Stella Maris Village Villa on Ilha do Maio, Cape Verde

Two bedroom villa, built on a cliff top with a shared infinity pool & private access to sandy beach. Comfortable, modern & totally unspoilt. West facing, stunning sunsets are free.


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Villa - Internal

The property sleeps six people and comprises two bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a kitchen dining area, a large open plan living room and an outside terrace. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything needed for self-catering including: solid wood dining table with six chairs, refrigerator, and cooker with hob. For outside dining on the terrace there is an additional table with four chairs. In the living room there is a double sofa bed, two sofas, a TV with DVD player and a collection of over 280 movies on HDD. There is a stereo with CD and mp3 that takes USB & SD cards with a music collection on a USB dongle. There is also an in house phone provided with all the contact numbers needed for your stay. For gadgets there is a mix of UK & EU sockets with power protection. If you need to use your laptop there is an internet USB stick*. The property has fan cooling in all rooms to circulate the ocean breeze. The bathroom comes with towels and hairdryer etc. There is a large covered terrace and private garden that has a mix of tropical plants and two large hammocks. There is also a sun terrace with BBQ area.

Villa - External

The development comprises twenty detached villas, fifteen semidetached bungalows and seven apartments. It has a large terrace and its own private garden that has a mix of equatorial and tropical plants and two large hammocks. The total size of the villa and garden is 310,94 sq meters. Due to its location and aspect it is sheltered from the prevailing trade winds so it is warm, even in the winter months. It is also exceptionally quiet as no traffic is allowed in the development. During the day there is a day guard whose duty is also to maintain the common areas and keep the pool clean. During the night there is a night guard to watch over the properties. The development has its own desalination plant for the production of clean fresh drinking water.


The Beaches

There private access to a small secluded sandy beach only accessible by villa owners down steps built into the cliff. The steps to this beach are on the other side of the pool that can be seen from the master bedroom window, about fifty meters from the villa. On the other side of the small beach is the town of Vila Do Maio. A short walk down through the town brings you out on the main street overlooking the long white sandy main beach.

We start with a classroom presentation then a pool session the learn the basic skills to enable you to enjoy the really good part, your Dive.

You go out to one of our sheltered bays or lagoons and enjoy a guided scubs safari to see all our abundent aquatic life for yourself then you can experience that Buzz for yourself.

Maio Climate & Weather

The climate is tropical and dry. The average daytime temperature remains around 25°C and whilst there are highs and lows due to the influence from the Ocean, the changes do not exceed 10°C. The sea temperature is between 21°C in February and March up to 25°C in September and October. Rainfall is, unfortunately for the farmers, very rare. The sea temperature is several degrees warmer than the Canaries.

Activities - snorkeling and scuba diving - sailing, surfing and windsurfing - walking and trekking – cycling - bird watching - fishing (big game, shore and salt water fly).


Description of Ilha do Maio

The terrain around Maio is made up of forests in the northern part and the dry island desert dominates the rest of the area around Maio. A small salt marsh is situated to the northwest. The mountains including a view of Monte Batalha dominates the northwest.

Vila do Maio Town

Vila do Maio, is a town in the southwestern part of the island of Maio in southeastern Cape Verde. It is the main urban settlement of the island, and also seat of the Maio Municipality.

The town is still (colloquially) known by its old name, Porto Inglês (Portuguese for "English port" in which was founded, Cape Verdean Creole: Port’ Inglês), in opposition of the older Porto Português (present day Calheta).

The town is the 14th largest city in Cape Verde after Picos. Vila do Maio is linked with the island's highway serving the eastern and the northern portions of the island especially to Pedro Vaz and Morrinho. Vila do Maio has a port with ferry routes to the island of Santiago.


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Villa Accommodation Details

Stella Maris is a self-catering villa available for rent in Maio Cape Verde. It is perched on a cliff top overlooking the sea with an infinity pool and a private access to a sandy beach just a few meters away. The property is located in a quiet gated village in the town of Villa do Maio (The English Port) on the island of Maio in Cape Verde. It has beautiful sea views and is right next to the Cape Verde marine reserve. If you are looking for swimming, snorkelling, fishing, walking or just relaxing in the tropical sun, Stella Maris villa in Cape Verde is for you...
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