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Smartline Crioula

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Snuggled right by the sands of the beautiful Ponta Sino Kite Beach, this colourful property is a great all-inclusive choice for your Cape Verde holiday. Ideal for couples, families and friends, it's also in a superb spot for exploring the south of the island, with the vibrant town of Santa Maria just 1.5km away.

How far is the nearest beach?

The hotel is directly on a 10km-long fine sand beach.

Distance from Airport

The hotel is approximately 18km from Sal's Amilcar Cabral Airport.


Smartline Crioula features a total of 244 bright and welcoming double rooms, spread across the main building and several bungalow complexes. Each guest room features an en-suite bathroom with bathtub or shower, air conditioning, satellite TV, fridge, safe, hairdryer, and a balcony/terrace with beautiful views of the resort, gardens or beach. Baby cots and extra beds are also available upon request.

Food & Drink

In the laid-back main restaurant, you'll find a delicious buffet featuring both local and international dishes, alongside an airy terrace for al fresco dining. There's also an a la carte restaurant (for a local charge, with prior reservation), a well-stocked bar, and an island-style pool bar.

All Inclusive Food & Drink

The property's All Inclusive programme includes breakfast (07:30-10:00), lunch (12:30-14:30), and dinner (19:30-21:30), all served buffet-style in the main restaurant, with water, soft drinks and local beer/wine included during lunch and dinner. Snacks are also on offer at the pool bar from 11:00-18:00, along with ice cream from 15:00-17:00 - perfect for cooling off from the Cape Verde sunshine. Finally, a choice of locally-produced alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are served at the bar from 08:00-11:00, and from 10:00-18:00 at the pool bar, with coffee, tea and cookies also offered from 17:00-18:00.

Sports & Entertainment

As well as the spacious outdoor pool, the hotel features a small gym, tennis, table tennis, beach volleyball/football, aqua aerobics and boccia, with kite-surfing, wind-surfing and snorkelling offered by local providers on the beach. To relax after all that action, you can also visit the hotel's very own beauty salon, which offers soothing massages and treatments for a local charge. Plus, there's a range of evening entertainment on offer, including a weekly Cape Verdean night, dance lessons, karaoke and shows - and for the little ones, there's a fun-filled kids club and dedicated section of the pool. Complimentary Wi-Fi access is also offered throughout the hotel.


  • A la Carte Restaurant
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Beach Football
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Beauty Salon
  • Buffet Restaurant
  • By the Beach
  • Cots (On Request)
  • Entertainment
  • Family Hotel
  • Gym
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kids Club
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Laundry Service
  • Pool Bar
  • Reception
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Satellite TV
  • Shops
  • Sports Facilities
  • Sunbathing Terrace
  • Sunbeds
  • Swimming Pool (Salt Water)
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports
  • Wifi