Melia Dunas Beach Resort & Spa


Hotel (5*)
ETIC gold rating
8.1 / 10
36.5 Kg
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Melia Dunas Beach Resort & Spa

Business hotels , Hotels with spa

Rua Andrade Corvo, PO BOX 63, Cabo Verde - Sal 30, 4111, SANTA MARIA, Cape Verde [View Map]

8.6 / 10

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Meliá Dunas is a 5 star beach all inclusive resort situated on the south west coast of the island of Sal in Cape Verde, set on Algodoeiro Beach, a 5 minutes drive from the colourful town of Santa Maria and only 15 minutes from the international airport of Amilcar Cabral. This All Inclusive holiday Resort, it is the perfect choice of holiday location for leisure and relaxation, offering sandy beaches situated in front of a coral reef with an exuberant variety of marine fauna. 6 restaurants and 14 bars together with 5 adult pools and 2 children pools are just some of the services available as well as THE LEVEL service for adults recommended, special activities for children and life enriching activities for adults. The YHI Spa ,Fitness Club and sports areas offers options for all our guests.



ETIC gold rating

8.1 / 10

THE ETIC Gold Certification is awarded to ethical and sustainable hotels having a score of at least 8 out of 10.


Company & values The family origin of our Company is the essence of our culture and values. These define our identity and guide our behaviour based on criteria of excellence, sustainability and responsibility. They are also fundamental drivers of our response to our public commitments. “We work to consolidate a global model of corporate responsibility” Corporate responsibility at Meliá Corporate Responsibility is the backbone of our business strategy and a fundamental support for a responsible and sustainable hotel model that is able to increase the positive impact of our activity on our environment. The United Nations 2030 Agenda is our guiding light as we move towards a more responsible tourism model and face major global challenges such as climate change, environmental protection [more...]

Carbon per night*: 36.5
CO2 per night*: 33.1
CH4 per night*: 0
N2O per night*: 0.02
Energy per night*: 0.02
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I. Environment (8.5)
1.1. Conserving Resources 8.4
1.1.1. Environment Friendly 8.8
1.1.2. Consumable Goods 7.9
1.1.3. Energy Conservation 8.6
1.1.4. Water Conservation 8.1
1.2. Reducing Pollution 8.3
1.2.1. GHG 8.4
1.2.2. Waste Water 8.2
1.2.3. Waste Management 7.9
1.2.4. Harmful Substances 8.3
1.2.5. Minimize Polution 8.7
1.3. Conserving Biodiversity, Ecosytems and Landscapes 8.7
1.3.1. Wildlife Species 8.9
1.3.2. Wildlife Captivity 8.1
1.3.3. Landscaping 8.3
1.3.4. Biodiversity Conservation 8.8
1.3.5. Interaction with wildlife 9.1
II. Social (7.9)
2.1. Fair Trade 7.9
2.1.1. Community Development 7.9
2.1.2. Local Development 7.9
2.1.3. Fair Trade 7.9
2.1.4. Support Local Entrepreneurs 7.9
2.1.5. Respect Local Communities 7.9
2.2. Labour Rights 8
2.2.1. Exploitation Harassment 7.9
2.2.2. Equal Opportunity 8
2.2.3. Labour Rights 7.9
2.3. Services 7.9
2.3.1. Community Services 7.9
2.3.2. Local Services 7.9
III. Culture & Site Protection (7.9)
3.1. Cultural Visits and Promotions 7.9
3.1.1. Culture Visits 7.9
3.2. Historical Artefacts 7.9
3.2.1. Historical Artefacts 4.6
3.3. Protection of Sites 7.9
3.3.1. Protection of Sites 3.1
3.4. Incorporation of Culture 7.9
3.4.1. Incorporation of Culture 3.4
IV. Sustainable Managment (7.9)
4.1. Sustainable Management System 7.9
4.1.1. Sustainable Mgmt System 7.9
4.1.2. Health & Safety 7.9
4.1.3. Legal Compliance 7.9
4.1.4. Employee Training 7.9
4.1.5. Customer Experience 7.9
4.1.6. Accuracy of Promotional Materials 7.9
4.2. Buildings and Infrastructure 7.9
4.2.1. Buildings & Infrastructure Compliance 7.9
4.2.2. Cultural Surroundings 7.9
4.2.3. Buildings & Infrastructure Practices Materials 7.9
4.3. Adaptive Incorporation 7.9
4.3.1. Access For Persons With Special Needs 7.9
4.3.2. Natural Surroundings 7.9
4.3.3. Reporting And Communication 7.9



main amenties

5 restaurants and 7 bars/lounges, Beach umbrellas, 4 outdoor pools, "Free childrens club", Free water park, Free area shuttle, 313 guestrooms, Nightclub, 2 outdoor tennis courts, On the beach, Daily housekeeping, Free WiFi and free parking , Full-service spa

what's around

On the beach, Santa Maria Pier - 36 min walk, Santa Maria Beach - 37 min walk, Shark Bay Beach - 37 min walk, Viveiro Botanical Garden & Zoo - 15 min walk, Ponta Preta - 17 min walk, Nazarene Church - 36 min walk, Kite Beach - 37 min walk

food and drink

Refrigerator, Free bottled water

things to do

Fitness classes on site, Surfing/boogie boarding nearby, Playground on site, Water skiing nearby, Scuba diving nearby, Snorkeling nearby, Windsurfing nearby, Hiking/biking trails nearby, Volleyball on site, Kayaking nearby


Concierge services, Wedding services, Laundry facilities, 24-hour front desk, Luggage storage, Hair salon, Multilingual staff


Year Built - 2014, Terrace, Safe-deposit box at front desk, Garden, Designated smoking areas, Library, Elevator


In-room accessibility

languages spoken

Spanish, Portuguese, English

taking the kids?

"Childrens club (free)", Supervised childcare/activities (free)

working away

One meeting room, Computer station

home comforts

Iron/ironing board (on request), Air conditioning

sleep well

Blackout drapes/curtains

things to enjoy

Furnished balcony or patio

freshen up

Rainfall showerhead, Free toiletries, Hair dryer, Deep soaking bathtub


Time From: 18:00:00


Time To: 11:00:00

be entertained

32-inch flat-screen TV, Satellite TV channels

stay connected

Phone, Desk, Free WiFi


In-room safe, Daily housekeeping

Payment types at the property



Questions & Answers

Yes, Melia Dunas Beach Resort & Spa - All Inclusive does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
This property is closed from April 22 2020 to January 31 2021 (dates subject to change).
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Yes, there's free self parking.
Yes, there are 4 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-out is available.
Yes, there are 5 onsite restaurants, featuring alfresco dining, Italian cuisine, and ocean views. Nearby restaurants include BIKINI BEACH BAR (9-min walk), Da Valeria (2 mi), and Criolo (2.1 mi).

Year Built: 2014

Year Most Recent Renovation: 0000

: Check-in time 3 PM-midnight, 313 rooms, Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges, Government-issued photo ID may be required, Cape Verde may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19., Check-out time is noon

Travelling with others: Free WiFi in public areas, No cribs (infant beds), Free WiFi in rooms, "Free childrens club", Free babysitting/childcare, No pets or service animals allowed

Transportation: Free area shuttle within 5.00 km, Free self parking on site, Free nearby parking, Cash

All inclusive: This property is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply). nFood and beveragesAll buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages includednEntertainmentOnsite entertainment and activitiesnNot includedAirport transfersGratuities

Spa: Yhi has 12 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include facials, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam. The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.


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Policies: "The Level accommodations and amenities are located in a separate area of the resort, and are restricted to adults only. Children are not permitted.Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club, fitness facility, or spa tub. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Stay Safe with Meliá (Meliá) guidelines.The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash."

Mandatory Fees: You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.00 per person, per night, up to 10 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 16 years of age.


Landmarks arround

  • On the beach
  • Santa Maria Pier - 36 min walk
  • Santa Maria Beach - 37 min walk
  • Shark Bay Beach - 37 min walk
  • Viveiro Botanical Garden & Zoo - 15 min walk
  • Ponta Preta - 17 min walk
  • Nazarene Church - 36 min walk
  • Kite Beach - 37 min walk

Transports arround

  • Sal Island (SID-Amilcar Cabral Intl.) - 15 min drive
  • Free area shuttle


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