Developing Sal’s tourist industry

Development is continuing across Cape Verde as visitor numbers continue to rise. The country offers a wonderful mix of beautiful weather, picturesque beaches and diverse landscapes across the islands on the archipelago. The culture differs by island and features a combination of African, French and Portuguese elements. Visitors can enjoy travelling between the islands or choose to spend their time relaxing in one place. Continue reading

TAP Portugal increases flights to Cape Verde

TAP Portugal have announced a significant increase in their weekly number of flights to Cape Verde, and this news has been broadly welcomed by those planning to visit. During July, August and September 2016, TAP Portugal will run 11 flights between Lisbon and Praia, an increase of just under 50%. Although at this stage the increase is provisional and intended to be limited to just these three months, it is highly likely that the expanded service will remain if it proves to be a success. The growing popularity of cheap holidays to Cape Verde is anticipated to drive this expansion towards success. Continue reading

Britains love visiting Cape Verde

The tourism industry in Cape Verde has enjoyed steady growth for the past two decades as more and more people start to see the great attractions it has to offer. British tourists have taken to the country more quickly than other nations, accounting for the largest percentage of visitors each year. There are a number of reasons for this, including the relatively short flight time to arrive here. Continue reading

Sample the diverse delights of the island of Sal

If you are thinking about travel to the sensational islands of Cape Verde, you may be struggling to decide on which one. Each island offers an exciting array of activities, scenic sights, luxurious food and unique and incredible entertainment. It may be that you do not want to stick to one island alone and are considering spending a day or two on each one. However, if you are interested in just visiting one of these exquisite locations and are looking for some exciting activities, you may want to consider making Sal your destination. Continue reading

Exploring Cape Verde on foot

Cape Verde is a fantastic destination for travellers who enjoy walking holidays. The ten islands that make up the country are incredibly diverse, ranging from craggy volcanic landscapes to flat unspoilt beaches. There are also beautiful towns, villages and tiny hamlets to walk through, each displaying the unique blend of cultures that the country is renowned for. Continue reading

A romantic backdrop for your wedding or honeymoon

Everyone wants their wedding to be one of the most special days of their life, and what could make it more memorable than having it in one of the most beautiful parts of the world? As Cape Verde becomes increasingly well known as a holiday destination, it’s also becoming more popular for couples who are looking to get married abroad. Just imagine exchanging vows with the person you love on a stunning sandy beach, with clear blue ocean as the backdrop – when you choose Cape Verde, this dream could become a reality. Continue reading

Treat yourself to some Cape Verde retail therapy

The volcanic islands that make up Cape Verde are situated 350 miles off Africa’s west coast. Throughout most of the year the climate is warm and dry. Rainfall is infrequent and tends to occur in short, heavy spells between August and October. These qualities make this a very attractive destination for tourists, particularly over the last few decades. Continue reading

Explore your retirement options in Cape Verde

Most of us are aware of the importance of planning ahead for our retirement years. There is usually a focus on securing the financial side of retirement, but it is just as important to think about where you are going to live. Many UK residents wish to make the move abroad to enjoy their later years in a warmer climate. Mainland Europe has long been a popular retirement destination, particularly the Mediterranean coastal regions, but now there is a growing attraction to Cape Verde for retired life. Continue reading

September holidays in Cape Verde

When considering the dates for your Cape Verde, holiday, it’s a good idea to keep in mind the dates of key festivals and celebrations which happen across the islands. There are a number of these throughout the year, and they can make your Cape Verde experience truly unforgettable. If you want to have an amazing experience during your holiday, we recommend visiting during September for the Festival Mindelact, held every year in Mindelo. Continue reading