Sao Nicolau is part of the windward islands of Cape Verde. This beautiful green island with high mountains is still unspoilt. The sugar cane and coffee plantations at the foot of the mountain ranges are characteristic of Sao Nicolau. There are many bananas, oranges, papayas and beans. Sao Nicolau is an ideal destination for travelers who love nature, walking. And for the travelers who want to enjoy the authentic Cape Verde. Sao Nicolau has many small and charming villages and many long white sandy beaches. An island that you really must have seen.
Flying to Sao Nicolau
The airport Preguica Airport (SNE) is located at Sao Nicolau. There are no international aircraft on Sao Nicolau. If you arrive in Cape Verde, it is on an island with an international airport (Boavista, Sal, Santiago or Sao Vicente). International flights are carried out by major and well-known airlines. With a direct flight you are in Cape Verde within 6 to 7 hours. From the Cape Verde islands with an international airport you can then take a domestic flight to Sao Nicolau. Check out our handy survey of airlines that offer flights to Cape Verde. This saves a lot of time comparing flight tickets.
Domestic flights Sao Nicolau
Domestic flights can easily be booked to and from Sao Nicolau airport. Flying between the islands is relatively quick and cheap. If you fly from or to Sao Nicolau, you make a stopover on the island of Santiago (RAI). From Santiago you can then fly to most other Cape Verde islands. For example, you fly to Sal (SID) with a stopover on Santiago in 2.5 hours. You can reserve plane tickets online in advance, so you will be certain of a place. In the article about domestic flights Cape Verde you can find even more specific information.
Flying to other Cape Verdean islands
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