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Welcome to Cape Verde

Welcome to Cape Verde

A firm favourite in 2017, Cape Verde never fails to impress. That’s no surprise with powder white shores, 5* All Inclusive hotels, and an endless supply for sunshine. Temperatures soar here all year round, making this destination the ultimate getaway.

Cape Verde at a glance

Located just off the coast of Africa and next door to the beloved Canary Islands, Cape Verde is made up of 10 breathtakingly beautiful archipelago islands. Holidaymakers can’t get enough of the islands of Sal and Boa Vista which contain everything you love about an exotic long haul destination, and it’s just a short flight away.

We’re talking about toe-sinking sands, shores perfect for thrill-seeking watersports or snorkelling adventures, and luxury right at your fingertips. The hotels here are something to shout about, ultra-modern and perfect for the whole family. Did we mention even in the coldest of months the temperatures rarely stray below 20°C?

It’s the ideal holiday for topping up your tan and escaping reality. Spend your days with a cocktail in hand, horse riding at sunset, and look out for the rare loggerhead sea turtles.

5 fun facts about Cape Verde

  1. The highest point is Mount Fogo, an active volcano 2,829 meters above sea level.
  2. Cape Verde is named after Cape Vert, meaning Green Cape in Senegal, which is the western most point in Africa.
  3. The time difference is GMT – 1 hour.
  4. The Cape Verde currency is Escudo.
  5. Cape Verde has its very own alcoholic beverage – grogo.

Things to do

The island of Fogo

Adventure seekers will be in their element with this exciting excursion, a natural beauty the island of Fogo is more than just a volcano. Stop off at the colonial town of Sao Filipe for a taste of Fogo’s finest wine. Or if you’re feeling brave take a tour up the active peak itself, this three to four hour hike is sure to get your blood pumping.

Windsurfing

During the winter months Cape Verde is a prime spot for watersports, both Sal and Boa Vista have top-notch windsurfing facilities, which are all yours for the taking. Holding annual world-wide competitions in surfing and windsurfing, it’s the place to be for catching some serious waves. If you’re a beginner, head to Cape Verde in the summer months for smaller, yet challenging waves.

Island hopping

Although you’re bound to fall head over heels for Sal and Boa Vista, nothing beats cruising round the other archipelago islands. It’s the perfect way to meet the locals and discover the mixture of Portuguese and African heritage, from the food, to the traditions. Stop off at the islands active volcano, explore the desert or head through the jungle – all in one trip!

Deals

Riu Touareg

A favourite among holidaymakers, the Riu Touareg ticks all the boxes when it comes to a first-class All Inclusive escape. Take your pick from six pools, adult-only areas, and a selection of taste bud tantalising restaurants. With luxury right at your fingertips it’s hard not to love this beachfront hotel. Not to mention TripAdvisor reviewers have crowned this the best hotel in Cape Verde.

Riu Touareg

Boa Vista, Cape Verde Islands, Cape Verde

FCH

£240saving

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£611pp

Was £851pp

Melia Dunas Resort

Did someone say 5* facilities, swanky bars and exceptional cuisine? The Melia Dunas Resort does not disappoint. Impressive for sure, this All Inclusive hotel brings you the best of the best with a piano lounge, tropical grounds and a spa and suite you’ll never want to leave.

Melia Dunas Resort

Sal, Cape Verde Islands, Cape Verde

FCH

£240saving

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£703pp

Was £943pp

Clubhotel Riu Karamboa

Spend a week or two lounging around on sunken loungers, sampling cocktails from the swim-up bar, and catching rays from the neighbouring white-sand beach. This hotel will leave you running back for more. Enjoy everything from Asian, African and Cape Verdean cuisine and the after-dark options will have you partying till the early hours.

Clubhotel Riu Karamboa

Boa Vista, Cape Verde Islands, Cape Verde

FCH

£230saving

From

£627pp

Was £857pp

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