This stunning archipelago off the coast of West Africa is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. With its year-round warm climate, beautiful beaches, and vibrant culture, Cape Verde offers a captivating blend of relaxation and adventure. From the sandy shores of Sal Island to the volcanic landscapes of Fogo Island, Cape Verde is a paradise for beach lovers, water sports enthusiasts, and nature seekers. Embark on an unforgettable journey and create lifelong memories on your holiday in Cape Verde!
Cape Verde is renowned for its breath-taking beaches and crystal-clear waters. Explore the golden sands of Santa Maria Beach on Sal Island, where you can soak up the sun, swim in turquoise waters, and indulge in water sports such as windsurfing and kitesurfing. Discover the volcanic beauty of Praia de Chaves on Boa Vista, with its dramatic dunes and pristine shoreline. For a more secluded escape, head to the untouched beaches of Maio Island, where tranquillity and natural beauty await. Cape Verde’s beaches provide the perfect setting for relaxation, beach activities, and unforgettable sunsets.
Beyond its stunning beaches, Cape Verde offers a wealth of outdoor adventures. Hike through the lunar-like landscapes of Fogo Island, home to the imposing Pico do Fogo volcano. Explore the rugged terrain of Santo Antão Island, with its breath-taking valleys, lush mountains, and picturesque villages. Embark on a fishing trip and try your luck at catching some of the abundant marine life surrounding the islands. Cape Verde’s diverse landscapes offer opportunities for hiking, trekking, fishing, and immersing yourself in nature.
Immerse yourself in Cape Verde’s vibrant culture and music scene. Experience the lively rhythms of morna and coladeira, traditional music styles that showcase the rich cultural heritage of the islands. Explore the historic neighbourhoods of Mindelo, known for its colourful buildings and vibrant arts scene. Sample local cuisine, such as cachupa, a hearty stew; and grogue, a traditional distilled liquor. Cape Verde’s cultural experiences offer a chance to connect with the warmth and authenticity of its people.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
Cape Verde is an ideal winter sun destination, although you can technically go all year round – just the summers are hotter and more humid.
Around 6 hours
Cape Verdean escudo
A beach holiday, warmer than the Canaries in the winter – but without going to the Caribbean or Indian Ocean
HOW TO GET THERE
There are direct flights from many UK airports to either Sal or Boa Vista, some of these may only operate during the winter.
IDEAL TO COMBINE WITH
You can multi-centre the Cape Verde on different islands (with plenty of domestic flights), where you can go hiking or birdwatching.
OUR FAVOURITE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
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