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Boavista: Green Turtle & Shark Bay Sandboard Tour & Tasting

1. Boavista: Green Turtle & Shark Bay Sandboard Tour & Tasting

Welcome to the west coast of Boavista, where nature did an amazing job! We’ll start our journey by collecting you from your hotel in a 4x4 pickup truck and then head off to Morro de Areia “mountain of sand”, for the first stop. You’ll be amazed with the beauty of this “mini” Sahara! To be more involved, you’ll experience the new activity of the island: Sandboarding to feel free like a child! After this enjoyment, we then drive between the Dunes and along the coast to reach the Turtle’s bay “baía de tartaruga”. There is nothing better than watching animals in their natural habitat having normal behavior, that means they re happy! The specie is Green Turtle and oppositely to Loggerhead Turtle, they only feed themselves here and spawn somewhere else. We keep going and just a few minutes later we reach de Shark’s bay “baía de tubarão” where depending the sea level we can be lucky to sea this amazing Lemon Shark specie! After this amazing experience we go to the Old Village “Povoação Velha”, the first village of Boavista, inhabited by agricultures, fishermen and goat harders. There you’ll have chance to taste the local specialities in a comfy place. The Rum (Grogue) and Licor (Pontche) are a must to try as people say after 3 shots you start speaking crioulo!! This tour was designed to be nice and cool combining Nature, Adrenaline and Local taste. See you soon!!

From Boa Vista: Turtle Watching and Nesting Evening Tour

2. From Boa Vista: Turtle Watching and Nesting Evening Tour

Cape Verde Islands hold the third largest community of Loggerhead sea turtle in the world and Boavista receives over 90% of them along its 55 kilometers of white Sandy beach. From June until October we find this spectacle down the beach in the evening where big females come to lay their eggs inside the special nests all made by themselves. This beauty is protected by the government with massive support of the locals who engages the conservancy project every year. Nowadays, there are many associations and ONGs with international support who help the conservancy and protection program. There is a limit of tours and people per night per beach to not disturb the turtle processes, (each operator needs to inform how many guests each time). Immerse yourself in this adventure and get an experience that will last a life time. During our tour you’ll experience the turtle: - preparing very accurately the nest, - laying very carefully the eggs - covering the eggs thoroughly with sand - returning to the sea very quietly Enjoy our Turtle expeditions led by trained staff who love these amazing endangered creatures. 3€ from each booking goes to Protected Areas Conservancy Program!!!

Boa Vista: Santa Monica, Dunes, Caves and Village 4x4 Tour

3. Boa Vista: Santa Monica, Dunes, Caves and Village 4x4 Tour

Designed to be impressive, this trip won’t be forgotten at all… Boavista has 55 kilometers of white Sandy beach along its coast providing a wild environment where Nature still surprising us with its beauty. To enjoy this beauty we scheduled an itinerary that we call “South - The Big Surprise” which you will understand and agree once you do the trip. Firstly we visit the biggest desert of Cape Verde, known as Deserto de Viana by the locals. There’s a massive blanket of Sand Dunes that will catch your attention by its perfect harmony totally untouched and virgin. You can have fun jumping on the Dunes to feel free like a child. Next stop will be for local taste by visiting the Old Village Povoação Velha, known as “Stanxa” between the locals. Stanxa is inhabited by fishermen, farmers and cattle breeders which nowadays there are facing a migration of its population to Sal Rei city for better life conditions. You have chance to get some souvenirs, see how local life is here and use toilet if needed. Then we keep our journey to Varandinha’s beach or “Bracona” as locals call it. The big Caves formed by nature effects through thousands years are just magical and a Must to see. Depending the season we can find endemics birds and we can not forget it’s a sea turtle spot from June till October well visited for spawning. After Bracona’s enjoyment, we head-off, along the west coast, to Santa Monica beach for our last stop. Santa Monica is the most beautiful beach of Cape Verde, holding 12 kilometers of white sand and crystal clear water, which you’ll have chance to enjoy a swim having our included cocktail from the local beach club “Boca Beach” Finishing our journey, you’ll be dropped off at your hotel with an impressive smile of satisfaction. That’s what we offer!!!

Boavista: 4x4 Island Tour with Beaches, Dunes & Local Taste

4. Boavista: 4x4 Island Tour with Beaches, Dunes & Local Taste

This island tour was made especially for people who want to taste the Boavista’s spirit and culture in a very fun way! Get the most out of your holiday by exploring the best of the island in one single day by joining us. To start you’ll head South to Santa Monica beach, the biggest and most beautiful in Cape Verde. This is the must see of Boa Vista! Consider it like a free massage in our 4x4 vehicles! There you can look in awe at the extensive white sands and turquoise water or take a dip and immerse yourself in one of the most beautiful untouched beaches! Many rate is as the best they’ve ever seen! We then head on to the oldest village on the island, called Povoação Velha. A village inhabited by farmers, fishermen and goat headers. Take a few minutes to visit them and immerse in the local culture. Next stop will be Varandinha beach where we find the hidden caves along the beach. It’s a protected beach because of the loggerhead sea turtles which visit every year to spawn. Keep it going through west coast stopping at Morro de Areia for a bit of extra fun on our Sandboarding activity before heading off for a traditional lunch in a local restaurant. Once you’ve tasted Boa Vista’s delicious cuisine, it’s time to go off-road again for the second half adventure... The Shipwreck at Cabo Santa Maria beach, a ship wreck that is 55 years old now and holds some fascinating stories from life way back! We then head off to our last stop to find the capital Sal Rei City, to see where everything happens here in Boa Vista and a chance to get those bargains and souvenirs. Let’s explore this precious together…

Boa Vista: 4x4 Tour - Rabil, Shipwreck, Sal Rei & Beach Bar

5. Boa Vista: 4x4 Tour - Rabil, Shipwreck, Sal Rei & Beach Bar

Explore the Northern of Boavista, the different side on our comfortable 4x4 vehicles. Dive yourself into this adventure and get surprised along the way! It’s not just about beautiful places, there’s always something else… This trip was designed to be soft and relaxable in a comfy way even by off-road, which the goal is obviously a sightseeing enjoyment but it will end at the beach bar Morabeza for lunch where holiday’s spirit is on. During our journey you will have chance to visit Pottery school at Rabil village, Shipwreck, Fatima’s Chapel, Sal Rei city for a No Stress visit, meal at Morabeza beach bar. Pottery is a Handicraft very popular in Cape Verde and Boavista is known as the best provider in the all country. The only one mini factory exists in Rabil village for several years managed by few locals from the same community. The Shipwreck at Cabo Santa Maria or Atalanta’s beach, it’s reminds us about pirates and treasures or even Jack Sparrow. 1st September 1968 was the day it wrecked in that beach full of merchandise due mechanic functionality problems. This beach is protected from June till October during Loggerhead sea turtle spawning season, where few thousands females visit the beach at night to lay their eggs. Sal Rei city will be last stop for enhancing the local machine. Everything happens in Sal Rei, for example: secondary school, petrol station, hospital, banks, government institutions etc are only located in Sal Rei. The city is a mix culture between Capeverdeans, Afrikans from the continente and Europeans, meanly Italians. After enjoying the town, is time for holidays in a beautiful beach club for lunch, drink and swim in this amazing beach of Estoril. Isn’t that a great opportunity to explore Boavista!!!

Boa Vista Island: Rabil, Viana Desert & Shipwreck Tour 4Hour

6. Boa Vista Island: Rabil, Viana Desert & Shipwreck Tour 4Hour

Discover the Northwestern region of Boa Vista Island on a 4x4 adventure. Head to Rabil to visit a local handicraft center and appreciate the work of artisans. Continue into Deserto de Viana and learn how the dunes were formed as you admire the incredible landscape. Visit a wreckage of Cabo Santa Maria, and pause to enjoy the beautiful Praia da Atalanta beach where it is stranded. Head towards Sal Rei, stopping at the Chapel of Our Lady of Fatima for breathtaking views over the sea. The tour ends with drop-off back at your hotel.

4x4 Boa Vista North Jeep Expedition 4h

7. 4x4 Boa Vista North Jeep Expedition 4h

The Tour starts with the pick up at your hotel with our Toyota Landcruiser, after which you will be taken to discover the North of Boa Vista Island. Once everyone is on board, the tour will start passing through the Via Pitoresca, an off-road path in the middle of an Oasis, to then reach the Panorama Point Ponta do Sol, where with good weather you will be able to see the South of Boa Vista together the shipwreck in Cabo Santa Maria. Here you will stop for a few minutes to relax and take some pictures. After the stop at the Panorama Point, the tour continues to reach Cabo Santa Maria beach to see from close the Spanish cargo ship that ran aground on 1968. This will be the second stop of the tour, where you will be able to take some other pictures of the ship and you can enjoy the beautiful colours of the beach. Next on the list is the Bofareira, a picturesque bay that capture the attention of the visitors for its natural beauty and tranquility. After taking some pictures you will head to the Espingueira where you can enjoy a complimentary refreshment. The last part of the tour is to go see the amazing sandy dunes of the Viana Desert and the Chimney of Praia de Chaves, once used for artisanal pottery and ceramic works. The tour ends back at your hotel.

4x4 Boa Vista South Jeep Expedition 4h

8. 4x4 Boa Vista South Jeep Expedition 4h

The Tour starts with the pick up at your hotel with our Toyota Landcruiser, after which you will be taken to discover the South of Boa Vista Island. Once everyone is on board, you will start driving towards Praia de Chaves. Praia de Chaves is a sandy beach in the proximity of Sal Rei, you will pass close a prominent chimney that is standing near the cost, that was used for artisanal production of pottery and ceramic, to then stop at the sandy dunes of the beach. After a little bit of relax and some pictures, you will continue your tour passing through Morro de Areia, an expansive golden stretch near the coast, to then reach Praia de Verandinha and its natural stunning arch that emerges from the cliff. The tour then continues to reach Praia de Curralinho, better known as Santa Monica Beach. Santa Monica is the biggest beach in Boa Vista and in Cape Verde, with a length of more than 20km. Here you will stop for a quick bath in the Ocean. After the stop in Santa Monica you will head to Boca Beach, where you will have a complimentary refreshment. Next on the list are the sandy dunes and the Ruins of Curral Velho, before heading to the last stop in Fonte Vicente. The tour ends at the starting point, after which you will be taken back to your hotel

Boa Vista: Private Photo Shoot Trip with 150 to 300 Pictures

9. Boa Vista: Private Photo Shoot Trip with 150 to 300 Pictures

Holidays are about creating memories that will last a life time, these can be alone, with our partner, family, friends, co-workers etc… Boavista is known as “the fantastic Island” of Cape Verde, and we are here to make sure you get the most from it. Most of travellers spend only a few minutes in these amazing places during a tour or expedition and they leave wishing they had more time to visit, explore and evolve. We created this service to give you the opportunity to choose your favorite spot to catch the moments that captivate your heart with a special photoshoot. We’re talking about Santa Monica Beach, the natural caves of Varandinha Beach, the Shipwreck, the sand dunes at Viana desert, sunset at the beach… You choose! Today’s special moments, tomorrow’s priceless treasures!

Boa Vista: Bird Watch Expedition in natural environment

10. Boa Vista: Bird Watch Expedition in natural environment

Fall in love with Cape Verde and see another side to Africa on this private customized birdwatching jeep tour of Boavista. Visit lakes, beaches, and beautiful untouched areas in this area.  Enjoy an adventurous day exploring Boa Vista on this private 4x4 guided tour. Experience the thrill of being a passenger and marvel at more than 20 bird species on the island. Enjoy a pickup from your hotel in Cape Verde to begin your adventure. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenic drive to Boa Vista.  Tell your guide if there are any birds that you would like to see, as this tour is customized based on the species you want to spot. Experience mind-blowing views as your ride through dried lands, past small lakes, beaches, and rocks in search of birds. See Egyptian vultures, red-billed straw tails, white wombs, and more. Listen as your guide lists the lesser-known breeds.

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