Santo Antao Vacation Packages
Santo Antao is situated 180 miles (290 kilometers) northwest of Praia, the national capital.
You don't have to limit your sightseeing to the attractions of Santo Antao because the whole region has been graced with a treasure-trove of interesting things to do and see.
Ask a local their sightseeing recommendations, you'll often be advised to check out Cape Verde's fabulous open-air markets.
Those adventurous souls searching for action, adrenaline and adventure can get their fix by joining a hiking or mountain climbing adventure.
Make sure you let your tastebuds loose in Cape Verde's eating establishments. Two of the region's best-loved ingredients are cabbage and tuna. How about trying catchupa (slow boiled stew) or carne gizado (stewed meat and vegetables)? Both meals are a common fare in this area. Request papauya candy (sweet) at the finish of your main dishes. This is a common choice for locals and tourists. Feeling brave? Ready to try a local drink such as Ponche (cocktail with brogue, lime and molasses)?.
The true spirit of a region resonates not just within its landscape, but within its words also. Taking the time to practice a few simple Portuguese words and phrases will make your time in Santo Antao much more meaningful. "Você é bem-vindo" ("You're welcome") is a good one to know. And also "Queres dançar comigo? ", which translates as "Would you like to dance with me?"
At the end of your holiday in Santo Antao, you'll be sure to bid this place a fond "Adeus" Rest assured, however, you'll be leaving with special memories and photos that you can enjoy for years to come.
Accommodation in Santo Antao
Before planning the rest of your vacation in Santo Antao, book one of the 5 Santo Antao hotels or motels listed on Expedia's hotel website.
Top picks include the Hotel Santantao Art Resort, at Avenida do Abufadouro 84, and the Blue Bell Hotel, situated at CP 2 , Ponta do Sol. If those options don't tickle your fancy, make sure you check out the latest deals for the Hotel Paul Mar, Rua Agostinho, Vila das Pombas, and the Pedracin Village, Boca de Coruja-Ribeira Grande.