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Adventure Holidays in Cape Verde

Cape Verde, a collection of ten islands strewn across Africa's western coast, remains a bit of a hidden gem. The beautiful landscapes, friendly locals, and year-round warm climate make the Cape Verde Islands a perfect destination for an adventure holiday.

Explore diverse islands with volcanic landscapes, enjoy the turquoise waters, embrace the vibrant local culture, and uncover historic sites on an adventure holiday in Cape Verde. With exceptional walking and hiking trails, off-the-beaten-path exploration, and a year-round mild climate, Cape Verde is a gateway to an unforgettable experience. Whether it's the island of Santo Antão, Santiago or Fogo, Cape Verde's volcanic backdrop provides a spectacular setting for a thrilling adventure.

Highlights of adventure holidays in Cape Verde

Cape Verde is an enchanting archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, where diverse landscapes, vibrant culture and warm hospitality combine to create an unforgettable adventure. Here are some of the highlights.


Island Hopping

Island hopping in Cape Verde offers an unforgettable adventure through distinct islands, including Sao Vicente, Santo Antao, Santiago, and Fogo. Explore the vibrant music scene and colonial architecture of Sao Vicente, trek through the lush valleys and rugged terrain of Santo Antao, immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Santiago and witness the dramatic volcanic landscapes, including Pico de Fogo, on Fogo Island.


Hiking Pico do Fogo

Hiking Pico do Fogo, the highest peak in Cape Verde, is a mesmerizing adventure. As you ascend the volcanic slopes, you'll be treated to panoramic vistas of the rugged landscape and the stark contrast between the lush lower terrain and the barren volcanic cone. The hike offers a glimpse into the geological wonders of Fogo Island and the chance to stand atop this dormant volcano.


Portuguese-African Hospitality

Fascinating Creole Portuguese-African hospitality is a hallmark of adventure holidays in Cape Verde. Travellers are warmly welcomed by locals who embody a unique blend of cultures, offering genuine hospitality and sharing their traditions. Whether savouring traditional Creole dishes, listening to local music, or engaging in heartfelt conversations, visitors find themselves immersed in the warmth and authenticity of Cape Verdean culture.

 

 

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We offer over 360 active adventures in 100 countries worldwide. Best known for our pioneering itineraries and challenging trips with an 'edge', we also offer a range of easier guided and self-guided walking, cycling, family and wildlife journeys throughout the world. Based in Keswick in the Lake District, we are passionate about creating unique travel experiences for our customers.

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