Day trip

Boa Vista Island: Full-day Caves, Dunes & Santa Monica Beach

Activity provider: Bu Country Tours

Boa Vista Island: Full-day Caves, Dunes & Santa Monica Beach

Activity provider: Bu Country Tours

From US$ 83.87 per person

Explore the highlights of Boa Vista on this full-day tour. Dip into the waters at Santa Monica Beach, see the village of Rabil, meet the locals in Povoacao Velha, and discover the Varandinha caves.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pickup is the main entrance outside the hotel 10 minutes before the tour start time.
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Chill out on the paradisiacal Santa Monica Beach
  • Visit Cabo de Santa Maria Shipwreck, a a postcard of Boa Vista Island
  • Marvel in the sand forming dunes brought from the Sahara Desert
  • Discover the wonders and secrets carved behind the Varandinha limestone caves
  • Visit Rabil, the second-largest village in Boa Vista
Full description
After being picked up, drive to Rabil where you will meet the locals, visit the main church and see a local handicraft production. Next, head towards Povoação Velha and get to know the atmosphere of the oldest settlement on the island. Continue to Santa Monica beach, considered the most beautiful beach of the archipelago and one of the most stunning beaches in the world. Swim in the turquoise waters and relax on the white sand. Take in the ride to Varandinha and discover the wonders and secrets carved behind these limestone caves. Learn how these natural wonders were formed by sea erosion and explore the area. Head towards Morro D'Areia Nature Reserve, cross the dunes, and enjoy a walk in the sand. Capture the best views of Boa Vista by climbing to the top of a big one. Take a break for a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in Sal Rei, and enjoy the local cuisine before a drive to the Cabo Santa Maria Shipwreck. Hear of how this old boat has been stranded for 50 years and became a symbol of inspiration for local painters and photographers. Take a break for a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in Sal Rei before a drive to the Cabo de Santa Maria Shipwreck. Hear of how this old boat has been stranded for 50 years and became a symbol of inspiration for local painters and photographers.
Includes
  • Transportation
  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation
  • Tour Guide
  • Liability insurance
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are required while indoors

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What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
Customer reviews

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Driver good, round trip as described. Great beach club for lunch, crayfish dinner. Otherwise no special efforts by the guide, subcontractor, didn't know that the Viana Desert was part of the program, but drove us there without hesitation. All in all a nice day.

May 1, 2022

Product ID: 411641