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Low season May
High season April
  Average price (weeknight): R1 404
  Average price (weekend night): R1 457

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Riu Palace Cabo Verde - Santa Maria - Bedroom
1
9,2 Excellent (2 252 reviews)
R3 770+
Overview
With a stay at Riu Palace Cabo Verde in Sal, you'll be by the ocean, within a 5-minute drive of Santa Maria Beach and Nazarene Church. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
Morabeza Hotel - Santa Maria - Building
2
9,2 Excellent (393 reviews)
R3 465+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Morabeza Hotel in Sal, you'll be on the beach, within a 10-minute walk of Santa Maria Beach and Santa Maria Pier. Featured amenities include a computer station, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: The room was comfortable and spacious the hotel has 3 swimming pools with clean wArm water And the facilities never feel crowded. Breakfast is excellent and as we were on bed and breakfast terms did Not use the main restaurant. Staff were friendly and well trained. The beach facilities were a few yards away with A beach bar loungers and a good lunch time restaurant. I should add that our visit was in October at an earlier Visit in April I found the water not particularly warm. Santa Maria with its shops and restaurants is only a few minutes walk from the hotel.
Cons: Can’t find much criticism but you need to be aware that the island is virtually a desert so everything is brought In apart from the excellent fresh fish landed daily at the pier. The island is also very windy
7,1 Good
Pros: The location was in front of the magical beach of Santa Maria
Cons: The beds could be a little more comfortable for the price, and the staff a little more welcoming.
Odjo d'Agua - Santa Maria - Building
3
8,7 Excellent (571 reviews)
R1 572+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Odjo d'Agua in Sal, you'll be on the beach, within a 5-minute walk of Santa Maria Beach and Santa Maria Town Square. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing location and excellent staff. Everybody is very polite and helpful. I loved the swimming pool, the beach bar and the hotel restaurant. The bedrooms are spacious and have a little terrace.
7,5 Good
Pros: Elegant room,cleaning every day, restaurant with the view on sea,pool very nice. Also took the massage in the spa-very good and relaxing.
7,9 Good
Pros: Great location.
Hotel da Luz - Espargos - Building
4
8,5 Excellent (218 reviews)
R1 048+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Hotel da Luz in Sal, you'll be by the ocean, within a 10-minute drive of Santa Maria Beach and Ponta Preta. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, laundry facilities, and a library. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: All the facilities, the location and the hotel in general. A very good place for few days not in the center but a 5 min walk from the center, the restaurants, the beach and all the attractions. Very quiet at night and very safe. The bedroom and all the hotel are very clean. The breakfast is good also. A very good value for money ! A good stay !
Cons: Nothing.
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Nice rooms with comfortable bed and good bathroom, good with big balcony. Fresh and clean.
Cons: To little closet space to put the clothes, or maybe a bench or something to put the suitcase.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Everything is clean, very kimd staff, clean rooms, good breakfast.
Cons: Everything was great, no complaints.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful new building with big spotless rooms. Good bathroom/shower and comfortable beds.
Cons: Nothing!!!
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Comfortable Bed, absolutely clean, new. Everything was excellent
Cons: Outside backstreet is darty. It is not hotel resposanbility, but it's a pitty
7,9 Good
Pros: The balkony
Cons: The breakfast. The lack of toiletries in the bathroom
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Brand new facilities very nice Pool Good breakfast Perfect WiFi Good Location, walking distance to beach and santa maria center great value for the money
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Modern hotel with a nice swimming pool. Spacious, cleaned and comfortable rooms with air conditioning. Delicious breakfast (buffet with everything you would need). Kind and helpful staff. 5 minutes walk from the center.
Cons: Sometimes by night time the way back to the hotel from the center seemed a bit unsecured.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Confortable and spacious rooms. Nice pool to cool off. Very good breakfast. Restaurant with very good food. A place to go back to.
Cons: A bit off the center, though it's only a 5 minute walk...
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Easy access to the beach, clean, orderly and new hotel. I got free late check out. The breakfast was not very varied, but it was delicious.
Cons: The tourist tax (660 CVE) was not included in the full amount. Besides the soap, there was nothing in the bathroom, no shampoo and no shower gel.
Oasis Belorizonte - Santa Maria - Building
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8,4 Excellent (1 450 reviews)
R2 242+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Hotel Oasis Belorizonte in Sal, you'll be on the beach, within a 10-minute walk of Santa Maria Beach and Santa Maria Pier. Featured amenities include a computer station, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage.
5,0 Okay
Pros: Location, swimming pool
Cons: Bad food, not good bungalow, smell bad in the room because of the humidity
6,3 Good
Pros: In Cape Verde this is probably the upper end of middle re what’s available hotel wise (comparing on a more global basis Id say it’s more at the lower end of middle). Great beach location, pool area looked nice enough (though never used it as was at beach all day). Rooms fine, clean, no frills. Food ok, in the context of comments above.
Cons: Having to pay for wifi and use of the valuables safe in room seemed a bit tight. Slightly perched at the edge of town.
7,1 Good
Pros: Animation staff, their shows and activities. Hotel location off the beach and close to the village.
Cons: Construction works during our stay not pleasant when you are on vacations, guests should be warned of works during the reservation. The hotel ran out of water supply one day (probably caused by the works). An overall hotel renovation is advisable (rooms, swimming pools area, etc.). The meals room have too much noise, improvement recommended. Please, add more fresh fish and fresh fruit to the meals. Expensive internet rates.
6,7 Good
Pros: Comfortable bed. We got 'welcome' wine (without being able to open it- no opener in a room
Cons: Cleaning lady woke us up almost every morning (even if i asked not to disturb). Food overcooked. Noise - we lived with a street view even if i asked different (hotel was full only 30%). Ripping off for internet - 25 euro per week. However we used only 2 full days.
7,9 Good
Pros: We enjoyed!
Cons: The food, beach and services!
6,3 Good
Pros: Good location. Very very nice staff. 3 pools, enough for everyone, never too crowded. Enough beds on the beach.
Cons: First we stayed in a Superior Bungalow: its like a wood container, too much basic and with un awful shower (see pictures). And of course, you can hear everything from outside and your neighbors next door... We spoke with the receptionist that kindly moved us too another room, this time much better. But the price payed for the bungalows it's outrageous!!! It was everything fine until suddenly we started to see lots of cockroaches outside and when we came for dinner surprise! We had them in the room too! Next day same thing. Always asking for spray to kiil them. The staff was always super friendly and comprehensive but it's simply not acceptable that a kind of hotel like this has cockroaches!!! Also the food... Lot of variety but we would prefer less variety and a little bit of quality. Little variety of fruit, not even a natural juice! Honestly, not worth the money!!!!
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Great rooms.
7,9 Good
Cons: Have to pay for WiFi. It’s free everywhere else
Vila Do Farol - Santa Maria - Bedroom
6
8,4 Excellent (538 reviews)
R2 620+
Overview
Nestled on the beach, this Sal property is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santa Maria Pier and Santa Maria Beach. Nazarene Church and Santa Maria Town Square are also within 1 mi (2 km).
Hotel Dunas de Sal - Santa Maria - Building
7
8,1 Excellent (625 reviews)
R1 761+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Hotel Dunas de Sal in Sal, you'll be near the beach, within a 5-minute drive of Nazarene Church and Santa Maria Beach. Featured amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
7,5 Good
Pros: Good position 2 minutes walk from the beach and 10 minutes from the center. The structure is new and the rooms quite big.
Cons: Even if we booked the full board we had to pay for water and drinks and everything to eat outside lunch and dinner. The cleanings were not that good. Poor breakfast quality and variety
7,5 Good
Pros: Relaxing with girlfriend at swimming pool with beautiful garden. 1minute walk from Nautical Center at the beach. To Santa Maria 2€taxi/walk 20mins by the beach
Cons: I am Island hopping and this location is perfect for sports, if you don’t have the time though I’d recommend to go straight to Sao Vicente
5,8 Okay
Pros: Reception staff friendly & accommodating
Cons: Price.....Ground floor room 119 very noisy, breakfast a weak offer.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: The staff were very good and well trained.
Cons: The swimming pool was rather deep for non swimmers like me.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Simplicity. Cleanliness. Style.
Cons: Nothing at all
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Everything!!! The Hotel, the beach, the food, the people, the music, the island and Cape Verde in general.
Cons: The extra costs.
Hotel Pontao - Santa Maria - Building
8
8,1 Excellent (494 reviews)
R1 019+
Overview Reviews
Hotel Pontao is in the heart of Sal, within a 10-minute walk of Nazarene Church and Santa Maria Beach. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast included that was always served with a smile and a good choice
Cons: The only thing I had a problem with was the pillows on the bed were very lumpy and uncomfortable
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Hotel was spotless nice breakfast just 5min walk into town
Cons: Paid my bill Including accommodation and extras (drinks). But when returned home I looked on my bank statement and had been charged an extra £47 for something? Have asked hotel to supply a invoice for the reason but no response as yet, very disappointed took the edge off our lovely holiday.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Great great hotel , the staff was very nice and really made us feel like we were home . the breakfast was perfectly ok for a 3 star place. the rooms were clean and very confortable . the location is great also 5 min walking to the beach. i will be back for sure.
8,3 Excellent
Pros: The bed was hard but actually comfortable
8,8 Excellent
Pros: very large, beautiful and clean room in a lovely hotel. Everything very professional and calm. Close to the beach and main street
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Nice small hotel in Santa Maria. Good sized room and very friendly staff. Well located.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Great location and breakfast, friendly staff. We had a nice stay.
Cons: The beds are a bit uncomfortable and there is not enough light in the room.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: We liked everything, the room was lovely and not expensive at all compared to what we have witnessed there. The staff were all nice from the reception to the restaurant. The breakfast is not epic but fine and enough. Also the location is the best you can have on the island for this price.
Cons: We mostly liked everything, we have nothing to complain about
9,6 Excellent
Pros: The staff were very nice. The rooms spacious, and cleaned every day. The pool and jacuzzi were great! Breakfast was good and plenty of selection.
Cons: Beds were hard and we had an issue with room key which was resolved by getting a pair of extra keys. One of the nights some guests were very loud and drunk which woke up possibly the whole hotel in the middle of the night. Not sure if the staff did anything or if they could however it is very annoying to be woken up by shouting and slamming which lasted for over an hour. Apart from this incident the hotel was peaceful and relaxing.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Modern look and feel, great location away from the main strip.
Cons: The shower facilities could be more cleaner or changed to be in line with the modern look and feel.
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Hotel Aquamarina Suites THe Senses Collection, you'll be centrally located in Sal, within a 5-minute walk of Santa Maria Beach and Santa Maria Pier. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).
8,8 Excellent
Pros: This is a really good option if you want to be right by the beach but don't want to be in an all inclusive resort. The beach is literally just 2-3 minutes walk and the shops, bars, and restaurants are all down the road. The breakfast is nice too and I had to check in and out after midnight and the staff were very accommodating.
Cons: Wifi only works in the common area, but it's a pretty comfortable place to sit and spend time.
5,0 Okay
Pros: Friendly staff
Cons: Poor breakfast, noisy as taxi drivers playing music and talking loud, extremely bad bed! Woke up with back pain...
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Location, clean (everyday), powerful hot shower
9,2 Excellent
Pros: The property was located in the centre of Santa Maria. They cleaned the room and we had clean towels every day. The staff was super helpful and friendly.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Loved the breakfast and the service from Anna was great. Went down for breakfast every morning at 9am everything was available and didn't run out of anything, Cereals, eggs however you wanted them endless bread for toast and fresh fruit. The cleaning staff were all great and when I returned to my room everyday it was spotless and just like when I moved in.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Location was great, 3 minute walk from the beach and from the main road and restaurants. Also room very clean and nice staff.
7,9 Good
Pros: Regular cleaning of room
Cons: Flys on food at breakfast not covered.
7,1 Good
Pros: Hotel with a good location, right on the main street with restaurants and bars. Really close to the pier and beaches in Santa Maria. The breakfast was nice with optional omelettes and scrambled eggs. Friendly and helpful staff i the reception and resataurant.
Cons: The Wifi was only located in lounge area, not in the rooms. The breakfast was ok with nice staff but it was a bit crowded and often lacked refilles. The cleaning is the area that could improved the most, they often forgot to take out the trash and the sand on the balcony.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: the space of the room, which actually is a suite
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The hospitality, location, the style of rooms, shower pressure, comfortable bed and excellent breakfast were excellent value for money. The boss even let me have a late check out for no extra cost because I had a late flight. Also they were very knowledgeable about the area. Highly recommended!
Cons: Nothing excellent