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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%
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“beautiful beach” (112 reviews)
“white sand” (43 reviews)
“fish” (102 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 yesterday via mobile

Well we went here from our hotel on the free shuttle bus, the town is nice and I would of looked in a few shops if the street vendors and shop keepers would of left us alone! I felt hounded and even though the police...More

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed yesterday

The town is very small. Parts are nice, parts are not. The beach is lovely and it has some great bars and restaurants as well as little shops. Saturday night was great as they close off the street to cars and let the cafes and...More

Thank Andy J
Reviewed 3 days ago

The jetty is interesting with boats landing massive tuna and cleaning them right there on the jetty, some nice little stalls selling soveniers poeple a bit pushy but friendly

Thank pbr0gan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach in general is glorious sand all the way, the shoreline at places is rocky and the water choppy, ideal I would have thought for surfers, usually hot/very hot and with a regular wind which often rises to very windy, the wind is great...More

Thank steven d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit but very very pushy street vendors, made the experience a little bit stressful as they are always pushing you to buy something! Would be much better if they would allow you to look and decide for yourself. Lovely beach there and...More

Thank ge0rgial0uise
Reviewed 1 week ago

well worth a visit to see the fish being landed and to enjoy a wonderful beach but the local town rather dreary

1  Thank mtw42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watch the fish being prepared and see the blue blue sea, the waves push you back onto the beach but in a fun way.

Thank christinal847
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

would not visit there again as i did not feel safe at all there should be police patroling in my opinion to stop these horrible men

Thank EssexSonny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A large beach area with great rolling waves. Good for sunbathing on , but for one thing. The sand itself is not the smooth golden brown or white sort that you see in the brochures but a slightly course black and brown mixture which seems...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The slogan sun, see and beach could be invented here, very nice and freindly people, nice restaurants

Thank Andre D
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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
24 September 2017|
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Response from Nikki1066 | Reviewed this property |
There are bars on the beach that have toilets which is where we accessed if that helps
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