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“Small town”

Praia de Santa Maria
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Turtle Walk from Santa Maria
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Shark Watching from Santa Maria
Ranked #1 of 43 things to do in Santa Maria
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Small town”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

Shops almost non existant and few hotels and restaurants that are ok but nothing to write home about.

Visited September 2012
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KENT UK
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“The pier is a must to see”
Reviewed October 6, 2012

It was great to see the locals catching 40 to 50kg tuna and gutting the fish on the pier.Locals also carving various artefacts. Nice local bars and beautiful beaches

Visited September 2012
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Durham, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Visit”
Reviewed October 4, 2012

Very small village that shows you how the locals live. On the pier you could see the locals bringing in the fish and actually see them being gutted(bit smelly).

Visited September 2012
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beverley
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“santa maria is very small with repetitive shops and a few bars”
Reviewed October 1, 2012

didnt realy like locals coming up and always asking our names!!! then try to get us into there shop, i tend to think if left alone you will visit most shops

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank burr62
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Newcastle
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Not worth the hassel”
Reviewed September 30, 2012

Locals latch on to you as soon as you get off the bus and walk with you trying to give you a personal tour and wanting to be paid for the privelage. Be wary when they tell you they work on reception in your hotel becase they dont.They look at you armband and try to con you as if they know you.

Visited September 2012
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