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Twin Room Plus Hotel MiraBela

Come sleep at MiraBela!​


Hotel MiraBela is located at the promenade of Santa Maria, right in the touristic center of the nicest town on Sal island. Most of the bars and restaurants are within a few minutes walking distance, some are almost on our doorstep.

The beautiful beach is also just 100 meters away!

Our charming hotel offers ten double or twin rooms with comfortable beds, private bathrooms, free Wifi and a typical Cape Verdean interior.

Our values are: Clean, Cosy, Service Oriented and Friendly.

Our amazing reviews on, Google, Facebook, TUI Netherlands and TripAdvisor prove that we live by these values.

Enjoy your breakfast​!


The three most important ingredients for a great time in a Bed and Breakfast are comfortable beds, a perfect breakfast and amazing staff.

We have taken good care of all three.

At MiraBela you can enjoy a great breakfast with lots of choice and good coffee on our lovely roof terrace.

What a great way to start your day!

For later in the day we can tell you where the best bars and restaurants are. There are so many great restaurants in Santa Maria that it will take you weeks to visit them all.

Breakfast examples Hotel MiraBela

You will love our staff!​

There is something special about the atmosphere in hotel MiraBela. The moment you walk in, it feels cosy and you feel welcome and appreciated. 


Our staff are super friendly and service oriented.

We will do whatever we can to make you have a great holiday.


We speak many languages, including Creole, Portuguese, Italian, French, Dutch, German and English. 

Something different


If you look for something special, our hotel may very well be the ideal place for you.

MiraBela can barely be compared to other hotels because we are just different.


It is a variety of aspects that make us stand out, like our fantastic staff, the Cape Verdean decor, the friendly atmosphere, our traditional and authentic building and the location in the vibrant heart of Santa Maria and yet so close to the beach. We combine all this with good comfort and a lovely roof terrace.

Roof top terrace Hotel MiraBela
Sun beds Hotel MiraBela

Our wonderful roof terrace


Our roof terrace is not just for breakfast. You can relax here any time of day. Even though the beautiful Santa Maria beach is so close, you may want to spend time on our terrace for sunbathing, reading a book, having a drink or playing one of our games.

A reduced footprint


We have taken the following measures:

  • Cotton shopping bags in every room so that guests do not have to ask for plastic bags when shopping

  • Bamboo straws for the welcoming cocktails

  • A water purification system so that we do not have to throw so many plastic bottles away, which are not being recycled. We provide reusable bottles. 
    BTW; this system also deletes all bacteria from the water like legionella. So you are not only safe drinking our water but also under the shower

  • We understand that guests need air conditioners in the hot months (usually August until mid November) but we try to make our guests aware that they should only use them when they need to

  • We only change towels if guests indicate that they want fresh ones by throwing them on the floor 

  • We want to install solar panels at the hotel, as soon as we find a supplier that can do proper maintenance.

Certified Clean Water Sticker Hotel MiraBela
Ron en Judith, the owners of Hotel MiraBela


Hotel MiraBela is, when it was still called Les Alizés, built in the year 2000 by the former French owner. He did a great job. The charm of the hotel and the layout of the building are all his work. As is the amazing location. 

In May 2018, the Dutch couple Ron and Judith, bought the hotel and completely upgraded it. And again in 2019.

They have changed the name of the hotel to MiraBela.

"We wanted the hotel to have a Portuguese or Creole name. Mira Bela (which means "looking pretty") sounds nice and is easy to remember.

And it is an appropriate name for our beautiful building.

We are perfectionists, passionate about continuously improving every aspect of the hotel. We took MiraBela to the next level and keep on doing so on a daily basis".


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