See amazing wildlife on land and in the sea
Watch the humpback whales between March and May.
Explore the rich marine life and ship wrecks by scuba diving or snorkling.
From July to September our special visitors, the turtles, are here. Take a tour to see them laying their eggs early in the season, or hatching and dashing to the sea later in the season. There are turtles here all year round so sit still on a dune by the water and you might just see one.
See the splendid bird life.
Be amazed by the sand crabs at Santa Monica.
See donkeys, chickens, cows and goats roaming free, everywhere.
Enjoy the beaches.
Boa Vista has miles and miles of sandy beaches, many of which are deserted. Make sure you visit as many as you can.
Enjoy the Island.
Explore the Island. Visit the pretty inland villages, the old lighthouse, the caves on Varandinha beach, the desert, the pottery in Rabil, the shipwreck of Santa Maria and much more.
Spend an evening stargazing in the desert.
Hunt around for totally unique Cape Verdean souvenirs.
Dine in a different restaurant each day of the week. Try cachupa, goat stew, moreia, buzio, local tuna fish and more. Wash it down with Strela, the local lager. And of course you must try grogue and ponche whilst you are here.
Take an exhilarating quad or buggy adventure.
Spend time with locals and you will find kindness and a warm welcome.
Enjoy unforgettable sunsets, see shooting stars and hear the sound of the sea at night.
A perfect place for sport
Make the most of the sea. Try Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP), kayaking, swimming, sailing, deep sea fishing or surfing.
Wind, wind, wind! Use the wind to kite and windsurf until your heart is content.
Take a run or horse ride along the beach.
Go walking across the rugged inland terrain and see some of the amazing geology in very isolated places.