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“Amazing place”

Praia de Santa Maria
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US$29.91*
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Shark Watching from Santa Maria
Ranked #1 of 42 things to do in Santa Maria
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 6 June 2014

This places has one of the best rights waves of northeast and it one of the most calms and beatifull...

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Reviewed 2 June 2014

Stunning beach, lovely pier, some very nice beach front restaurants and hotels. Have a wander round the town, some cute little shops and ice cream parlours etc dotted about. There are quite a few people trying to sell you stuff, but they're not threatening or anything and do take no for an answer!! Definitely worth a visit or two during the day and on the evening too.

3  Thank JBOY7608
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

We really love this beach, we travelled three of the Cape Verde islands and found this one by far the best. It really is a postcard beach! It is also not too touristy, although it has become much fuller in recent years (our first time visit was '96 when it was literally untouched!) However a positive aspect of the increased number of tourists is the massively improved infrastructure, much easier to get around now even without car. Only reason why I'd give 4 stars is because its not ideal with children because of currents and waves, so not really a family beach. Apart from that its amazing!

3  Thank Relja B
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

One of the best beaches in the world - uncrowded and soft sand. Temperatures in February are almost ideal and the ocean temperature is around 20c.

3  Thank Wayne O
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Reviewed 1 May 2014

a beach walk from the pier to the riu hotels is an unique experience.Especially at the egg where you see the to sides of the Atlantic ocean,sitting next to a dune out of tne wind.

3  Thank 250fredz
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