Tarrafal Beach, Tarrafal

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The largest beach on the island of Santiago, Tarrafal Beach is a long sheltered curve of soft sand. Shadowed by the green Monte Graciosa Hill, the beach offers great swimming and sunbathing opportunities and plenty of amenities, making it a good place for family vacations. A popular base for boating and diving tours, this stretch of the coastline sees quite a few whales and dolphins. Plan to see Tarrafal Beach and other attractions that appeal to you using our Tarrafal trip itinerary planning app .
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  • Very nice beach in a protected Bay, almost deserted on weekdays. Water in October 27 degrees. We can observe the fishermen ride, all day. Snorkeling on all the sides of the Bay.
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  • Water transparent and excellent temperature, quiet, where you can drink a caipirinha or a coconut water. If you want to take a boat ride to the Farm Beach and snorkelling advise to employ the services of Ariel, a young Cape Verde with a general culture very interesting and that explains everything that relates to the island. The fish is tasty. Very interesting too see the spot like catch the shell.
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  • Who is in the city of Praia, should visit this beach in Tarrafal, the beauty of the ride and spectacular nature between the city of Praia and Tarrafal, the beauty of the beach with clear water and white sand (which does not happen on the beaches of Praia) for traditional African food that you can eat in some typical restaurants along the beach. Pleasant and cozy place. When I get back to town Beach, enjoy and come up the road along the coast that have another vision of the island with spectacular views over the sea.
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  • I was born in Fetal - Figueira days Naus, in 1941. Even though belonging Santa Catarina Municipality, I went to Tarrafal several times as well as all over the Santiago Island until 1967 when I decided to settle in Lisbon. ...
  • Best beach in Santiago
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