The Ultimate Cape Verde Travel Guide Book
All hidden gems revealed!
- The guide that reveals secret places in Cape Verde.
- Learn how to explore Cabo Verde from a local’s perspective.
- Small businesses recommended for every island
Last updated: May 2020
Details: 200 pages of local Cape Verde travel advice
About the Author
Paulina visited Cabo Verde for the first time in 2016 and hasn’t stopped returning to the islands since then. Her articles published on paulinaontheroad.com were the first travel resource in English about Cape Verde. Now it is her turn to share the beauty of Cape Verde with you in this travel guide book.
What You'll Read:
All you need to know about Cape Verde visa, how to get around between islands, which SIM cards to buy, health and safety tips for Cape Verde.
Including how to save money when traveling from island to island.
A general overview with the best things to do on every island.
Perfect if you are limited in time or you’re still wondering what’s the best island to visit in Cape Verde.
All you need to know about Sal, Boa Vista and Maio!
Learn how to find the best spots to escape the crowds.
All lessons learned and discoveries from my stay in Cape Verde: the best places to eat, photography spots and how to find the most secluded beaches.
All you need to know about Santo Antao, Fogo Sao Nicolau and Brava.
Learn about the best hiking trails, how to climb Mount Fogo and about the best viewpoints in Brava. Every trail comes with detailed how-to instructions.
Of course, I’ll share with you the best places to stay and where to taste the best Cape Verdean food.
Prepare your trip to the beautiful islands of Santiago and São Vicente.
With a selection with the best places to listen to Cape Verdean music, eat traditional food and learn about Cabo Verde’s rich history.
Learn about the best beaches in Sao Vicente and how to find the best hiking trails in Santiago.
Includes in-depth guides for Mindelo and Praia
There’s at least one scenic beach on every Cape Verde island. But how to get there?
Even on mountainous places such as Fogo or Santo Antao boast gorgeous beaches. However, it may be hard to find them. I’ll share a list of the best beaches in Cape Verde and how to get there.
Warning: some of the beaches will be completely desert!
Do you want to make a real diffence when traveling but you don’t know how?
Independent businesses can be hard to find in Cape Verde as they lack the financial resources to promote their businesses. However, it’s here where you’ll make the most genuine encounters. And where your purchase can make a difference.
After months of research, I share with you some of the most valuable, local businesses in Cabo Verde. On every island!
A selection of the most useful expressions and typical phrases in Cape Verde creole. It has never been easier to mingle with the locals!
Continously Updated Travel Advice
Get first hand information that I researched during 1 year in Cape Verde. Including secret places and local’s tips.
This 200-pages guide is continously updated.
100% Honest Reviews
With a penchant for authentic experiences and small, independant businesses, I give you my honest opinion about tourism in Cape Verde and how you can support the local community.
And Much More:
- Colorful images
- Insider tips to get around like a local
- Hidden gems that only locals know
- Cultural insights to Cape Verdean culture
Explore the real Cape Verde
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Frequently Asked Questions
I stayed in Cape Verde all together for 1 year and visited every island.As I stayed for longer periods, I had enought time to research the information shared in this guide. I also visited the islands with a press trip which took me to small, local businesses on every island. Thus, I know where to get the best home-made cheese on every island.
This is one of the only travel guides about Cape Verde in English. All of the information included in this guide is from my firsthand experience.
On top, I created a dedicated section for small businesses on every Cape Verde island that are often very hard to find.
Oh yes! When I travelled to Cape Verde for the first time, I spent too much money in the wrong places. This guide will take you to hidden restaurants and small, cozy hotels where you’ll get the best value for your money.
No need to crawl the internet for hours about when and where to find ferry departures between islands. Skip the tourist-trap restaurant and enjoy authentic, local dining experiences. All the tips in thie guide will help you so make the most of your holiday in Cabo Verde.
I update this guide 1-2 times per year. However I am in constant contact with my readers and as soon as I receive updates, I’ll immediately update this guide.
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- Safety tips + useful travel information
- Save money and time
- Valuable insider tips