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Stunning Front Line Apartments With Breathtaking Views Of The White Sands And Tu - Apartment 56 Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Popular Features
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking



Apartment 56 Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

Stunning views of the bay of Santa Maria, and complex of Porto Antigo 2 from your private balcony.

A first floor apartment with a double bedroom and 2 single beds on the mezannine level.

Inside is a kitchen with 4 ring hob, and large fridge freezer, kettle and toaster. There is also a TV with DVD player.

The apartment has air-conditioning and a bedroom fan.

About the property


The apartments are situated in the well respected Porto Antigo 2 complex. The well tended gardens are ablaze with colour from the abundance of tropical plants that surround the central swimming pool, and this opens onto the white sands of Santa Maria Beach. The beach is a mecca for windsurfing and kitesurfing, fishing, scuba diving and swimming. Turtles return year after year to lay eggs in the sands of Sal island, and a fantastic conservation programme is in operation. During the nesting season you can arrange to go on night patrol, and even see baby turtles hatch and return to the sea. Boat trips can be organised from the pier to go fishing or sailing. Whales and dolphins frequent the waters of Sal, and are regularly seen. The fishing trips can be game fishing, or a few hours in a local wooden boat. Scuba diving can be booked from several outlets on the beach, and depart from the local pier. Or if you just want to chill, free sunbeds are available around the pool.

Andrew Seeley
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
18 February, 2018

About Andrew Seeley

We are Andrew and Lorraine and we have a 12 year old daughter called Poppy. We like places away from the mass tourist market. We liked the idea of an up and coming destination with year round sunshine and only 6 hours from England.

Since we have been visiting Sal we have become friends with alot of the 'Ex Pats' and locals. My daughter always plays with the local children and loves to learn how to catch fish, and play in the sea.

We have visited Santiargo, and are hoping to visit the other islands soon.

We enjoy the seafood, and our late afternoon drink in 'Q' beach bar next to the complex.

Andrew Seeley purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Andrew Seeley chose Santa Maria

We initially bought for an investment, but just find Sal our home from home. We always look forward to returning and seeing the changes.

What makes this apartment unique

We enjoy being right on the beach. I love to sit on my patio and watch my daughter play on the beach in front of the apartment. We like the convenience of the location, and the peace of the complex.

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
To book please phone the number provided and speak to Andrew or Lorraine who will be happy to discuss your booking or offer advice on Cape Verde.
A 20% deposit (non returnable) is payable on booking, with the balance paid in full 4 weeks before your holiday.

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner.

Notes on prices:
The apartment will have clean bedding and shower and beach towels are provided. For a 2 week stay, the apartment will be cleaned after 1 week, and the bedding and towels will be changed.
Additional servicing to be paid for by guest.
Please phone for late deals.


Accommodation and facilities for Apartment 56 Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)in Santa Maria in Sal

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • town
  • village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Garden
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The apartment is perfectly positioned for all that Santa Maria has to offer. The 2 bedroom apartment is a perfectly placed to enjoy the views, the lovely beach bar next door, and the town of Santa Maria. Outside: Porto Antigo 2 has fantastic tropical plants throughout the complex, with the centrepiece a large fresh water swimming pool. From the pool you look directly out to sea. Free sunbeds are available. The complex also has the benefit of 24 hour security.


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Apartment 56 Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Didn't want to come home!

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was fantastically situated in beautiful Porto Antigo 2, with stunning views of the beach and pool, very well equipped with most things you might need. This was our first stay in apartment 56 and our second stay in Santa Maria, and we loved it even more this time, a fantastic break from the British Winter, on a similar time zone. Now there are 2 airlines flying direct for the UK flights are a little more competitive and with a 15 minute transfer time from airport to resort it was once again perfect for us.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good stay and enjoyed the apartment 56, Thank you for review, hope to see you again, Lorraine and Andrew
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Amazing location.

  • 4 of 5

Great location and views but apartment feeling a little tired especially the bathroom. Unfortunately we had 6 ,20 something girls next door who where very noisy at night.Not the owners fault.Overall good value for money and complex felt very safe.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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We wil definitely come back:-)

  • 5 of 5

It was for us the 3rd time in Santa Maria and second in the apartament 56 . Really the best place to stay on the whole eiland. ! Thank you Lorraine. Greetings , Ewa,Joost,Ko,Mia.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay again in the apartment. Thank you for your review, it’s good for other guests
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Lovely apartment with even better views

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with the apartment. The best part being the views from the balcony. A bit of advice would be to bring a pair of binoculars with you. As you can sit there with a beer or caipirinha and just watch the world go by. . . . . in close up.

The actual apartment is clean and very quiet during the night with a comfortable, firm bed. The fan in the bedroom was a great help for me. All the facilities, fridge/freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster and a/c worked as it should. Plenty of cutlery, plates, glasses and bottle openers to hand in the kitchenette.

No real negatives to say. The entrance door, pir light would be more helpful if it stayed on for more than one second. Just to find the door lock during darkness. The occasional electricity and water stoppages are just a part of life in Santa Maria.

This apartment is in a perfect place if you like beaches, swimming pools, shops, restaurants, sunsets, nightlife and Palm trees. Highly recommended.

If/when we come back, we will be searching out Lorraine and Andrew to rent this apartment again.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Gary for your review, it is amazing views and yes about bincolulars. Will get outside light checked it should stay on longer. Look forward to you returning to our apartment 56 Happy Christmas to you .
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A true paradise in Santa Maria

  • 5 of 5

apartment located in the best area of ​​santa maria, in the Porto Antigo 2. A true paradise, with a view on the sea, surrounded by palm trees. Composed by a double bedroom and a menzanine with two single beds, has 1 toilet, and kitchen and living room together. The best is the balcony with a wonderfull view, where you can make meals. The living room has ac and de rooms have fans. Is located in the center of santa maria, close to supermarkets, bakery, restaurants, banks, bars, goes everywhere by foot. Womderful pool with sea view and line beds. We met the owner Lorraine, very friendly and helpful. Helped us with everything. The negative points are that the beach in front is not the best for bathing, there are many rocks, but walking a few meters has a wonderful beach. The mattresses in the beds are not very comfortable and hear the noise of the street and the apartment from the side inside the rooms. We hope to return to santa maria and surely to this apartment

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jorge for the lovely reviews, and your comments, so nice to meet you all, Agree views are the best you could wish for. Look forward to seeing you again.
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Fantastic View - Great Location with privacy

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at the complex and were taken up to the apartment which is on the first floor with a balcony that overlooks the pool, beach and sea - its a fantastic view. There is a double bedroom downstairs and twin beds up on the mezzanine level. The apartment was clean and well furnished with a good sized table on the balcony for eating. its possible to talk to your holiday companions if they are lying by the pool and you are on the balcony. We found it to be very quiet and private in the apartment and so it was great to get some good rest and sleep on holiday. The complex is clean and in a great location - the beach is right in front of you and you can walk along the beach to a number of very good restaurants. We also had a massage in the hotel to the left of the apartment which was lovely. I took part in yoga on the beach on a couple of days too!. The sea was nice to swim in although you might want to take some diving shoes for walking on stones in some areas of the water. Daily we walked down to the pier to see what the fishermen had caught. All in all we had a really lovely and very relaxing holiday and will definitely go there again. I would recommend this apartment for a very good value and well located base with a fantastic view whilst still offering privacy and quiet.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


The apartments are on the beach.

Santa Maria beach has white sand and turquoise sea. The beach is a mecca for kitesurfing, windsurfing and fishing, snorkelling and swimming.

A short stroll to the pier is a must, to see the catch of the local fishermen. The best place to swim is each side of the pier.


Sal airport is approximately a 20 minute drive, and taxi's are always available outside. Please confirm price of journey with the driver. A guide price is 10 euro's.


The apartments are in the centre of Santa Maria, and all bars, restaurants, banks and shops are reachable in minutes.

Further Details:

Santa Maria has a good variety of bars and restaurants. If you want to dine on the beach there are some stunning venues. The seafood is fantastic. There are also several pizza restaurants in the town.

The bars have a welcoming and friendly feel, and several serve home cooked food. Some also show live football.

There are also very good ice cream parlours.