Santo Antao is part of the windward islands of Cape Verde. The island is only a few kilometers away from the neighboring island of Sao Vicente. Santo Antao is the island of mountains, wind and water. High peaks alternate with cultivated terraced valleys. In the valleys you will find fertile soil with pineapple and mango trees. It is an ideal destination for travelers who love hiking, flora & fauna and breathtaking views.
Flying to Santo Antao
You can not fly to Santo Antao. You can only get to Santo Antao by taking the ferry from the island of Sao Vicente. The crossing between Sao Vicente and Santo Antao takes only about an hour and the ferry goes several times a day. International aircraft land on Sao Vicente. Cesária Évora Airport International (VXE) International Airport in Sao Vicente is located at a short distance from the port, where the ferry departs for Santo Antao. The international flights to the island of Sao Vicente are carried out by major and well-known airlines. With a direct flight you are in Cape Verde within 6 to 7 hours. Check our handy survey of airlines offering flights to Cape Verde and Sao Vicente. This saves a lot of time comparing flight tickets.