Santa Cruz Travel Guide
You'll love every minute in sensational Santa Cruz. The savvy staff here at Orbitz can help you get off to a flying start by linking up terrific-value flights and hotels. Select your desired airfares, hotels, rental cars and experiences to save up to $369^! Combining your bookings is one of the simplest ways you can save money. What's more, our database lists more than 500,000 hotels globally and 500 partner airlines. Don't stress if you have trouble selecting — we can make it simple! There really is something for everyone. Our packages offer endless options to customize your escape as well as an experience you're unlikely to forget.
Where is Santa Cruz?Few things put you in the mood for adventure more than researching your next destination. So, are you ready to learn a little more about Santa Cruz? It's located 13 miles north of the national capital, Praia, and 8 miles east of Assomada. Forget about the big-name attractions — it's the locals that make a place tick. In this part of Cape Verde, you'll find 9,000 of them.
Places to Visit in Santa Cruz
In the mood to go outside and have a bit of fun? The Cape Verde region is home to some wonderful activities to dive into, such as mountain climbing. If you'd love to turn up the fun factor, also think about going hiking.
Car Rentals in Santa Cruz
Adventure is just around the corner, and the best way to find it is with the freedom of your own ride. See and experience more by checking out car rentals in Santa Cruz with the help of Orbitz. If you're eager to pick up a car after landing at Praia International Airport, you'll need to look further out. There are no rental firms in the area.
Where to stay in Santa Cruz – Hotel Accommodation
If you want to stop overnight, you should know there are only 2 hotels in Santa Cruz. We can help you book a comfortable room, but you'll need to move fast! Have a look at the brilliant facilities at the Villa Morgana Cape Verde Resort and Hotel Edu Horizonte.
Nearest Airports to Santa Cruz
Planning to jump on a plane to Santa Cruz? If so, you should know a thing or two about the most convenient airport, Praia International Airport (RAI). It's 13 miles to the south of the downtown area. Prepare to touch down and start your sightseeing soon after!
Popular Places to Visit Near Santa Cruz
After you've explored the best of Santa Cruz, visit Tarrafal. This is a lovely location for day trips, with tourist attractions like the Tarrafal Camp and lighthouse. Another neighboring area with plenty to do is Maio, just 25 miles away. Spend an afternoon here to admire Nossa Senhora da Luz Parish and Calheta.
No Cancellation Fees
Plans can change quickly, which is why we won't charge a fee if you need to cancel or amend your booking.^ However, it might be sensible to see if your chosen hotel and airline have the same policy.