Water activity

From Praia: Tarrafal Bay Boat Trip and Beach Day

Activity provider: Bu Country Tours

From Praia: Tarrafal Bay Boat Trip and Beach Day

Activity provider: Bu Country Tours

From US$ 98.26 per person

Spend the day up north on Santiago Island at the Green Bay of Tarrafal. Take a morning boat trip to the lighthouse for stunning views of the Bay. Following lunch, relax on the white sand beach, swim in the ocean waters, and discover the rich marine fauna.

About this activity

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, French, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup is available from your accommodation in Praia, Cidade Velha, and Assomada, Cape Verde. Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Private or small groups available


  • Have a relaxing day at Tarrafal Bay with transportation from the South
  • Enjoy a fantastic 40-minute boat trip to the lighthouse
  • Visit the most beautiful beach of the island, Tarrafal Beach
  • Take photos of the Fogo Volcano from Serra Malagueta on the way
Full description
Have a no-stress day on Tarrafal Beach, one of the most beautiful areas on the island of Santiago. Your day starts with pickup from Praia, Assomada, or Cidade Velha before heading to the Green Bay of Tarrafal.   Your first experience of the day will be a boat trip to the lighthouse. On this fun adventure of about 40 minutes, visit Mount Graciosa and the Ponta Preta lighthouse, where you can take in the magnificent landscapes of the Bay and the sight of local fishermen bringing fresh fish to the island.   After lunch, it’s time to relax on Tarrafal Beach, a small white-sand beach with crystal-clear waters, surrounded by hills and coconut palm trees. In the late afternoon, return to the interior of the island, with the incredible sunset reflecting between the valleys and mountains.
  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Praia
  • Transportation
  • Tour Guide
  • Life jacket on board
  • Snorkel equipment
  • Excursion cooler with ice
  • Lunch (2 Course meal including appetizer, rice, vegetables and fish barbecue)
  • Water and soft drinks
  • Liability insurance
  • Boat trip ticket (€20/Person)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Important information

What to bring

  • Hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Flip-flops

Know before you go

  • Boat rental and driver are not included in the tour price. Therefore, a fee of €20 per person is to be paid locally
  • Travelers who want to have specific drinks should purchase them in advance as lunch will take place in a remote area
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February 22, 2022


Product ID: 344076