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Kite surfing, riding, diving, fishing, bird and whale watching in the Cape Verdes

The Cape Verde islands are a superb place for all sports related to water and the sea.Riding on the beach and through the waves is a new experience for many. But there is no golf.

Cape Verde Windsurfing, Kitesurfing

The warm Atlantic waters and fresh winds make the Cape Verdes, especially Sal a perfect spot for sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing. Whilst the best place is Sal, Boa Vista also has good windsurfing. For Board Surfing Sal is world famous. Some of the world`s best breaks are on Sal`s West Coast. For trans ocean sailors, Sailing facilities are available on Sal and Sao Vicente. For thiose who just want a trip along the coast Sal offers several choices

Cape Verde Scuba Diving

Sal is one of the world`s best diving spots. It is also available on Boa Vista and Sao Vicente.

Planned Cape Verde Golf courses all in limbo

There is an existing 18 hole tar-sand course on Sao Vicente but no progress on building ANY other courses.

Cape Verde Game Fishing

There is some of the world`s best marlin fishing between Sao Nicolai and Sao Vicente. More blue marlin have been caught in a single day than almost anywhere else in the world.

Cape Verde Boat Fishing

Bopats can be hired in Santa Maria, Palmeira and Sal Rei

Cape Verde ShoreFishing

Yyou can also fish from the rocks in Sal.if you know where to go and what bait to use.

Cape Verde Nature Watching Birds, Whales, Turtles

There are many unusual birds, marine mammals and fish in the Cape Verde waters. Unique birds inhabit the islands. Whales and dolphins and many unusual fish can be seen at certain times of year. Turtles are especially plentiful on Boa Vista but can be seen on most Cape Verde islands.

Cape Verde Trekking and Riding

Trekking or walking up the volcano on Fogo or the mountains on Santa Antao gives wonderful views. On several islands you can ride horses

A from Glasgow tried several sports

"The pool at Murdeira was brilliant and we played tennis until 7pm. The snorkelling was great and the kids loved it. The waves were not quite right for surfing. And we never quite managed to catch a fish. But the villa was perfect."