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Address: 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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We really enjoyed our visit to Santa Maria. It was such a beautiful area with a lovely beach and a few shops and restaurants. It was a lot calmer than where our hotel was located... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoyed our visit to Santa Maria. It was such a beautiful area with a lovely beach and a few shops and restaurants. It was a lot calmer than where our hotel was located and the sea was calm and perfect for swimming. We made the most of our time in Santa Maria and definitely recommend a trip down... More 

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here for most evenings on our holiday we ate at palm beach restaurant and slap the sports bar very good food and prices

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Orkanger, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The beach itself nice but as everywhere on Sal wind in February. Nice at the end at the pier with a couple of bars/restaurants. Along the beach you have a stony path making it hard to walk and on southern part there is a great deal of things throwing away, plastic bags, bottles, sad to watch. Not a beach to... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

nice beach, beautiful sea many wind you can rent beds by day or half a day hardly any sellers on the beach. Is nice.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beaches are lovely and clean as its always windy on Sal the waves are quite strong- take notice of the swimming flags green OK to swim,yellow caution and red. - don't even attempt to swim. Ideal for beach walking and all kinds of water sports especially surfing and kite surfing Scuba diving is good all over island - not that... More 

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Calahonda, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful but very very windy in February. Fantastic to walk along and a must to go onto the pier and watch all the locals getting the fresh fish in!

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cristal clear water, nice, sandy beaches for kilometers. Hotels/resort are having sunbeds, there are beach bars as well. And some local dogs are also there. If you like surfing, kite surfing, perfect place for you. Do not forget sunscreen at home!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovelly long white sandy beach here.You get a few stray dogs on the beach but did not cause us any problems.Sea seemed more calm than at our hotel the Riu palace and was beautifully turquoise blue.Was quite windy at times but this does not affect the temperature.It was very safe for swimming at the time of our visit and quite... More 

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Ibiza, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots happening around this beach with restaurants, several rental conpanies and the docks with incoming fishermen nearby. Beautiful sandy beach with the ocean easy accessible. Great place for a day at the beach.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrive here between 10 and 11 am to see the locals bring in their catch and sell from the pier. Fish are prepared fresh for selling and children assist their parents in the family business.

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