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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 yesterday via mobile

Came to Santa maria and watched all the locals and fishermen come in and gut and clean the fish. Locals friendly and always happy.

Thank Vic_Alan10
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to the pier at Santa Maria whilst staying at Sal fabulous afternoon watching the fishermen at the pier.

Thank terri201186338
Reviewed 4 days ago

It depends very much what you want from this beach - getting a taste of Cape Verdean life, seeing the fishing boats, the buzz of life and the bright colours of Santa Maria was perfect as we looked around. But if you're looking for a...More

Thank MummyTravels
Reviewed 4 days ago

Locals and tourits hang out here so near to the Pier there's a bit of a crowd. The pier is always busy with locals doing fun jumps into the water as well as scuba diving boats coming in and out and around noon every day...More

Thank Manasses M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the island tour, booked by Edgar. What a nice, caring person. The guide "V" was also a very nice and energetic girl who took good care of the group and made sure everyone enjoyed it. The sharks and the salt water lake were...More

Thank michellepulatu
Reviewed 1 week ago

the best thing you can do is use gus and his team very nice guy not pushy at all. they all have cheap prices good local knowledge well worth it.

Thank jdan25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice people, beautiful place. Beach bar, sunbeds, ocean... "Turtle watching", "nice Maria", kite surfing

Thank 300pet
Reviewed 1 week ago

When it's sunny, its the best beach in Santa Maria. There is a blue turquoise in the water and the temperature is around 25 to 28 degrees. Perfect for vacations. If you don't like dogs beware: that's a dog friendly beach. Also there is a...More

Thank Pedro S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked down to the pier every day to watch the locals landing their fish. A hive of activity - local women sitting skilfully gutting the recent catches. Enormous tunas, marlins, exotic species. Young lads selling small conch shells and hand carved trinkets from local beach...More

Thank EEDWgc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach in Santa Maria is absolutely stunning. It really looks like the pictures on the brochures. There is a nice walk way along the beach passed some shops and restaurants. Definitely do not miss a visit to the pier!

Thank hilde12017
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June 28, 2018|
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Response from zakawakanaky | Reviewed this property |
Yes loads of good fish restaurants and other food restaurants very reasonably priced
March 7, 2018|
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Response from Importviking | Reviewed this property |
My experience was that the weather is always a bit the same there: warm and windy. Don't let it discourage you from taking a swim. The water is well over 25C and it's generally safe to swim, as there is just a bit of current... More
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February 16, 2018|
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Response from andys286 | Reviewed this property |
2 hours flying time south of Canaries. Level with Senegal.