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Santa Maria Travel Guide

Keen to organize your long-awaited Santa Maria vacation? The knowledgeable team at Orbitz will bundle your flight and hotel bookings for the best deals. So, what are the benefits? Combine your hotels, airfares, rental cars and experiences with us and you could easily save up to $369^! With 500 airlines to pick from, you'll be up and away in no time! And if you're wondering where to stay, we've got an amazing database of more than 500,000 hotels worldwide. No matter what kind of experience you're looking for, there are endless options to tailor the getaway you've been fantasizing about.

Where is Santa Maria?

Traveling to a new destination is a thrilling experience, but your getaway can easily go awry if you're not properly prepared. Why not start by learning exactly where Santa Maria is? It's situated in Cape Verde, 8 miles away from Sal. 17,000 locals reside in this corner of Cape Verde.

Places to Visit in Santa Maria

There are stacks of interesting things to be found strewn along a seashore. So, if you're going to spend a couple of hours at Praia de Santa Maria, keep your eyes open for tiny shells and weathered pieces of driftwood. Need more ideas? Go back in time and stroll through Santa Maria Town Square, a pleasant spot to relax and watch the world go by. Hold up, that's not all there is! Take a walk through the amazing gardens of Viveiro Botanical Garden & Zoo. Admire the wide array of plants, see if you can spot some wildlife or simply kick back in the grass.

Car Rentals in Santa Maria

Your getaway begins with car rentals in Santa Maria. Whether you’re eager to veer off the usual tourist trail or just want the convenience of having your own wheels, Orbitz will help you find the keys to your ride. Unfortunately, there aren't any car rental agencies near Amilcar Cabral International Airport. You'll have to hail a cab or investigate public transport if you want to journey the 9 miles into town.

Where to stay in Santa Maria – Hotel Accommodation

You won't have any dramas getting one of the 25 hotels in Santa Maria. That said, try not to leave it until the last moment! Your unforgettable journey awaits! If something a little fancy is what you're longing for, slip between the soft sheets at the ClubHotel Riu Funana - All Inclusive (Cabocan Lote A2, A3) or the Meliá Tortuga Beach - All Inclusive (Urbanizacao da Cabocan ZDTI Ponta Preta). If you're planning to travel on a shoestring budget, consider the Hotel Pontao and the DOURADA Studios.

Nearest Airports to Santa Maria

After getting all the way to Amilcar Cabral International Airport (SID), you'll just have one more journey to take before you reach your final destination. The terminal is located 9 miles north of the downtown area.

Popular Places to Visit Near Santa Maria

If you're searching for things to see in and around Santa Maria, you certainly won't come up short! Boa Vista, just 35 miles away, features a great range of options which should keep you busy. Admire Praia da Chave and the Santa Maria to start discovering the region's culture and story. Then top it all off by going to Morro Negro lighthouse.

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Life taken an unexpected turn lately? Have to cancel or amend your booking? No dramas — we won't charge you a fee.^ Bear in mind that your hotel and airline might charge though, so contact them pronto!

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