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Blissful Cape Verde Luxury Holidays

Escape the daily grind and set forth on a lifetime expedition, planning Cape Verde Luxury Holidays with your loved ones. Virikson Holidays offers the most ideal Cape Verde vacation packages that take you to some of the best luxury 5-star hotels and resorts.

Tourists can watch the stunning views of the islands via ziplining, soak in the sun on the golden beaches, and enjoy water sports as well. Visitors can explore the lush nature, wild animals, historic buildings, and local culture here. Yacht trips are another fun thing to consider during your itinerary.       



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Cape Verde- A Magical Island Nation

Located off the Northwestern shoreline of Africa and around 600 km West of Senegal, Cape Verde is an island nation in the Atlantic Ocean sited on an archipelago of volcanic derivation. Divided into two island clusters, the capital of Cape Verde is Praia and the official language is Portuguese. 

Comprising a total land area of 4,033 km², Cape Verde is a cluster of ten islands with spellbinding landscapes, tropical beaches, stunning sights, and untamed nature. The island country provides several adventure activities, sights to explore, summits to hike, and serene spots to rejuvenate. With cheap Cape Verde holiday packages, visitors can explore numerous island attractions and savor delectable cuisines while enjoying the luxuries of premium 5-star hotels and resorts.  

Avail of all-inclusive Cape Verde family luxury holiday packages and undertake a journey of a lifetime full of exploration, adventure, and rejuvenation. Travel around the islands while relishing a comfortable stay at luxury 5-star all-inclusive hotels and resorts. Enjoy kitesurfing, snorkeling, swimming, jet-skiing, hiking, and various other activities to maintain good health. Relish luxury yacht tours, trek to volcanoes, and explore ancient ruins to bask in the unique Cape Verde luxury holidays. 

 

1.	Enjoy Kitesurfing Things to Do in Cape Varde

Things to do in Cape Varde

1. Enjoy Kitesurfing

Visit the renowned Boa Vista and Sal Island and enjoy a range of sports including kitesurfing, and relish the ultimate Cape Verde luxury holidays experience. There are other wind and water sports to enjoy as well.

The winds are quite strong and suitable for kitesurfing from November to March. Veteran kitesurfing lovers can relish this unique holidays experience in Cape Verde. For beginners, there are sufficient amenities and classes available to learn kitesurfing as well. 

2.  Hike Pico De Fogo Things to Do in Cape Varde

Things to do in Cape Varde

2. Hike Pico De Fogo

Wear your trailing boots and trek to the magnificent Fogo Island with other adventure enthusiasts. Trek through numerous trails worthwhile to try while on the island, and cherish the unforgettable Cape Verde luxury holidays experience.

Among the best trails for trekking in Cape Verde is the marvelous Cha das Caldeiras situated nearby the uncanny ruins of Pico do Fogo. Both adventure lovers and explorers can trek through this trail while witnessing the stunning views along the way.

3.	Explore Santo Antão Things to Do in Cape Varde

Things to do in Cape Varde

3. Explore Santo Antão

Unearth the second-largest island with a variety of activities for tourists to relish the full potential of the Cape Verde luxury holidays experience. This island is lusher than the other ones including Boa Vista and the famous Sal Island. 

Tourists must visit the eminent Xoxo, and trek the picturesque trails between Lin d´Corvo down towards João Afonso. Enjoy the stunning views from the Delgadinho mountain crest along the way. Some of the trails are hard to trek on therefore, prepare in advance. Reserve a guided tour as it is the only reliable way to explore the stunning island.

4.	Luxuriate on a Yacht Trip Things to Do in Cape Varde

Things to do in Cape Varde

4. Luxuriate on a Yacht Trip

Sail along the spectacular coast of Sal on a luxury ocean yacht and embrace the full potential of Cape Verde vacation packages. The sailing experience is unique and a must-do, to relish the memorable Cape Verde luxury holidays experience.

Visitors can enjoy the sailing experience until they reach the stunning Murdeira inlet. While on the yacht, tourists can soak up the sunshine or enjoy swimming and snorkeling in the pristine waters. They can also learn to sail with the captain and with adequate luck, they might also observe dolphins, flying fish, or whales plunging around in the water.

5.	Guided Quad Bike Tours Things to Do in Cape Varde

Things to do in Cape Varde

5. Guided Quad Bike Tours

Explore the golden sandy beaches of Sal on a Quad bike and relish the most amazing Cape Verde luxury holidays experience. Reserve a guided quad bike tour and drive across the magnificent island spots.

Tourists can choose from a wide assortment of options for the tour. The excursion takes place both day and night, lasting two to four hours depending on the chosen schedule. Surveyors can visit a specific landmark and can reserve multiple tours to amply explore as well.

6.	Enjoy a Flight on the Zipline Cabo Verde Things to Do in Cape Varde

Things to do in Cape Varde

6. Enjoy a Flight on the Zipline Cabo Verde

Enjoy the stunning views of Sal Island from above through ziplining, and cherish the memorable Cape Verde luxury holidays experience. Ideal for solo explorers as well as families, couples, and friends, the adventure flight also provides muscle workout and generates an adrenaline rush as well.

Soar 1000 meters above the magnificent Sal Islands at a speed of about 100 Km/h and observe wonderful highlands and other Serra Negra nature reserves. Have some drinks and snacks before the flight available at a 100m high vantage point and bask in the Cape Verde luxury holidays experience with expert guides who will assist you throughout the flight.

7.	Set Out on a Coast-to-Coast Tour Things to Do in Cape Varde

Things to do in Cape Varde

7. Set Out on a Coast-to-Coast Tour

Explore the hidden gems of Cape Verde with this short trip and watch the untamed nature around. Tourists can explore the magical highlands with swamps, canyons, volcanic formations, wildlife, and serene beaches.

Visit top exploration sites such as Murdeira Bay, Monte León, Ponta Preta, Fontona Oasis, Calheta Funda, Palmeira fishing port, and Buracona natural pools with its renowned 'Magical Eye'. Float in the Pedra de Lume Salt waters which is twenty-six times saltier than seawater.

8.	Watch the Shipwreck Things to Do in Cape Varde

Things to do in Cape Varde

8. Watch the Shipwreck

Watch the massive shipwreck of Cabo Santa Maria located on the beach of Atalanta, which simply leaves you awestruck. This is also one of the most aesthetical places to click pictures.

The massive wreck is the relic of a big freight ship that ran ashore in 1968 while traversing the Atlantic. This has become a famous spot for tourists, especially from Boa Vista, and a source of motivation for local artists as well.

9.	Sip Your Favorite Drink with the Sunset View Things to Do in Cape Varde

Things to do in Cape Varde

9. Sip Your Favorite Drink with the Sunset View

Catch the perfect sunset view at the famous Ponta Preta beach. This 3km beach is known globally for conducting the world-famous kite surfing contests every year.

Tourists can enjoy sipping cocktails with snacks while watching the allure of the magical skyline. Create memories with your loved ones and capture them in your camera lens as well as your eyes.

10.	Watch the Sea Turtles in Santa Maria Things to Do in Cape Varde

Things to do in Cape Varde

10. Watch the Sea Turtles in Santa Maria

Observe sea turtles in all their glory at Santa Maria. Book a small group tour, and get insights into these amazing creatures. This activity is a must-try if you are traveling with your kids.

Learn about the evolution of these innocent creatures, and their relation with humans via history. This helps to enhance your learning and knowledge, all in an ethical environment. 

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Top Food Items

1.	Cachupa
1. Cachupa

This dish is prepared with slow-braised corn and bean stew mixed with vegetables like yams, squash, sweet potatoes, meat, and spices.

2.	Jagacida
2. Jagacida

This dish encompasses slow-cooked long-grain rice, blended with olive oil, cove leaves, garlic, kidney beans, paprika, white pepper, tomato paste, and onions.

3.	Feijoada
3. Feijoada

This is a slow-broiled bean stew made with red beans, pigeon peas, and Congo beans, served with veggies and rice.

4.	Caldo de Peixe
4. Caldo de Peixe

This dish is a fish broth prepared with fish, and mixed with bell peppers, sweet potato, cabbage, onions, and tomato.

5.	Pudim de leite
5. Pudim de leite

It is a pudding made of eggs, condensed milk, and topped with caramel sauce.

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FAQS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Ans. You can visit Cape Verde at any time of the year. The average air and weather is mild, rain is infrequent and there is sunshine the entire year. However, the high season is considered to be from June to October.
Overseas people require visas to enter here. However, residents of a few countries with whom Cape Verde has visa-withholding pacts are exempted.
There are lots of mosquitoes here, so one needs to carry a repellent along. Choose light colors and natural fibers to reduce exposure to them.
Most of the hotels, bars, and restaurants here offer free Wi-Fi. It is better to buy a SIM card at the airport and charge it with the internet to enjoy access to it any time you want.
Twelve-seater vans called rentals are used as public transport here. Rented cars and taxis are also available. One can travel from island to island by internal flights except for Santo and Antão Brava, which are reachable by sea.
Call 112 which is the national emergency number here. Your call will be linked to police, firefighters, and rescue agencies.

The best hotels and resorts to consider in Cape Verde include:

  • Hotel Riu Touareg
  • Hotel Riu Funaná
  • Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort
  • Hotel Riu Palace Boavista
  • Hotel Riu Touareg
  • Hotel Riu Palace Santa Maria
  • Hotel Riu Cabo Verde
You need to be careful about your personal safety as well as your belongings. Avoid going out in the dark or keeping a large amount of cash in your pockets. If you want to swim, avoid trying it on the Praia de Gamboa beach in Santiago.
São Vicente is the ideal island here that attracts people to come and explore the vibrant culture here. This place shows a fusion of Brazilian, Portuguese, and African cultures.
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