The island of Sal is part of the archipelago of Cape Verde, in the northern group of islands called Barlavento. It is composed of only one municipality also called Sal.
In the southern tip is the main resort of the island - Santa Maria, with a wonderful sand beach and a pier, and where you will find numerous hotels and villas.
In Pedra de Lume, on the east coast of Sal, there is a salt lake in an extinct volcano crater, where visitors may float and enjoy the healing benefits of the salt. 

Population: around 55 thousand inhabitants 

Capital: Espargos

Other places: Santa Maria, Pedra de Lume, Murdeira, Palmeira, Feijoal

Main attractions: Salinas de Pedra de Lume (salt crater), Viveiro Botanic Garden, Santa Maria Pier and Beach, Kite beach, Buracona (bay and lagoon), Fata Morgana mirage, Monte Curral (mountain)

Nearest Airports: Amílcar Cabral International Airport (SID - Aeroporto Internacional Amílcar Cabral)

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