Located in the south of the island of Sal, only 15 minutes from the Amilcar Cabral international airport and 5 minutes from the traditional village of Santa María. The five star all inclusive resort Meliá Tortuga Beach is the perfect vacation location for a combination of relaxation and leisure. The resort provides a sandy beach opposite a coral reef with rich marine life. There are also stunning views of the ocean and Monte Leão which provide the island¿s most famous sunsets. The island of Sal offers wonderful fine sand beaches which extend for several kilometers, a relaxing way of life and unbeatable natural beauty. Cabo Verde is home to one of most important nesting grounds for marine turtles in the world, and between the months of June and October turtle watching is one of the island¿s biggest tourist attractions.