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Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights
Popular Features
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking



Number 4 Porto Antigo 2

The open plan lounge/dining area has patio doors leading to the covered terrace where you can dine alfresco whilst enjoying that wonderful uninterrupted sea view watching the world go by. Satellite TV, Playstation, & DVD are available. Films & games are provided for your enjoyment-great to entertain the children when the sun is too hot. Good quality double sofa bed.

Bedroom 1 with double bed that can convert to 2 twins. Safety deposit box.

Travel cot on request.

Well equipped kitchen with kettle, toaster, hob, microwave and large fridge/freezer.

Bathroom-walk in shower cubicle. Hairdryer.

All linen including beach and bath towels supplied-leaving more room in your suitcase.

If you require a personal laundry service please enquire at Gest Plain.

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About the property


Porto Antigo 1; Our spacious terrace (one of the largest on the complex) is where you will spend most of your time benefiting from full sun or shade, from here you have the most amazing view of the pool and ocean. Reclining chairs / dining chairs and table are provided. At night the pool and terrace are lit allowing you to dine alfresco. The terrace is just a few steps to the lovely large freshwater swimming pool making the apartment well suited to families as well as couples. The apartment has been well equipped and provides everything you need for a comfortable stay including an electric oven and air conditioning which are not available in all apartments on Porto Antigo. Fully redecorated in 2017.

Porto Antigo 1 has 2 small private beaches with sunbeds, chairs and parasols provided free of charge. The safe shallow waters make it ideal for little ones to splash around. The main beach of Santa Maria with its stunning miles and miles of white sand is situated just a few minutes walk from Porto Antigo 1.

Porto Antigo 2; the most stunning view from your terrace which directly faces the ocean. One guest described it "as like a photograph from a holiday brochure". Reclining chairs / dining chairs and table are provided. The lovely pool which was refurbished in 2016 is just a few meters away and has plenty of sunbeds which are free of charge. Alternatively their are sund beds and parasols on the beach which can be hired for an inexpensibve rate from the nearby hotel. The apartment is well suited for couples. The apartment has been well equipped and provides everything you need for a comfortable stay. Fully redecorated in 2017.

The small colourful town of Santa Maria is located within a few minutes walk - here there are many fine restaurants, bars and shop.

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Beverley Hall
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 January, 2018

About Beverley Hall

John and I first visited Sal in 2005 with the intention of buying a home in the sun. As property developers in the UK we know how important location is when deciding where to buy. As a recently retired Ward Sister we are now able to spend more time in Sal and John can continue his passion for kite surfing, whilst I can soak up the sun.

Beverley Hall purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Beverley Hall chose Santa Maria

We looked at many different developments but it was Porto Antigo that we fell in love with; we didnt find any other development which offered such a picturesque front line setting. The pool is a good size and is surrounded by well maintained gardens.

What makes this apartment unique

Our properties are situated on the ground floor within a stones throw of the pool and beach.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My holiday to Cape Verde was amazing and a lot of that was to do with the location. Number 4 was in such a great place - I couldn't have asked for anything better. It was a real gem to literally wake up on the beautiful beach of Sal. Cape Verde will be my holiday hot spot and I would definitely want number 4 if I returned. Charlene-July 2009

What a lovely place to relax-the apartment had all we needed & the sea and beach was fabulous. Elizabeth, Tony & girls-Feb 2009.

Fantastic location for chilling out. The walk along the beach is beautiful. We want to come back already. Louise & Shaun-Jan 2010.

We had an excellent holiday in Sal. The studio apartment was great. Daniel & Monique-May 2009.

Fabulous apartment in gorgeous surroundings - a paradise found. Paul & Nicky-Sept 2009.

Thank you so much John and Beverley. Great apartment in a great location. Cape Verde was beautiful, loved it all

Lisa & Paul-March 2009.

Wow....great accommodation William & Tracy - March 2009.
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Booking Notes:
Make the most of your holiday to the Cape Verde Islands by requesting an information pack-no obligation. To book please e mail / ring. 25% non refundable deposit required with balance 8 weeks prior to departure.

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover day. Flexible check in / check out times dependant on availability.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Santa Maria in Sal

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • town
  • village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Terrace
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Located on the ground floor with no stairs and therefore suitable for couples and families of all ages. We have added those little extras that make your holiday complete. To entertain the children; beach toys, inflatables for the pool, and Playstation with games. For the adults hammocks on the terrace, DVD with films. . There are no hidden charges the price quoted is per property regardless of the number of guests. Electricity, water, air conditioning, weekly cleaning and linen change are included in the price. If you require additional cleaning this can be arranged and paid for at Gest Plain. Outside: Located in an idyllic position directly on the beautiful white sandy beach of Santa Maria. With large freshwater swimming pools and beautifully landscaped gardens something special has been created. At night time a perfect romantic ambiance is created with lighting around the pool and beach.


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Number 4 Porto Antigo 2
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Perfect Location for Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this apartment a number of times and it is no doubt the best location on the island.

The apartment has all the facilities you need for a perfect holiday and a view to die for. You are literally yards from the beach, to sit and have breakfast, lunch or just drinks on the terrace overlooking that view is priceless.

The location is ideal for the beach, pool is just yards away and all other amenities - bakery, supermarket, deli and restaurants and bars are just 5 mins walk away.

We find our time staying at the apartment is ultimate relaxation for us and would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Number 4 Porto Antigo 2. The view from the terrace is breath taking and you are quite literally on the beach. Porto Antigo is a great location with everything just a few minutes walk no hire car or taxi required. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future, Regards John and Beverely
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A Wonderful Relaxing Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't believe how beautiful it was and it was really easy the transfer from the Airport to the Apartment. Cape Verde is a very peaceful when you want it but you can find night life should you want that .The apartment was just lovely with stunning views to wake up to. All together a marvelous place .We would certainly go back .

  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Val, thank you for taking the time to submit a review for Number 4 Porto Antigo 2. We are so lucky to have an apartment that is quite literally on the beach. We offer return guests a 10% discount on advertised prices and would love to welcome you back. Regards Beverley
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Best holiday ever!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment we stayed in was fantastic, it couldnt have been nearer to the beach, it was clean and was like home from home, it had everything you would ever need. There was cafes and bars within a couple of minutes walk and most of them had free wifi, it was right in Santa Maria and the local people were lovely, there was a butchers and bakers and lots of corner shops. The pool was close by and you had your choice of sun beds on the beach or pool. We are definatly going back later in the year and we will be going back to the same apartment, Beverly and John couldn't have been more helpful and ensured we had everything we needed while we were there and there is security keeping a eye on all the complexes and they will help you out if you need to know anything about the area. There is a good taxi service on the island and the drivers will let you know or take you anywhere you want to go, or hire a quad these where great fun to go exploring on. We loved it and we will be definatly be back this year to Porto antigo 2 apartment 4 xx

  • Review Submitted: 24-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Peter and Debs, thank you so much for posting such a positive review. We also believe the apartment is located in the best position on the complex and our guest feedback confirms this. The view from the terrace is outstanding and the bottle of wine compliments the image perfectly!! I know you are thinking of returning with your family so it might be of interest to you that we have a 2 bedroom apartment on Porto Antigo 1 with an equally stunning view. As a return guest you will receive a 10% discount on advertised rates. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future, John and Bev
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Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Papayas; overlooking the sea at Porto Antigo 1
Nearest Restaurant
50 Kilometres
Papayas; overlooking the sea at Porto Antigo 1
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Porto Antigo 1
Car: not necessary


The island of Sal was featured on Channel 4 back in 2008 when Cheryl Baker of Bucks Fizz fame was captured by the beauty of its unspoilt beaches and year round sunshine. More recently in 2017 the island was again featured in A Place in the Sun. Our properties are located at The Porto Antigo Residence which is directly on the beautiful beach of Santa Maria. It would be impossible to be located any closer to the ocean. We believe that Porto Antigo is the best location in Sal and our properties have the most stunning sea views being situated on the very best location in the complex.


The Porto Antigo Residence is a 15 min (approx) taxi ride from Sal airport. We can arrange transfer on arrival at a rate of 15 euros payable directly to our driver.


The town centre of Santa Maria is a 3 minute stroll from the Porto Antigo Residence here you will find plenty of bars and restaurants. You really are spolit for choice and can if you wish eat in a different restaurant every night.

There are restaurants to suit all budgets from the local restaurants featuring their dish of the day for 3 euros to the more upmarket restaurants. The capital of Espargos is around a 20 minute drive, experience the local Alugier minibus for 1 euro each way.

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The small colourful town of Santa Maria is located within a few minutes walk of the Porto Antigo Residence. Here there are many fine restaurants, bars, shops, banks, bakery and mini markets. Watch the locals entertain you from one of the many pavement cafes. For the more energetic try your hand at one of the many water sports on offer-kite surfing, wind surfing, diving, fishing-all are available within a few minutes walk. Santa Maria is renowned world wide for its water sports. The world windsurfing championships have been held in Santa Maria for many years.