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Cape Verde Holidays

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Cape Verde Holidays 2020

The Cape Verde Islands are located off the coast of West Africa. Popular among those seeking consistent warm weather, you’ll be delighted to discover the climate remains warm and dry throughout the year.

What kind of holiday does Cape Verde offer?

Besides warm weather, crystal blue waters and stretching beaches, these volcanic islands have a unique Portugese and African influenced culture, which make them a fascinating winter sun and beach holiday destination. 

Cape Verde is great for:

All inclusive holidays - All inclusive Cape Verde holidays are a great value opportunity to relax on the beach, enjoy an afternoon scuba diving or hike to a volcano. Some of our top places to stay include Aguahotels Sal Vila Verde Resort or VOI Vila do Farol.

Family holidays - Head to Sal for a mix of fun and relaxation or Boa Vista for a purely laid-back holiday; both of which are top destinations for family breaks to Cape Verde.

Cheap holidays - Mindelo is an ideal destination for beach lovers and holidaymakers looking for a taste of local music, dance and nightlife. There are some great package deals to Cape Verde where food and beverages are included in the price, so you can enjoy the local cuisine and have your fair share of cocktails by the pool!

Cape Verde Islands at a glance

Lush natural wonders

See the impressive volcano rising up from the sea in Fogo

Perfect for watersports

Sal is a world-class surfing destination

Discover the best beaches

The islands have an abundance of fine white-sand beaches

Popular with couples

Explore the islands' vast natural treasures & enjoy sunset coastal walks

Try the local wine

Savour some tasty reds thanks to the dark volcanic soil of Fogo island

Stay active

Unspoiled landscapes and challenging trails make for great hiking

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Things to do in Cape Verde Islands

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Things to do in Cape Verde

Things to do in Cape Verde

Cape Verde deserves a visit purely for its natural beauty, however, if you’re looking for a little more culture and adventure, you won’t be disappointed.

Top things to do in Sal

  • Water sports -  Sal is great for water sports like surfing and kiteboarding thanks to the abundant Atlantic winds.
  • Desert biking - Sal has a mainly desert landscape making it the perfect place to enjoy some quad biking.
  • Santa Maria - The coastal town of Santa in southern Sal. Enjoy a range of local restaurants and live music venues.   

Top things to do in Boa Vista

The island of Boa Vista offers much of the same in pleasant beaches and water sport activities as Sal, but the capital Sal Rei is a wonderful addition to your to do list. Discover the Cape Verdean history and culture through stunning architecture.

Cape Verde beaches

Cape Verde beaches

Cape Verde’s main attraction is without a doubt its silky sands and dreamy waters. There is a cluster of beautiful beaches around the two popular islands of Sal and Boa Vista.

Boa Vista has an abundance of beautiful beaches:

  • Santa Monica Beach - Powder white sands and gentle waves make this a hit!
  • Praia de Chaves - Perfect for walks along the beach, you can also enjoy lunch at nearby restaurants.
  • Praia de Atalanta - An isolated beach best-known for its shipwreck of a Spanish cargo ship. you'll need to take a tour to get there.

Sal is home to some of the most popular beaches that Cape Verde has to offer:

  • Santa Maria Beach - Sal's most popular beach and is often considered one of the best in the world.
  • Ponta Preta Beach - Great beach which is perfect for water sports like kite surfing, surfing and snorkelling.
  • Kite Beach - As the name suggests, this beach is a kite surfers haven. Great if you wish to learn or practise. 

Most popular hotels in Cape Verde Islands

Iberostar Club Boa Vista
  1. Sal Rei
  2. Cape Verde Islands
from £690 per personCheck availability
Agua Hotels Sal Vila Verde Resort
  1. Santa Maria (Cape Verde)
  2. Cape Verde Islands
from £491 per personCheck availability
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Cape Verde Islands weather

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What is the hottest month in Cape Verde?

September is the hottest month in Cape Verde, reaching highs of 29°C.

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