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Santiago

Welcome to Santiago, a great destination to add to your next Cape Verde adventure!

Santiago Vacation Packages

The city of Praia lies just 11 miles southeast of Santiago.

Fresh air and wide-open spaces await at Prainha Beach, 13 miles to the southeast. Few things can beat some time spent at the beach.

Join local fans at Estadio da Varzea, home of the Sporting Clube da Praia and CD Trovadores. To take in a match, head 13 miles southeast to Praia. Afterwards, pour out of the stadium and into a nearby bar. Whether it's to bask in the glory or commiserate in defeat, look for somewhere decked out in the team colors of green and gold and join in for a drink or two.

Try to get out to Sao Lourenco dos Orgaos. It's approximately 0.9 miles away from Santiago, and where you'll find Porto Madeira and Parque Natural Serra da Malagueta. If you still have the time to see more of this part of the world, go to Rui Vaz and swing by Espinho Branco and market. They are just 3 miles out of Santiago.

If you'd like to head outdoors and try something new, you'll find some energizing things to do here. Let off some steam and try mountain climbing and hiking.

Need to melt away some stress? Spend an afternoon shore fishing, sunbathing or partaking in any of the other outdoor activities this region has available.

Take a break from sightseeing and spend a relaxing afternoon swimming and snorkeling.

Searching for something out in the open that everyone can enjoy? This region boasts some pleasant open-air markets.

Trying new foods is about more than just filling your stomach. It's a window into a region's personality.

Visitors are sure to see an abundance of cabbage and tuna, two of the most popular regional ingredients.

Any foodie worth their salt should ensure they experience catchupa (slow boiled stew) and carne gizado (stewed meat and vegetables) before moving on to other local dishes.

Order some papauya candy (sweet) after your meal. This delectable dessert is impossible to say no to.

Don't leave without tasting Ponche (cocktail with brogue, lime and molasses). This spirit is perfect for those that are fond of a hard drink.

In your preparations to head off on your adventures, why not memorize a selection of useful phrases in Portuguese? Como te chamas? is Portuguese for what's your name. Good night is another nice one to have at your disposal, so try pronouncing Boa noite.

The 5th of July is the day of the year when the whole country will commemorate Independence Day. There's sure to be plenty of festivities to enjoy if you are here then.

Oh, if only vacations could last forever. However, you'll have to bid "Até logo" to Santiago sooner or later. At least once you get home you'll have loads of wonderful tales to tell!

To catch your flight home, make your way to the nearest airport. It's 12 miles to the southeast.

Accommodation in Santiago

Pre-booking a friendly hotel is the first step to take if you're wishing to have a truly laid-back vacation. Discover the best and the cheapest Santiago hotel listings on Expedia's up-to-date hotels guide.

Some of the more premium Santiago places are the Pestana Trópico, at Prainha, Cidade Da Praia, and the Residencial Nazare, at Rua Cesario de Lacerda, 1000. The Hotel Vip Praia and the Tarrafal Residence are worth checking out also.


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Hotel Vip Praia

Hotel Vip Praia

 Avenida Jorge Barbosa, Praia
4.2
of 5, from 62 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Situated near the beach, this hotel is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Estadio da Varzea and 7.7 mi (12.5 km) from Fort Real de Sao Filipe. Pedra Badejo Municipal Mall and Tabanka Museum are also within 32 mi (52 km).

Baia Verde

Baia Verde

Vila do Tarrafal, Tarrafal
3.4
of 5, from 7 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Nestled on the beach, this Tarrafal resort is in the city center, 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Tarrafal Camp, and within 32 mi (52 km) of Tabanka Museum and Pedra Badejo Municipal Mall.

Tarrafal Residence

Tarrafal Residence

Santiago 2801, Tarrafal
3.0
of 5, from 3 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated by the sea, this hotel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Tarrafal Camp and within 25 mi (40 km) of Tabanka Museum and Pedra Badejo Municipal Mall.

C$132
Hotel Pérola

Hotel Pérola

Chã de Areia, Praia
4.3
of 5, from 26 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Praia, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Estadio da Varzea and 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from Fort Real de Sao Filipe. Pedra Badejo Municipal Mall and Tabanka Museum are also within 32 mi (52 km).

C$73
Vivi Hotel

Vivi Hotel

Palmarejo Baixo, Praia
3.2
of 5, from 4 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated near the beach, this hotel is 2 mi (3.3 km) from Estadio da Varzea and 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from Fort Real de Sao Filipe. Pedra Badejo Municipal Mall and Tabanka Museum are also within 32 mi (52 km).

Hotel Oásis Atlântico Praiamar

Hotel Oásis Atlântico Praiamar

Prainha, Cidade Da Praia, Praia
3.8
of 5, from 36 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Set in Praia, this family-friendly hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Estadio da Varzea and 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from Fort Real de Sao Filipe. Pedra Badejo Municipal Mall and Tabanka Museum are also within 32 mi (52 km).

C$24
Hotel Edu Horizonte

Hotel Edu Horizonte

Rua estrada Principal Veneza, Calheta de Sao Miguel
1.5
of 5, from 2 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

This Calheta de Sao Miguel hotel is on the beach, 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from Pedra Badejo Municipal Mall, and within 20 mi (32 km) of Tabanka Museum and Tarrafal Camp. Estadio da Varzea is 28.2 mi (45.3 km) away.

C$91
Praia Confort

Praia Confort

Avenida Amilcar Cabral 11, Praia
4.5
of 5, from 6 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Praia, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Estadio da Varzea and 8.1 mi (13 km) from Fort Real de Sao Filipe. Pedra Badejo Municipal Mall and Tabanka Museum are also within 25 mi (40 km).

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