Tour the sensational sights of Santiago

Santiago is the largest of the Cape Verde islands, and is home to the nation’s capital city of Praia. It is also the location of one of the island’s four international airports, Praia International Airport, which lies 3km from the capital. Praia is a commercial centre that ships tropical fruit, sugar cane and coffee. The city centre is commonly referred to as Plato because of its location on a plateau. It is located on the southern part of the island and offers great weather all year round. The city has many attractions and amenities including Albuquerque Square and The Presidential Palace which was constructed at the end of the 19th century. Both landmarks are located in the colonial city centre. Continue reading

Espinguera Ecolodge


The Espinguera Ecolodge is situated on the Northern coastline of Boa Vista Island. It offers seclusion and privacy in a part of the island untouched by tourism offering wonderful coastal and beach access.

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Lombo Branca Villas

Located: Island of Santo Antao

Lombo Branca Villas.
A Cluster of well designed villas on the top of a spectacular viewing point. The accommodation is well furnished and of private ownership. Well equipped kitchens, lounge and outside terraces. A small but private pool is always available to enjoy. Best arrange your shopping before arrival. Car hire is suggested but not essential if you are active… Mountain bikes can be arranged in advance of arrivals.

Price guide
Up to 4 and 6 people.
750 GBP per week.

Hotel Savana – Fogo

Located: Island of Boavista

Situated in the centre of St Filipe capital of Fogo. A selection of rooms doubles and singles alike. Cape Verdiam managed. Suitable for groups and those preparing to approach the volcano. Plunge pool. Cape Verdian breakfast is served. Within easy reach of the airport just 10 Minutes. The port is only 20 minutes. Local restaurants are nearby.

Price guide
Double standard.
28 GBP per person per night bed and breakfast.
Single Standard.
38 GBP per person per night bed and breakfast.
Double Suite.
35 GBP per person per night bed and breakfast.
Single Suite
50 GBP per person per night bed and breakfast.
Triple Suite
23 G B P per person per night bed and breakfast.

Salinas Village

Located: Island of Fogo, St Filipe

Established 2 bedroom Villa on the Island of Maio. Ideal for a family or group of 4. Kitchen, lounge and outside place for sun bathing. A nearby small communal swimming pool for residents only. Shops are in the village with the nearby local quiet beach. A holiday on Maio will need to be arranged carefully due to the frequency of flights.

Price guide
£700 per week

Villa Gabriel

Located: Island of Boavista

Villa Gabriel is a new project on the outskirts of Sal Rei. There are a number of blocks which have within them a number of apartments from studio to 3 bed roomed. Most are sea-view. It is newly established and provides a peaceful balcony setting with a short walk into the little town where there are ample supermarkets, a church and restaurants. This is about 15 minutes transfer from the airport. Welcome packs can be provided and transfers can be included.

Price guide
Call to discuss

Guest House Orquidea

Located: Island of Boavista

Guest House Orquidea is located on the Estoril beach. This delightful purpose-built residential is owned by a Cape Verdean family. Breakfast is provided and served in the well-cared-for tropical garden, with a selection of rooms that are all en suite, with a balcony and a mini bar. Within walking distance of the village Sal-Rei. Transfers are available when applied for – transfer to and from the airport costs 12 GBP per group of 4. Breakfast in included in the prices below.

Price guide
Superior room – 50 GBP per person per night
Standard double room – 44 GBP per person per night
Twin room – 34 GBP per person per night
Extra bed for children from 3-12 years – 18 GBP per child per night
Extra bed for adults – 34 GBP per person per night
Breakfast is included in the price

Don Paco

Located: Island of St Vicents

In the centre of Mindelo on St Vicents island. First floor hotel

Price guide
Standard double Room. 45 GBP person per room.per night
Standard Single.. 65 GBP per person per night
Double Suit 60 GBP …………………
Singles Suit 86 GBP PPPN
Extra Bed.23 GBP
Half Board 15 GBP
Full Board 30 GBP
Children 11 years and under eat half price. and stay free.

Paul Mar. Paul beach Hotel

Located: Island of Santo Antao – Paul Valley

This Cape Verdian hotel is of a new construction with three floors. Whichever room you select there will be a view. Situated in village of Pombas in the Paul Valley.
The restaurant is adjacent and offers full meal service. A couple of other local restaurant facilities are nearby.
Clean, well run, this hotel is at the foot of some wonderful walking, local life style and culture. Transport to Ribeira Grande and Ponta Du Sol is easily found using the local collective bus service.
Sea View and bed and breakfast
Journey time from the ferry at Porto Nova is about 30 minutes

Price guide
Standard Double 35 GBP per night per person. Bed and breakfast.
Suite 40 GBP per night per person. Bed and breakfast.
Single standard… 50 GBP per night per person. Bed and breakfast.
Single Suite 60 GBP per night per person. Bed and breakfast.
Mountain View. bed and breakfast.
Standard Double..35 GBP

Hotel Aldeia Manga

Located: Island of Santo Antao – Paul Valley

If you want to relax on your holiday and stay in a tranquil, stress-free environment then there are few places more natural than the Aldeia Manga. In a setting of papaya, mango, sugar cane and monkey bread fruits sits a collection of houses and bungalows – Built out of stone and adobe, these traditionally styled properties are clean and comfortable.
There is a natural swimming pond nearby and the area is a wonderful starting point for walks, trips and hikes into the verdant valley of Paul. Along the way, you’ll be passing through some of the local villages where you can enjoy a taste of Cape Verdian culture.

Price guide
Call to discuss