Santa Maria Airport (SMA)
Airport Hotels and Accommodation
(Vila do Porto, Santa Maria Island, Azores Autonomous Region)
Many hotels can be found in Vila do Porto, the main urban centre on the south-western part of Santa Maria Island. Accommodation options range from elegant hotels to guest houses, many of which are just minutes from Santa Maria Airport (SMA). For the best hotel accommodation, prior booking is recommended.
Santa Maria: Airport Hotels and Accommodation
A number of noteworthy towns and resorts lie within easy reach of the airport. Vila do Porto is situated around 5 km / 3 miles to the south of the airport and enjoys an impressive coastal setting with a number of appealing hotels.
Santa Maria: City Hotels and Accommodation
As a tourist destination, the island of Santa Maria contains a decent selection of hotels, situated around the island and scattered in several small resort areas, although the majority are located both in and around Vila do Porto.
Further accommodation can be found in nearby Praia Formosa, which lies to the east, while the north-easterly resort of Baia de Sa Lourenço also boasts a number of popular waterfront hotels and guest houses. Booking ahead during the busy summer the season on Santa Maria is strongly recommended, as available accommodation can be in short supply at this time of the year.