From Praia: Full-Day Santiago Island Tour & Tarrafal Beach
- 8 hours
- Small group
- Pickup available
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Our guide Maria and driver Sonny picked us up on time at the meeting point. We were the only participants on the tour, the vehicle was a clean car. The first stop was Mrs. Luisa's house, where the traditional Cape Verdean breakfast from Cuscuz and Fidjós was prepared for us. Thank you for the hospitality and the breakfast that kept us full until the afternoon! Maria speaks good English and told us a lot of interesting facts about the country and its people. During a police check, she remained confident and calm, even when we had to wait for another car to continue our journey. Local fishermen were just arriving on Tarrafal beach and selling their catch directly from the boat. Tarrafal really is a dream beach frequented by both locals and tourists! It was great to unwind there for an hour! This tour is highly recommended to get a taste of life in Santiago. Maria/Milda, thank you for the nice day!!
The beginning of the excursion got off to a very good start, the guides Aylton & Djibril are full of energy and good humor. The stop at Mami Luzia was our crush ♥️ . Guitarist Gustavo and Mami Luiza's cooking demonstration was great! We ate well and learned a lot. Dance, joy and good humor. The program of the day is well thought out, the landscapes are breathtaking, and there are stops dedicated to taking your photos. The guides supervise us and offer us the best spots. A good atmosphere guaranteed throughout the day. A big thank you to Djibril & Aylton you are brilliant and without forgetting the driver who knew how to accompany us throughout our circuit. Your turn !
We had a great an very special time. The guides are very professional, they know how to adapt to your needs and preferences and they always do their best to assure you have a wonderful time. After this first excursion we booked the rest of the days with them and it was an excellent investment. This full day trip is perfect to explore the island and discover what Santiago has to offer, you get a bit of everything, culture, nature, beach, local cusine… We just had an amazing day! We are experienced travelers and we’ve booked many trips and guides all over the world. This guys are just great, we strongly recomend them!
YOU CANT MISS THIS! incredible tour with the best tourist guide. We met Luisa who made us a delicious tipical cape verdian breakfast , and then we visit all the most interesting places of Santiago. Truly, the best. Garcia knows very well the history of the country and he explains it sooo good. You won’t regret. “Life is good” Thank you very much Admilson!!!
We had a great day with Maria and Elton. We especially enjoyed our visit to mama Louise