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Santa Cruz Vacations

Pack those stellar shades. We have Santa Cruz vacation deals for you!

If there’s one thing you should spend in this busy world, it’s your vacation days. We know it’s easy to hang onto them, but Hotwire votes for putting them to use. It’s time to let an adventure lead you away from the daily grind. Stock up on what really matters on your trip to Santa Cruz – great memories and a tall tale or two.

Hotwire can help you find your travel bliss with Santa Cruz vacation packages. Bundling your hotel, car and flight means more unexpected fun with the money you saved. We’ll cover the bases; now it’s time for you to get up and go!

Pack everything you want – then take half of it out

We mean it. It’s far too easy to over-pack. We recommend picking your essentials and washing them along the way. Then you’ll have room for that goofy souvenir you know you want – or for some new outfits from that cute boutique you discover.

Bring comfortable walking shoes on your trip to Santa Cruz

No one should have to endure walking tours in dress shoes or high heels. No one.

Bring photocopies of your passport or license

You flew home from a great Santa Cruz vacation but your most important documents stayed behind. We’ve heard that story before and recommend keeping an extra copy on hand – just in case. Hey, at least it wasn’t a family member.

Don’t underestimate the power of earplugs

Among crying babies, rowdy crowds and honking horns, take our word for it. One pair can save you from the zombie-like state of a sleepless night.

Always carry some cash

You’ll be ready for anything from an evil ATM to lost credit cards. Holding a little extra cash in your wallet and carry-on means you can breathe easy if anything unexpected pops up.

Explore like a local

Guidebooks and maps are great for getting an overview of the place, but to really dig in, go where the locals go. Pick up a newspaper or city magazine to see what restaurants and neighborhoods are hot. Check events listings and go see a band or attend a street festival. Or ask your friends for recommendations. You’d be surprised who in your circle knows Santa Cruz well.

Top Hotel Deals

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Villa Sao Jose

Villa Sao Jose

Pedra Badejo, Santa Cruz
    3.0 out of 5.0
     
     

    Situated in Santa Cruz, this beach guesthouse is 2 mi (3.3 km) from Pedra Badejo Beach and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Pedra Badejo Municipal Mall.

    Hotel Oásis Atlântico Praiamar

    Hotel Oásis Atlântico Praiamar

    Prainha, Cidade Da Praia, Praia
      4.0 out of 5.0
       
       

      This family-friendly Praia hotel is steps from Santiago and Prainha Beach. Estadio da Varzea is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) away.

      Hotel Oásis Atlântico Praiamar$104

      Hotel Oásis Atlântico Praiamar$104
      Pestana Trópico

      Pestana Trópico

      Prainha, Cidade Da Praia, Praia
        4.0 out of 5.0
         
         

        This family-friendly Praia hotel is located on the boardwalk, within a 5-minute walk of Santiago and Prainha Beach. Estadio da Varzea is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) ...

        Pestana Trópico$110

        Pestana Trópico$110
        Hotel Vip Praia

        Hotel Vip Praia

        Avenida Jorge Barbosa, Praia
          4.0 out of 5.0
           
           

          Situated near the beach, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Santiago and Prainha Beach. Estadio da Varzea is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) away.

          Hotel Vip Praia$102

          Hotel Vip Praia$102
          Hotel Pérola

          Hotel Pérola

          Chã de Areia, Praia
            4.0 out of 5.0
             
             

            Situated in Praia, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Santiago and Estadio da Varzea. Prainha Beach is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) away.

            Hotel Pérola$118

            Hotel Pérola$118
            Praia Confort

            Praia Confort

            Avenida Amilcar Cabral 11, Praia
              3.0 out of 5.0
               
               

              Located in the heart of Praia, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Santiago and Estadio da Varzea. Prainha Beach is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) away.

              Praia Confort$71

              Praia Confort$71
              Praiano Aparthotel

              Praiano Aparthotel

              Palamarejo Baixo, Praia
                3.0 out of 5.0
                 
                 

                Situated by the sea, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Santiago and Prainha Beach. Estadio da Varzea is 2 mi (3.2 km) away.

                Praiano Aparthotel$58

                Praiano Aparthotel$58
                Hotel Santiago

                Hotel Santiago

                Rua Figueira da Foz, Praia
                  3.0 out of 5.0
                   
                   

                  Situated near the airport, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Santiago and Prainha Beach. Estadio da Varzea is 1 mi (1.5 km) away.

                  Hotel Santiago$56

                  Hotel Santiago$56
                  Praiadise Hostel

                  Praiadise Hostel

                  Predio da CV Multimedia 3rd Floor, Praia
                    2.0 out of 5.0
                     
                     

                    Located in the heart of Praia, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Santiago and Prainha Beach. Estadio da Varzea is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) away.

                    Praiadise Hostel$22

                    Praiadise Hostel$22
                    Residencial Cosmo

                    Residencial Cosmo

                    Avenida Amilcar Cabral, Assomada
                      3.0 out of 5.0
                       
                       

                      Located in the heart of Assomada, this guesthouse is steps from Santiago and Tabanka Museum. Pedra Badejo Beach and Tarrafal Camp are also within 20 mi (32 ...

                      Residencial Cosmo$25

                      Residencial Cosmo$25

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