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Combi Relax Tour

Combi Relax TourShipwreck Cabo Santa MariaOur first stop will be the shipwreck that has been lying on the north coast of Boa Vista for some time. A ride over hill and dale.RabilIn the pottery school we look at the beautiful handwork. We also have the opportunity to buy souvenirs that come 100% from Boa Vista.Desert VianaLet's go to our little Sahara desert that fascinates us again and again!Santa MonicaSouth of the west coast lies the beautiful Santa Monica beach, where we will have lunch with our friend Didin at the beach bar Boca Beach. But we also have enough time to swim and relax.VarandinhaStrengthened it goes along the west coast to Varandinha beach, because we look together at the limestone caves. My personal favorite place on Boa Vista.Povocoa VelhaThe oldest village here on Boa Vista and its history we learn at the small chapel above the village.
  • Duration: 7 to 8 hours
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BVC 02 -HALF DAY TOUR SANTA MONICA.

Starting with a stop at Ribeira do Rabil, rich in vegetation and water we then drive to Povoação Velha, the oldest town of the island. From there we then drive to the breath-taking beach at Santa Monica where there is the possibility to have a swim (depending on sea conditions). On the way back there will be an interesting stop at Varandinha grot and finally finish with the amazing sand dunes of Morro D’Areia.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
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Full Day Santiago Island Tour

we make the people together with the locals, feel the real life from Cape Verde, make you feel at home like a family
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Segway Tour:45 minutes

where you will be explained how to use a Segway and you will have the possibility to try it. The Short tour of 45 minutes starting from our office on the green road to Santa Maria in order to get used and feel comfortable on the Segway. The tour takes you off-road up to Vila Verde, then to Ponta Preta which is the most beautiful beach of the island and back by the beach to our office. Highlights • Small group ensures personal service • Ideal choice for families • Perfect for all ages and skill level • Informative, friendly and professional guide • Choice of morning or afternoon departure • All necessary equipment included Inclusions • All taxes, fees and handling charges • Use of helmet • Professional guide • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only) Additional info • Children must be accompanied by an adult • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
  • Duration: 45 minutes
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  • Duration: 45 minutes
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Praia City Tour (The Capital of Cape Verde) Santiago, Cabo Verde

Visiting the capital of the country means supplementing the historical knowledge of events marked by the arrival of independence. Places such as the Jaime Mota Army House, the cruise, the Presidential Palace, the Municipal Chamber, the courts, the Alexandre Alburguergue main square, show the colonial side of the city. In the Municipal Market you can get to know a lot of the local gastronomy, going down Ponta Belém to the Sucupira Market, where you can buy souvenirs, traditional clothes and much more.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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Santa Monica NO Stress Tour

Santa Monica NO STRESSDesert VianaThe fine Saharan sand that is carried from the west coast of Africa to Cape Verde has already developed into a small desert here on Boa Vista. Sandboarding always great fun for big and small!Povoacao VelhaOur oldest village here on Boa Vista, which is located directly on the mountain "Rocha Estancia".I would like to tell you the stories on a walk through the village.Praia VarandinhaDiscover with me the limestone caves on the beach of Varandinha. One of my favorite places on Boa Vista.Santa MonicaWe drive off the Santa Monica beach! A great experience!At the very end there is a swimming stop where there is also a beach bar from our friend Didin!Without many words. Enjoy and enjoy again!
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Half Day Island Tour, Sao Vicente

Cultural, Historical, City, Coastal, LandscapesIncludes Professional Local Guide, Transportation, Beverage and of course a Fantastic time!3 hours - €40 per person (minimum 2 guests) €60 individual
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
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Welcome to Santo Antao!

Our Welcome to Santo Antao Tour includes round trip ferry tickets, transportation, professional local guide, delicious meal and beverage, and of course a fantastic time!
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Highlights of Cidade Velha (World Heritage City)

With a private guide to point out the landmarks, this half-day trip from Praia to Cidade Velha is personalized. You’ll visit Fortaleza Real de San Felipe, which looms above this World Heritage–listed city on Santiago. Entrance fees are also included to Sé Cathedral, Pelourinho (the pillory), and the Church of Our Lady of Rosário.
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
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Segway Tour: 1h:30m

Segway Tours After the pick up at you hotel you will be taken to our main office where you will be explained how to use a Segway and you will have the possibility to try it.Long tour of 1h30minutes. Starting from our office on the green road to Santa Maria in order to get used and feel comfortable on the Segway, followed by a Santa Maria tour, off-road to the salt flats of Santa Maria, Kite beach, a white sandy beach which is the favorite beach of the kite-surfers, Vila Verde, Ponta Preta, the most beautiful beach of the island and back by the beach to our office. Highlights • Small group ensures personal service • Ideal choice for families • Perfect for all ages and skill level • Informative, friendly and professional guide • Choice of morning or afternoon departure • All necessary equipment included Inclusions • All taxes, fees and handling charges • Use of helmet • Professional guide
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Shipwreck Cabo Santa Maria

Shipwreck adventureShipwreck Cabo Santa MariaAbout stone and stone, it goes to the shipwreck. How long is the ship already there? For the Boa Vistians a piece of history. Look at the shipwreck before the sea eats it up!Haibucht Ponto AntonioTo get to the bay of Ponto Antonio it goes through long dried riverbeds. Arriving at the gravel bays, it's time to open your eyes! Here, the reef sharks come into the surface waters and we have to look out! Our patience is mostly worth it!RabilOn the way to Rabil we drive on Route66 my favorite route.Rabil last stop in the pottery. Here you can still see real handicrafts and have the opportunity to buy souvenirs that come 100% from Boa Vista.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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VXE 02 - SÃO VICENTE HALF DAY TOUR

We start our tour with a view of the panorama from the Fortín del Rey. There we start the city tour through Avenida Marginal, passing through the municipal market, Torre de Belem, the fish market and Plaza Estrela. From here we head towards Monte Verde, then descend to Baía das Gatas, which is known for the internationally renowned music festival in August. Here we will stop to swim in the crystal clear waters of the Bay. On the way back to the hotel, we cross the incredible and colorful fishing village of Salamansa.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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SFL 03 - FULL DAY TOUR AROUND THE ISLAND MOSTEIROS

Only when touring the island can you get an idea of the violence of the 1951 eruption. First we drive to Cova Figueira and Espigão, an observation place where you get a complete view of the volcano with its lava flow that goes to the sea. Then there is time to walk to the perimeter of the Monte Velha forest, where you can see the coffee plantations.Then we traveled to the city of Mosteiros, where we stopped for a typical Cape Verde lunch at a local restaurant. The city also has a small attractive center, wedged between the mountain and the sea, which contrasts with the lava stone houses in the shady outskirts. Finally, a walk through the Salinas for a relaxing moment on a small beach of black sand. Please bring your swimsuit.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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FOGO - FULL DAY EXCURSION TO THE VOLCANO ISLAND

Enjoy an incredible adventure full day where you will live a unique experience !!!We will make a walk through Villa de São Felipe among sobrados, colonial buildings, much more market. We visited the church, the House of Memory, and the square.We stop in Forno, visit one of the areas where the method of drip irrigation is used, a technique adopted by farms on the island to minimize the effect of drought. We continue to Achada Furna, we will stop at Cabeça Fundão, from where we will have a beautiful view of the old crater and the landscape of mixed colors.Finally we arrive at the Natural Park of Chã das Caldeiras that has an incredible view from the highest point of Cape Verde.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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VXE 03 - MINDELO BY NIGHT

Embark on a musical journey with the fascinating variety of melodious compositions, flavors and traditions of the archipelago. Dinner in a typical restaurant with live music, to the rhythm of strains, mornas and funana. Venture into this musical and gastronomic discovery, honoring the nickname of "Little Brazil" that won the city of Mindelo in the famous song of Cesária Évora, known as "The Diva of bare feet".
  • Duration: 4 hours
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DM Excursion 4X4 Salt

Guiding by the quality of service, our guides will offer you a bit of our history, our culture and the local gastronomy, to make you feel better the places visited. In the middle of the tour we offer snorkeling equipment and at the end the picnic at sunset on a white sand beach. And you will also be given an album of the best photos made throughout the day.
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
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  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
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SFL 04 - HALF DAY CITY TOUR OF SOBRADOS

We start in the main square Presidio before visiting the local market colored with many types of fruit and vegetables. We then head to the City Hall and the surrounding historical colonial houses called Sobrados, many of them restored to their original beauty.Then we enter the Municipal Museum to see the history of Fogo, one of the most important Islands in Cape Verde in the past. After, there is time to walk to the black sand beach of “Fonte Bila”. We finally have lunch at the beachfront Restaurant Tortuga with views of Brava before heading back to the Hotel.Schedule: Every day from 10:00 to 14:00Rates per person: 02 Participants €51,50 / 04 Participants €40,50 / From 06 Participants €34,50
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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VXE 07 - TREKKING NORTH BAIA - CALHAU

This exciting trekking tour along a magnificent natural pool. Then, walking north and along the road, you will discover the beautiful beaches of white and black sand, sand dunes and coves. We will delight the eye with the contrasts in the color of the water, ranging from the blue sky, the blue ocean to the turquoise. At this time it is very common on traditional fishing boats to return to the port.Entering Vila Calhau, between the two volcanoes we can observe the lava and solidified. Then, when you get to Calhau, you will see Praia Grande, where the exciting Bodyboard Championship is held. Finally, in the heart of Calhau you will see the island of Santa Luzia, the only inhabited island of the archipelago and is considered a natural reserve.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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SFL 05 - CAPE VERDEAN NIGHT. SÃO FILIPE

Enjoy a typical Cape Verdean night with local music, we recommend you try the special Fogo dish called Djagacida, so you will enjoy an unforgettable experience. Recipe Djagacida: If you wish to try to cook it yourselfIngredients: 01 medium onion, 03 cups of rice, 01 can of beans (15 oz. lima or kidney), salt, pepper, paprika, 02 bay leaves, fresh parsley, 04 tablespoons of oil. Directions: Cut up onions in a 02 qt. Pan and simmer until golden brown in oil (of choice). Add 06 cups of water to onions and season (to taste) with salt, pepper, paprika, bay leaves and parsley. Bring to a boil and add 03 cups of rice. Lower heat, add beans (of choice), cover pan and simmer for 25 minutes or until water is absorbed and rice is cooked. Turn off stove and let stand. Serve with chicken, linguiça local (sausage) or other meats.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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VXE 06 - CULTURAL EXCURSION OF MINDELO

Venture with us in a cultural odyssey for Mindelo, departing from Avenida 5 de Julio, formerly known as Calle del Inglés, we head towards the new Plaza Amílcar Cabral. This is the center of the city, where you will have the opportunity to visit the art and craft museum, called the Mindelo Cultural Center.We will pass through the Monumento del Águila, a land mark dedicated to the first crossing of the North Atlantic. Then we went to the Municipal Market of the African Liberator, the Palace of the Peoples, the old military headquarters and now known as the Jorge Barbosa School; You will also have the opportunity to visit the house of our illustrious Cesária Évora "Diva of the barefoot" and the artistic workshop of Joana Pinto.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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SFL 01 - FULL DAY VOLCANO TOUR

Here you get a stupendous view from the highest point from Cape Verde and get the opportunity to trek to the 2014 crater (Optional). You can find places with extreme hot spots from the Sulfur. A multi-colored landscape well worth a visit. The trekking takes approximately 3 hours depending on your shape. We visited one of the two destroyed villages in the eruption of 2015. Almost 98% of the houses, schools, restaurants, hotels were decimated but people are coming back, keen to rebuild everything again.Lunch at Marisa house followed by wine tasting the traditional Chã das Caldeiras wine better known as Manecon. You also get the chance to buy one of the best coffees in the world produced in Fogo.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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Wild East Lighthouse

Wild EastLighthouse Morro NegroThe out of service lighthouse stands on a small mountain (150 m), which can be reached on foot in about 15 minutes. A beautiful view is guaranteed and the climb is worth every effort!shell beachHere you can find a nice fan shell with a little luck! You also have time to unwind.Fundo das FigueirasThe village of flowers and colorful houses. Here we take a village tour on foot and look at the local church. Time seems to have stopped here. See the original Boa Vista!vegetable farmWe go to a vegetable farm. There we see what is grown on the island and what is possible despite the drought. Our farmer Teta is happy about every visit and makes us a delicious lunch.Back on route 66.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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NTO 01 - EXCURSION TO VALE DO PAÚL (Full day).

It starts at the pier or at Santo Antão Art Resort and we go through all its points of interest until we reach one of the greenest valleys on the island: Vale do Paúl. Here we will visit a sugar cane plantation, observe the crushing and handling of sugarcane in the traditional press ("trapiche") of Mr. Ildo Benrós, of Jewish descent.Here you will have the opportunity to taste and buy several products of sugar cane: punch, molasses, as well as pure sugar cane syrup and the traditional "grogue" drink, there will also be a brief explanation about the production of this drink. We will continue our visit to the tourist point of the island Ponta do Sol, where we will visit the Jewish cemetery, the famous sun clock of the Port and the beautiful City Hall.After having lunch at the Divin Art Restaurant in João Dias - Ribeira Grande, we travel to Fontaínhas, famous for its fascinating landscape, a spectacular combination of sea, mountains, farmland and cliffs.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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VXE 01 - FULL DAY EXCURSION SÃO VICENTE.

We start our tour with a panoramic view from the Fortín del Rey. From there, we start the city tour through the Marginal Avenue, passing through the Municipal Market, the Belém Tower, the Fish Market and the Estrela Square. From here we head towards Calhau, crossing the verdant agricultural area of the island, the extinct volcano and the spectacular Praia Grande.We return to the city to enjoy a delicious lunch. Afterwards, we take you to enjoy the natural beauty of San Vicente, Monte Verde and the beautiful Baía das Gatas, where the famous international music festival takes place once a year. Here there is the possibility of submerging ourselves in the crystal clear water of the Bay. On the way back, we passed through the colorful fishing village of Salamansa, to finally return to the hotel.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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