Cape Verde is an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, consisting of ten islands. It is situated 1,000 kilometers southwest of the Canarian Islands and only 480 kilometers west of Senegal. It’s a tropical destination and can be reached through a 4-6 hour flight from Europe.
Collectively, the islands have a total area of 4,033 km². Santiago is the largest island, and the smallest is Santa Luzia (uninhabited). Most of the islands are mountainous with spectacular rock formations. All of the islands are of volcanic origin. Fogo even hosts an active volcano.
Located on the southwest coast of the island, Ponta Preta is Sal’s most beautiful beach.
The salt flats of Santa Maria are surrounded by beautiful sand dunes.
A beautiful white sandy beach full of colorful kite surfers.
Statistics of Instituto Nacional de Estatística, the national institution for statistics of Cape Verde, show that in 2018* the tourist population was estimated at 771,335 people, which is an increase of 8.3% in relation to the year before (712,199 people).
*Due to the COVID-19 situation, we believe that it’s not convenient to update the statistics of the last year