Carbeirinho is one of the most beautiful coastal landscapes of the Cape Verde islands. The limestone cave and rocks are at sea. They are carved by the wind and the sea and resemble an impressive moon landscape. The rocks and cliffs of Carbeirinho have a diverse color palette.
Cabeirinho is situated near a bay with a beautiful black shining sandy beach. It is a favorite place for the locals to recreate during the weekend. The composition of the sand is supposed to contain certain medicinal properties. The sandy beach is also a popular spot for turtles and a good place to spot dolphins.
Carbeirinho on list of Seven Wonders Cape Verde
The natural wealth of the Cape Verde islands is very diverse and unique. Carbeirinho is one of the seven natural wonders of the Cape Verde islands. The natural heritage of the archipelago. The seven natural wonders are spread over the different islands of Cape Verde.
How do I get to Carbeirinho?
The rock formation of Carbeirinho lies in the northwest of the island of Sao Nicolau. It is located about 16 kilometers west of the road that connects the city of Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau with the town of Praia Branca. Along this main road there is a road sign towards Carbeirinho. Via an upaved road you get to the coast in less than ten minutes by car or in 20 minutes on foot. The rock formation can be reached via a safe staircase down.