Celebrate a sun-drenched holiday during winter in Cape Verde. The Cape Verde islands are known as a true beach paradise where you can enjoy great weather all year round. So perfect also for sun lovers looking for winter sun. Cape Verde is geographically located off the west coast of Africa. Thanks to the islands’ southern location, you are guaranteed pleasant temperatures and plenty of sunshine. Even in winter. The average temperature in winter is around 26 degrees Celsius. And as one of the driest countries in the world, the chances of any rainfall are really very minimal. So a perfect destination for a winter holiday.
For many holidaymakers, Cape Verde is also a favourite choice for a holiday in the winter months. Here you can enjoy sunny days surrounded by beautiful sandy beaches and a unique atmosphere infused with both Portuguese and African influences. From vast dunes to lush green valleys, the varied landscape of the Cape Verde islands provides the perfect setting for a dream holiday during winter. Moreover, it is very easy to visit several islands and really make a complete trip out of it
Do not wait any longer and book your winter holidays to Cape Verde now for an unforgettable experience on these beautiful islands. Discover the beauty and hospitality of Cape Verde during the cold season!
7 reasons to visit Cape Verde during winter months
Cape Verde is home to the most stunning beaches. It is not for nothing that Cape Verde belongs to the top travel destinations of beaches and small islands according to Lonely Planet. The sun and beaches of Cape Verde offer the perfect escape from the winter cold.
Cape Verde’s winter brings consistent trade winds, making it a paradise for water sports enthusiasts. It is a top destination for surfers and kitesurfers. The weather is ideal for an unforgettable water adventure. Diving enthusiasts and snorkellers are also in good hands in Cape Verde.
Dive into the rich culture of Cape Verde during your winter holidays. Immerse yourself in the rhythms of local music and dance, savour the flavours of Cape Verdean cuisine and discover traditions influenced by African, Portuguese and Brazilian heritage. It is a chance to broaden your cultural horizons while enjoying a winter escape.
Hiking and nature
Although winter is not the high season for hiking in many destinations, Cape Verde is very good for it. Its lush valleys, volcanic landscapes and national parks offer excellent opportunities for outdoor adventures. Put on your hiking boots and explore the islands’ diverse ecosystems, which come alive even during the winter months.
One of the unique attractions of a Cape Verde winter holiday is the chance to see humpback whales in their natural habitat. Cape Verde’s strategic location makes it a prime spot for whale watching, adding an exciting and memorable dimension to your winter getaway.
Festivals and events
As the winter months arrive, vibrant local festivals and events take place in celebration of Cape Verdean culture. These gatherings offer an authentic and immersive experience, allowing you to connect with locals and participate in age-old traditions. It is a chance to enrich your winter holidays with vibrant cultural celebrations.
Unique variety of landscape
Cape Verde’s compact size is a boon for travellers. Despite its relatively small area, it offers a diverse range of landscapes, ranging from arid deserts to rugged mountains and lush green valleys. This diversity means you can easily switch between different natural environments, keeping your winter holiday experience fresh and exciting.
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