Sal is located some 130 miles (209 kilometers) from Praia, the national capital.
Staying in this popular region is all about discovery, so set aside some time to take to the road and uncover some of the other fascinating natural and man-made attractions dotted around Sal. Two examples of places in the vicinity of Sal are Sal Rei, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the north, and Boa Vista, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the north.
Cape Verde is a wonderful vacation destination for visitors with a thing for open-air markets.
Wildlife watching and bird watching are just a few of the options for relaxation in this region.
There is no better approach to learn about an area than sampling the regional fare. Cabbage and tuna are regularly used as components in dishes. Don't end your stay in this region without checking out catchupa (slow boiled stew) or carne gizado (stewed meat and vegetables). Cape Verde is the perfect place to fill up on mouthwatering papauya candy (sweet). Ponche (cocktail with brogue, lime and molasses) is a popular spirit in the area.
When the time is right to put away your camera and say "Adeus" to Sal, you'll have many photos, mementos and memories to last a lifetime.