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Address: Strand von Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde

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Beach

Lovely sand, blue sea like a brochure! A bit windy but we knew that before we came.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2012
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Porto, Portugal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

country very undeveloped but being worked on. lots of building and roadworks going on. will be good in couple of years i think

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Porto, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

Lovely sand, blue sea like a brochure! A bit windy but we knew that before we came.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Have to beware of locals guiding you to the market - they have stalls there (forget to tell you that until you get there) and then the hard sell begins. Found a lovely boutique where the saleslady let you just look - No stress!

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Chessington, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

hated everything about the dirty hole, loads of dirty people, dirty stray dogs and rubbish everywhere, nothing to do and very expensive.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

I liked the vibe in Santa Maria. As they say in Cape Verde. No stress. It looks like they have started to develop the area but ran out of money. We spoke to the locals about this and they told us that as soons as the credit crisis hit, all work stopped. The people are lovely and the beach is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

Small and dirty, many dogs and people trying to sell things

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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

White sands, gently shelving, nice beach bar in front of the Morabeza

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

traders were exhaustive, some good shops, but...stay away fom the market, they drive you mad!!!!

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