SAL IN A DAY
We will pick you up at your hotel at 09:00. Usually we use 4×4 open pick-ups, but upon request we can use a minivan or bigger bus.
After short panoramic through the center of Santa Maria village we move over Murdeira residential area to Palmeira Harbour and Buracona, famous for its natural pools where you can admire the fascinating Olho Magico ( “Magic Eye”). This stop is followed by a trip across the fertile zone of Terra Boa where we stop for 5 minutes to admire the Mirages.
Then we continue to Espargos, the capital and commercial centre of Sal, where we stop at the Café Bom Dia. Finally the island tour highlight, the visit to the Pedra de Lume Salt Pans, where you will have the opportunity to take a dip and float in water 26 times saltier than sea water. After lunch at a local restaurant GROG’s owned by Czech immigrant serving excellent 3-course dishe » return to Santa Maria passing through the Cabocan touristic expansion zone with many luxurious hotels and resorts set along the beautiful dunes of Ponta Preta and Algodoeiro.
Back to the hotel around 16:30
- Buracona 'The Blue Eye'
- Salinas Salt Lake inside extinct volcano crater at Pedra Lume
- Mirages at Terra Boa and capital city Espargos
- Drink’s during Lunch
- Entrance and shower at Pedra de Lume Salt Mine
- Entrance fee to Burracona