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Villa Ressaca is a luxury 3 Bed Villa set within the 5 Star Melia Tortuga Resort

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Fabulous Villa in the 5 Star Resort of Melia Tortuga

Villa Ressaca is a 3 bed-room luxury villa with private pool and air-conditioning. Located within the 5 star Melia Tortuga Beach Resort, it is less than 100m from a fantastic sandy beach and beach bar. The villa is ideal for both families and couples. Internally it has a superb open plan kitchen, dining and living area, 3 bed-rooms (2 upstairs and 1 downstairs) and 3 toilets / bathrooms. There are two 1st floor balconies and the villa benefits from good storage throughout. Externally the villa benefits from a garden with a small private swimming pool and patio area. The upstairs master bedroom, with en-suite (bath with shower, toilet), air-conditioning, flat screen tv and safe), has a king-size double bed and direct access to a private balcony with views of the beach. The upstairs twin bed-room is located next to a separate bathroom with shower. The 3rd bed-room (twin) is downstairs and is also next to a bathroom with a shower.Just off the 1st floor landing there is access to the large rear terrace / balcony which overlooks the pool and has table and seating for six – perfect for al fresco dining throughout the day !Downstairs, where there is air conditioning, the kitchen is fully integrated with hob, oven, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave. The dining area is fully equipped for 6 persons and the living room is furnished with a leather suite, large flat screen TV. There is free wi-fi at the hotel reception (5 min walk) and also at the nearby beach bar.The landscaped garden and private pool (with 6 sun loungers) is accessed from the living room via a cobbled terrace. Guests at the villa also have access to the resort facilities including 2 large pools (one with swim up bar) and gymnasium. There is also a kids club and spa (both of which incur additional charges). The resort has several fine dining and buffet restaurants and bars. For more information on all of this see the Melia Tortuga Beach Resort site.


Owner
Barry Macdonald
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2017

About Barry Macdonald

Barry and Gillian live in Alloway Scotland. Purchased off plan in 2008

Barry Macdonald purchased this villa in 2008

Why Barry Macdonald chose Sal

We fell in love with Sal the first time we went over for a short inspection trip. The year round sun and water sports with temperatures never really falling below 24 degrees and never going above 30 degrees. The people with a mix of African and Portuguese are very warm and friendly and are only to happy to help. There is a great selection of restaurants catering for all tastes with lovely local seafood and meats from Brazil. You are a short walk to bars and restaurants operated with the Melia group or a five minute taxi ride into the town of Santa Maria. The fact that it is safe to walk about in town day or night is great. Santa Maria has a lovely Caribbean / African Portuguese feel to the place with everyone friendly and help full.

What makes this villa unique

The location of the villa with its large first floor terrace at the back allows you to sit out in the morning with your coffee watching the sun rise. At night you can sit at the front balcony and watch the sun going down with the sound of the waves rolling onto the beach. The villa is within the Melia Tortuga resort which allows you to be all-inclusive for as little as a day or as long as you want. You can use all the facilities for free and join in with the classes the run throughout the day. There are fitness classes on the beach, water polo and beach volley ball to name a few. The is full use of the modern Gym and there is a Spa centre which is payable locally. You can be totally self catering should you wish as well. The airport is only 15 minutes away from the villa and 5 minutes away by taxi from the town of Santa Maria.

Map

Nearest Airport
18 Kilometres
Sal International Airport
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Beach Bar and Grill
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Beach Bar and Grill
Nearest Beach
90 Metres
Algodoeiro beach

The villa overlooks the stunning white sands of the Ponta Preta beach and only a short walk to the Ponta Petra beach bar and restaurant where the windsurfing championships are held yearly. The island is a mecca for both wind and kite surfers. Deep sea fishing and scuba diving are very popular. An extensive selection of restaurants in santa maria which is only a five minute drive away. There is a selection of restaurants on the beach overlooking the pier where the local fishermen bring the catch in to sell. Most bars and restaurants offer free wifi .

Amenities

Sal Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Ensuite - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • Master Ensuite has back with overhead shower and WHB and toilet. First floor toilet has shower, toilet, WHB and bidet. Ground floor has shower, toilet, WHB and bidet.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - Master - 1 queen , Air-conditioned. Ensuite, TV and doors onto balcony
    Bedroom 2 - First Floor - 2 twin/ single , Sliding door onto balcony
    Bedroom 3 - Ground Floor - 2 twin/ single
  • The Master bedroom is on the first floor and has a En suite as well as having access to a balcony via patio sliding doors giving you views of the beach and ocean. Master bedroom benefits from air-conditioning. There is a twin room also on the first floor next to the master bedroom with fully fitted wardrobes and has easy access to the shower room next door. The third bedroom which is a twin is on the ground floor .This room as a shower room next to it. All bedrooms are fitted to a high standard as can be seen in the photographs.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The benefits of the villa is that you can use the five star facilities of Melia Tortuga . If you want to be all inclusive you can be from a day or as long as you want or just sample the many restaurants Santa Maria offers .

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Villa Ressaca is a luxury 3 Bed Villa set within the 5 Star Melia Tortuga Resort
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews
5

Spacious villa, well maintained and well equipped

  • 5 of 5

Stayed with 2 other couples. The villa is spacious , well equipped, inside and out and well maintained. Modern decor. Would definitely stay again

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely stay

  • 5 of 5

We spent lovely vacations in Sal. The villa is well equiped, spacious and comfortable. We did not take the all inclusive package (but everyone else in the hotel/villas seemed to have taken it). The downside is that you can't buy anything, not even a drink at the hotel if you are not AI (they have no price list), but it proved to be a great decision as there are some exceptionally good restaurants in Santa Maria in magnificent settings and often with soft live music (our absolute favourite was Le Prive). For that reason we really appreciated the owner's list of recommended restaurants.

We were also very happy to be able to swim in the sea, thanks to the next door bikini beach (they constructed a protected bay, sand and no waves). However, the music from the bikini beach club was sometimes too loud for our taste (but our kids were very happy to listen to their favourite pop hits..). On sunny days we also enjoyed the pool at the villa - the hotel staff does a great job cleaning it daily.

The beach is perfect for small kids (wide and hardly any people) and beach sports. We had some problems finding out where to deposit trash (we asked several staff in the hotel, nobody knew...), the internet connection was erratic and the beds are on the soft side... But overall it is a great property and I definitely recommend it!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent property, clean and well equipped.

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable villa.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

heel mooi vakantiehuis

  • 5 of 5

Fijn en ruim vakantiehuis op een luxe park. Goede bedden, luxe keuken ,ruime tuin met ligbedden en een mooi zwembad dat elke dag schoon gemaakt werd.

Dicht bij zee en met een taxi kun je overal naar toe op het eiland. Santa Maria is een gezellig dorpje om s'avonds te gaan eten. En de stranden zijn echt prachtig!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heerlijke Villa op prima resort.

  • 4 of 5

Wij hebben een heerlijke week gehad in deze prima villa. Het resort geeft een gezellige drukte en de mogelijkheid om wat te eten en drinken. Sal is een heerlijk eind voor mensen die zon en zee willen combineren met een beetje de ervaring van een Afrikaans land. Je moet dan wel het resort uit bv naar de baai links van het Resort. Heerlijk zandstrand en een prima restaurant.

De villa was goed onderhouden en compleet. Het enige nadeel waren de bouwactiviteiten op het naastgelegen in aanbouw zijnde resort, maar deze zijn met enkele maanden afgelopen.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Très bien

  • 5 of 5

Villa correspondant parfaitement au descriptif,agréable et très spacieuse

Nous pouvions. Profiter aussi bien de la piscine privée que de la piscine du complexe hôtelier . Ce complexe Melina tortuga a été réalisé avec une architecture agréable comportant de multiples Villas

Je recommande sans réserve cette villa..

La propreté était parfaite

Par ailleurs santa Maria est une petite ville très agréable

Pour le Kite ou le Windsurf c'est un paradis le vent restant toutefois un peu faible concernant le Windsurf mais pour le Kite pas de souci nous avons pu naviguer tous les jours.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $333.11

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.