Don't restrict yourself to Praia; the wider region features an abundance cultural and scenic attractions waiting to be explored.
Each place contains a specific history and this area has plenty of its own stories to tell. The ruins here provide great insights into the past.
Tapping into local passion and expertise is the perfect way for travelers to experience new places. So why not take one of the wildlife spotting tours, guided nature walks and city walking tours. Those searching for action, adrenaline and adventure shouldn't miss the chance to test their limits by signing up for a mountain biking or mountain climbing adventure.
The real essence of a destination can be found not just within it's monuments and mountains, but also within its words. Making the effort to practice a few simple Portuguese phrases and sayings will make your experience in Praia all the more rewarding. Knowing a smattering of practical sentences, such as "Você é bem-vindo", which means "You're welcome", will be sure to make your trip more memorable. And, for "Would you like to dance with me?", you can learn how to say "Queres dançar comigo? " It's fun to give it a spin!
At the end of your time in Praia, use the last of your reals on last minute keepsakes for the folks at home and say Adeus (farewell).