This day-long festival celebrates Sal’s patron saint. Things kick off with morning mass in Santa Maria’s church. This...Read More
Municipal Day celebrates the founding of Sal’s towns, and festivities across the island are explosive. The main eve... Read More
Cape Verdeans have music in their blood, so any event here will serve up plenty of it. And this one, held on Santa... Read More
Fishing is still very much a way of life for the locals, tha... Read More
Sal, which means salt in Portuguese, used to be famous for j... Read More
Santa Maria’s beachfront restaurants specialise in seafood. ... Read More
One of the best ways to see the hidden treasures of Sal is t... Read More
Pedra de Lume village may have once been famous for the salt... Read More
This seven-kilometre beach at the foot of the island is, wit... Read More
It’d be a crime to come to Cape Verde and not spend a day ou... Read More
Cape Verde is smack in the trade winds belt, so windsurfing ... Read More
Cape Verde’s biggest island can count Captain Cook and Sir F... Read More
This stretch of white sand is ideal for sun-worshippers and ... Read More
A mainstay on the town’s main street, Americo’s is justly fa... Read More
Santa Maria’s melting pot of cultures means you’re never sho... Read More
Pedra de Lume is the oldest town on the island and, nowadays... Read More
The hotels supply much of the evening entertainment, laying ... Read More
If you're up for wrestling with big game fish, you'll fall h... Read More
Back in the 18th century, this village was famous for its sa... Read More
The sand dunes of Santa Maria Beach wrap around the southern... Read More
The combination of volcanic landscapes and crystal-clear wat... Read More
One of the best lunch spots on the island, this beachfront r... Read More
Cape Verde’s biggest island has got plenty in the way of his... Read More
The white sands and clear waters of Ponta Preta grace hundre... Read More
Rolling dunes plumped up like pillows, sun-scorched trees be... Read More
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