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Top tips for finding Santa Maria hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Santa Maria, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Santa Maria in October and March.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Santa Maria if you stay on a Friday. The opposite is true for, Sunday, which is usually the most expensive day.
For the best ocean views in Santa Maria, look for hotels close to the coast, such as the Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort, which offers a particularly stunning Atlantic backdrop.
For travellers looking for a more secluded place to stay, the Riu Palace Cabo Verde offers premium hospitality slightly away from the hustle and bustle of Santa Maria.
If beach access is your main priority, a number of hotels are just a stone’s throw from the beautiful Halos Beach, including the Voi Vila do Farol Resort, which is just a few steps from the beach.
For that iconic photo while staying on the island of Sal, look for hotels close to the famous Pontão de Santa Maria used every day by local fisherman.
If you're travelling on a budget, hotels without an ocean view are often more affordable but remain just a short walk from the coast for you to enjoy the best that Santa Maria has to offer.
If you’re planning on surfing when you visit Santa Maria, it's best to stay close to the beach, such as at The Budha Beach Hotel, and between the months of November and March, when the waves are often bigger.
Wildlife lovers will also enjoy the west of Santa Maria, where they can experience much more of Sal's nature and also visit Project Biodiversity's Turtle Hatchery by the Riu Hotel.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Santa Maria
To get the most from the vibrant bars that can be found around Santa Maria, you will want to stay in the most central area. For example, the Odjo d'Agua Hotel is located right in the middle of the action but offers plenty of facilities for relaxation also, such as a swimming pool and direct beach access.
The best place to be for these sorts of activities is on the western side of Santa Maria, where you will find plenty of facilities and services close to the Ponta do Sinó lighthouse. Hotels such as the Riu Funana or Hotel Dunas de Sal offer perfect locations for staying active while on the island of Sal.
If coming to Santa Maria with a young family, you will want to stay more central, as this will give you easier access to many attractions while also ensuring that your time on the beach will benefit from gentler waves, unlike the western and wilder side of the island of Sal. The Hotel Morabeza, for example, provides a brilliant central location within walking distance to both the main beach and town centre and offers plenty to do, meaning kids and parents won't get bored.
For a five-star experience in Santa Maria, you have a number of options, including the Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort and Oasis Salinas Sea. Both offer top facilities, such as a private swimming pool, ocean views, and top on-site bars and restaurants. Furthermore, located slightly to the west of the city centre, they offer a relaxed atmosphere and are walking distance to the main attractions.
C$ 110 is the average price for a double room in Santa Maria, but our users have found rooms for as cheap as C$ 37 in the last 3 days.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Santa Maria. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
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