Sal / Santa Maria

Continent
Africa
Country
Cape Verde
Next Big City
Santa Maria
Next Town
Santa Maria
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shop, Rescue, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat
Hazards:
Currents
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

Clear water. Due to offshore winds very flat and smooth. Stronger current in winter.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
No information
Beach Users:
No information

Nice sandy beach.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, April, May, November, December
Wind Type:
Trade
Best Direction:
NE
Main Direction:
NE

Main wind direction is sideoffshore. Best winds from November to mid of June due to the NE trade winds. Steady 3-5 Beaufort. Usually the wind doesn't get stronger then 6 Beaufort, but therefore very steady like nowhere else in the world.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Get to Cape Verde and to the island Sal. The beach is just south of Santa Maria at the bay.

Extra information

Rules
None

Usually offshore winds, so be careful. Make sure you're safe, since medical staff and help is not common on the islands.

Nightlife

No information