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Tickles or Treat?

Clean place, nice welcome, located opposite Angela's restaurant. It tickles the first minute, then... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Valerie C
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Toulouse, France
Fish spa

This fish spa was my 1st experience here. It's amazing! The staff is super friendly, the prices are... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
brc7ar
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Bucharest, Romania
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11 Apr 2017
“Tickles or Treat?”
6 Apr 2017
“Fish spa”
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Fish Spa in Santa Maria is the first and only spa in Cape Verde where you can have a natural pedicure done by more than 100 Garra rufa fish in each individual tank. The hygiene is highest priority which is why the water is filtered and cleaned 8...more
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Residencia Ilha do Fogo, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Clean place, nice welcome, located opposite Angela's restaurant. It tickles the first minute, then pleasant feeling. 10€ for 15 mn, 15€ for 30 mn, even reductions for couples! Closes at 13:00 on Sundays.

Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This fish spa was my 1st experience here. It's amazing! The staff is super friendly, the prices are good.

Thank brc7ar
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I went to Santa Maria for visiting the town and for having the experience of the fish Spa. It was a very nice experience ! Good of price. Nice people. Clean. My feet felt lovely after the Spa. I would recommend this : it won't...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Such an experience! We loved it. Did just 15 minutes each with my 14 year old daughter. We'd never done it before. But will So it again. Clean. Fun. Different. Felt odd at first but was fascinating. You'll love it!

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We really enjoyed this experience. Very relaxing, good value and great fun. Well worth a visit. Nicely kept shop and refreshments available too whilst the fish nibbled! Feet felt lovely afterwards.

Thank Heidis31
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Very fun. Kids and adults loved it. Enjoy a fish pedi while drinking a Danish cider or other beverage of choice. Very clean.

Thank DarLady10
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Relaxing experience, friendly owner and good value compared to other places we have done this. There are also drinks available there too. A recommended activity!

Thank vrumley
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This was a fun experience and really went with the flow of "NO STRESS". We found this place just two streets away from the beach. Its owned by a Danish guy and he is the personal definition of service. When you let the small fishes...More

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Steven B, Owner at Hug Bucket Fish Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2016

THANK YOU! Very much appreciated... rest assure that the fish also enjoyed your visit :) Sunny hugs

Reviewed 11 December 2015

This is a must-try-experience. I have never done it before, so I really had to try it, when I saw this place. And it is a Dane who speaks several languages that owns the place, so that is also a plus. If you are on...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 7 November 2015

I loved this experience, and when my 15mins were up I ordered 15 more! A hundred little fishes swimming in between your toes tickles uncontrollably at first but as you relax you get used to it and your feet come out softer than ever and...More

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