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A quick glance of the small island of Mindelo- Sao Vicente

Praia da Laginha also known as Lajinha, Matiota or Che Guevara, s a beach and a neighbourhood... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2018
San Mateo, Philippines
beautiful beach - a bit windy but gorgeous

it’s an amazing beach i would make a few suggestions - chase the few dogs that sit around - clean... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2017
Daniel S
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Sao Vicente, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The carabean blue seems to be due to artificial sand, sorry if Im wrong but the sand looks to be from crashed shells not natives, and so that shell white under water make that wonderfull blue you can see on post cards. The beach is...More

Thank JFabiao
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Relaxed place, very nice and a beautiful place to spend holidays. You travel to the Cabo Verde island and you travel to a place where the clock stoped.

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Reviewed April 19, 2018

Praia da Laginha also known as Lajinha, Matiota or Che Guevara, s a beach and a neighbourhood located about 2 km north of the downtown area of Mindelo on the island of São Vicente in Cape Verde. Not a really a big beach but it's...More

1  Thank Zhabrina
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

it’s an amazing beach i would make a few suggestions - chase the few dogs that sit around - clean the beach more regularly - add free weights (just like in ilha do sal santa maria) next to that place where there are some bars...More

2  Thank Daniel S
Reviewed November 2, 2017

The beach is withing the walking distance from the center of Mindelo. White sand with small stones and blue water, but not as clear as in Sal. The beach is not very big, but a very nice one still. Be careful leaving your bags unattended,...More

Thank WildSpiritGotFree
Reviewed August 3, 2017

This is the best beach in the country for real swimming training as there are no currents. You can do 'lengths' of the beach in this wonderful sea! The lifeguards, who are all very friendly, will also give you tips on Cape Verdean life and...More

2  Thank Ilhadomaio
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Sweet beach but the Atlantic winds makes it uncomfortable to sit on as your skin gets sand blasted. It does have a couple of nice beach bars with more just over the road.

Thank gpr
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Probably the only real sandy beach where swimming is safe on Sao Vicente. Not at all crowded, still windy and for some a rather industrial outlook as it looks over the harbour entrance. Beware the sun is fierce and masked by the 'sea breeze' A...More

2  Thank Chris W
Reviewed February 15, 2017

The most wonderful sand! Wonderful wiew, and often.. Wonderful empty! With ONLY one place for sunchairs and two restaurants! Turquis water!

1  Thank Reidun E
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

One of the most beautiful beaches I've been to. The sand is white and the sea amazingly blue. Great hangout for a lazy beach day. There are 2 good restaurants at this beach from which one has beach beds as well.

1  Thank JVerboven
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