Accommodation on Santiago

There is a wide range of accommodation available in the city of Praia, from mid-range  hotels to hostels and boarding houses.

Accommodation is also available in the interior of the island: Tarrafal, Santa Catarina, Cidade Velha, Calheta de São Miguel, Rui Vaz and Santa Cruz.

Hotel Limeira, Cidade Velha *

This charming new hotel is set in a tropical garden along the side of a hill with great views.

Just a short walk from Cidade Velha, the hotel also provides access to the sea beach with natural pools along the coast.

All of the 33 rooms overlook the sea and are well equipped.


Quinta da Montanha ***

The hotel is situated in Rui Vaz in the central highlands of the island.

Set in the heart of the mountains, it is an excellent base for walking, exploring and bird watching.

The rooms are simple but comfortable, offering spectacular views over the valley.


Hotel Avenida

Situated in the small ‘city’ of Assomada this 16 room hotel is clean, well-kept and bright.

The rooms are large with bathrooms. Top floor rooms overlook the mountains.


King Fisher Resort, Tarrafal

This is an innovative set of lodges built into the rocky mountainside in Tarrafal.

Each apartment has a bathroom, kitchen and it’s own terrace  with west-facing  balcony overlooking the sea.

The resort lies in a tranquil setting on the outskirts of town, 20 minutes walk to the beach and to the town centre.