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Port Antigo

I am going to Santa Maria in February 2014 and I am having difficulty deciding where to book. I am going with my partner and it is our first trip without kids. Do i book Port Antigo 1 or 2??

I believe there is a hotel between the two, does this obscure any views etc???

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1. Re: Port Antigo

They are both very nice and the both have nice views, they are a short distance apart with several other buildings along the coast. PA 2 is closer to the main Santa Maria beach, but it is a really short walk to PA 1.

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2. Re: Port Antigo

Thank you.

There are mixed reviews about Sal, some saying there is nothing to do and others saying it is great, what is your view?

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I personally prefer PA 2 and book with owners direct, very good value.

There is as little or as much to do as you want.

A good selection of bars and restaurants and plenty of trips if you want them (I always use Blinky, she can arrange anything and at really good prices.

Great water sports, fishing, whale / dolphin watching. The sea flats are a must, just like swimming in the dead sea.

There is plenty to do, or just sit pool side and enjoy.

PA2 does have it's own private beach and secluded pool.

Have a great time.

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4. Re: Port Antigo

You can check out a good video for Porto Antigo here mydestination.com/capeverde/accommodation/19…

Have a great time

cheadle hulme
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5. Re: Port Antigo

Booked at apartments 3 & 21 on Port Antigo 2 in Feb14

DO NOT book with this owner Paul Joos from Belgium !!

Apartments were double booked,we had to move twice,ended up last 3 days overlooking back street when payed for sea view !!

Sheets still wet from previous guests & no spares so had to get them dry then make up beds .

Broken baby cot

NO gas for 3 days with 2 babies food to prepare- informed Paul by email & text but no response.

Loved Port Antigo 2 but Paul Joos spoilt our happy family holiday & did not even repl;y to me

Last 3 days made to move to a back street view apartment having paid for sea view !

We had no gas for cooking for 3 days which we needed with 2 babies, informed Paul by email & text but NO reply !!!

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6. Re: Port Antigo

Stayed at PA 1 over new year. Agree that both are very close to what is camled a town. In PA1 a swedish travel agency (ving) rent rooms. That is why we ended up there. Nice pool, nice location. It is not much to do in Sal but that is why we went there. Walks, a trip with Blinkys was al we didi for a week except from sunbathing, eating very good food. Recommend it.

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