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Cape Verde Holidays 2016
Cape Verde - a newly discovered secret of 10 beautiful Islands lying 500km west of Africa. Each Island with its own endearing character, all of volcanic origin. boasting luscious sandy beaches, stunning scenery and above all ultimate relaxation. Holidays in Cape Verde are what is for many, Paradise on Earth. If you are looking to book your Cape Verde Holidays 2016, We can help you.
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The soulful island of Sao Vicente is similar to Sal, but perhaps boasting even more depth - the island is in fact the former stomping ground to many of the world's greatest musicians, writers and thinkers. Head to the bustling Mindelo, bulging with plenty of lively nightlife offering a charismatic buzz throughout the pubs, restaurants and night clubs. Culture which will not disappoint. For African culture take your holiday in Cape Verde on the colourful island of Santiago. Showing off an abundance of culture and landscapes, this island will spoil you rotten. The most indulgent of the Cape Verde cluster and filled with a variety of activities. This island really does shout all that is Cape Verde. For cheap holidays to Cape Verde, whether they be all inclusive, multi centre getaways, hotel holidays or last minute deals, book through us here at Fleetway Travel, we challenge you to beat our prices!
Guide to Cape Verde
Beach holidays with a difference to the Cape Verde islands are a given, and definitely the ideal for those looking for a taste of the exotic, without having to travel too far! Relatively untouched by mass tourism, theses island are perfect when looking to getaway from it all, and being a newly discovered holiday hotspot, means that you won't be holidaying with the rest of the world either! Located just off the coast of Africa really does set these islands away from the rest when it comes to exciting holidays and pastures new. Resembling nothing of the usual flaunts of the Balearic and Greek islands, Cape Verde really does seem pole apart! Being of volcanic origin, boasting sun kissed sandy beaches, stunning scenery and oozing RnR many travellers to the island reside in a state of awe! Cape Verde is for many, Paradise on Earth. Cape Verde is natively Portuguese and the culture of the island greatly matches that of Portugal, yet with plenty of African influences to! This colourful cluster of islands is not just dynamic but a fabulous show of holiday retreats at their best. Being such a welcoming nation, wonderful holidays are guaranteed and only enhanced by the spicy mixes of music, cuisine and beauty! Cheap holidays to Cape Verde are no exception when it comes to the old saying "good things come in small packages." As one of the smallest nations in the world a cheap holiday to Cape Verde is guaranteed to be fascinating. White sandy beaches awash with turquoise blue seas set upon staggering backdrops of wild volcanoes exude the sort of beauty you would expect from an exotic Pacific island! Cape Verde is even the home to the first ever European city in the Tropics - Ribeira Grande, which makes for a great day trip, or base for your holiday too! The great thing about cheap holidays to Cape Verde are that the whole of your entourage can come along too. The whole family is brilliantly catered for and the islands even make the perfect getaway for couples and groups of friends looking to chill out. The fact that the islands enjoy almost year round sun too means that great holidays can really be taken at any time. Taken outside of the expensive peak season holiday weeks is always a great option for those after a dash of luxury, working with a budget. For sun lovers, the islands soaring temperatures make Cape Verde an absolute haven and of course the calm waters mean all those water sports enthusiasts will be very much at home!, Kite and wind surfers rate the area as one of the best in the world! Diving and fishing are also very popular amongst locals and tourists alike. Cheap holidays to Cape Verde boast some of the most stunning views on the planet and soulful scenery, for outdoorsy types the islands never disappoint. Bird watching, horse riding and tennis can also always be found. Nightlife in Cape Verde is also to be had, however largely dependent on the choice of island. Sal is the liveliest and also boasts one of the nations best stretches of beach too, water sports and entertainments come in their numbers here and no holiday maker will find themselves bored. Santa Maria is where things really kick off on this island and cheap holidays can always be had.
Cape Verde was first colonised by the Portuguese in 1462, over time it has become a wonderful blend with Iberian, African, Caribbean and Brazilian cultures, with Portuguese still remaining as the official language (everyone also speaks Creole). The Cape Verde Islands offer a warm welcome with this fabulous mix of cultures offering amazing music and cuisine as well as the delights of the Islands themselves.
Cape Verde is yet to be developed by mass tourism. Allowing you untouched beauty in this charming location. Holidays in Cape Verde offer such diversity from the white beaches and turquoise oceans, wild volcanoes and Ribeira Grande – the first European City in the tropics. This rich blend of holiday experiences make holidays in the Cape Verde ideal for everybody, its superb climate and excellent beaches on the barren Islands make it heaven for sun lovers. For those sports enthusiasts Cape Verde has perfect wind conditions for wind and kite surfers. Diving and fishing holidays are also well worth it in the Cape Verde. Walking holidays on the more lush mountainous Islands are a must with the stunning views and scenery. Horse riding, tennis, bird watching and many other activities are also at hand in this beach paradise. Nightlife in Cape Verde is also to be had, however largely dependent on the choice of island. Here at Fleetway Travel we can offer you low price getaways to these fabulous Islands.
Cape Verde Holidays
The beautifully dynamic Islands of the Atlantic Ocean that are the Cape Verde, a newly discovered gem and up and coming holiday hotspot. Located just 500km off the west coast of Africa with colour, culture and landscapes to match! These charismatic islands are all of volcanic origin, boasting sun kissed sandy beaches, stunning scenery and oozing RnR. Holidays in Cape Verde are what is for many, Paradise on Earth.
The cluster of islands was first colonised by the Portuguese, way back in 1462. The islands infrastructure and its people have since grown over time into a wonderful blend of Iberian, African, Caribbean and Brazilian cultures; with Portuguese still remaining as the official language (everyone also speaks Creole). This dynamic mix of cultures has grown into one of the most welcoming nations alive with feisty music and cuisines, just waiting to show their islands off.
If it's nightlife you're looking for Sal is the best of the bunch in Cape Verde. Boasting lengthy, gorgeous beaches too! A wealth of water sports and the lively atmosphere of hip bars and restaurants will keep you entertained at all hours. Santa Maria is the main tourist area on Sal – live music is often performed in the bars of Santa Maria at night. Head up to the northern areas of Sal and you will find the mesmerising sites of salt lakes and an extinct volcano. In the waters of Sal Turtles and Dolphins can be spotted.
The soulful island of Sao Vicente is the home to many of the greatest musicians, writers and thinkers. Head to the bustling Mindelo, bulging with plenty of lively nightlife offering a charismatic buzz throughout the pubs, restaurants and night clubs. Culture which will not disappoint. Wander through the cobbled streets of the islands main areas, brightly painted colonial architecture delights set above some of the world's most glorious beaches. This Island is one of the top windsurfing retreats in the world and even was included in the European professional circuit in 1997. Natural lagoons are also available to visit on four wheel drive excursions to make your holiday in the Cape Verde extra special.
For African culture take your holiday in Cape Verde on the colourful island of Santiago. Showing off an abundance of culture and landscapes, this island will spoil you rotten. The most indulgent of the Cape Verde cluster and filled with a variety of activities. This Island is rich in history and known for its lively nightlife. Hiking is very popular on this Island, with stunning views of the various mountain peaks, reflecting its volcanic origin. Whilst on the island of Santiago you must visit the old capital Cidade Velha and Fort Real de Sao Filipe, these were the slave trading points between Europe, Africa and America. At just 5 and a half hours flight time away from the UK these magical islands are well worth a visit. Known as the Caribbean without jet lag, they really do look like something out of a film set!
Cape Verde Holiday
A holiday in Cape Verde, offers a holiday with a difference. Untouched by mass tourism and boasting tonnes of beauty and charm. As the saying goes - good things come in small packages. As one of the smallest nations in the world a holiday to Cape Verde is one of the most diverse. White sandy beaches awash with turquoise blue seas set upon staggering backdrops of wild volcanoes! Cape Verde is even the home to the first ever European city in the Tropics - Ribeira Grande!
This affluent mix of holiday experiences makes a holiday in Cape Verde suitable for all the family, its lovable climate of almost year round soaring temperatures and superb beaches on the quiet islands make Cape Verde a definite haven more sun lovers. Foe the more active, sports enthusiasts will be very much at home, the perfect wind conditions on the island make water sports ideal. Kite and wind surfers rate the area as one of the best in the world! Diving and fishing are also very popular amongst locals and tourists alike. The lush, mountainous islands complete with their stunning views and soulful scenery are great for outdoorsy types. Bird watching, horse riding and tennis can also always be found. Nightlife in Cape Verde is also to be had, however largely dependent on the choice of island.
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