Bissau, which is the national capital, is situated 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of Bolama.
Bolama Court and the Bolama Governor's Palace are good places to visit in Bolama.
The area around Bolama is home to many population centers, each blessed with its own unique charms. You may also wish to check out Bissau, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the south, and Bubaque 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northeast.
Spend a day in the sunshine and fresh air and discover Guinea-Bissau's fascinating open-air markets.
No getaway is complete without a bit of rest and recuperation. Beach combing is one of the ways they relax here. Here and picnicking is another.
Learn about the tastes in Guinea-Bissau by trying the regional fare. Two of the region's key cooking ingredients are peppers and millet. Why don't you try jollof (rice) or yucca fries? Both meals are a common fare in this area. Fried banana is a great choice to round out your meal. Those who are not used to drinking alcoholic drinks will can order black tea, a beloved drink in Guinea-Bissau.
At the end of your vacation, say a fond Adeus (farewell) to the interesting people you've met and the landscapes you've seen.