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Ilha do Sal

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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. Use our world travel planner: Ilha do Sal and all its delights await.
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Where to stay in Ilha do Sal

As a major hub of tourism, the town of Santa Maria offers most of the island's accommodations, located just a short drive from the airport and the capital Espargos. Most hotels and resorts ranging from budget to luxury rest near the town's shoreline, where you'll also find rental apartments and villas.
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