Riu Palace Boavista


Hotel (5*)
ETIC gold rating
8.6 / 10
24.1 Kg
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Riu Palace Boavista

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Urb. Morrinho De Baguincho, Praia de Boca Salina, 0, BOA VISTA, Cape Verde [View Map]

9.6 / 10

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Located on the stunning beach of Praia das Dunas, the Hotel Riu Palace Boavista provides everything you need to enjoy an unforgettable holiday on the island of Boa Vista, Cape Verde. This 24-hour All Inclusive Hotel features free WiFi, fun entertainment programs, a wide range of dining options and the exclusive service levels offered by RIU Hotels & Resorts. Th The Hotel Riu Palace Boavista has more than 500 bedrooms, all specially designed to provide you with the ultimate in comfort. They are all equipped with a safety deposit box, minibar, drinks dispensers and either a terrace or balcony. Additionally, if you are looking for a stay in Praia das Dunas full of luxurious details, we have adults only double rooms with a Swim-up feature, a private swimming pool attached to various villas spread throughout the hotel gardens. This 24-hour All Inclusive Hotel in Boa Vista has three outdoor pools and a childrens pool so that everybody can take a refreshing dip and enjoy the warm climate of the island. You can also enjoy an aperitif in one of the swim-up bars located by two of the swimming pools or else lie back on a sunbed and enjoy a relaxing holiday. And if you fancy going to the beach, the hotel has its own private area with sunbeds and parasols for the exclusive use of our guests. The dining options at the Hotel Riu Palace Boavista are notable for the variety they offer. You will be served excellent breakfasts in the main restaurant while the themed restaurants provide the best in fusion and Japanese cuisine. The steakhouse at the pool bar is also available to enjoy exquisite dinners. And dont forget to visit the hotels bars and patisserie to try out the delicious snacks they offer. The Hotel Riu Palace Boavista offers plenty of different spaces for entertainment.



ETIC gold rating

8.6 / 10

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


More than twenty joint actions with NGOs around the world and 3,000 staff training sessions lead this complete report which also sets out the company’s sustainable practices during 2018. RIU Hotels & Resorts has published its latest Sustainability Report, a document that sets out the company’s endeavours in terms of protecting the environment and social action throughout 2018. It is a complete visual guide that explains the company’s philosophy and its path forward in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility: its internal policies, its social investment, the chain’s management model, as well as the actions taken and good practice implemented over the course of last year. This Sustainability Report is framed by the maxim “Be RIUSponsible”, a term created as a symbol of [more...]

Carbon per night*: 24.1
CO2 per night*: 41.3
CH4 per night*: 0
N2O per night*: 0.05
Energy per night*: 0.03
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I. Environment (9.3)
1.1. Conserving Resources 9.4
1.1.1. Environment Friendly 9.8
1.1.2. Consumable Goods 8.4
1.1.3. Energy Conservation 9.9
1.1.4. Water Conservation 9.4
1.2. Reducing Pollution 9.5
1.2.1. GHG 9.7
1.2.2. Waste Water 8.9
1.2.3. Waste Management 9.2
1.2.4. Harmful Substances 9.6
1.2.5. Minimize Polution 10
1.3. Conserving Biodiversity, Ecosytems and Landscapes 9.1
1.3.1. Wildlife Species 9.2
1.3.2. Wildlife Captivity 8.8
1.3.3. Landscaping 8.9
1.3.4. Biodiversity Conservation 9.2
1.3.5. Interaction with wildlife 9.3
II. Social (8.4)
2.1. Fair Trade 8.3
2.1.1. Community Development 8.3
2.1.2. Local Development 8.3
2.1.3. Fair Trade 8.3
2.1.4. Support Local Entrepreneurs 8.3
2.1.5. Respect Local Communities 8.3
2.2. Labour Rights 8.5
2.2.1. Exploitation Harassment 8.3
2.2.2. Equal Opportunity 9
2.2.3. Labour Rights 8.3
2.3. Services 8.3
2.3.1. Community Services 8.3
2.3.2. Local Services 8.3
III. Culture & Site Protection (8.3)
3.1. Cultural Visits and Promotions 8.3
3.1.1. Culture Visits 8.3
3.2. Historical Artefacts 8.3
3.2.1. Historical Artefacts 5.6
3.3. Protection of Sites 8.3
3.3.1. Protection of Sites 5.6
3.4. Incorporation of Culture 8.3
3.4.1. Incorporation of Culture 5.6
IV. Sustainable Managment (8.4)
4.1. Sustainable Management System 8.6
4.1.1. Sustainable Mgmt System 8.3
4.1.2. Health & Safety 8.3
4.1.3. Legal Compliance 8.3
4.1.4. Employee Training 8.3
4.1.5. Customer Experience 9.8
4.1.6. Accuracy of Promotional Materials 8.3
4.2. Buildings and Infrastructure 8.3
4.2.1. Buildings & Infrastructure Compliance 8.3
4.2.2. Cultural Surroundings 8.3
4.2.3. Buildings & Infrastructure Practices Materials 8.3
4.3. Adaptive Incorporation 8.4
4.3.1. Access For Persons With Special Needs 8.3
4.3.2. Natural Surroundings 8.3
4.3.3. Reporting And Communication 8.4




main amenties

Beach umbrellas, Full-service spa, Daily housekeeping, Air conditioning, "Free childrens club", On the beach, Fitness center, Terrace, 4 restaurants and 2 poolside bars, 24-hour front desk, 505 smoke-free guestrooms, 3 outdoor pools, Free WiFi and free parking

what's around

On the beach, Praia da Chave - 15 min walk, Estoril Beach - 5 mi / 8.1 km, Praia de Cruz - 5.2 mi / 8.4 km, Praia de Santa Monica - 9.5 mi / 15.3 km, Morro Negro Lighthouse - 20.8 mi / 33.4 km

food and drink

2 poolside bars, 2 swim-up bars, 4 restaurants, Coffee shop/café, 3 bars/lounges

things to do

Beach umbrellas, Fitness facilities, Snorkeling on site, Kayaking on site, Playground on site, Surfing/boogie boarding on site, Scuba diving nearby, Number of outdoor pools - 3, Full-service spa, Pool umbrellas, Windsurfing on site, Pool sun loungers, Beach sun loungers, Fitness classes on site, "Childrens pool"


Multilingual staff, 24-hour front desk, Dry cleaning/laundry service, Hair salon


Number of buildings/towers - 10, ATM/banking, Year Built - 2018, Terrace, Elevator, Garden

languages spoken

German, Portuguese, English, Spanish

taking the kids?

"Childrens club (free)"

home comforts

Bathrobes, Air conditioning, Iron/ironing board, Ceiling fan

things to enjoy


freshen up

Private bathroom, Shower only, Hair dryer


Time From: 18:00:00


Time To: 11:00:00

be entertained

Flat-screen TV, Satellite TV channels

stay connected

Phone, Free WiFi


In-room safe, Daily housekeeping

Payment types at the property



Questions & Answers

Yes, RIU Palace Boavista - 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 March 17 2020 to January 18 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 3 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
You can check in from 4:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
Yes, there are 4 onsite restaurants, featuring alfresco dining and fusion cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Morabeza Beach Bar & Lounge Restaurant (4.6 mi), Fundo Do Mar (4.8 mi), and Ca'Luisa (4.8 mi).

Year Built: 2018

Year Most Recent Renovation: 0000

: Government-issued photo ID may be required, Check-in time 4:00 PM-midnight, Check-out time is 11 AM, Cape Verde may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19., Minimum check-in age is 18, Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges, 505 rooms, Arranged over 3 floors

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

Transportation: Smoke-free property, Cash, Free self parking on site

All inclusive: This property is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply). nGratuities and taxesTaxes are included. nFood and beveragesAll buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages includedIn-room minibar (non-alcoholic beverages included)In-room liquor dispensersnActivities and facilities/equipmentAll onsite activities and use of facilities and equipment are included. Water activitiesKayakingSnorkelingSurfing/boogie boardingWindsurfingLand activitiesFitness facilitiesVolleyballSpa facilitiesKids clubnEntertainmentOnsite entertainment and activitiesOnsite live performancesnNot includedAirport transfersGratuities

Spa: "Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the propertys full-service spa, Renova . Services include massages. The spa is equipped with a spa tub and a steam room. The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa. "


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Policies: "Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the 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; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.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; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.Individually-wrapped food options are available.The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Covid-19 Health Protocol (RIU) guidelines.This property accepts credit 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 per person, per night for adults; EUR 2 per night for guests aged 16-18 years old. This tax does not apply to children under 16 years of age.


Landmarks arround

  • On the beach
  • Praia da Chave - 15 min walk
  • Estoril Beach - 5 mi / 8.1 km
  • Praia de Cruz - 5.2 mi / 8.4 km
  • Praia de Santa Monica - 9.5 mi / 15.3 km
  • Morro Negro Lighthouse - 20.8 mi / 33.4 km

Transports arround

  • Boa Vista Island (BVC-Rabil) - 93 min drive


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