Situated in the West Atlantic Ocean on the African coast, Cape Verde is a tropical archipelago of 10 islands and five islets. An idyllic place with summer climate, sea breeze and climate between 25 and 30 degrees all year round. Boavista … white and crystalline beaches, calm ocean, fantastic climate and cheerful people who live their lives away from stress. The African wind, the tropical sun and the volcanic soil have given the island an appetite for even most demanding: exciting excursions, relaxing days on the beach and fun evenings.
The beaches and the sea of Boavista are uncontaminated. You can watch the whale passage during the migratory season in the spring and witness the deposition of turtle eggs in the summer. Boavista is an island to explore, discover and live. Thanks to the presence of the winds Alisei is one of the most popular islands of water sports enthusiasts: surf, kitesurf, windsurf and Sup
Discover Boa Vista
Overnight accommodation in Boa Vista has never been easier! Choose between the different types and relax in one of our apartments, rooms, villas for rent. Sea view and tranquility without giving up the comforts of home. The small temperature difference between day and night allows you to leave heavy clothing at home. After a sunny day, it is normal to feel a little cool at night, but a sweatshirt or light jacket may suffice. On clear nights, you can admire all the splendor of the Milky Way, express wishes under the falling stars and enjoy memorable sunrises and sunsets. Lovers of silence and rest will find what they are looking for, as well as lovers of wild and unspoiled nature. On the portal you will find the information you need to choose an accommodation, book excursions and organize your evenings
THE PERFECT PLACE FOR SPORT
Boavista is a paradise for surfers and not only: Kite-Surfing, Wind-Surfing, snorkeling, diving, beach fishing and off-shore are just some of the sports activities that thousands of tourists and inhabitants practice every year. Lessons for beginners are available in the various schools of the main beach bars / restaurants. Professional fishermen or amateurs rent their boats for trips at sea and accompany you in the company. Every year Boa Vista is a scenario of marathons, the most famous being the Ultramarathon 150 km, from the crystalline beaches to the sand desert. On Boa Vista Official you can find out about schools, timetables, prices and regulations. A weather and webcam section allows you to have an overview of sea, wind and sky conditions. There are also ways of transporting personal material and shops where you can buy sports equipment
ENTERTAINMENT AND RELAX…….NO STRESS
Boavista is one of the last paradises, still untouched and protected by invasive tourism. The services on the territory and its position make it unique for those in search of relaxation, as well as for those who want to get closer to nature without great dangers. Sunbathing, relaxing, always eating in a different place, venturing into excursions that will come to mind are activities for everyone, adults and children. The hotels equipped beaches are ready to welcome you and offer you every kind of comfort, as well as the beach clubs on the coast and the hotels in the city. You can savor Cape Verdean cuisine in typical restaurants, or feel at home by ordering a pizza or preparing a delicious fresh fish dish. Excursions and outdoor activities will bring you closer to nature and, depending on the season, you will discover breathtaking views, wonderful animals and characteristic points of interest that will become a beautiful memory. On the portal you will find everything you need to fall in love with Boa Vista!
A FAUNA WITHOUT DANGERS
Those who love nature know the beauties and dangers it possesses. Depending on the period, Boavista is a destination for nests and migrations. Although Africa, the island knows no snakes, neither scorpions, nor poisonous animals. Instead he knows dogs, goats and donkeys. No cats other than cats. A multitude of rare birds attract birdwatchers from around the world, but you can also encounter eagles and hawks during excursions. The beaches are frequented by birds and crabs that at night feast on the shore. The ocean is an explosion of colors, fish, dolphins, turtles and whales. And no worries about sharks: the abundance of fish in these waters keeps them very far and there are no real dangers for bathers and fishermen. Get to know on the portal all the information you need to observe and fall in love with these animals.
APPOINTMENTS ON THE ISLAND
- The passage of whales: It happens from April to May
- The Ultramarathon: a great event for athletes and supporters who put themselves to the test with a distance of 150 km in a suggestive race across desert, beaches and cliffs. It happens in December
- The hatching of the Careta Careta turtles: It happens from June to September
- The Praia de Cruz International Music Festival: It happens in August
- The Morna Festival: It happens in September
- The Marlin Passage: For an exciting fishing experience from October to November
- The strong winds for kite and windsurfing performances: from January to April
annual average 27°C
escudos caboverdiano ECV (1 € / 110 ecv)
The official currency of Cape Verde is the Cape Verdean escudo (ECV). One euro is equal to 110.265 ECV (non-variable fixed exchange rate). The coins are available in denominations of 1 to 200 scudi and 200-5000 notes. Applied locally on the stock exchange, the exchange is generally 1 euro = 100 scudi. The use of euro banknotes and coins is accepted in all establishments.
The official language of Cape Verde is Portuguese. In addition to Portuguese, Cape Verdean meat is used day by day by the majority of the population, the variations of the existing local dialect. This can vary from one island to another.
How to dress:
Use light clothes in natural fabrics and a hat to face the heat during the day; this will make you feel more at ease. It is also advisable to wear a sleeved sweater for the night, particularly in the months of January to June due to the wind blowing with greater intensity on the island. It is not allowed to go bare chested in villages, only in bathing areas.
What to eat:
There are some places where you can taste the typical cuisine of Boa Vista. The traditional diet of the island is mainly based on fish and shellfish and in particular lobsters. The dry roasted mackerel dish is their welcome food and the famous Cachupa (made essentially of beans, pork, corn and vegetables) is the business card of Cape Verde. You should also try salted goat cheese. You can also find many places with Italian / Portuguese / Spanish food. Among the tropical fruits you can find banana, mango and papaya. The typical drinks of the country are “Grogue”, which is made from sugar cane, and “pontche”, a sort of sweet flavored liqueur.
the dry tropical climate of Cape Verde has two seasons, with temperatures around 27 ° C during most of the year. Dry season: from November to July, tempered by winds; Rainy season (approx. 6 days): from August to October.
Vaccines: There are no special vaccinations required to enter Cape Verde. Tap water is not for drinking, better for bottled water, but using tap water for cooking is not a problem, it is necessary to drink plenty of water to avoid the risk of diarrhea