Ponta do Sol
Accommodation in Ponta do Sol
You're advised to book in advance, since there's only a small variety of accommodations available featured on Travelocity's Ponta do Sol hotels page.
The best hotel possibilities for your Ponta do Sol getaway include the Sol Point Art and Blue Bell Hotel.
Ponta do Sol Vacation Packages
Ponta do Sol Vacation Packages
Far from the hustle and bustle of Praia, 190 miles (306 kilometers) northwest to be precise, sits Ponta do Sol.
We all know that there is no place better than the ocean to set your spirit free, so head outside and discover Cape Verde's delightful beaches. Laginha Beach and Sao Pedro Beach are two popular beaches. Laginha Beach is 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of Ponta do Sol, while Sao Pedro Beach is 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south.
Think about visiting Ponta do Sol Church and Ponta do Sol Town Hall.
Make sure you visit nearby Caculi, which proudly boasts Eito and Cabo de Ribeira. Other spots you might like to see include Passagem and Chã João Vaz in nearby Ribeira Grande.
If you're visiting Ponta do Sol, you might want to consider going to Mindelo, 20 miles (32 kilometers) away. Here, you'll enjoy many attractions, such as Cultural Center of Mindelo, Monte Verde and Mount Verde. Other options include Salamansa and Baía das Gatas, which are also in the neighborhood.
Tourists to Ponta do Sol may not have realized that Cape Verde has a daring side. Try out one of its exciting pursuits, like mountain climbing or hiking.
If you're seeking a little downtime, the area also offers some relaxing pastimes, including shore fishing and sunbathing.
If you are a water enthusiast, you will find a range of water activities are available in Cape Verde, including swimming and snorkeling.
Eager to step outside and take in the beautiful scenery in this area? We suggest that you head over to the open-air markets.
Learn about the culture of this region's cuisine. Be sure to make your vacation complete by trying out some local restaurants.
Discover the unique taste of prized ingredients, such as cabbage and tuna.
Find out about local gastronomy by trying catchupa (slow boiled stew) and carne gizado (stewed meat and vegetables), two of the more traditional dishes.
Surrender to your cravings and order a generous portion of papauya candy (sweet), a popular dessert here.
Get your tastebuds in a state of pure delight and buy one of the area's most popular spirits, a Ponche (cocktail with brogue, lime and molasses).
Learning a new language will broaden your traveling experience. Make the effort to memorize some basic phrases in Portuguese before you visit. For example, Bem, obrigado. E você, which translates into fine thanks, and you, will be useful in all the major cities. Also, learning Muito agradecidos, which means thank you, will be another useful tool to have up your sleeve.
The sights and sounds of Independence Day, on the 5th of July in Cape Verde, will totally enthrall all travelers.
When it's time to say, "Adeus" to Ponta do Sol, you will surely leave with fantastic memories and perhaps some gifts to take home.
Sao Pedro Airport is Ponta do Sol's nearest major airport, found 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south.
Packages in Ponta do Sol
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Set in Porto Novo, this family-friendly hotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Cultural Center of Mindelo, Mercado Municipal, and Presidential Palace.
Located in the heart of Porto Novo, this villa is within 16 mi (25 km) of Laginha Beach, Mindelo Marina, and Cultural Center of Mindelo. Mercado Municipal and ...