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Peaceful during the week

If one chooses to visit the beaches during the week it may turn out to be quite relaxing, the same... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Iolanda A
Lisbon, Portugal
Pretty much the whole reason people come here, and understandably so

Beautiful white-sand beach in a natural cove, or rather two natural coves, with a quiet, relaxed... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2018
Tallinn, Estonia
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Strand von Tarrafal, Tarrafal, Santiago 7110, Cape Verde
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

If one chooses to visit the beaches during the week it may turn out to be quite relaxing, the same cannot be said about the weekends.

Thank Iolanda A
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

I choose to go because of all the reviews - it’s okay. Oil from the boats stain the sand and stray dogs roaming the beach - not really that fantastic.

Thank Donrob41
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Beautiful white-sand beach in a natural cove, or rather two natural coves, with a quiet, relaxed setting and not overrun with people. Gorgeous, calm turquoise waters.

Thank phutty
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Very peaceful and relaxing beach, a bit windy (not too much), witb few people and clean water. There are some palm trees in case you need shadow.

Thank yesty_90
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Nice beach, some palms provide shade. God swim and not crowdy. Also the locals selling coconuts and bolo's stil taken no for an answer !

Thank Otto I
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Nice beach but there isn't any good beach bar or restaurant. Okay for swimming. It's nice to watch the fisherman going about there business.

Thank Willem H
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly people (saw the fishermen at work), clean water and not a lot of people. Loved it.

Thank Lia P
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

A friendly town with two white sand beaches and fish market. Today too much wind for the fishermen to go out. We had a good lunch in a seaside cafe. Spectacular waves, but ok to bathe on the large beach.

Thank wwvanderlinden
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here during our island tour. There are a couple of beaches separated by a small headland and they are at the edge of the town. There is lots of golden sand plus some volcanic dust sand. There is plenty of places to swim, although...More

Thank David A
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

A peaceful sandy beach with crystalline water. Bigger waves on the northern (furthest) part of the beach. End of the morning the local fishermen arrive with their daily catch on the other end of the beach. Beach volley court and local guys doing sport on...More

Thank Pekka H
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July 7, 2017|
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Response from O2rey | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my late reply. It is very safe to go however the sea can be dangerous for that age. Beware, it was so windy that we had enough of getting some sands all over us so we decided to go back to Praia and look for a... More