Riu Funana

Hotel Riu Funana is an all-inclusive resort located on the idyllic Sal Island of Cape Verde, boasting direct access to an unspoiled beach and 24-hour service. This expansive resort encompasses 6 buildings plus a main building, offering over 550 rooms, each equipped with satellite TV, a safe, a mini refrigerator, an electric kettle, and a balcony or terrace for enjoying the views. Its amenities include two pools with hydromassage areas and a swim-up bar, free Wi-Fi in common areas, a nightclub, and the Renova Spa offering a variety of treatments and gym facilities.

The resort’s dining options cater to a range of tastes with Asian cuisine, gourmet dishes at the Kulinarium restaurant, and grilled specialties at the pool restaurant. The main buffet offers a variety of dishes, including vegetarian options and show cooking stations. For activities, guests can participate in sports like basketball, volleyball, and kayaking, and children have access to RiuLand kids’ club, a dedicated pool, and a playground.

Sal Island offers visitors the chance to explore unique attractions like the old mining town of Pedra de Lume, the natural pools of Buracona, and the fishing village of Palmeira. For a luxurious stay, the resort provides all-inclusive services with meals, snacks, and beverages, water activities like kayaking and windsurfing, and land activities within its fitness facilities. Entertainment is plentiful, with live performances and access to on-site nightclubs. The resort also emphasizes sustainability with energy-saving measures, an on-request housekeeping policy, and a comprehensive food waste policy.


  • All-inclusive service with meals, snacks, and beverages
  • Over 550 rooms with modern conveniences
  • Satellite TV, mini-fridge, safe, electric kettle in rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi in common areas
  • Two pools with hydromassage and a swim-up bar
  • Spa with gym, sauna, hydromassage bath, and treatment options
  • Multiple restaurants and bars
  • Onsite nightclub and entertainment activities
  • RiuLand kids’ club, kids pool, and playground
  • Sports facilities for basketball, volleyball, and water sports
  • Sustainability practices including energy-saving and food waste policies


  • Number of rooms: 572
  • Number of buildings: 6 plus main building
  • Number of floors: 2
  • Check-in: From 3:00 PM to midnight
  • Check-out: By noon
  • Languages spoken: English, German, Portuguese, Spanish
  • All-inclusive details: Buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, beverages, water and land activities, entertainment
  • Sustainability practices: Energy-saving switches, LED lighting, housekeeping and towel change on request
  • Beach access with umbrellas and volleyball
  • Restrictions: Name changes on reservations not permitted; check COVID-19 restrictions