Located off the western coast of Africa in the Macaronesia ecoregion of the North Atlantic, Cape Verde is a truly unique destination, boasting unique character, diverse landscapes, and rich history. Cape Verde is actually made up of ten main islands, and a selection of uninhabited islets. The islands of Cape Verde are all volcanic, but there is only one active volcano, which is Mount Fogo on the island of Fogo.
A visit to Cape Verde will provide you with a unique vacation experience, and you will be fascinated by the special charm and character that this destination offers. You will find that the weather is pleasant all year round in Cape Verde, and this means that you can visit the area at any time of the year, as even the rainy season can be mild and pleasant.
There are over 400,000 inhabitants in this area, and the main language here is Portuguese. You will be able to enjoy soaking up the culture when you visit Cape Verde, and there is plenty of history to explore, as well as a range of sights and attractions to visit. You can enjoy attractions such as the Cidade Velha, which is the 'Old City' where there is plenty of fascinating history to explore. Enjoy the beauty and serenity of Mindelo, an area where you can soak up the beautiful sights, enjoy the serenity of the peaceful harbour, and allow your mind and body to relax and unwind.
Cape Verde offers a fascinating combination of West African and Portuguese cultural elements, which gives this destination a really special and unique character and flavour. You will find this reflected in everything from the cuisine to the music in this area.