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Overlooking the endless sea lies the Youth Hostel of Santa Maria, the ideal place from where you can start your adventure.

Santa Maria was the first Azorean island to be discovered by Portuguese sailors and this is what they discovered: walks that lead you to see 5 million year old fossils, dives that put you side to side with whale sharks and manta rays...in one minute you're standing at a white sand beach in Praia Formosa, five minutes later you're in the middle of a red desert in Barreiro da Faneca, and then you're looking at 16th century churches.

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