Cape Verde

Cape Verde is made up of 10 islands and is located in the Atlantic Ocean off the West Coast of Africa. Not many people can point the country out on a map but its very easy to get to and there are pristine beaches which will leave a lasting impression. 


 
 

Cape Verde Holidays, Gap Year, Travel Ideas & Experiences

Find inspiration for the best things to do if you would like to book a holiday, travel, go backpacking or take a gap year in Cape Verde.

Cape Verde Travel Guide

Cape Verde Holidays

Get essential travel information, ideas and inspiration for visiting Cape Verde.

  • Capital - Praia
  • Currency - Cape Verdean escudo (CVE)
  • Population - 506,000 (approx)
  • Language - Portuguese, Kriolu
  • Dailing Code +238
  • Country Size - 4,033 sq km

 

How to Get to Cape Verde

Due to the remote location of Cape Verde you will need to book flights in advance to get the best deals, there are special offers on throughout the year so keep an eye out for this. Most international flights arrive into  Sal, Santiago, Boa Vista and São Vicente and from these places you can easily travel to destinations around the country by boat services.  

 

Top Reasons to Visit

  • Warm climate
  • Beautiful beaches
  • Exotic wildlife
  • Incredible resorts

 

Travel to Cape Verde

Cape Verde was colonized by the Portuguese in the 15th century and there are still old colonial buildings and architecture to see. You can expect local people to be very friendly especially if you learn some basic Portuguese phrases,  There are large luxury resorts and also budget accommodation available all year round. 

 

Health & Safety

This is also a very safe country to visit on a holiday as there are very low rates of crime. 

 

 

 

      

 

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