20 Photos That Inspire To Travel to Cape Verde

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Almost 1 year ago I first set a foot on Cape Verde. Through our Boat HitchHiking trip, my partner and I found a boat which sailed from Tenerife via La Gomera to Cape Verde. We originally had planned to cross the Atlantic Ocean straight away. But as usual, life is what happens while we make plans.

That’s how we got to discover one of my favorite travel destinations so far: Cape Verde.

After spending 1 month on Tenerife looking to work as crew on a sailing boat, we were over the moon when a young French couple called us to sail to Cape Verde. As we knew that many boats would sail from Cape Verde to the Caribbean, a sailing crossing to Cape Verde just sounded perfect to us.

Read more about different Islands from Cape Verde

That’s how we ended up discovering a country that never really was on our travel bucket list. Neither fitted our plans to cross the Atlantic Ocean by Boat HitchHiking.

But yet, we loved it from the first moment. “No Stress” is the mantra of Cape Verde archipelago and people welcomed us with open arms.

I already wrote several posts on the islands we visited: Sal Island, Sao Vicente and Santo Antao. In 2018, I visited the more remote islands like Maio, Fogo and Brava.

Each of them is so different and adorable. Even though we haven’t visited even half of the Capeverdean islands, I know that Cape Verde and its people will always have a special place in our hearts.

Read more about where to stay in Cape Verde

For those who still are not sure whether travel to Cape Verde or not, I want to share with an inspiring photographic collection. And I hope that you enjoy the beauty of Cape Verde as much as we did and just book your flight ticket right away.


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Ilha do Sal

Where to Stay in Ilha do Sal: Find the best Hotel Deal in Sal
Read more on Things To Do on Sal Island.

1. Salinas de Pedro de Lume

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The Salt Mines of Pedro de Lume were Ilha do Sal’s first industry

2. Chapel of Pedro de Lume

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Pedro de Lume Village is a place lost in time

3. Salt Mines

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Salt Mines in Pedro de Lume, Sal

4. Rugged Nature

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Sal is a desert island. Only the south has beaches.

5. Fishing Port

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Fishery Industry is important in Sal Island

6. Fishery in Santa Maria

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At the pier of Santa Maria, Sal Island

7. Colourful Housefronts

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Colours of Cape Verde – Colores de Cabo Verde

8. Bright Colours

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Cabo Verde Siempre – Cape Verde forever

9. The Kite Beach

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Santa Maria is famous among Kite Surfers – Santa María, Sal, es muy popular entre Kite Surfers

Sao Vicente

Where to Stay in São Vicente: Find the best Hotel Deal in São Vicente
Read more on Top Things To Do in São Vicente.

10. Colourful Boats

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One of my favourite Cape Verde details

11. Virgin Beaches in Sao Vicente

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Praia Grande, Calhau, Sao Vicente

12. City Beach Praia Laginha in Mindelo

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Praia Laginha: That turquoise water 

13. Hiking to Monte Verde

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View from Monte Verde 

14. Colourful Markets

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Market in Mindelo 

15 Hiking in western Sao Vicente

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Hiking in Sao Pedro 

Santo Antao

16. Hiking in Paul Valley

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Definitely a highlight: Hiking down from Cova crater through Paul Valley

17. Fontainhas: a fairytale village

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Fontainhas: Cape Verde’s most picturesque village 

18. Cape Verde’s Green Lung

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Santo Antao produces fruits and vegetables for the entire archipelago

19. Breath-taking Hikes

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Santo Antao had the most breath-taking panorama I’ve seen so far 

20. Exotic Fruits in Santo Antao

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Passion Fruits can be found anywhere in Cape Verde 

Extra

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Probably my favourite picture from Cape Verde


Get inspired to travel to Cape Verde. Explore the best the archipelago of Cabo Verde has to offer. These photos will convince you to explore the beauty of Sal island, Fogo, Brava and Mindelo, Sao Vicente
Get inspired to travel to Cape Verde. Explore the best the archipelago of Cabo Verde has to offer. These photos will convince you to explore the beauty of Sal island, Fogo, Brava and Mindelo, Sao Vicente


For more information about tourism on Cape Verde, I recommend the following webpage: WikiTravel Cape Verde.

Para más información sobre turismo en Cabo Verde, os recomiendo la página siguiente: Turismo en Cabo Verde.


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