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A traditional hotel with the perks of stunning scenery and walking trails at its doorstep.
The restaurant - delicious local specialities and international cuisine served in stunning surroundings with traditional live music.
Sitting in Valley de Paúl at the foot of the extinct Cova Caldeira volcano is Aldea Panoramica, a hotel consisting of 12 rooms across six traditional bungalows, each bungalow has a straw roof made from sugar cane.
This hotel is a refreshing stay in the heart of Santo Antão with a lovely on-site restaurant serving lunch and dinner, local specialities feature on the restaurant’s menu, as well as international dishes. The outdoor spring-water pool is a stunning location with magnificent panoramic mountain views whilst you relax, providing you with an authentic stay.
Unwind during the evenings with traditional live music as you enjoy a drink around the hotel’s bar and garden terrace. This hotel is great for couples and families alike, as well as keen hikers. There is an abundance of walking routes in the local area, such as Paúl, Ribeira Grande and Pontas do Sol where the stunning scenery can be readily explored, the hotel will be able to organise hiking tours on your behalf and even trail running courses. There are nearby restaurants to sample local cuisine outside of the hotel, feel free to speak to one of the local representatives or hotel staff for more information.
You'll take a direct international flight to Sal, then internal flights to/from São Vicente - plus a one-hour ferry to/from Santo Antão.
Santo Antão is best experienced as part of a multi-centre island-hopping holiday around the archipelago. Call one of our experts about a tailor-made itinerary.
Official local hotel rating: 3 star
Internal flights are provided by BestFly. It should be noted that internal flights can and do change schedules and flights are sometimes cancelled, delayed or even early.
Direct travelling time between Sal and São Vicente is approximately 45 minutes' flying time, followed by a one-hour ferry journey from Mindelo (São Vicente) to Porto Novo (Santo Antão).
Sleeps up to 3 (2 adults)
Twin or double rooms available with en-suite shower room.
Santo Antão is a lush island, thanks to the fertile craters, towns hang from the verdant cliffs, offering wonderful sights for those who visit.
This island may seem a world away from the pristine sands of Sal or Boa Vista, where visitors swap sunbathing and watersports for hiking and breathtaking panoramas. If you prefer, drives along the coastal roads are just as rewarding and provide access to the ravines and gorges of the island's dramatic landscape.
This is our most recommended activity when on Santo Antão. These treks range from four hours upwards and are a wonderful way to see and learn more about the island. Explore the rugged mountains, rocky landscapes and vibrant towns perched on cliffs edges.
A full-day tour encompasses various locations, from sugar cane plantations and caves, to grogue distilleries and local villages. You will learn plenty about island life along the way.
If you are an avid hiker and feel confident enough, you can set off on your very own adventure and explore the local landscapes. The unique Jurassic atmosphere will make you feel like you've entered another world. We do highly recommend hiring a guide when hiking, however, for experts in the sport, this is a great option.
It is a must-do when visiting the archipelago, sampling the traditional cuisine! We offer a fantastic excursion in a traditional family setting, where you will be served home-cooked dishes whilst listening to a lovely music ensemble.