Mountains & Beaches

Island Hopping from Sal

Visit Santiago, São Vicente and Sal. Internal flights included.

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If you love beaches and mountains, you'll love this itinerary. Discover the markets, nightlife, music and scenery on Santiago and São Vicente before relaxing on the beach on Sal. 


14-night island-hopping itinerary that allows you to experience the wonders of Santiago, São Vicente & Sal. 

Mountains & Beaches

Duration: 14 nights

Start and finish point: Sal

Departure dates: Various days of the week



Day 1 – Sal

Once you’ve arrived on Sal, you’ll be met by our representative and directed to your hotel transfer.

Day 2 – Heading for Santiago

Our representative will have your inter-island flight tickets and direct you to your flight to Santiago. On arrival, you’ll be met by our representative who’ll provide you with the information for your stay on the island and direct you to your hotel transfer.

Day 3 – Santiago

Our representative will be able to provide you with a great choice of excursions available to you during your time on the island, along with personal recommendations on where’s good to eat out. They have a wealth of knowledge, so please use them to help get the most out of your stay. Excursions are available from island tours (full or half-day), to hiking in the mountains – the choice is yours.

Day 4 – Fly to São Vicente

Today, you’ll fly to São Vicente. On arrival, you’ll be met by our representative and directed to your hotel transfer, where you’ll stay for three nights. You have plenty of time to explore the island, and our representative will have a full excursion list to help you to make the most of your days here.

Days 5-7 – São Vicente

Relax or explore Mindelo with some excursions. Mindelo is the capital of São Vicente and considered to be the cultural hub of the islands, proud of its rich traditions in art and music. The cobbled squares, wide streets and 19th-century European architecture is reminiscent of colonial times. There’s also a beautiful sandy beach and local markets to discover. You’ll also have the time to take a day trip over to Santo Antão; a stunning, mountainous island which is highly recommended. Speak to our representative to find out more.

Day 8 - Back to Sal

Your next stop is the island of Sal. On arrival, and directed to your hotel transfer. You’ll spend your remaining seven nights here which will give you plenty of time to relax and enjoy the golden sandy beaches, maybe take advantage of the wide range of water sports, and enjoy the local restaurants and evening entertainment in Santa Maria.

Days 9-14 – Departing Sal

There are plenty of excursions available on the island of Sal. Perhaps you’d like to visit Santa Maria Market, where you’ll experience true Cape Verdean local life, or Espargos the capital, Porto de Palmeira and the Pedra de Lume salt flats? The choice is yours...

Departure dates

Various days of the week, if the itinerary doesn't work on the flight departure you require we can arrange a tailor-made quote for a similar itinerary.

What's included

  • International flights from UK to Sal
  • Access to UK airport lounge
  • Airport Security Tax (TSA)
  • Experienced and reliable resort team on hand to help 
  • Cape Verde digital guide
  • Internal flights between Sal, Santiago and São Vicente
  • 14 nights' hotel accommodation on bed & breakfast
  • Private return airport transfers on Sal
  • All return transfers between airport and hotels on the islands of Santiago and São Vicente

What's not included

  • Meals not stated in the board basis
  • Drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Single and upgrade supplements
  • Excursions

Travelling Between the Islands

Upon your arrival in Sal after your international flight, you will travel to Santiago the following day and return to Sal by internal flights. These flights are provided by BestFly and, whilst every effort will be made to book direct flights, these flights may be indirect due to scheduling limitations.

Due to the travelling involved on our island-hopping itineraries we don’t recommend this type of holiday for young children.

Tour Accommodation

Day 1 - Hotel Morabeza

Room Type: Double Land View Room

Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast

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Days 2 to 3 - Quinta da Montanha

Room Type: Standard Room

Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast

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Days 4 to 8 - Ouril Hotel Mindelo

Room Type: Superior Double

Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast

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Days 9 to 14 - Hotel Morabeza

Room Type: Double Land View Room

Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast

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