Tarrafal

Tarrafal

Things to do - general

In Tarrafal the clocks tick differently. The Cape Verdean culture and traditions are still lived. Everyday, life is handled calmly and without stress. The Bay of Tarrafal is famous for its white palm tree beach, which is uniquely beautiful in Cape Verde. Nevertheless, the idyllic bay is authentic and untouched by mass tourism. The surrounding mountains of Tarrafal offer time for mental relaxation and a great area for hiking.

Tarrafal offers enjoyable activities such as diving, snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, fishing, surfing, mountain biking, music and history or simply you decide to relax on the cozy beach .

Tarrafal is home to several restaurants, bars, banks and a beautiful, leafy central square with several restaurants. Here you can hang out with both locals and tourists.

Tarrafal is the norhternmost district of the island of Santiago with its regional capital Cidade do Tarrafal. The town has about 8,000 inhabitants and the entire district of Tarrafal has about 18’000 inhabitants. Tarrafal is a small fisher town. It extends from the National Park of Serra Malagueta to the east coast and up to the northernmost point of the island.

There are several other settlements in Cape Verde with the same name, notably Tarrafal on the island of São Nicolau and on the island of Santo Antão; however, Tarrafal on the island of Santiago is the largest and most populous.

Casa Strela B&B

Ponta de Atum, Tarrafal
The cozy Casa Strela Bed & Breakfast is directly located by the sea. The property has 6 comforta More info
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King Fisher Village

Ponta de Atum, Cidade do Tarrafal
The King Fisher Village is a small, unique & individual village with an extraordinary site. It&# More info
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Residencial La Marea B&B

The Residencial La Marea B&B is located in the City Center of Tarrafal next to the main square a More info
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Santiago Lounge Bar

Ponta de Atum, 400m north of Hotel King Fisher
The Santiago Lounge Bar opened its doors in Summer 2015 and is a Sunset Lounge Bar where you will fe More info
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Tarrafal Residence

Cidade do Tarrafal, Ilha de Santiago, Cabo Verde
The Tarrafal Residence is a nice and well decorated Guesthouse right at the Beach of Tarrafal. Some More info
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Unfortunately there are no self-catering offers at this location at the moment.

07_Pottery and Lunch at Farmer Family

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“Tráz di Munti” is a rural Zone of Tarrafal behind the Vulcano “Monte GraciosaR More info
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13_Sit-on-Top Kayaking in Tarrafal Bay

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Have fun with our Sit-on-Top Kayaks on a guided excursion in the Bay of Tarrafal. We provide an easy More info
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08_Fish'n Grill

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Catch your own fresh fish on a boat trip with a local fisher man and put the fish a few hours later More info
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12_Sea Kayaking in Tarrafal

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Enjoy a relaxing paddeling trip in our Sea Kayaks. Explore the beautiful coast line of Tarrafal. We More info
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11_Snorkeling with a fisher boat

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Expore the underwater world further out around the light house of Tarrafal and at nice days even fur More info
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14_Tarrafal Dive-Center

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The Divecenter of Tarrafal is at Ponta de Atum next to Casa Strela, inside the beautiful Hotel King More info
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04_Monte Graciosa and Lighthouse of Tarrafal Bay

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Do a nice daily walk in the surrounding of Tarrafal with our local Guide. The Monte Graciosa is the More info
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09_Kabungo Surf School

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Take some surf lessons with Kabungo who is one of the best surfers in Cape Verde. He has experience More info
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10_Snorkeling along the coastline

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Get into the deep blue and take some underwater impressions with a Snorkeling Trip. Explore the unde More info
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06_Mountain Bike Excursions

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Discover the great nature around Tarrafal during a Bike-Trip. Our local Bike-Guide Adi has a lot of More info
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