Shark Bay, Santa Maria

2.7
#17 of 54 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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  • Lovely experiencing this but a long walk in water and on cobbles is definitely need water shoes. We took our own but there are some to hire for two euros each.  more »
  • I thought this was going to be a hit or miss excursion - how wrong was I ! Walking out into waist high water to very this harmless Lemon Sharks was amazing A top tip - take the early morning trip as t...  more »
  • Indeed there were a number of sharks very near the coast. A very special performance. You could under guidance the water in. It was not a pretty clean sea water in that place but there were boxes everywhere with water shoes ready.
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