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Cape Verde

Travel Agencies/ Tickets/ Tours

Baobab Tour, Boa Vista

Cabo Verde Express

Giggling Gecko Adventures

Morabitur

Santa Marilha Horse excursions

Sawadee travel

TACV Cabo Verde Airlines

TAP


Hotels/ Bed & Breakfast

B&B Criola, Boa Vista

B&B Sakaroulé, Sal

Casa Colonial, Mindelo

Clubhotel Riu Garopa, Sal

Decameron Resort, Boa Vista

Hotel Oasis Atlantico

Migrante Guesthouse

Sal Beach Club

Spinguera Ecolodge, Boa Vista

Villas and apartments

Boa Vista apartments

Ca' Nicola, Sal Rei

Holiday Rentals Cape Verde

Maio Fishing Club apartments

Ponta do Sol, Santo Antão

Praia Baixo Aparthotel, Santiago

Proatlantic apartments, Sal

Villa ao Mar, Sal


General information

CIA Factbook Cape Verde

Consulate Cape Verde

Internetcafe's & Wifi in Cape Verde

Cape Verdean organisations

Cape Verdean Americans

Cape Verde Travel Guide

Cape Verde Forum

Map Cape Verde

Request a Visa for Cape Verde

Statistical Office

The Weather in Cape Verde

Turtles SOS

Vaccinations Cape Verde

Sights

Archeological museum Praia

Botanic garden, Sal

Buracona - Olho Azul, Sal

Fontona oase, Sal

Museu da Tabanka, Santiago

Pedra Lume zoutmeer, Sal

Praia

Sal Rei, Boa Vista

Serra Malagueta National park

Sucupira market (Santiago)

Viana desert, Boa Vista

Volcano Pico de Fogo

Whales spotting, Boa Vista

Barlavento Islands

Boa Vista

Branco

Razo

Sal

Santa Luzia

Santo Antão

São Nicolau

São Vicente






Sotavento Islands

Brava

Fogo

Maio

Rombo-eilanden

Santiago






Sports/ Watersports/ Beaches

Kitesurfing

Manta Diving Center

Ponta Preta beach, Sal

Praia de Chaves, Boa Vista

Santa Monica Beach, Boa Vista

Sea Turtle Catamarans

Surf Zone Cabo Verde

Surfing at Ponta Preta (Sal)

Ultramarathon Boa Vista

Sea fishing from Maio

Restaurants/ Culinary Cape Verde

Ate Mange, Boa Vista

Cape Verdean Recipes

Palm Beach Sal

Punto d'Incontro, Praia

Restaurant Cretcheu, Sal

Restaurant Leila, Fogo

Restaurant guide




Travel Stories/ Blogs/ Webcams

Baardwijk's Worldview

Bohalista

Expeditie globe

Foto's Fogo

Foto's Sucupira market

Photos Cape Verdean Islands

Webcam Sal


Going out/ Music

Cabo Verda Musicas

Cesária Évora

Dating Cape Verde

Festivals

Funaná en Morna music

Gil Semedo

Lura

Wakan Bar, Boa Vista

Transportation and car rent

Atlantic Rent a Car

Buses Cape Verde

Ferries Cape Verde

Jetaway car hire, Santiago

Airports Cape Verde

Nelson Mandela Airport Praia

Taxi from airport to resort


Religion

Church history

Jews in Cape Verde

Catholic churches on Cape Verde

Nazarene church, Sal

Nossa Senhora da Graça, Santiago

Religion Cape Verde

History / culture

Abraão Vicente

History Cape Verde

Cape Verdean mourning rituals

The discovery of Cape Verde

Travel Guide Cape Verde 1920


Education/ Internships

Education Cape Verde

Internship Cape Verde

Practical training in Cabo Verde

Study in Cape Verde

University Cape Verde


Media

Africanidade

Cape Verdean tv online

Cape Verdean news

Radio Cabo Verde International

Radio Nova

Radiotelevisão Caboverdiana

Visão News


Real estate

Cabo Real Estate

Cape Verde Property

Housing Cabo Verde

Cape Verde Property Portal

Nôscasa, Sal

Propertyshowrooms Sal

Santa Monica Resort & Spa


Business

Agro-Business Sector Cabo Verde

Banco de Cabo Verde

Foreign Trade in Cape Verde

Caixa

Credit Management Cape Verde

Exchange Cape Verde

Office support

Rate of exchange Cape Verde

Government and Non-profit

Cape Verde for Life

Cabinet Cape Verde

Delta Cultura

Relations Neth. - Cape Verde

Statistical Office








Language Cape Verde

Cape Verdean Alphabet

Cape Verdean Creole

Creole language Cape Verde

Portuguese online

Say it in Crioulo








Health

Clinitur

Health advice Cape Verde

Hospital Central da Praia

Hospital Sal

WHO KCape Verde



Shopping

3RSAL, Sal

Art D’Cretcheu, São Vicente

D-Concept Design, Praia

Praia Shopping

Travel guide Cape Verde A-Z

Accommodation

Cape Verde has a range of accommodation. On Sal and Boa Vista are luxury resorts, guesthouses and everything in between. On the other islands the accommodation is simpler.

Capital

The capital of Cape Verde is Praia, on the island Santiago.

Carnival

Especially the Carnival in Mindelo is famous for its exuberance. Carnival 2017 wil be: 26th February. The parties and parades begin several weeks before the official carnival.

Economy

Cape Verde was one of the poorest countries in the world. but by the growing tourism economy grew by 8 to 10 percent annually in recent years.

Electricity

Cape Verde ha s voltage of 220 V (50 Hertz). European plugs with 2 pins can be used.  

General

The name Cape Verde comes from the location of the islands: Green Cape, the westernmost point of the African continent near Senegal. 

Geography

Cape Verde is divided into 2 geographic regions: the Northern Island Group an the Southern Island Group.

Health

The tap water is not drinkable in Cape Verde. Use suncreen with a high factor. The level of helath care is significantly lower than in Europe. Protect yourself against mosquitoes; Malaria is rarely, but there is dengue fever and even the first cases of Zika virus actually. Vaccinationas are not required. Recommendable are vaccinations against typhoid, DTP and hepatitis A.

Internet

Most hotels in Cape Verde has wifi, often paid. In most places there is free wifi araound the main square.

Language

Portuguese is the official languagel in Cape Verde. The other language is Crioulo (Cape Verdean Creole).

Money

Cape Verde has the Cape Verdean escudo (CVE), this is indicated with a dollar sign behind the amount. On Sal and Boa Vista they also eccept the euro. Credit cards are not accepted everywhere in Cape Verde.

Telephone

From the UK dialling Sal looks like this --00238-- international code for SAL then 997 3499, (it looks like this in Cape Verde).

Tips

A tip of 5 to 10 % of the bill is common in restaurants, for excursion staff and other personal services. Tipping is not customary for taxi drivers in Cape Verde.

Visa

Cape Verde requires a visa, which is valid for 30 days. Most travel agencies arrange this for you, you'll receive a stamp in your passport on arrival. Your passport must be valid for 6 months upon arrival in Cape Verde.

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