Accommodation in Santa Maria
If you're travelling to Santa Maria, you'll be pleased to learn that Travelocity's Santa Maria lodging guide has 23 accommodations to choose from.
The deals at the ClubHotel Riu Funana - All Inclusive and the Meliá Tortuga Beach - All Inclusive might pique your senses, if you're in the market for a superior experience. Alternatively, the VOI Vila do Farol Resort or the Riu Palace Cabo Verde might be more suitable if you're traveling on a tight budget.
Santa Maria Vacation Packages
Santa Maria Vacation Packages
Santa Maria lies 120 miles (193 kilometers) away from Praia and its lively streets.
If you're running out of things to do in Santa Maria, venture further into Cape Verde and breathe in the sea air at its beaches. Praia de Santa Monica and Praia da Chave are two popular beaches. Praia de Santa Monica is 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the south of Santa Maria, and Praia da Chave is 40 miles (64 kilometers) south.
Shark Bay Beach and Santa Maria Town Square are a couple of nearby attractions to add to your touring plans.
Pedra do Lume and Palmeira are a few worthwhile, nearby attractions that will add some action to your schedule. Easily reachable, they're 5 miles (8 kilometers) to the north, in Murdeira.
Boa Ventura, a regional center only 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Santa Maria, is a prime destination. Here, you can visit Fundo das Figueiras, Cabeço das Tarafes and Rabil. If you've still got time, you can check out João Galego and Curral Velho.
If you and the family have had too much time-out on your trip, Cape Verde has several lively experiences, such as mountain climbing and hiking.
Everyone needs a rest every now and then. Consider shore fishing or sunbathing in the Cape Verde area.
A slightly different way to lose yourself in Cape Verde is by getting out on the water. If you're feeling game, why not try swimming or snorkeling?
Being outdoors is essential for anyone staying in this region. You will find some good opportunites to take advantage of the scenery, including the local open-air markets.
Cape Verde offers a varied selection of taste-tempting restaurants for the ravenous sightseer.
You'll probably be served dishes with cabbage or tuna during your culinary adventures in this region.
Try a few of the popular meals here, like catchupa (slow boiled stew) or carne gizado (stewed meat and vegetables).
Papauya candy (sweet) is a tasty treat that no vacationers should miss out on.
Do you enjoy ordering distinct spirits? You'll want to try Ponche (cocktail with brogue, lime and molasses), a frequently ordered option here.
It will be extremely practical to take note of a couple of key terms and words in Portuguese. One handy expression is Bem, obrigado. E você? (fine thanks, and you?), which can be understood by almost everyone. A second handy expression is Quanto custa isto? (how much is this?).
If you are fond of special occasions and you're staying in the region on the 5th of July, inquire about the nationwide celebration of Independence Day.
All good things must end, but your fond memories will last long after you say, "Adeus".
The closest major airport to Santa Maria is Amilcar Cabral International Airport, found 9 miles (14 kilometers) to the north.
Packages in Santa Maria
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