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Pestana Trópico

Pestana Trópico is one of the best known hotels in Cidade da Praia, capital of Cape Verde.

Pestana Tropico was completely renovated and expanded in 2012 and has a tranquil and warm ambiance, thanks to its team of private security 24 hours. It is located in one of the noblest residential areas of the city, overlooking the ocean.
It is close to the historical center of the city of Praia (about 10 minutes walking distance), known as ""plateau"", characterized by colonial architecture and streets with paved sidewalks and gardens. At about 15 km from the hotel, you can visit the ""Cidade Velha"" (Old City) named Ribeira Grande de Santiago, the first city built by Europeans out of Europe and where the settlement of Cape Verde Islands began. It is a location of great historic relevance, protected by Fort São Filipe, a valuable military piece of architecture from the 16th century.

This hotel in Cape Verde has excellent facilities, including one outdoor and salt water pool for adults and children, a terrace located in the hotel garden, and private parking. The hotel also has free internet in all rooms and public areas.
The rooms of this hotel in cidade da Praia are comfortable and decorated in a contemporary style. All rooms have air conditioning, Satellite LCD TV (including Portuguese and international channels), direct telephone, mini-bar and hairdryer.
During your stay, enjoy the local, Portuguese and international delicacies at the hotel restaurant, ""Alex"", considered on of the best in the whole island of Santiago.
Later, relax in the ""Ilhéu"" bar, overlooking the pool and the sea, the perfect place to enjoy a drink after a soothing day in the sun, or after a busy day exploring the attractions of Santiago.
Pestana Trópico has 4 meeting and banquet rooms with a capacity for up to 200 persons, ideal for your business and social events.
Located only at 7 minutes driving distance from the City of Praia International Airport and the administrative and financial center of Cape Verde.



Ranked #1 OF 8 HOTELS

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Cidade da Praia, 413 Santiago, Cabo Verde

+(238) 2614200

+(238) 2615225

Lat:   N14 54 22     Long:   W23 30 39



Pestana Group was named in the official European Hotel Management Magazine as the only Portuguese hotel group in the "European Top 50" survey ranking organized by the Hotel Management International (HMI).


The Pestana Tropico hotel offers rooms decorated with vibrant colors typical of the African continent.

It offers 93 rooms:
- 17 Standard rooms pool view without balcony
- 29 standard rooms pool view with balcony
- 39 Executive rooms sea view in windows of 2 meters (1 room for disabled persons)
- 8 Suites: 5 classic suites, 1 suite mezzanine, 1 presidential suite and 1 junior suite
The rooms, with ample areas, have 2 beds ""extra large"", with the exception of suites, which have a double bed.


  • › Free internet access via wi-fi or cable
  • › Air conditioning
  • › Digital safe
  • › Shower tray
  • › Ambient light
  • › LED Reading lights
  • › Work desk and ergonomic chair
  • › Mini Bar
  • › Hairdryer
  • › Telephone with direct access to the outside
  • › TV LCD 82 cm (with international channels)

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The Restaurant of Pestana Tropico is considered the best one in all the island, thanks to the fresh products and quality service.

In the Alex restaurant you can enjoy capeverdian, portuguese  and international cuisine.
From the terrace of the bar you can enjoy a magnificent view over the sea and the pool.
Decorated with sophistication, serves tropical cocktails, international or typical drinks and snacks or light meals.

Alex Restaurant

Specialties: capeverdian, portuguese  and international cuisine
Maximum capacity: 100 people
Location: ground floor of the hotel
Breakfast buffet | 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Lunch "a la carte" | 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Dinner "a la carte" | 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Ilhéu Bar

10 a.m. to 1 a.m.
From the terrace of the bar you can enjoy a magnificent view over the sea and the pool.Decorated with sophistication, serves tropical cocktails, international or typical drinks and snacks or light meals.



The activities relate to experiences that customers can enjoy the surroundings and outside the hotel (reservation at reception).

    • Pool


The services are mostly provided by the hotel (for a fee where indicated). External to the Hotel services are indicated.

    • Free access to nearby gym
    • Bar
    • Credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard
    • Free sunbeds and parasols at the pool area
    • Fax and copy machine
    • Free wireless internet for guests
    • Laundry
    • Doctor available 24 hours
    • Mini Business Center
    • Parking
    • Salt water outdoor pool
    • Reception and security 24 hours
    • Rent-a-car
    • Room-service from 7 AM until 1 AM

Meetings & Events

Pestana Tropico offers 4 rooms, recently renovated, for meetings and events.

Pestana Tropico has 4 renovated meeting rooms. This hotel in Cape Verde is prepared for events, meetings and banquets between 20 and 200 people, located in the ground floor and first floor.
There is a wide range of audiovisual equipment available: video-projector, retro-projector, computer, flipcharts, wired and wireless microphone, projector slides and others. Simultaneous translation upon request.

See room maps

Room area and number of people per Hotel room display.

Sala Alex 175 200 90 N/D 65 N/D 100
Sala de Conferências 150 110 70 55 45 110 80
Sala Executiva 30 20 10 N/D 15 N/D N/D
Sala Honório 100 60 40 35 30 80 50
Sala Ilhéu 70 40 20 N/D 20 N/D 40

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