Praia da Laginha, Sao Vicente

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Explore both a beach and a neighborhood at Praia da Laginha. With a length of approximately 800 m (2,625 ft), the sandy beach harbors small fishing boats and offers a view of the mountains covering the northern part of the island. Take a leisurely swim, and then head out to see the residential houses, schools, churches, and squares. Nearby restaurants serve tasty local seafood dishes. Give your muscles a challenge at the beach's weightlifting and exercise machines. Work out when and for how long to visit Praia da Laginha and other Mindelo attractions using our handy Mindelo trip itinerary planner.
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  • This beach, near the centre of Mindelo is easily accessible by foot. The color of the water and the sand are paradise but the view is strongly distorted by the shipyards on the right side of the beach, fuel at the bottom of the beach and the big boats that Park just in front of the beach
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  • Praia da Laginha also known as Lajinha, Matiota or Che Guevara, s a beach and a neighbourhood located about 2 km north of the downtown area of Mindelo on the island of São Vicente in Cape Verde. Not a...  more »
  • one of the most beautiful beaches of mindelo. fine sand ... and beautiful coloured sea. beach equipped with bar chairs and umbrellas. always very strong sun ... attention. with the wind we realize burn. the colour of the sea doesn't seem quite natural. Since it's the only place with these colors.
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  • Nice beach not too far away from the city center. Clean waters however entry to the water may be quite deep so better take care when getting in and out. Two cafe on the both ends of the beach. A sunbed could be taken in western part of the beach.
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  • Wonderful, as this country Cape Verde is really beautiful people are very welcoming and you feel fast as you
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  • A place many pleasant, Good to relax
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  • Fantastic Hipermegaaa
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