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Curral Velho

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Boa Vista: Sunset Dinner with Afrikan Drums & Fire

1. Boa Vista: Sunset Dinner with Afrikan Drums & Fire

Experience the Unforgettable!! Sunset Dinner with African Drums, Fire Show, Live Music, and Hassle-Free Transportation! Join us at Morabeza Beach Bar for an evening that brings together the best of Cape Verde. Indulge in a sumptuous dinner against the backdrop of a mesmerizing sunset on Estoril Bay. Feel the rhythm of African drums, witness a captivating fire show, and be serenaded by live music throughout the night. Dine with your toes in the sand as the sun paints the sky in vibrant hues. Savor a curated course meal showcasing Cape Verdean flavors. Let the beats of African drums infuse the air with energy and celebration. Watch as the night sky comes alive with a dance of flames. Enjoy enchanting melodies that add charm to the evening. We’ll pick you up from your hotel and drop you off, ensuring a hassle-free experience and immerse yourself in an extraordinary Cape Verdean evening. Elevate your experience with a Sunset Dinner like no other. Join us at Morabeza Beach Bar and create memories that linger long after the sun sets.

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

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

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 Bahia 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: Full-Day ATV Bike Adventure with Lunch

3. Boa Vista Island: Full-Day ATV Bike Adventure with Lunch

Marvel at this thrilling coast-to-coast ATV bike off-road adventure around Boa Vista Island traversing secret places during a thrilling ATV tour. First, be picked up at your hotel and depart to Rabil village where our team will give the relevant instructions of the tour and your ATV vehicle. Then, drive south until you reach a dry river. Arrive at the beautiful Oasis de Fonte Vicente and observe the leafy fruit trees including giant fig trees, robust almond trees, tamarinds, and an exotic baobab tree. Next, explore the old village of Coral Velho before you arrive at Fundo das Figueiras where you will stop for a delicious lunch.After that, cross Cabeça de Tarrafas, Santinha, and reach the stunning sand dunes of the Viana desert. Learn how the dunes were formed as you admire the incredible landscape. Drive along the edge of the desert on the way back to Rabil. Conclude your adventure with drop-off at your accommodation.

Boa Vista Island: Full-Day Wild Beaches & Viana Desert Tour

4. Boa Vista Island: Full-Day Wild Beaches & Viana Desert Tour

Discover Boa Vista's natural beauties on a full-day northeastern tour with an expert guide. Start your journey with pickup from your accommodation and drive towards the Fonte Vicente Oasis. Here, discover unspoiled nature, learn about the local fauna from your guide, and observe fruit trees such as the fig, almond, tamarind, and an exotic baobab tree. Move on to the ghost fishing village of Curral Velho, a settlement that was abandoned due to endless drought and pirate attacks. Learn the local history and explore its former salt mine, followed by a beautiful off-road trip to the wild beach of João Barrosa and Ervatão beach, the most important spawning point for loggerhead sea turtles. Here, weather permitting, swim into its beautiful turquoise waters before a lunch break in a local atmosphere at Fundo de Figueiras. Finally, venture into the Viana Desert, one of Cape Verde's seven wonders, a must-see when visiting Boa Vista Island. Walk along the sands and admire the incredible landscape with over 10 km of fabulous white sand dunes.

Boa Vista: 4-Hour Buggy 1000cc South Island Adventure

5. Boa Vista: 4-Hour Buggy 1000cc South Island Adventure

The Tour starts with the pick up at your hotel, after which you will be taken to our base were you will be briefed and prepared, to then start your adventure to go discover the South of Boa Vista Island. Once ready, 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. After the stop in Santa Monica you will head to Boca Beach, where you will have a complimentary refreshment. After the refreshment in Boca Beach, you will reach the sandy dunes and the Ruins of Curral Velho, before 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

6. 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!

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What people are saying about Curral Velho

Overall rating

4.9
(9 reviews)

Absolutely fantastic... a must see! Morabeza beach bar is beautiful, with gorgeous local authentic food and the locals were so welcoming and friendly. The dance show was truly amazing too. An authentic experience not to be missed! The guides are all fantastic too, with door to door pick up and drop off, and communication via whats app as soon as booking made. 10/10 from me ! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

our guide Jayson provided us with a lot of explanations which allowed us to learn a lot about boa vista. I recommend this tour which allows you to see magnificent places. and Jayson’s good humor!

very good experience with great welcome and excellent meal, nothing to say, we had a great evening

Really nice place on the beach, you can enjoy the sunset and the nice show. Excellent food.

What a great venue, service and evening, I would fully recommend it 👍