pool towel hire. There is also a gift shop, a boutique and an internet corner (all with local charges).

Local charges may apply to some hotel facilities and others may be seasonal.


Accommodation comprises 500 double/twin rooms and suites providing tastefully styled accommodation. The suites have a bedroom and a sofa bed in either a separate living room or integrated (split level) living room.

All room types feature an en-suite with a shower, a balcony or terrace, satellite TV, a kettle, a mini fridge, a hair dryer, a telephone, an in-room safe, a ceiling fan and air conditioning.

Local charges may apply to some hotel facilities and others may be seasonal.

All Inclusive

The All Inclusive information is a guide only and is subject to change and/or availability.

The All Inclusive package includes all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and all snacks.

Unlimited locally produced alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Some amenities may incur a fee and guests may also use the facilities at neighbouring ClubHotel Riu Garopa.

The All Inclusive information is a guide only and may be subject to change and/or availability.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 2470 reviews


27 Sep 2020
Stayed here in March having stayed in the Kaeamboa the sister hotel a number of years ago, despite being a lot more touristy the staff are still wonderful friendly and happy to see you. We upgraded...

tui cancellations

02 Sep 2020
please do not book through Tui . they are still taking bookings for Cape Verdi but holidys have been cancelled for december 2020. i was due to fly on the 29th of december i have been trying to get...

Krystal during Covid

17 Jul 2020
Better than I expected after some of the review's I have read. My wife had the salad with fried shrimp, cooked perfectly and I had the lamb, tasty and cooked medium rare, perfect. Excellent service...

Special Information

Please note: As of the 1st of May, 2013, the Cape Verde Islands will apply a new tourist tax of 220 CVD (approximately 2 EUR) per person per night. This tax has to be paid directly in the hotel by all guests that are 16 years old or older.

For entry into Cape Verde, you are required to obtain a visitors visa. This is approximately 28 to 42 Euros (subject to change).


Clubhotel Riu Funana is located next to the beach on the south coast of the island of Sal in Cape Verde. The town centre of Santa Maria is approx 20 minutes walk away. Popular island activities include kite surfing and fishing. The hotel is approx 18km from Amilcar Cabral International Airport.

Address: Cabocan Lote A2, A3, Santa Maria, Sal, Cape Verde Telephone: 002382429060

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