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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
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US$41.89*
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (109 reviews)
“white sand” (39 reviews)
“fresh fish” (18 reviews)
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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
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Reviewed today

Shallow turquoise waters and white sand, right next to the fisherman's pier - this is a great place to come swimming as the sea is a little bit calmer compared to further up the coast.

Thank Anyanka00
Reviewed 4 days ago

During our two week stay on Sal, We had a daily walk along the lon and golden sands o f the glorious beach. Weather marvellous, locals very friendly, numerous beach bars you could walk into and fall back out of(joking) watching the fish catches being...More

Thank Alastair B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous beach with lovely Beach bars scattered along the beach for drinks in the sunshine. 11.30 am ish you'll see the fisherman come in to the jetty with their daily catch 👌🏻 🐟🐟🐟

Thank Clare H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pier is a very interesting place to visit when the fishermen bring in their catch. We saw all sorts of fish being brought in Tuna, Dorado, Baracuda.

Thank Tania M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Must see ! Locals catching fish etc., Beautiful clear waters. Lovely people - watch children diving . Locals selling fish, shells, crafts. There are a few nice local bars - we liked to sit and chill at "Chill Out" - sit and watch the world...More

1  Thank jcaro64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach. Waves are very strong so be careful. Not much shade there for young children, lovely places to eat, clean beach with crystal waters. Can go on the pier and see locals catch fish amongst other things. Paradise.

Thank AJonesy2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy beach at the weekend when the locals are making the most of their time, the pier is a must if only to watch the catch come in and be sold , filleted or taken to local restaurants.

Thank Bryan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is stunning with so much going on The surfers are in the water,the kids playing on the beach and everybody else just chilling The Cape Verde saying no stress is definately true when you visit here.The locals make stone animals on the beach...More

1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Watched the fishermen unloading the fish down at the harbour . Well worth a visit . Plenty of "del boys " selling trinkets every 20 yards . Not pushy or threatening . They all want you to go with them to their mammas shops ....More

Thank georgiebennett9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a poor town with limited investment in the local facilities. Plenty of pushy sales people who won't take no for an answer. A few appeared to be quite sinister in their approach as well. I was with a 17 year old son but would...More

Thank William M
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Daniel C
17 August 2017|
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Response from DawnM1963 | Reviewed this property |
Regardless of the temp it will be windy. Resort staff told us its windy 24/7 and it certainly was in march.
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izzey13
29 July 2017|
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Response from Kevin C | Reviewed this property |
It never drops below 24c. Can be windy.
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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.
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