About the hotel

Nestled in the heart of Santa Maria, just a 20 minute transfer from the airport, the friendly Hotel Pontao is a great base on the island of Sal. After undergoing significant enhancements, its contemporary appearance and ambiance boast airy and spacious rooms. Make the most of free WiFi while you sip on your refreshing beverage of choice in the bar. Hotel Pontao is ideally located close to the central square with a growing choice of restaurants and bars, quintessential for those wanting to sample local, varied cuisine and ambiance. Be sure to take a trip to the pier where you will see an array of fresh seafood caught daily by the local fishermen. Just a stroll from Santa Maria's stunning turquoise waters, when you stay at the Pontao you can kick start your getaway in Cape Verde with style and convenience.

  • Great base hotel
  • Free WiFi
  • 400 metres from the beach

At a glance
Hotel Pontao location
Relaxing Beachfront Couples Short Transfer


Hotel Pontao presents you 84 spacious rooms, decorated with style:

  • Double bed or two twin beds
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Satellite TV
  • Mini fridge (£)
  • Safety deposit box (£)
  • Shower room
  • Hairdryer

Superior Room

These newly decorated double rooms are located on the ground, first or second floor. Luxuriate in fresh pool views from the privacy of your own balcony or terrace. Sleeps 2 adults.



Delight in a range of á la carte local cuisine, and get a real taste for Cape Verde

  • Open: Breakfast and dinner


Wind down, grab a refreshing drink, and drink in the relaxing ambiance.


  • Free WiFi
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Free parking
  • Airport shuttle (£)
  • Car hire (£)


  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace with sunloungers and parasols
  • Snorkelling
  • Diving (£)
  • Horse riding (£)
  • Bicycle rental (£)
  • Windsurfing (£)
  • Fishing (£)

** Prices subject to availability.
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