Off-road adventure is the name of the game on this action-packed excursion. Spend four adrenaline-pumping hours carving up the sands and exploring the trails of Boa Vista's stunning south coast. You can choose whether you want your own quad or whether you're happier to be a passenger – and let your partner do all the hard work.
The west coast of Boa Vista usually provides stunning sunsets across the South Atlantic. Take one in with your special someone over a delicious dinner, followed by some live drumming and funky tunes on the beach.
Inject your holiday with a healthy dose of adrenaline-pumping adventure with this dirt buggy tour. Driving your own off-road vehicle, you'll zoom down dusty tracks, trails and up and over rolling sand dunes to discover all the best bits of Boa Vista.
A chance to delve into some of the Boa Vista's top spots. Spend a morning roaming the Viana desert in a 4x4 and exploring inland towns before ending up on one of the island's most beautiful beaches. Rabil, the Viana desert, Povoação Velha and Santa Monica beach are among the attractions you'll discover.
With its blend of African, Brazilian and European influences, Cape Verde's unique culture is one to experience. On this tour, taste traditional food, visit the vibrant local markets and take a guided tour of Sal Rei, the capital of Boa Vista.
Galloping along the golden sands of Boa Vista's beaches is as exhilarating as it gets. You can choose from an hour-long horse ride for beginners, or a 90-minute adventure for intermediates. It's an experience that gets you back in touch with nature the environmentally-friendly way.
Even when you're on an idyllic tropical island like Boa Vista, it's lovely to get out on the water. Get a different perspective from the deck of your sleek sailing catamaran on this relaxed adults-only afternoon cruise – served up with ice cold drinks.
Romantic relaxation with good food is the name of the game on this laid-back, night-time excursion. You'll enjoy a delicious three-course dinner and live Cape Verdean music in a beautiful beachfront setting.
Relaxing is the name of the game on this downtempo nautical excursion. Spend a morning exploring the west coast of Boa Vista and the islet of Sal Rei aboard your catamaran before heading for a beach restaurant lunch. Then, spend an afternoon on the golden sands of Praia da Chaves.As your skipper steers you out of port, you'll sail to the islet of Sal Rei and around it before gliding back to port – spending about three hours at sea. You'll then be transferred to the virgin sands of Praia da Chaves on the west coast of Boa Vista – just in time for lunch.You'll be served a tasty lunch at the popular Perola de Chaves Beach restaurant. The rest of the afternoon is dedicated to the very stressful activities of relaxing on the beach and swimming. Utter bliss.
Off-road through luscious landscapes and be charmed by Boa Vista's untouched beauty on this action-packed 4x4 tour. Roberto, one of our local guides, says, ‘The Viana desert is Boa Vista's very own chunk of the Sahara. Its sand is blown in from western Africa, creating huge dunes, which we'll rally up and down.' Leave no stone unturned as you visit the shipwreck on Santa Maria beach, before stopping in Sal Rei village and Povoaçao Velha. Plus, there's lunch by the sea in a beachfront restaurant.The fun kicks off in the Viana desert. Feel the wind in your hair as you rumble over the sand dunes in a 4x4. Then, you're off to discover the rusting shipwreck of Cabo de Santa Maria – a symbol of Boa Vista. Roberto says, ‘There are about 150 shipwrecks on the islands of Cape Verde, but this one is the most mysterious of all. It's a great place to snap a selfie, too.' You'll have a quick stop in Sal Rei for a glimpse at the capital's fishing pier, before a locally-sourced lunch is served at a nearby beach restaurant.Next up is a pit stop in Povoaçao Velha – the oldest settlement on the island. Have a poke around this isolated hamlet and enjoy a look into local life, before our final stop, Santa Monica beach. Boasting 15km of white sand and undulating dunes, it's no wonder it was voted one of the world's top 10 beaches. The perfect place to end the tour.
Add a touch of elegance to your Boa Vista holiday with an evening at Perola de Chaves. You'll be greeted with a typical welcome drink, before sitting down to an unlimited barbecue dinner on the beach. Tuck into a host of different grilled meats, fish and vegetables as well as freshly made desserts, with live music and dancing around the roaring bonfire. A great night out - Cape Verdean style.
With innumerable sandy dunes and a fairly desolate interior, Boa Vista is heaven for quad bikers. Spend two hours blasting along the island's deserted trails, with some memorable pit stops in between. Take the wheel yourself or choose a double quad and you can relax as the passenger.
There's no shortage of great views in Boa Vista, and this 4x4 tour shows you just how picturesque it is. You'll discover the shipwreck at Cabo Santa Maria, visit Fundo das Figueiras, stop to sample local food in Rabil and visit a visit a Local Biodiversity centre, too.
For a truly celestial holiday experience, it's hard to beat this evening dinner in Boa Vista's Viana desert. We'll pick you at your hotel and bring you to the middle of nowhere, far away from light pollution, for an unrivalled view of the Milky Way in its full glory. What's more, there's also a tasty buffet dinner to enjoy.
Hit the sands of Sal Rei's best beach for a day that lines-up three fun experiences. Cast off from Morabeza Beach Club towards the pretty islet of Djeu for the chance to snorkel in glistening waters. Back on dry land , there's a visit to Duque de Bragança fortress, before lunch is served. The fun continues into the afternoon on the beach, where you can swim, relax and try stand-up paddleboarding or kayaking.
Fishing aficionados will love this half-day fishing tour. After setting off into the bay around Sal Rei, you'll drop anchor to spend the morning or afternoon waiting for a catch. One thing's for sure - you'll fall hook, line and sinker with fishing in Boa Vista.
Boa Vista may be famed for its Caribbean-style beaches, but it's also home to an incredible array of fauna. This birdwatching experience shines light on over 20 species of bird that flock to its wetlands to breed. See Egyptian vultures, red-billed strawtail, white womb and many more, all accompanied by a local professional to help you spot the lesser known breeds.
Shine the spotlight on all-things Cape Verdean with an evening out at the Sodade House of Culture. You'll take a step back in time at the House of Memory, before tasting locally produced dishes and delicacies over a three-course dinner to the sound of traditional music.Kick off the night with a welcome drink crafted from all-local ingredients. Then, head upstairs to the House of Memory where you'll learn all about the history of the Portuguese colonial era with the aid of an audio guide. It's a great way to understand how the locals once lived.Once you've worked up an appetite, you'll sit down to a three-course meal. Try some of the nation's most famous dishes and sweet treats whilst you listen to some traditional music in the background. From local goat's cheese and vegetarian dishes to the fresh catch of the day – there's something for everyone on the menu.
Off-road through luscious landscape and be charmed by Boa Vista's untouched beauty on this action-packed 4x4 tour for adults. Leave no stone unturned as you visit Viana desert and the shipwreck at Cabo de Santa Maria, before exploring Povoacao Velha. Plus, there's lunch at a beachside restaurant to enjoy.The fun kicks off in the Viana desert. Feel the wind in your hair as you rumble over the sand dunes in a 4x4. Then, you're off to discover the rusting shipwreck of Cabo de Santa Maria – a symbol of Boa Vista. Chamine de Chaves is our next stop, before we slow things down with lunch in a beachside restaurant.Next up is Povaocao Velha – the oldest settlement on the island. Have a poke around the small town and take a glimpse into local life, before we head to our final stop, Santa Monica beach. Boasting 18 kilometres of white sand and undulating dunes, it's no wonder that the sandy strip was voted one of the top ten in the world.
It's all about immersing yourself in Cape Verde's colourful local culture on this 4x4 tour. You'll watch traditional Boa Vista dances in Cabeça dos Tarafes, visit Morro Negro lighthouse and see how catchupa stew is made at a family home. And along the way, you'll get to visit a turtle nesting site, too.