Accommodation in Mindelo
It is true that you won't find any Travelocity-listed accommodations in Mindelo. However, you can definitely discover all you need 4 miles (6 kilometers) away in Sao Vicente. That's where you'll find the Hotel Don Paco and the Residencial Beleza Monte, a couple of the more luxurious options in which you're sure to get pampered. If you desire something a bit more modest, secure your reservation at the dependable Aquiles Eco Hotel or Foya Branca Resort Hotel.
Mindelo Vacation Packages
Mindelo Vacation Packages
Far from the trappings of big city life, Mindelo sits 170 miles (274 kilometers) to the northwest of Cape Verde's capital, Praia.
When the majority of us daydream about vacationing, We often find ourselves thinking about the sea. Cape Verde will only fuel your daydreams, being home to some lovely beaches. Pack your beach gear and make tracks to Laginha Beach, which is 0.1 miles (0.2 kilometers) to the northwest of Mindelo, and Sao Pedro Beach, 7 miles (11 kilometers) southwest.
Don't wrap up your trip without visiting Cultural Center of Mindelo and Monte Verde.
Discover more about the area by visiting nearby Salamansa. It's home to Mount Verde and Baía das Gatas, and it's only 3 miles (5 kilometers) to the east. Salamansa and Presidential Palace in Sao Vicente, another close-by location, are other spots you might like.
Just about 15 miles (24 kilometers) to the north of Mindelo is where you'll find Paul, a regional center that has Eito, Cabo de Ribeira and Passagem. Also visit Chã João Vaz and Lombinho for even more fun.
It's time to adopt your adventurous attitude and go mountain climbing and hiking in Cape Verde.
If you're looking for a little downtime, this region also offers some peaceful activities, including shore fishing and sunbathing.
If you're deciding on exploring Cape Verde during the summer, then you should go swimming and snorkeling.
Aching to step outside and enjoy the local scenery in the wider region? Then head over to the open-air markets.
Traveling opens your eyes and your taste buds to a new array of authentic flavors and spices. Dive into the culinary traditions of Cape Verde and visit some of the local restaurants.
This region's enthusiasm for cabbage and tuna is evident in a number of the local recipes.
Two meals that most encapsulate the local flavor are catchupa (slow boiled stew) and carne gizado (stewed meat and vegetables). Have a taste of these and you will feel like one of the locals.
A delicious dessert that's local to the area is papauya candy (sweet). You'd be crazy not to try a sample during your stay.
Get a real taste of the area by tasting a Ponche (cocktail with brogue, lime and molasses), a popular alcoholic drink here.
In many cases, the distinction between being a true traveler and a mere tourist is some knowledge of the local dialect. So, take the time to learn some practical Portuguese phrases. Start from the beginning with Como está, a common phrase that translates into how are you. A further useful one is Chamo-me.. (my name is..).
Remember to check out the celebrations traditionally held for Independence Day on the 5th of July.
Get ready to pack your bags, say, "Adeus" and choose the perfect souvenir to show your friends back home.
Found a distance of 6 miles (10 kilometers) to the southwest of Mindelo is Sao Pedro Airport, the closest major airport.
Packages in Mindelo
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