Destination guide

Head to the relaxing city of Sal

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Sal. This relaxing city is known for its cheese shops, zoo and bars. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Seasonal weather in Sal

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, September, August, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sal

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sal is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shark Bay Beach (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Viveiro Botanical Garden & Zoo (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Praia de Santa Maria (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)

Transport options to and around Sal

Fly into Sal Island (SID-Amilcar Cabral Intl.), the closest airport, located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Boa Vista Island (BVC-Rabil), which is 40.2 mi (64.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Sal?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 206 holiday lettings near Sal. From 16 Villas to 159 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sal for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Sal?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sal. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Santa Maria: 204 holiday homes
  • Praia de Santa Maria: 205 holiday homes
  • Espargos: 40 holiday homes
  • Shark Bay Beach: 206 holiday homes
  • Amilcar Cabral International Airport (SID): 206 holiday homes

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