Come to upscale Santa Maria and enjoy its beaches, zoo, and coffee.

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Beaches, Zoo and Cheese

Top Hotels in Santa Maria

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort
5 out of 5
Avenida dos Hoteis CP230, Santa Maria, Sal
$163/night
Sep 24 - Sep 25
4.3/5Excellent! (81 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Sal hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Maria Pier and Santa Maria Beach. Ponta Preta and Santa Maria Town Square are also within ...

4.3/5Excellent! (81 reviews)

"Excellent Hotel perfectly located on the beach within a short distance stroll into Santa Maria. Rooms are kept , grounds are very well maintained. Breakfast is delicious. Staff are very helpful and polite. Greeted by the lovely Everton and a special thanks to Kas, Tanya and Marcellio. Overall a very ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2019

Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort
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Meliá Tortuga Beach - All Inclusive
5 out of 5
Urbanizacao da Cabocan ZDTI Ponta Preta, Santa Maria, Sal
$90/night
Sep 17 - Sep 18
4/5Very Good! (161 reviews)

Located in Sal, this beachfront property is on the boardwalk, 0.6 mi (1 km) from Ponta Preta, and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Santa Maria Beach. Kite Beach and Shark ...

4/5Very Good! (161 reviews)

"Like all hotels there was good and bad..... but overall good value for a family of four: *Nice grounds, all buildings only 2 storey so felt homely and nice that there is a choice of a noisy or a quiet pool. Pools were a bit too cold but got in eventually. *Sunbed reservation/usage caused friction ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2018

Meliá Tortuga Beach - All Inclusive
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Hotel Oasis Belorizonte
4 out of 5
Santa Maria, Sal
$164/night
Sep 17 - Sep 18
3.7/5Good! (26 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Sal hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Santa Maria Pier and Santa Maria Beach. Nazarene Church and Santa Maria Town Square are also ...

3.7/5Good! (26 reviews)

"Nice hotel, friendly staff and good location on the beach."…"

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2018

Hotel Oasis Belorizonte

Top activities in Santa Maria

Off-road Excursions to the best Spots at Sal Island
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Off-road Excursions to the best Spots at Sal Island

$61

Guiding by the quality of service, our guides will offer you a bit of our history, our culture and the local gastronomy, to make you feel better the places visited. In the middle of the tour we offer snorkeling equipment and at the end the picnic at sunset on a white sand beach.

Turtle Watch Sal Island
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Turtle Watch Sal Island

$33

Because we have attended environmental protection training, we have been able to offer our clients an ecological and educational tour, safeguarding the animals and their habitats in order to contribute to their preservation.

Horse Hiding at Santa Maria
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Horse Hiding at Santa Maria

$44

An ecological way to get to know some of the southern part of the Island and to relax with a fun trip that goes through the beaches of Santa Maria and its salt flats as well. Always with the company of an experienced guide, being able to be accompanied by your children and always in safety.

Quad bike 2 hours tour Sal island
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Quad bike 2 hours tour Sal island

$105

For bike lovers who want to see the island in a different way, one of the options are the quad bike guided tour. An innovative excursion, based on an ecotourism perspective, exploring the most interesting places.

Safari Island Tour by 4X4! Visit Salt Lake, Blue Eye and walk with Lemon Sharks!
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Safari Island Tour by 4X4! Visit Salt Lake, Blue Eye and walk with Lemon Sharks!

$52

Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product Stop At: Buracona - Olho Azul, Sandstrasse von Palmeira Richtung Norden, Ilha do Sal Cape Verde See the Blue Eye and Swim on Natural Pool and discover Cave with natural poll also! Duration: 45 mi

Quad bike 5 hours tour Sal island
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Quad bike 5 hours tour Sal island

$187

For those who want to see the island in a different way an innovative excursion, based on an ecotourism perspective, exploring the most interesting places. Being available, excursions of the Sal Island South side where we will visit zones of great natural and landscape interest.