ClubHotel Riu Funana
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With its enviable surroundings and access to an unspoiled beach, the ClubHotel Riu Funana with all-inclusive 24-hour service offers you all the conveniences you need for an authentic vacation on Sal Island, Cape Verde. The remarkable number of services we offer from the facilities of this all-inclusive hotel on Sal Island, including a wide variety of sports, the best gastronomy and the exclusive service of Riu Hotels & Resorts will surprise you.

The ClubHotel Riu Funana has 6 buildings adjoined to the main building where its more than 550 rooms are located. All of the rooms have satellite TV, a safe, a mini refrigerator, an electric kettle and a balcony or terrace from which to enjoy the magnificent views. In addition, the hotel's facilities include 2 pools with hydromassage areas and a swim up bar to cool off under the Cape Verdean sun.

At our all-inclusive hotel in Cape Verde, we offer you areas for all of your needs, such as a conference room to hold events and meetings, free Wi-Fi in the common areas, the Pacha nightclub where you can enjoy the best nightlife and the facilities of the Hotel Riu Palace Cape Verde located just a few yards away, where you will find the Renova Spa with a gym, hydromassage bath, sauna and body and beauty treatments.

At the ClubHotel Riu Funana you will enjoy the best gastronomy and have unique culinary experiences. You can relish in the best Asian dishes, gourmet cooking at the restaurant Kulinarium or a dinner prepared on our grill at the pool restaurant. In addition, the main restaurant at our hotel on Sal Island has the best buffet with vegetarian dishes and show cooking stations to please all tastes.

Entertainment at the ClubHotel Riu Funana is guaranteed thanks to our activity programs for all ages. Our more creative guests will enjoy RiuArt, our athletic guests RiuFit and the little ones RiuLand kids’ club where they will delight in activities at the facilities designed especially for them, such as the kids pool and the playground. In addition, at the facilities and around the hotel you can play tennis, basketball and volleyball, go windsurfing and kayaking and take scuba diving classes.

Sal Island is the ideal place to enjoy an unforgettable vacation. You will be able to get to know unique places like Pedra de Lume, an old mining town, the natural pools of Buracona and Palmeira, a fishing village where you will find the island's only port. If you want to learn more about these places, we suggest you visit our Sal Island travel guide where you will find the information you need for your vacation. In addition, we have the best deals for the ClubHotel Riu Funana so that you can enjoy unique experiences with RIU Hotels & Resorts.

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Important information:

We would like to inform you that as of the 1st of May, 2013, the Cape Verde Islands will apply a new tourist tax of 220 CVE (approximately 2 EUR) per person per night, up to a maximum of 10 days. This tax has to be paid directly in the hotel by all guests that are 16 years old or older. This tax was stablished by the government of the Cape Verde Islands and published in the law 23/VIII/2013 of December 31st, 2012. The hotel acts only as intermediary in the collection of this tax.


  • Partially renovated in summer/autumn 2016
  • All Inclusive 24 hours
  • Situated on beachfront, next to Riu Palace Cabo Verde
  • Free WiFi in public areas of the hotel
  • Swimming pools and sun terrace
  • 3 theme restaurants
  • "RiuLand" kids' club

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  • "Espargos" main restaurant with terrace
  • "Mandalay" Asian restaurant
  • "Mambana" poolside restaurant/grill
  • "Kulinarium" restaurant
  • "Santo Antão" lobby bar
  • "Abacaxi" lounge bar with terrace
  • Sports bar
  • "Mindelo" poolside bar with swim-up bar
  • "Batucada" bar plaza
  • "Barracuda" bar, with stage and dance floor
  • "Sal" beach bar
  • 2 swimming pools (one heated in winter)
  • Children's swimming pool
  • Free sun loungers, parasols and towels by pool area
  • Sun terrace
  • "Renova Spa" Wellness Centre with a variety of treatments, beauty salon and massages (additional charge)
  • Free gym, whirlpool bath and steam bath
  • Use of the gym, whirlpool bath and steam bath is restricted to guests over 18 years old. Sports shoes are compulsory when using the gym
  • Hairdresser
  • "RiuLand" kids' club
  • Children's playground
  • "RiuArt" atelier
  • "Pacha" discotheque
  • Boutique / kiosk
  • Free WiFi in public areas of the hotel

  • 572 guest rooms
  • All guest rooms have:
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Hairdryer
  • 220 V
  • Telephone
  • Central air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Mini-fridge
  • Electric kettle for coffee and tea
  • Satellite TV (flat screen)
  • In-room safe
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Double rooms:
  • 2 beds (110 x 200 cm) or 1 bed (180 x 200 cm)
  • Inter-connecting rooms available
  • Large double rooms:
  • 2 beds (110 x 200 cm)
  • Sitting area with sofa bed (135 x 200 cm)
  • Suites:
  • 1 bed (180 x 200 cm)
  • Separate living room with sofa-bed (135 x 200 cm)
  • All Inclusive 24 hours
  • All meals and snacks
  • Breakfast:
  • Varied buffet and live cooking stations
  • Continental breakfast / snacks
  • Lunch:
  • Buffet with live cooking stations and assorted desserts
  • Light meals at poolside restaurant
  • Cakes and coffee
  • Dinner:
  • Buffets and dishes prepared live
  • Special evenings: themed buffet twice a week
  • Optional dining (reservations required in advance):
  • "Mandalay" Asian restaurant (buffet)
  • "Mambana" grill (buffet)
  • "Kulinarium" restaurant (à la carte)
  • Snacks 24 hours a day
  • Beverages:
  • Domestic and imported beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks) 24 hours a day
  • All Inclusive features
  • Sports and activities:
  • Beach volleyball court
  • Group fitness activities in the RiuFit area (daily)
  • Gym, whirlpool bath and steam bath
  • Windsurfing (equipment for beginners provided by "Scuba Caribe"; for "Surf Zone" equipment charges apply)
  • Kayaking, body boards, snorkelling equipment
  • 1 introductory scuba diving lesson in pool
  • Watersports are only available when weather conditions allow.
  • Entertainment:
  • Daytime entertainment programme for children ages 4 to 7 and ages 8 to 12 at "RiuLand" (daily)
  • Daytime entertainment programme for adults (daily)
  • Live music, shows or Riu evening programme (daily)
  • Free entry to "Pacha" discotheque and drinks
  • (open six nights a week)
  • Other sports and facilities in hotel (additional charge):
  • Activities programme at the "RiuArt" atelier (several times a week)
  • In collaboration with "Scuba Caribe" (professional PADI-certified scuba diving school, under separate management):
  • Scuba diving courses
  • In collaboration with the "Surf Zone" (Professional surf school, under separate management):
  • In winter (from October to April): kite and windsurf hire and lessons (depending on wind conditions)
  • In summer (from May to September): windsurfing classes for beginners (depending on wind conditions)
  • The RIU Group has no direct or indirect relationship with external services (especially PARASAILING) and does not assume any liability for them, any contract between them being the exclusive responsibility of the clients themselves.
Map and location
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Cabocan Lote A2, A3
Santa Maria - Isla de Sal -
Tel: (+238) 242 90 40