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be careful with the waves

On our first day in Mindelo we took a taxi past the airport to the Foya Branca Resort. From there... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2016
saronic
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Zurich, Switzerland
Cape vede "Cococabana"

Long nice white sand beach with colorfull fishing boats. Perfect place for kiteboarding and surfing.

Reviewed January 15, 2016
626mitja_
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The trail up to the lighthouse has been upgraded a bit -- still vertiginous, above a breathtaking rocky coast. A 30-45 minute walk, not too, but narrow and often quite windy. In a nutshell, totally worth it -- have lunch at the Santo André Restaurant...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

This is paradise! An empty sandy beach with light blue/green water. You can clearly see the bottom of the ocean even when in depth. If you stay in Mindelo, take a taxi and ask him to leave you in the beah for a couple of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 22, 2016

On our first day in Mindelo we took a taxi past the airport to the Foya Branca Resort. From there we started walking on a beautiful path in the cliffs above the sea towards the lighthouse of Ponta do Farol. After about 30 minutes -...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed June 22, 2016

I visited this beach for half a day and enjoyed it. On a Monday morning, there was nobody in sight on the whole beach. The sand is very soft and a mixture of black sand and yellow sand. The waves are quite strong, so do...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank hannahg136
Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

Long nice white sand beach with colorfull fishing boats. Perfect place for kiteboarding and surfing.

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed January 14, 2016

This is mainly for relaxing BY the beach and not really for swimming. You can walk and also lay on the sand but it seems water streams (even when the sea it's relatively calm) are tricky and not the safest. If you are into surfing...More

Date of experience: January 2016
3  Thank skybluem
Reviewed August 20, 2015

It is a long white sand beach. The sea is blue turquoise with waves that makes the swim more fun than the average swimming pool like beaches. every morning the fishermans unload the catch of the day, which is always fun to watch...one feels so...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Pedro T
Reviewed June 7, 2015

This beach is like 20 minutes from Mindelo city center. It's very easy to get to and don't really need to stay at the resort hotel here. This seems to be a good beach for wind surfers. It was nice and quiet when we visited.

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Becky0222
Reviewed November 22, 2013

Lovely beach to walk along. Waves can be big. Good to watch the wind surfers . Very pleasant. We had the beach to ourselves .

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank Milesandmiles2
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