Located on the southwest coast of the island of Maio, the Protected Landscape of the Salinas do Porto Ingles, is northwest of the city of Porto Ingles, near the port of Maio, extending north, near the mouth of the Ribeira do Morro.

The Protected Landscape has a total area of 534.66 hectares, distributed over a land band (400.5 ha) and a marine band (134.1 ha) delineated from the coastline, at a distance of 300 meters.