Hilton marks opening of resort in Cabo Verde
Hilton has marked the official opening of a spectacular new resort on the Island of Sal in Cabo Verde, marking the company’s debut in the country and growing the brand’s portfolio of world-class resorts.
The 241-room Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort offers stunning ocean views, a stylish beach club and ample meeting space on the idyllic Sal Island.
The resort has a stunning natural stone pool set within a lush tropical garden, and guests can also enjoy a 24-hour fitness centre, kids club with a children’s pool and a nautical centre for diving and sailing adventures. The hotel also features a beauty salon and Hilton’s signature eforea Spa concept with a wet area and eight treatment rooms.
Rudi Jagersbacher, Hilton’s president for Middle East, Africa and Turkey, and the company’s area vice president of operations for Africa and Indian Ocean, Jan van der Putten, were joined at the hotel’s opening ceremony by the country’s Prime Minister, Ulisses Correia, Justice Minster Janine Lelis, the hotel’s owners, and a host of dignitaries, ambassadors and guests.
Speaking at the event, Jan van der Putten said: “Cabo Verde is a fast-growing tourism destination that offers amazing weather year-round, a rich culture and pristine beaches, and we look forward to welcoming visitors to Sal with our world-renowned Hilton service and hospitality.
“We have an incredible product here and we expect to drive great business and opportunity to the hotel and to Cabo Verde as we look to expand in the country.”
Alejandro Casamor, the resort’s general manager, said: “Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort is a world-class destination resort that caters to the increasing demand for next level hospitality in Cabo Verde.”