8 days in Cape Verde Itinerary

8 days in Cape Verde Itinerary

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8 days in Cape Verde Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
foot + Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Boa Vista
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal
— 5 nights
Fly + foot:  10​h 30​min
End: Birmingham

2
nights
Boa Vista

Boa Vista ©
Sprinkled with sand dunes and pristine, sweeping beaches where turtles nest, the island of Boa Vista has been attracting more and more visitors looking to explore its remote trails and picturesque shore.
On the 31st (Tue), get outside with Submarine Center Lda, then stroll through Praia de Santa Mónica, and then see Off-Road Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: have some family-friendly fun at Boa Vista Karting, then stop by Un click per un Sorriso - The Shop, then kick back and relax at Praia de Chaves, and finally explore the fascinating landscape at Deserto de Viana.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Boa Vista day trip planner .

Birmingham, UK to Boa Vista is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Boa Vista is minus 1 hour. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Birmingham in March: high temperatures in Boa Vista hover around 28°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Santa Maria.

Things to do in Boa Vista

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Praia de Santa Mónica ©
Praia de Santa Mónica
Off-Road Tours
Praia de Chaves ©
Praia de Chaves

5
nights
Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal

Santa Maria ©
Santa Maria is situated in the southern part of the island municipality of Sal, Cape Verde which has recently became a fishing and touristic city. Santa Maria is known for beaches, adventure, wildlife, parks, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Praia de Santa Maria, don't miss a visit to Salinas de Pedra de Lume, head outdoors with Shark Bay, and contemplate the waterfront views at Buracona.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Maria road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Boa Vista to Santa Maria takes 4.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Santa Maria can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ilha do Sal, Ponta Preta
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Salinas de Pedra de Lume ©
Salinas de Pedra de Lume
Buracona ©
Buracona
Scuba & Snorkeling

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