Sal island: Santa Maria City Tour, Street Art and Tapas

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Embark on a guided tour of Santa Maria with hotel pickup from Santa Maria, Murdeira, or Espargos. Explore city highlights, including the beach and pier, and taste Cape Verdean products with drinks.


  • Visit Pontão and other historical monuments and taste local flavors
  • Walk through the streets and admiring the colourful street art on its walls
  • Take unforgettable photos and learn about the genuine Cape Verde souvenirs
  • Discover the best places (the hottest and the local places) that you can visit
  • Enjoy the knowledge of an expert local guide


We will pick you up from your hotel to drive to the town of Santa Maria, the most touristy town in Cape Verde. There we will visit the emblematic Pontão, once used for the export of salt and today the port of arrival of artisanal boats with fresh fish, you will see the movement of fish sales, locals jumping off the bridge and admire the crystal clear turquoise water and the sandy beach of Santa Maria, one of the seven wonders of Cape Verde and one of the most beautiful beaches in Africa. Next we will visit the city's historical monuments, strolling through its streets and admiring the colourful street art on its walls, reflecting the culture and daily life of its inhabitants. We will walk among the streets where you will get to know the hottest bars and restaurants in town that worth visiting during your stay. During this tour, we will stop at a local restaurant where we will taste typical flavours of Cape Verde. After this break, we will see an exhibition of old photos and utensils and have a splendid view of the city. From here we will see authentic Cape Verdean arts and souvenirs, where your guide will teach you how to distinguish them. Finally, we will return to your hotel.


Hotel pickup and drop-off Private transportation Licensed local guide Liability insurance Taste the typical flavours of Cape Verde (beverages and snacks)

Important Information

  • This tour involves a 30 to 50 minute walk through the city, so a moderate level of fitness is required for the group tour. The private tour can be personalised for you if you have mobility issues.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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