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FAQ

  • How to travel between the Cape Verdean islands?
    By ferry (CV Interilhas) or by domestic plane with Bestfly airline. The only connection by ferry that we advise is between Sao Vicente and Santo Antao, all the other islands are further away from eachother and are better connected by plane. Flights are all less than 1 hour fly time. Best book flights and ferrytickets in advance due to low availabilty. Connections to less touristic islands aren't guaranteed everyday.
  • Is there plenty things to do in Cape Verde?
    Along with unspoilt beaches and green valleys, the Cape Verdean islands offer a wide range of mainly nature related activities. Float on salt lakes in the Salinas on Sal, try kitesurfing on Sal and Boa Vista, go turtle watching in summer on their beaches, swim with turtles in their natural environment and enjoy a little Brazilian Carnaval on Sao Vicente, climb the active volcano on Fogo, discover the colonial history on Santiago and trek in the most beautiful walking valleys on Santo Antão and São Nicolau. The islands are still new to tourism and managed to keep their authenticity. We recommend an island-hopping trip to enjoy the different character of the islands.
  • What makes Cape Verde an ideal destination for hiking and walking holidays?
    The allure for hiking and Cape Verde Walking Holidays lies in its diverse landscapes, offering both challenging trails and serene strolls. The archipelago boasts volcanic peaks, dramatic coastlines, and lush valleys. Santo Antão, Santiago and São Nicolau with its rugged terrain and picturesque villages, are a hiker's paradise. Hiking on Fogo and climbing the only active volcano (the highest point of West-Africa) is a unique experience. Cape Verde's moderate climate and stunning views make it a year-round destination for outdoor enthusiasts.
  • Are there affordable options for Cape Verde Hiking trips?
    Yes, Affordable Cape Verde Hiking options are available. Santiago Island offers budget-friendly trails like Serra Malagueta, showcasing lush landscapes. Fogo Island features hikes around its volcanic craters, providing unique experiences. Santo Antão boasts diverse terrains with reasonably priced guided hikes, such as Paul Valley. Prices vary based on duration, guide services, and included amenities. Researching local tour operators and comparing packages helps ensure a cost-effective choice for your Cape Verde hiking adventure.
  • Can you recommend some must-visit hiking trails in Cape Verde?
    The highlights Santo Antão as having some of the most impressive hiking tracks in Cape Verde. It would be beneficial to explore specific trails on this island for a memorable hiking experience.
  • What distinguishes Cape Verde Diving Holidays from other dive destinations?
    Cape Verde Diving Holidays offer a unique blend of African and Portuguese cultural influences, set in an archipelago known for its warm, clear waters and diverse marine life. This destination stands out due to its volcanic underwater landscapes and diverse marine life likely set its diving holidays apart from other destinations.
  • What accommodations are available for those on Cape Verde Walking Holidays?
    Cape Verde Walking Holidays offer a range of accommodations to suit various preferences and budgets. Travelers can choose from options such as cozy guesthouses, boutique hotels, and beachfront resorts scattered across the archipelago's islands. These accommodations typically provide comfortable rooms, essential amenities, and often showcase the local culture and architecture. Many establishments offer delicious Cape Verdean cuisine and stunning views of the surrounding landscapes, enhancing the overall experience for tourists exploring the diverse terrain of Cape Verde.
  • What is the best time of year to plan Walking Holidays in Cape Verde?
    The best time of year to plan Walking Holidays in Cape Verde is during the dry season, which typically occurs between November and June. This period offers favorable weather conditions with lower rainfall and comfortable temperatures, making it ideal for outdoor activities like hiking and walking.
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