The hotel is located on the beautiful Santa Maria Beach on the southern most part of the island of Sal, Cape Verde.It is like a small village quarter full of trees and flowers.
Morabeza means welcome in the local Creole language. And thats exactly how youll feel at this family-run old-timer. It started life over 40 years ago as a private family home, and today this converted villa has blossomed into the perfect blend of home and hip.
From the outside the reception building is every inch the Portuguese farmhouse all sand-colored stone, wooden balconies and terracotta roof tiles. But inside theyve taken a more modern approach.
High standard and newly refurbished rooms have direct access to the beach. And because the rooms face the sea, they are naturally cooled and well ventilated by trade winds which temper the tropical sun.
The Hotel offers its guests numerous facilities, including over 140 comfortable and well-equipped superior rooms, which include a terrace/balcony, a shower, telephone, television, refrigerator, and ceiling fan, and some of which have sea views (at a supplement). The bathrooms, meanwhile, are ultra-modern affairs with cutting-edge countertop basins.
Superior Double and Twin Rooms: 49 rooms with seaside view and 41 rooms with garden view. All rooms have bathroom with shower or shower over bath, bidet, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, refrigerator, remote-controlled colour television with satellite channels and wireless connection.
Junior Suite: 15 rooms (JSA) with seaside view and 3 rooms (JSB ) with garden view. All of them are spacious and comfortable, these rooms have twin or double beds with adjoining living room with a sofa bed, ideal for family use (1 couple + 1 child). Moreover, it can accommodate up to 3 adults.
There are also holiday apartments for families with up to two children.
Family Suite: 4 rooms with garden view. With 2 bedrooms and a living room, which accommodate up to 4 adults. These suites are particularly spacious, ideal for a family of 4 to 6.
Duplex: 3 rooms (DPX) with seaside view which comprise a downstairs bedroom with a double bed, and an open plan mezzanine floor, which is reached by a staircase, ideal for 4 persons.
Master suite: 2 rooms with seaside view. As the rooms and suites face the sea, they are naturally cooled and well ventilated by trade winds which temper the tropical sun. These suites have comfortable twin beds with adjoining spacious living room area and a bathroom with shower. These suites accommodate 2 adults. Room Amenities are direct dial telephone, refrigerator, remote-controlled television with satellite channels, wireless connection, ceiling fan, air conditioning, laundry service, safety deposit box, toilet and hairdryer.
If you prefer more independence, Hotel Morabeza has full equipped apartments giving the convenience of Self Catering facilities (such as full kitchen) combine with the comfort of a hotel service. There one and two bedroom apartments are located right in front of the entrance of the hotel on the land side of the main complex.
- Hair styling salon. - 2 boutiques. - Discotheque (once a week). - Car rental. - Internet access with WiFi system is available in all the facilities of the hotel (at a charge - tickets available at reception). - Board games. - Regular evening entertainment. - Games room with billiards. - Free sun-beds. - Umbrellas and beach towels for clients at the pool and at the Beach Club. - Childrens club. - Large freshwater pool. - Surfing centre. - Winsurfing Center (more than 30 boards). - Kitesurfing center (2,4 and 5 line kites and small and large boards). - Body boards (surf boards). - Big game fishing (all at local charge). - Scuba Team Dive Club (at local charge advance reservations are recommended prior to arrival). - Gym (free use). - Fitness centre. - Table tennis. - Fishing club (with surcharge). - Mini-golf (free use). - Tennis (free use of court with local charge for balls and racquets). - Excursions (with surcharge) in a 4x4 or by boat, with a motorised trimaran. Excursions by plane or boat to other islands on request.
The bars and restaurants are a showcase of beach cool, too.
Take Aquarius for instance. It is part of the hotels Beach Club and comes with a seaview terrace and laid-back surf vibe. A beach restaurant, situated on the beach, with solarium and bar, an evening restaurant on a magnificent esplanade, a swimming pool, three bars and a night club for the night lovers delight.
Hotel Morabeza's breakfast buffet is a great way to start your day. You can enjoy a fine breakfast inside, or outside on our Esplanade.
Santa Marias seaside Beach Club restaurant is definitely the most pleasant lunch spot, a la carte, grilled fish and meat, seafood, salads, pasta, ... The menu mainly consist of local fish dishes enabling the visitor to discover such local specialities. Emphasis is placed on local music, and the village musicians come about the hotel daily at around aperitif time, or during the evening. The Aquarius bar is adjoining to the Beach Club.
The Tortue Bar is an undeniable spot, to begin or end your evening. This bar offers a small a la carte restaurant for dinner (at menu price), where one can enjoy a world of exotic tastes. Its Tortue that's the real talking point here. This bar-come-restaurant has a roof terrace setting and its particularly pretty at night. Don't miss the musical appointment and thematic evening!!!
Les Palmiers restaurant will delight you with its refined, gourmet gastronomy. A varied daily menu is offered to the half-board clients, bringing dinner and buffet breakfast and white wicker chic to the poolside.