Discover the delicious cuisine of Cape Verde

One of the best things about going on holiday is letting our hair down and enjoying a couple of weeks of eating whatever we want. Visiting another country offers you the chance to delve deep into the local cuisine and discover brand new delicious dishes. If you are visiting one of the beautiful Cape Verde islands, here are a few recommendations to ensure you don’t miss out on the beautiful and exciting food available. Continue reading

Cape Verde’s newest resort

Earlier in February, Macau Legend Development Limited broke ground on a new project in Cape Verde. The hotel and casino operator will create a $290 million resort on a plot of land on Santiago Island, the largest of the islands that make up the archipelago. The 1.6 million square foot site is in Praia, the capital of the country. This is a fantastic location because it means visitors will be able to either fly into the international airport or sail into the sea port. Continue reading

Enjoy sensational surfing in beautiful Sal

It is not known how many active surfers there are in the world, but the estimated numbers are in the millions. Passionate surfers travel the globe looking for the biggest waves, visiting America, Australia and many other destinations in search of the ultimate ride. The beautiful islands of Cape Verde have now been added to the list of surfers’ favourite locations, with a regular influx of surfing enthusiasts visiting the island of Sal. Continue reading

Bask in the beauty of Boa Vista

One of the most frustrating experiences holidaymakers can have is to be drawn to a location with the promise of beautiful views, only to find that their definition of a great view is very different to that of their travel agent or holiday company. However, when you opt to take a holiday in Cape Verde, you’ll never be disappointed in this respect. There are various stunning islands to choose from, and Boa Vista is particularly perfect for people who really do want to get away from it all. Continue reading

Exploring by land, air and sea

Cape Verde is the perfect destination for visitors who like to explore and want an amazingly diverse landscape full of different sights to behold. The islands that make up the country vary greatly, from long, flat stretches of sandy beaches to rocky, volcanic areas with lush vegetation and taller peaks. Visitors can choose to spend their time touring the islands by land, air or sea to see everything that is on offer. Continue reading

British tourists love Sal

Cape Verde has grown into a popular tourist destination in recent years, attracting more and more people with its fantastic climate, unique culture and multitude of picturesque beaches. It is proving particularly attractive for British tourists with travellers from the UK making up 25% of the international visitors to the country in the first half of 2015. This is no surprise when you consider that flights from the UK with Cabo Verde airlines can take as little as six hours. Continue reading

Official recognition for Cape Verde holidays

The strengthening relationship between the EU and Cape Verde has brought increased attention to these magnificent islands. While this relationship has previously been focused on the development of mutually beneficial trade and fishing agreements, in recent months attention has turned towards the tourism industry. In December 2015 the European Union announced that they had reached an agreement to support and fund six tourism initiatives across the islands. Continue reading

Cape Verde’s successful 2015

Cape Verde may have a young tourist industry, but 2015 showed that significant growth is still occurring. In the first half of last year visitor numbers were up, reaching an impressive 278,000 according to the country’s National Statistics Institute (the INE). This suggests that the country was well on its way to hitting the 500,000 mark for the year. This would be a major achievement, particularly when we take into account that the population of the islands is only slightly larger at around 505,000. Continue reading

Travel to and from Cape Verde in comfort

For a great many people, the dread of flying is a barrier to enjoying their holidays. Whereas once airline travel was associated with prestige, comfort and quality of service, these days a number of businesses have made the experience the opposite of that for the sake of cutting costs. For this reason, it comes as a relief when travellers get to enjoy an airline that stays true to the traditional values of flight services. TACV Cabo Verde Airlines are recognised for their commitment to excellence, delivering travel solutions which are second to none. Continue reading