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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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“beautiful beach” (105 reviews)
“white sand” (39 reviews)
“fish” (87 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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love the place, want to go next year .the people are very helpful, with a smile all the time, great entertainment during the day and evening.great fun.

Thank Jo S
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice stroll on the beach if you do not like fish chose another beach lots of vendors very windy all island

Thank celio l
Reviewed 1 week ago

its a very nice place to visit lovely beach, lovely pier where the fish come in and you can watch the men bring the fish in and the women fillet them.

Thank Jeanette W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is the best I've seen . The water is crystal clear and warm. We watched the fishermen bring in the fish and the wives, preparing and selling the catch, there are sun beds available but be prepared to pay around 10 euros for...More

Thank ncole2304
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice place to relax after a nice meal in the local restaurants. Clean and the most important NO STRESS .

Thank Bartek M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not much there was hasseled by the locals the whole time we was there very run down but an experience to visit

Thank dawnhogg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bach and pier are a must visit. The beach is lovely and the fisherman on the pier wow! Fresh fish are thrown on the pier and gutted right in front of you, not for the squeamish!!

Thank Fulham2006
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful clean beach with crystal clear water! You can often see locals catching the fish and prepping them on the pier. Definitely visit

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly , since the mini Tsunami in August 2014 , a lot of the beach and sea in some areas is unusable . There are rocks and large boulders which make a large area of the beach and sea dangerous , and unable to access...More

Thank Fiona L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Say what you want, but this is MY Paradise! You have 9 km with amazing white sand beach and Cristal clear water! But don't get fooled by the water, it has some strong currency and big waves!!

1  Thank Cecilie D
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Fatima U
My friends and I are coming this may! Wanted to ask if the place is safe and for the prices of food as well. We can't wait
1 May 2017|
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Response from CathyBennett030313 | Reviewed this property |
Yes very safe. take euros as rate not so good over there and all shops and bars take euro. I found eating out little expensive because everything is imported. it is a beautiful place and extremely hot. take sun cream as very... More
Olwyn L
Hi, looking into Cape Verde for 2 weeks in August, we have a 12 yr old daughter that loves the sea, can anyone tell me if it's safe to snorkel as I'm seeing a lot of posts saying the beaches are red flagged. Many thanks
23 April 2017|
Response from Ian B | Reviewed this property |
There is a specific bay for snorkelling at the island of Sal which I wish we'd of had a longer stop at. Also snorkelling off the pier at Santa Maria would be fine but the sea itself was at times very rough. The resort (Sol... More
Koops G
What,s the weather like in April. Is there a 4/5star hotel there
25 February 2017|
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Response from TravellingNessy | Reviewed this property |
hi. I'm not really sure about the weather in April. yes there are lots of 4 and 5 star hotels there. the big resorts are not that close to Santa Maria, about 3 or €4 euro In a taxi. Riu Palace was one I heard of. hope... More