6 days in Ilha do Sal Itinerary

6 days in Ilha do Sal Itinerary

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Santa Maria
— 4 nights
Taxi to Sal Island, Fly to Lagos

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Santa Maria

— 4 nights
Santa Maria is situated in the southern part of the island municipality of Sal, Cape Verde which has recently became a fishing and touristic city. Step out of Santa Maria to go to Ilha do Sal and see Buracona, which is approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Viveiro, Botanical Garden & Zoo di Terra and don't miss a visit to Salinas de Pedra de Lume.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Maria route builder app.

Lagos, Nigeria to Santa Maria is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone changes from West Africa Standard Time (WAT) to Cape Verde Standard Time (CVT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lagos in February, with highs in Santa Maria at 28°C and lows at 22°C. You will leave for home on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Santa Maria

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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Ilha do Sal travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Bodies of Water
Ilha do Sal represents an exotic island in the Atlantic Ocean gifted with powdery beaches and dormant volcanoes. Developed largely thanks to the salt industry boom of the 1800s, today the island thrives as a vacation destination perfectly suited for keen surfers. The town of Santa Maria remains a major reason to take a trip to Ilha do Sal, appealing to travelers with its pastel-colored houses, lovely eateries, and well-equipped beaches.