Hotel Riu Touareg


5-star hotel


4,388 Google Reviews

ETIC bronze rating
6.4 / 10
50.36 kg CO2e


Hotel Riu Touareg

Praia, Cabo Verde [View Map]

ETIC silver rating

6.4 / 10

Hotel Riu Touareg - All Inclusive Boa Vista is a luxurious beachfront resort located on the stunning island of Boa Vista in Cape Verde. With its expansive grounds and beautiful architecture, this hotel promises guests a truly unforgettable holiday experience. The hotel features a wide range of stylish and comfortable accommodations, including spacious rooms and suites, all designed with modern amenities and stunning views of the ocean or the lush gardens. Each room is tastefully decorated with a blend of vibrant colors and traditional Cape Verdean elements, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. Guests at Hotel Riu Touareg can indulge in a variety of dining options offered by the multiple restaurants on-site. From international cuisine to local delicacies, the hotel`s culinary offerings cater to all tastes. The all-inclusive package ensures that guests can savor a wide array of dishes and drinks throughout their stay. The hotel boasts an impressive list of facilities and activities aimed at providing entertainment and relaxation for guests of all ages. Whether it`s lounging by the expansive pool, rejuvenating at the on-site spa, or participating in water sports like windsurfing and snorkeling, there is something for everyone. Kids will have a blast at the RiuLand Kids` Club, which offers an array of supervised activities and games. For those seeking a vibrant nightlife, the hotel has numerous bars and a lively nightclub where guests can enjoy live music and dance the night away. Boa Vista is known for its pristine sandy beaches, and the Hotel Riu Touareg takes full advantage of its prime location. With direct access to the beach, guests can easily enjoy water sports, sunbathing, or simply strolling along the picturesque shoreline. Overall, Hotel Riu Touareg - All Inclusive Boa Vista offers a slice of paradise for travelers looking for a luxurious and unforgettable vacation in Cape Verde. With its stunning location, excellent service, and abundance of amenities, this hotel is the perfect choice for couples, families, and groups seeking an unforgettable beach getaway.


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ETIC Green Scores

ETIC silver rating

6.4 / 10


50.36 kg CO2e

THE ETIC Silver Certification is awarded to ethical and sustainable hotels having a score of at least 6 out of 10.

Thresholds for "good" kg CO2e scores can vary depending on the context and the specific activity being measured. However, in the context of hotel stays, a relatively good kg CO2e score could be considered below 10 kg CO2e per room per night. This would indicate that the hotel is implementing energy-efficient practices and utilizing cleaner energy sources, resulting in a lower environmental impact.

What Makes The Hotel Ethical And Sustainable

  • Encouraging guests to bring specific in-kind donations to support the people in a positive way.
  • Students working to complete their two-year education for a certificate in tourism and hospitality
  • Buying locally to promote employment and to provide business opportunities that benefit the local communities the most.
  • Reducing the amount of waste produced and managing it responsibly.
  • Community effort of building wells in the village and have provided and electricity connection to the primary school.
  • Reading books and getting access to Zanzibar communities for free to promote literacy and learning for all ages.

Etic Green Scores

Learn more about the ETIC Green Standard (EGS)

I. Environment (6.1)
1.1. Conserving Resources 7.2
1.1.1. Environment Friendly 4.2
1.1.2. Consumable Goods 9.9
1.1.3. Energy Conservation 8.4
1.1.4. Water Conservation 6.3
1.2. Reducing Pollution 4.1
1.2.1. GHG 5.7
1.2.2. Waste Water 2.3
1.2.3. Waste Management 3.1
1.2.4. Harmful Substances 3.1
1.2.5. Minimize Polution 6.4
1.3. Conserving Biodiversity, Ecosytems and Landscapes 6.9
1.3.1. Wildlife Species 4.4
1.3.2. Wildlife Captivity 5.2
1.3.3. Landscaping 8.6
1.3.4. Biodiversity Conservation 7.6
1.3.5. Interaction with wildlife 8.9
II. Social (6.9)
2.1. Fair Trade 6.1
2.1.1. Community Development 3.4
2.1.2. Local Development 3.5
2.1.3. Fair Trade 8.4
2.1.4. Support Local Entrepreneurs 8.5
2.1.5. Respect Local Communities 6.5
2.2. Labour Rights 5.3
2.2.1. Exploitation Harassment 5.3
2.2.2. Equal Opportunity 3
2.2.3. Labour Rights 7.5
2.3. Services 9.4
2.3.1. Community Services 9.9
2.3.2. Local Services 9
III. Culture & Site Protection (6.2)
3.1. Cultural Visits and Promotions 5.8
3.1.1. Culture Visits 5.8
3.2. Historical Artefacts 5.9
3.2.1. Historical Artefacts 5.9
3.3. Protection of Sites 7.9
3.3.1. Protection of Sites 7.9
3.4. Incorporation of Culture 5.2
3.4.1. Incorporation of Culture 5.2
IV. Sustainable Managment (6.5)
4.1. Sustainable Management System 5.1
4.1.1. Sustainable Mgmt System 7.9
4.1.2. Health & Safety 4.4
4.1.3. Legal Compliance 4.7
4.1.4. Employee Training 2.7
4.1.5. Customer Experience 3.4
4.1.6. Accuracy of Promotional Materials 7.8
4.2. Buildings and Infrastructure 8.1
4.2.1. Buildings & Infrastructure Compliance 8
4.2.2. Cultural Surroundings 8.9
4.2.3. Buildings & Infrastructure Practices Materials 7.3
4.3. Adaptive Incorporation 6.2
4.3.1. Access For Persons With Special Needs 6.3
4.3.2. Natural Surroundings 8.5
4.3.3. Reporting And Communication 3.9

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Questions & Answers

Riu Touareg - 30 minutes. Sal Rei - 20 minutes.
We opened the Riu Touareg there in 2011 and the road to get to there was rocky. The Riu Karamboa is next to the airport and very close to Sal Rei, but the Riu Touareg is on the other side of the island.
The Hotel Riu Touareg is a 5-star All Inclusive resort of the RIU group, with 1,151 rooms, located south of the island of Boa Vista, Cape Verde, located on Lacacao beach, about 20 km from the airport.
The Hotel Riu Touareg and the island of Boa Vista will reveal the beauty of the desert and unique animals this destination has to offer. Enjoy the best offers of Cape Verde and spend some relaxing time at the hotel. Do you like going to top parties on your holidays?

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