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A group of islands 500 km off the coast of West Africa, Cape Verde has Portuguese influences from the European colonial days. Their relatively isolated location and lack of highly developed resorts have kept Cape Verde off the tourist radar. The largest and most populous island in the group is Santiago, which contains the capital of Praia. However, most international visitors arrive at the island of Sal, which contains the primary airport and is a notable resort island. The main attraction of Cape Verde comes from experiencing the Cape Verde culture, and not specific sights. For those more interested in scenery, there are several options including the picturesque fishing village of Tarrafal. Of the remaining islands, Fogo has a dramatic and dominating volcano that you can explore, and the associated stunning landscape.
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Travel Tips from people who've been to Cape Verde
There are ATMs in town, but they're all Visa only. There aren't any that take Mastercard/Maestro.

Everywhere accepts euros but you usually get an exchange rate of 100 escudos, rather than the official one of 110 escudos to the euro.
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preparem-se para comprar muita água, nunca bembam água do cano nem comam saladas ou sumos de máquina. é normal terem crianças a pedir garrafas de água
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the most beautiful beach of Sal Island
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Recent Updates for Cape Verde
Kimberley V. wrote a tip on Ilha do Sal
8 mons ago
Take a tour around the Island on a jeep and see how beautiful it is! Go and visit.. (More)
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1 year ago
Buscí gente de Cabo Verde em geckogo! Quero ver todos os paises que falam.. (More)
Fatima C. wrote a tip on Santiago
2 years ago
Beautiful island that shows you the real authentic Cape Verde; The old fashion way.. (More)
João O. wrote a tip on Ilha do Sal
3 years ago
Se pensa visitar cabo verde aconselho a visitar a ilha da boavista porque o sal tem.. (More)
Ali G. wrote a tip on Praia
3 years ago
Be very careful with young people ,most of the time under drugs or drunk and.. (More)
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