Every year Santa Maria Island hosts the Santa Maria Blues Festival in “Anjos”.
From July 13 to 15 – 2017, the island dips into blues rhythm during three days where the visitors can listen to bands from Portugal, USA, Spain.
This is a unique opportunity to listen to some Blues outdoors and enjoying Azorean cuisine.
Santa Maria is about 55 miles from S. Miguel island (30 minutes by plane). It is the third smallest island of the Azores, known as the yellow island. The surface area is approximately of 38 sq miles (97 km2).