If you want to spot sharks real close at Cape Verde islands, Rifes da Parda, also known as Baia da Parda is the place to go. Baia da Parda is located in the east of Sal, Cape Verde islands. Get here by quad, moped or motorcycle from the main road close to Pedra Lume, just turn right before entering the town of Pedra Lume and follow the coast to the south. The “road” is basically sand & gravel, drive carefully.
The sharks at Rifes da Parda / Baia da Parda are known for getting very close to land. Just follow the coast down south from Pedra Lume. You can actually see sharks from shore at a distance of only 3 meters from land! A true experience of the wildlife, close encounters with sharks and nature of Sal, and the Cape Verde islands.