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Vilas Praia de Chaves

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On the beach
On the beach
On the beach
Basic Studio, 1 Double Bed, Kitchenette, Ocean View | Terrace/patio

Overview of Vilas Praia de Chaves

Vilas Praia de Chaves

3.0 star property
3-star beachfront hotel in Boa Vista with restaurant

7.2/10 Good

17 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Separate bedrooms
  • Laundry facilities
Praia de Chaves, Rabil, Boa Vista, 5111

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Boa Vista Island (BVC-Rabil) - 6 min drive
  • Airport pick-up service


  • Perola d Chaves - 9 min walk
  • Beramar - 9 min drive
  • Cocoa - 9 min drive
  • Té manché - 9 min drive
  • Solacyber - 10 min drive

About this property

Vilas Praia de Chaves

Located just 1.9 mi (3 km) from the airport, Vilas Praia de Chaves offers pick-up service (available 24 hours). Guests indulge in mani/pedis, then grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. The WiFi and restaurant get great marks from fellow travelers.


English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 6 rooms


  • Check-in time from 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)
  • Babysitting*


  • Pets not allowed


  • No onsite parking
  • Free offsite parking nearby


  • Airport pickup on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant

Traveling with children

  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Scuba diving nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle rentals


  • Garden


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains

What to enjoy

  • Furnished patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


300 meters from property - Onsite restaurant.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.0 per person, per night, up to 10 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 16 years of age.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 8 per vehicle

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds

Also known as

Vilas Praia Chaves Apartment Rabil
Vilas Praia Chaves Apartment Sal Rei
Vilas Praia Chaves Villa Boa Vista
Vilas Praia Chaves Villa
Vilas Praia Chaves Apartment Boa Vista
Vilas Praia De Chaves Cape Verde/Sal Rei, Boa Vista
Vilas Praia de Chaves Hotel
Vilas Praia de Chaves Boa Vista
Vilas Praia de Chaves Hotel Boa Vista

Frequently asked questions

Does Vilas Praia de Chaves offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Vilas Praia de Chaves does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
Are pets allowed at Vilas Praia de Chaves?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Vilas Praia de Chaves?
No, unfortunately, but there's free parking nearby.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Vilas Praia de Chaves?
Yes, a shuttle from the airport to the hotel is available. The charge is EUR 8 per vehicle.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Vilas Praia de Chaves?
You can check in from 9 AM - 6 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at Vilas Praia de Chaves and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as scuba diving. Vilas Praia de Chaves also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Vilas Praia de Chaves?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, 300 meters from property. Nearby restaurants include Perola d Chaves (9-min walk), Morabeza Beach Bar & Lounge Restaurant (5 mi), and Beramar (5.3 mi).
Does Vilas Praia de Chaves have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished patio.
What's the area around Vilas Praia de Chaves like?
Vilas Praia de Chaves is located a short 2-minute walk from Praia da Chave.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

6/10 Good

1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very Good

good, but a restaurant and wifi in the hotel could be more confortable
Joy, 7-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Quirky beach chalet on a stunning beach!
This beach is amazing, truly stunning so who cares about the accommodation?! Actually though a little dated, which was actually characterful, I really enjoyed our stay here. Michela, who looks after the place was wonderful and exceptionally helpful. The 2 bedroomed place we stayed was definitely on the quirky side but was right on the beach, had comfortable beds, good showers a well equipped kitchen (though the 2 ring electric hob got a little getting use to). There was good storage too. The patio area was great with comfortable seating and sun loungers. The wifi isn't so good here, but it was great to have the kids off it and I didn't care - if you need better wifi you can sit on the patio outside the office, that's pretty good. There isn't a supermarket near by so bring supplies or organise a taxi to take you into Sal Rei to the main places. Boa Vista is practically a desert, so don't expect the place to be over flowing with fresh goods (though the fish is abundant), however we cooked quite a few evenings & most breakfasts without issue, just a little creativity! Michela can also organise for a local lady to cook local food to be eaten at home, she is also a great source of info on where to go for live music and the local town Rabil, is a great little place with a small shop. This was an excellent base for time on this wonderful beach and to top it off the best ever beachside restaurant is just around the corner past the small dune!!! Exceptional!
Adrienne, 4-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Close to beach but very minimal
It's a nice and clean room and the staff are very helpful and nice. It's also right on the beach which is obviously great. However, since there's no shop or place to buy anything nearby, except for one restaurant that stops serving food at 4/5pm, the rooms could have a bit more in terms of food preparation material/surfaces. It's basic but comfortable, but in a place where you need to eat out every meal, it could provide something for you to make your own food
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10/10 Exceptional

Zeer mooie locatie en super vriendelijke en behulpzame gastvrouw. Elke dag wordt er schoongemaakt. Droomplek!!!
7-night romance trip
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6/10 Good

7-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Wir hatten ein Sehr schönes strand nahes Haus, allerdings haben wir ein Haus direkt am Strand gebucht was leider nicht den angaben entsprechend so war.. Das Wlan ging so gut wie gar nicht.. Obwohl die Putzfrau wusste dass wir 3 Personen sind hatten wir manchmal nur ein Handtuch bekommen manchmal wurden sogar alle mit genommen aber kein einzig neues hingelegt. Der Strand vorm Haus ist eher nicht zum schwimmen geeignet deshalb ein tipp- zum Hotelstrand neben an ;) im großen und ganzen hatten wir einen tollen Aufenthalt!
7-night trip
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4/10 Fair

7-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very Good

Calm and private
The manager is very nice and it’s easy to get transfer to and from the apartment/hotel. Nice breakfast for a fair price, order it because there is nothing around where you can buy stuff. Would be nice to have wi-fi at the room but there is on the area but works so and so, like wi-fi does on the island. AC and clean sheets every day, and the location on the beach is fantastic.
Annizeth, 2-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very Good

bella struttura, sono organizzati bene
la struttura è bella, le stanze sono direttamente sulla spiaggia, il personale è bel organizzato, manca ancora un locale per il reception, ristorante, di proprietà, ma si appoggiano su un ristorante poco distante sulla spiaggia, che è d buona qualità, però un po' caro, per essere a capo verde. giudizio generale, è buono ci tornerei .
1-night trip
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