About the hotel

Situated on the bright, fine-sanded dune beach of Santa Maria beach, smartline Crioula offers a friendly and welcoming getaway. Forget about your wordly troubles and immerse yourself in the impressive, relaxed atmosphere at this elegant hotel in the midst of an enchanting getaway oasis. There's something for everyone, whether you fancy a game of tennis or volleyball, or simply just want to relax by the pool with a cool drink under the Cape Verdean sun. Your little ones are guaranteed love the kids' club followed by an ice cream in the afternoon. Offering a choice of hotel rooms or bungalows, dotted around the gardens, this hotel is a firm favourite for all ages.

  • Beachfront location
  • Choice of rooms and bungalows
  • Modern yet relaxed ambiance

At a glance
smartline Crioula location
Relaxing Scenic Beachfront Family Short Transfer
Family Friendly


The smartline Crioula has 242 rooms which are mostly located in a range of single-storey apartments.

  • Twin beds
  • Baby cots available
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Satellite TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Mini fridge
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Hairdryer

Double Rooms

All rooms have top-quality, solid basket furniture. Bathrooms and bedrooms are spaciously designed and have sufficient storage space.


Luxuriate in the additional space of these gorgeously designed bungalows. Set your eyeparts on stunning oceanfront vistas, or resort vistas from the privacy of your terrace.


Good food and drink are part of the pleasures of a holiday, and smartline Crioula places great value at your fingertips.


For all three meals a day, this international buffet offers a variety of cuisines from all four corners of the globe.

  • Breakfast: 07:30 - 10:00
  • Lunch: 12:30 - 14:30
  • Dinner: 19:30 - 21:30

Oesteria lo Mar (£)

Enjoy fresh seafood dishes paired with quality wines from Portugal, Italy and France six nights a week.

Taverna Andaluz (£)

This cosy taverna brings a little bit of Spain, and Latin America to Cape Verde. Savour tapas as well as a typical Brazilian currasco and quality Spanish wines.



Situated at the epicentre of the hotel, Raffaello serves soft drinks, beer, alcoholic beverages and hot drinks.

  • Open: 08:00 - 00:30


Grab a refreshing drink or a fruity cocktail at Isoletta.

  • Open: 10:00 - 19:00



  • Buffet-style breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Water, soft drinks, local beer and wine, included during lunch and dinner
  • Coffee, tea and cookies from 17:00 - 18:00
  • Snacks from 11:00 - 18:00
  • Ice cream from 15:00 - 17:00

Additional Facilities

  • Free WiFi throughout the hotel
  • Car rental services
  • TV room
  • Studio
  • Reception
  • Pool and beach towels, deposit required
  • Laundry service (£)
  • Souvenir shop (£)
  • First Aid centre with European Doctor (£)


  • Saltwater swimming pool
  • Sun terrace with sun loungers and parasols
  • Beach with sun loungers and parasols
  • Pool bar
  • Gym
  • Tennis
  • Table tennis
  • Darts
  • French bowls
  • Beach volleyball
  • Beach football
  • Aqua aerobics
  • Evening entertainment usually includes live music, shows and dancing
  • Water sports from local providers at the beach (£)

For the Family

  • Children's section of swimming pool
  • Hotel-run kids' club for children aged 4 to 10 years
  • Cots available

Spa (£)

Relax and regenerate. Crioula Wellrelax brings your body, mind and soul back into balance with a wellness programme that caters for your individual needs.

  • Facial treatments
  • Pedicure and manicure
  • Massage
  • Thalassotherapy

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