Islands

Santo Antao

Santo Antao The Green Mountain Island What to do Island Tour Hiking Trekking Mountain biking What to see Paúl Valley Cova Crater Ponta de Sol Tope da Coroa Pico da Cruz Ribeira da Torre Valley Formosa Beach Porto Novo Tarrafal Geography Santo Antão, or Sontonton in Cape Verdean Creole, is the second largest island of …

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Maio

Maio The Forgotten Island What to do Island Tour Relaxing Bathing Bird watching Turtle watching What to see Salinas Morro Calheta Calheta de Baixo’s Beach Morrinho Pilão Cão Baía de Santana’s Beach Baía de Porto Cais Beach Real Beach Figueira da Horta Ribeira Dom João Geography Maio (in Cape Verdean Creole: Dja r’ Mai) is …

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Fogo

Fogo The Fire Island What to do Island Tour Hiking Trekking What to see São Filipe Chã das Caldeiras Salinas de São Jorge Mosteiros Nossa Senhora do Socorro Igreja de São Lourenço Geography One of the southernmost islands in Cape Verde, Fogo is located between the islands of Santiago and Brava. Practically the whole island …

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Brava

Boa Vista The Flower Island What to do Island Tour Hiking Trekking Boat excursions Bathing What to see Islets Fajã de Água Furna Nossa Senhora do Monte Monte Fontaínhas Cova Rodela Vila Nova Sintra Fonte da Virgem Geography Practically the whole island is a stratovolcano. It lies in the lee of the enormous Fogo volcano. …

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Santiago

Santiago The creole birthplace island What to do Island Tour Diving Hiking Boat excursion Mountain biking Bathing Surfing Snorkeling Music festivals Turtle watching Whale watching What to see Ribeira Prata Rui Vaz (Botanical Garden) Cidade Velha Plateau Assomada market Boa Entrada Tabanka museum Tarrafal Ribeira da Barca Rabelados Geography Santiago is the largest island of Cape Verde, …

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Sal

Sal The Salt Island Photo: SarahTz [CC BY 2.0] What to do Island Tour Boat excursions Bathing Shark watching Turtle watching Diving Snorkeling Windsurfing Kite-surfing What to see Buracona Salinas de Pedra Lume Santa Maria’s Beach Porto de Palmeira – Salt purification plant Algadoeira Fontona Geography The island is 35 km long by 12 km …

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Boa Vista

Boa Vista The Dream Beach Island What to do Island Tour Diving Boat excursion Bathing Surfing Kitesurfing Windsurfing Snorkeling Turtle watching Whale watching Bird watching What to see Chaves Beach Santa Monica beach Curralinho São Roque’s Church João Galego Rabil Cabeço dos Tarrafes Morro Negro’s Lighthouse Geography Boa Vista in Portuguese means “good view”. This is …

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