Far from the madding crowd is the island of Sal of Cape Verde. Find this tranquil haven in the Atlantic Ocean, way off the west coast of Africa. And the All Inclusive 5-star resort of Melia Tortuga is a sun-kissed sanctuary which plays havoc with your senses. We loved loved loved this place! Melia Tortuga is your escape from the urban drag, tinged with luxury and heaps of pleasure. Local Tips A short taxi ride away is the town of Santa Maria, full of life with a vibrant colour and culture. Explore markets, shops and cafes by day and enjoy the nightlife and music at the restaurants and lively bars. FACILITIES: Savour that cuisine, oh yes, from gourmet to lite bites in venues to spark the senses. 8 restaurants and bars all with international and local dishes, grilled meats and fresh seafood, champagne and cocktails, DJ music & dancing, screened sports events, poolside, beachfront and sophisticated lounge settings. So come on down! Activities YHI Spa is your sanctuary with a range of treatments complementing the sauna, steam room and sensation showers. Then slip next door into the gym. A main pool hosts daily activities and has sun beds and Balinese beds. A second pool caters for the family with a separate kid's pool nearby. A Mini Club with activities cares for the younger guests and there are water sports nearby too.