Aquiles Eco Hotel

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Beach nearby, white sand
Beach nearby, white sand
Beach nearby, white sand

Overview of Aquiles Eco Hotel

Aquiles Eco Hotel

3.0 star property
3-star Sao Vicente hotel with bar/lounge

8.6/10 Fabulous

40 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Bar
The price is £67
Price available on 8/9/2022
aldeia de Sao Pedro, Mindelo, Sao Vicente
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge services
For families
  • Rollaway/extra beds available (free)
  • Private bathroom
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Blackout curtains
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

Getting around

  • Sao Vicente Island (VXE-Sao Pedro) - 2 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Aquiles Eco Hotel

Aquiles Eco Hotel is only 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle for EUR 5 per room one way. You can be pampered with massages, then unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Fellow travellers say good things about the helpful staff and WiFi.


English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 13 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from noon until 7 PM
  • Express check-in/out
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Free on-site extended parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free local cuisine breakfast each morning 8 AM–10 AM
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Scuba-diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped hire nearby


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • Built in 2014
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Rollaway/extra bed available

What to enjoy

  • Balcony
  • Fireplace

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries

Stay connected

  • Desk


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Tourism fee: EUR 2 per person, per night

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 5 per room (one way)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; masks are required in public areas.


This property does not have lifts.

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Aquiles Eco Hotel Sao Vicente
Aquiles Eco Hotel
Aquiles Eco Sao Vicente
Aquiles Eco
Aquiles Eco Hotel Hotel
Aquiles Eco Hotel Sao Vicente
Aquiles Eco Hotel Hotel Sao Vicente

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Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



8/10 Very good

Loved our time.
Service was excellent. Staff was friendly, helpful, and accommodating. Food is also exceptional.
Geno, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The concept of a sustainable hotel establishment embedded in community is great. The staff are nice. The place was extremely clean
2-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Close to the airport and comfortable
The hotel is literally a stone throw from the beach. It met the expectations from the photos, and reviews which was great. The room to my experience had everything I needed. The Wi-Fi from the ground floor will not reach the 2nd floor unless you are outside on the balcony, but for me, this was perfect! No wi-fi signals (except CV mobile Telecom), sea-fresh air, and generally very quiet atmosphere. If you require amenities like an iron to press creased luggage clothes, they can supply one for you. Most staff are bi-lingual with Portuguese and English, and are very friendly and welcoming to get on with. They can provide sound recommendations of the sights to see on the island, in addition to calling taxi services for you to wherever you wish to go. The intermittent sounds are school children playing in the daytime, aircraft landing and taking-off once or twice an hour which is a far and distant noise not to worry about. I was fortunate enough to experience the 'I love Sao Pedro' community party (mid-September) where the town all come together, and have an enjoyable time from Friday-Sunday afternoon. If you like music like I do of a younger crowd, you will enjoy the moment right through until 5am! The hotel is only 3-years-old, and definitely has the potential in this area to become more popular than it is. I would say in my opinion that it is suited far more to single travellers like myself, and couples.
Colin, 7-night trip
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4/10 Fair

The hotel is situated close to the beach, but it doesn’t offer a view to it , no Terrasse, no sun beds or umbrellas. The restaurant of the hotel was closed, the restaurant nex door as well. We even couldn’t get a biscuit with our coffee in the afternoon. At night the room was really hot and loud because there were many dogs barking in the neighborhood . The room was small, basic but stylish .
Jutta, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

This place is amazing!
The hotel itself is wonderful. I loved the simplicity of this building and everything felt very clean and open. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was a simple fruit, yoghurt, eggs and coffee affair but freshly made by the lovely staff with local ingredients. Fantastic! There was only one thing that caught me off guard with this place, and that was the little town where the hotel is situated, Sao Pedro. The town is very basic with many buildings in somewhat dilapidated condition. This is probably just a reflection of the simple way of life in this small fishing village and my first impressions are probably more a reflection of my rather sheltered travels in recent years. The town seemed safe and the locals nice enough. Just be aware before you go that this is a simple town that has seen little wealth. To many people this could just be another draw card for staying in the wonderful Aquiles Eco Hotel. Other than that, the beach is breathtaking, the landscape is fascinating and the lighthouse built on the cliff at the end of the beach captures the imagination. Overall, I loved my stay here.
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10/10 Exceptional

Quirky and Innovative
We booked the suite. This was on the top floor and had a large terrace with brilliant beach, mountain and sea views with lovely sunsets. The photographs and hotel description on the website do not fully prepare the visitor for this very unusual hotel where all the rooms are basically very well equipped wooden sheds. We loved ours but were aware that other rooms were smaller and did not have the benefit of a large sea-facing terrace. I would advise travellers to book the suite - or the 'penthouse shed' as we came to call it.
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10/10 Exceptional

Christoph, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

"Un grogue!" Aquiles is a fantastic, warm host in an iconic building in the heart of a cute village with a great beach. Definitely worth staying a few nights!
Zuzana, 2-night romance trip
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