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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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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (117 reviews)
“white sand” (44 reviews)
“fish” (107 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 4 days ago

Whilst staying on Sal visited here for the day, what a lovely area, plenty of locals enjoying the beach and many others using the pier as a diving board. Local fishermen were bringing their catches onto the pier and then gutting them etc., before taking...More

Thank stuart y
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited with husband. Good stretch of beach that is much cleaner than others visited. Took a walk on the pier to watch fish and chickens being sold. Taste of Cape Verdean life - worth visiting. Take a taxi to the pier 3€ fee from hotels....More

Thank MommaP2014
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice long beach (all along the bay and around the 'cape') with white sands and beautiful blue waters. All of the beach is free to access, at some places you can rent beds. Swimming is very much advised!

Thank Erikz_nl
Reviewed 6 days ago

Walked everyday from jetty to lighthouse, takes about an hour if walking reasonably quickly, lovely soft white sand and warm sea, a little exercise during holiday to work food off always welcome and get an all over tan doing it. Recommended!

Thank KazSteve
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely beach which is exceptionally clean. Don't worry if the locals come up to you and ask you to buy their souvenirs, just say no thank you and they leave you alone. If you want to book a trip there are plenty of stalls around...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh what a beach. Lovely soft white sand, lively waves and very clean. Life guards on duty to protect you whilst in the sea.

Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice beach where you can learn to surf, book a trip with the local entrepreneurs, see the fish being prepared for market.

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good resort and very safe. But if traveling there the airport is a nightmare On return we had to queue for over 3 hours to check in and it’s mad hot in there. Not fit for chickens.

Thank paul f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You get a few people following you trying to sell you stuff near the pier but just say no and they leave you alone. Beautiful long beach very quiet and relaxing. There’s not much in the town just a few souvenir shops, bars and restaurants....More

Thank Steven R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful beach with white sand and clean water. A wonderful place to swim and relax! It has a no stress environment. You can practice various water sports on this beach.

Thank Ulisses_CV
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16 November 2017|
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Response from Frida R | Reviewed this property |
Best time I would say is in late October, November!
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Andrew B
28 October 2017|
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Response from Storvik | Reviewed this property |
There is an English Pub, with big screens along the shore
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Hilda C
8 October 2017|
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Response from Mary B | Reviewed this property |
We went a few tours and booked with the boys on the beach They were very good and we had no problems The turtle tour is great and we saw turtles come out the sea and lay their eggs and then go back in the water Cape Verde is... More
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