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Praia de Santa Maria

Strand von Santa Maria | It starts from Kyte Beach THEN Igreijinha, Then Hotel Odjo d'agua UNTIL Ponta Sino., Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 997 87 88
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US$ 42.42*
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Turtle Walk from Santa Maria
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US$ 30.30*
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Shark Watching from Santa Maria
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (111 reviews)
“white sand” (40 reviews)
Strand von Santa Maria | It starts from Kyte Beach THEN Igreijinha, Then Hotel Odjo d'agua UNTIL Ponta Sino., Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 997 87 88
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1 - 10 of 868 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not a lot to say really...lovley beach. Clean ! I've been to nicer places. Like Dominica Republic which is something else. We both plan to come back hear later next year. Whatever happens we will be back.

Thank Barrie M
Reviewed 4 days ago

This white beach with blue ocean seems to have run straight out of a travel advertisement. It's really amazing. Part of the fun is the pier, on which local fishermen and tradesmen seem to take care of the catch of the day. Also the local...More

Thank Importviking
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beach is stunning and definitely worth a visit. When getting to it though, on tgr street you do get approached every 2 seconds with people trying to sell you stuff which became a real nuisance for us and we returned to our resort after just...More

Thank NatNaseby
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a nice beach! A bit busy as it is attraction. From what I saw there is diving centre down there if you want some activities.Loved it and recommend it!

Thank Ilona K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Average beach and town. The beach by out hotel the Melia llana was much better in my opinion. Locals here selling souvenirs on market stalls etc but not much else to see!

1  Thank aimeecarmichael
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent beach with clear water, and easy access. You can rent jet-ski or hire a surf coach to entertain yourself here.

Thank FruhMi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely beach nice English bar some lovely locals. But also some locals who harrass you to buy. When u do they try get u buy more. So unless u stern u could end up with stuff u didn't want just to get away. But their...More

Thank shazza1969029
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to go to the peer When fisherman arrive with fish. Kids dive from there and many trips also depart from there. There's nice bars /restaurants nearby. Fish is great

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A Perfect Place to be! A Little paradise! White Sand, tourquise water, always sunny and warm! We love it!

Thank Sabrina T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must pay a visit to the pier in the centre of Santa Maria. Here you will see the local fishermen bringing in their catch while their ladies wait, ready to gut and prepare the fish for local Chefs, tourists and the local people. It...More

Thank jholton1
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Daniel C
17 August 2017|
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Response from PatriciaPintodaSilva | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! We went in the beginning of may and it was windy. But i think it's like that all year and it is not a bad thing. If it was to hot without a breeze it would have been unbearable. Also that beach is well known for... More
29 July 2017|
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Response from Kevin C | Reviewed this property |
It never drops below 24c. Can be windy.
Fatima U
2 May 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Place is very safe. Prices are very reasonable. Meal for 2 including wine cocktails etc €60. Temperature is 22-27C. Feels cooler particularly at night because of continuous breeze.