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Praia João Barrosa – Turtle Beach

Curral Velho, located on the island of Boa Vista in Cape Verde, is home to intriguing ruins that provide a glimpse into the island's historical past. These remnants of the past hold a certain mystique and offer visitors a chance to explore the rich cultural heritage of the region.

Located in Boa Vista, João Barrosa Beach is an idyllic oasis surrounded by crystal-clear blue waters and soft white sand. This beach offers an incredibly picturesque landscape with dramatic red cliffs and golden dunes that extend as far as the eye can see. The crystal-clear waters are also home to sea turtles that nest along the coast during the breeding season, creating a unique opportunity for wildlife observation. With spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and nearby islands, João Barrosa Beach is a must-visit destination for any traveler seeking serenity and beauty in one place.

Entrance Fee

This attraction requires an entrance fee of 3€ per person. Entry is FREE for children and Cape Verdean nationals and immigrants with a valid ID Card.

For the best viewing experience

Since it’s a natural effect caused by the sun, it is important to view the Blue Eye on a sunny day when the sun is at its highest point between 11am and noon.