Accommodation on Maio

Accomodation on the island is mainly located in Cidade de Porto Inglès (previously known as Vila do Maio).

There are no real stand-out hotels but there are adequate guest houses. You can also experience life with a Cape Verdean family through the ‘homestay’ scheme organised by the FMB

Hotel Marilu ***

Centrally located in Porto Inglès the hotel offers sea views from the rooftop terrace.

It has concierge services, a 24-hour front desk, continental breakfast and free WiFi.

Rooms are commodious and have balconies.


Residential Bom Sossego

This is a basic pension located in the town square of Porto Inglès, a short walk from the beach.

The rooms are adequately furnished, some offer en-suite facilities.

The restaurant serves traditional Cape Verdean food.