The turquoise water, the soft white sandy beach in combination with the beach facilities make this beach a perfect beach.
The Santa Maria beach is in a large bay and is up to 3 – 4 kilometers long. It consists of a white / yellow and wide sandy beach with no rocks. The water is usually fairly flat with a minimal current. The beach stretches into the sea and because there are practically no stones, rocks and shells, you can enjoy the sea with your bare feet. In the months of more wind there are waves, which is very nice to jump into. The sea is also perfect for watersport. The sea temperature at Santa Maria is highest at the end of September. Then it is around 26-28 degrees Celsius. The sea is the least warm in February with a temperature of 21-24 degrees Celsius. Thus, all year round wonderful sea temperatures.
The fine sandy beach of Santa Maria is well maintained and clean. The beach has optimal facilities that add to the comfort and pleasure of your stay at the beach. At the foot of the beach is a car free promenade. There are several hotels and beach pavilions at this promenade where you can enjoy a cold drink.
The beach pavilions are easily accessible from the promenade. At some beach pavilions there are wooden plankings to reach the beach easily. Very useful if you have problems with walking on a sandy underground. Beach beds and beach umbrellas are available for rent. There is a lot of space, also for just laying on your towel on the beach. For security, there are beach guards who supervise the swimmers. Active holidaymakers can also enjoy themselves. From beach soccer or volleyball to various water sports. For example, surfing, suppen, diving and going on a water scooter.