Free activities & attractions on Cape Verde islands and Sal

Sal is the most exploited of the Cape Verde islands towards tourism, but visitors are still chocked over this unpolished and desert destination. Get your info and facts straight before traveling to Cape Verde avoiding disappointment. Cape Verde islands and Sal is heaven for sunbathing, surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, watersports, diving & snorkeling, but as a regular tourist you might feel that the waves are to high and there is nothing to do. If you expect Cape Verde Islands or Sal to be something like the Canary Islands you might even get disappointed. An open minded and adventurous traveler on the other hand, can easily spend 2-3 weeks on Cape Verde and Sal with loads of activities and discover this beautiful desert island away from tourists, but there is no time to be lazy!

Free things to do in Cape Verde Islands and Sal. Tourist and travel information, guided tours, daily trips, attractions and tips on private destinations and empty beaches:

Fontona, a green oasis in the desert of Sal, Cape Verde islands

Fontona, a green oasis in the desert of Sal, Cape Verde islands

Fontona, a green oasis in the deserts of Sal, Cape Verde islands. Get here from Palmeira town by foot or car. Fontana... Read more »

Palmeira fishing town in the west of Sal, Cape Verde islands

Palmeira fishing town in the west of Sal, Cape Verde islands

Palmeira is a small colorful fishing town located 2 km west of town Espargos Cape Verde islands, Sal. Get here by car,... Read more »

Salt mines northeast of Santa Maria – Sal, Cape Verde islands

Salt mines northeast of Santa Maria – Sal, Cape Verde islands

If you are staying in Santa Maria town – Sal, in the Cape Verde islands, the salt mines just northeast of Santa... Read more »

Hidden treasures. Find a conch shell, Sal Cape Verde islands

Hidden treasures. Find a conch shell, Sal Cape Verde islands

This hidden treasure can be found just north of Palmeira town on the west coast of Sal, Cape Verde islands. Get here... Read more »

Beach with no waves in Cape Verde, perfect for small children or baby

Beach with no waves in Cape Verde, perfect for small children or baby

The weather in Cape Verde islands is almost always windy and the waves can be fairly high, even at the tourist beaches... Read more »

Murdeira empty beach & real estate speculation Cape Verde islands Sal

Murdeira empty beach & real estate speculation Cape Verde islands Sal

About 4 km north of Santa Maria town, on the west coast of Sal Cape Verde Islands, right along the island highway,... Read more »

Praia Afonso empty beach & pond with tropical fish, Cape Verde Sal

Praia Afonso empty beach & pond with tropical fish, Cape Verde Sal

If you are staying in Santa Maria Sal, this hidden spot Praia Afonso is a must. Get here by walking along the... Read more »

Loggerhead turtles & turtle eggs on the beach of Cape Verde islands Sal

Loggerhead turtles & turtle eggs on the beach of Cape Verde islands Sal

The big loggerhead turtles are known for nesting & laying their eggs around the sandy beaches of Cape Verde islands, Sal, Boa... Read more »

Fishing and empty desert beach at Calheta Funda, Cape Verde islands

Fishing and empty desert beach at Calheta Funda, Cape Verde islands

Calheta Funda is an empty desert and lovely beach in Cape Verde islands and Sal. Calheta Funda is located about 5 km... Read more »

Buracona natural lava pools and attraction “Blue eye”, Cape Verde Sal

Buracona natural lava pools and attraction “Blue eye”, Cape Verde Sal

Buracona is one of the few recognized tourist attractions of Cape Verde islands and Sal. There are guided tours to the “Blue... Read more »

Info & facts about Espargos, the main capital of Sal Cape Verde

Info & facts about Espargos, the main capital of Sal Cape Verde

Espargos is the main capital of Sal, Cape Verde islands, located about 2km north of the airport. There are buses, or mini... Read more »

Great fishing spots, line fishing, rock fishing, trolling in Cape Verde islands Sal

Great fishing spots, line fishing, rock fishing, trolling in Cape Verde islands Sal

Fishing is a vital food source and main income source for many of the locals in the Cape Verde islands. Check out... Read more »

Pedra Lume, salt mine in the east of Sal, Cape Verde islands

Pedra Lume, salt mine in the east of Sal, Cape Verde islands

Cape Verde & Sal is well known for it’s salt mines which was the main industry on Sal and Cape Verde islands... Read more »

Watersports & Kite surfing at Costa de Fragata, Cape Verde Sal

Watersports & Kite surfing at Costa de Fragata, Cape Verde Sal

Best spot for kite surfing is the kite surfing beach at Costa de Fragata, Cape Verde islands – Sal. Costa de Fragata... Read more »

The desert & mirages in Terra Boa, Cape Verde islands Sal

The desert & mirages in Terra Boa, Cape Verde islands Sal

The desert & mirages in Sal, Terra Boa is well worth a visit when going to Cape Verde islands. This location is... Read more »

Ponta Preta windsurfing paradise, Cape Verde islands Sal

Ponta Preta windsurfing paradise, Cape Verde islands Sal

Ponta Preta is located just to the northwest of Santa Maria town, Cape Verde Sal. Ponta Preta is the windsurfing mecka of... Read more »

Rock fishing and line fishing up north, Cape Verde islands Sal

Rock fishing and line fishing up north, Cape Verde islands Sal

Rock fishing and line fishing up north in Cape Verde islands and Sal. This is a destination for the adventures Cape Verde... Read more »

Sharks at Rifes da Parda / Baia da Parda, Cape Verde and Sal

Sharks at Rifes da Parda / Baia da Parda, Cape Verde and Sal

If you want to spot sharks real close at Cape Verde islands, Rifes da Parda, also known as Baia da Parda is... Read more »