Shark Bay, Santa Maria

3.6
#16 of 64 in Outdoors in Ilha do Sal
A heaven for anyone into wind-based sports, Shark Bay remains one of Cape Verde's top kitesurfing spots. The area offers no tourist amenities, so it's a good idea to bring plenty of drinking water and snacks if you plant to spend the day here. Several local outfits provide organized transport to the beach, located about a 10-minute drive from Santa Maria. Add Shark Bay and other attractions to your Ilha do Sal trip itinerary using our Ilha do Sal day trip app.
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  • Nothing to say other than what an experience!!!! Took a water proof camera and it made all the difference  more »
  • Stop at shark bay on our Island tour, hired shoes as it was rocky, small sharks swam around, but you could see the fins of bigger ones further out.  more »
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  • It was great, really enjoyable. Just take good shoes to go in the water with, the bottoms of the ones you can hire a so thin and you can still hurt your feet
  • Great experience and the price was very reasonable. One tip bring your own proper beach shoes as you have to wade out on volcanic rock wich is very sharp. This trip is not disabled friendly due to the location
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