Cape Verde Islands

Thursday 23.10.2014

 

Travel guides

 

Bradt Travel Guide- Cape Verde Islands (Paperback)

The 5th edition (June 2011) of this genuinely independent guide -- the first English-language guide to Cape Verde -- covers all the islands, and has information about how to plan and execute trips between them, particularly on a short timescale. It provides updated information on Cape Verde's rapidly expanding tourist facilities, a new section on buying property, and a revised natural history section, helping visitors delve deep into the heart of the country's spectacular landscapes, colourful music and unusual people. Paperback, 368 pages

Price: € 15.95 - click here to order

 

Berlitz Pocket Guide - Cape Verde Islands (Paperback)

This brand new Berlitz Pocket Guide provides all the information you need to enjoy the up-and-coming tourist hotspot that is the Cape Verdi Islands, in a handy and genuinely pocketable format. Whether you want to find fantastic hiking trails and world class windsurfing spots, or simply immerse yourself in the most spectacular mountain scenery and deserted beach landscapes on offer, this guide captures everything there is to see and do. Colour-coded sections allow you to locate the information you need quickly and full-colour, fold-out maps provide instant orientation wherever you are, making this guide ideal for on-the-spot-reference. The Top 10 attractions are highlighted on a dedicated, double-page spread, capturing everything you simply can't afford to miss and ensuring you make the most of your stay. Explore the waters surrounding Maio for shipwrecks dating back to the 16th century and spot the endangered loggerhead turtles from the island of Boa Vista. Other recommendations include Santiago, the largest island and seat of government, Sao Vicente for the Mindelo carnival in February and Sao Filipe, one of Cape Verde's loveliest towns with cobbled streets and leafy squares on the island of Fogo. A dedicated 'Eating Out' section provides information on local Creole cuisine and the concise 'History' section will help you truly get to the heart of these beautiful islands and their unique heritage, from colonisation to the present day. An invaluable 'Travel Tips' section provides an A-Z summary of practical information, covering accommodation for all budgets, transport, climate, health and much more.

Price: £3.73 (free delivery in the UK) - click here to order

 

THOMAS COOK Travellers - Cape Verde (Paperback)

New for 2008, "Travellers Cape Verde" is the perfect guidebook for visitors wanting to explore the stunning and diverse islands of the archipelago.It provides expert advice, tracking down the best sights and experiences. It includes Suggested Itineraries and Highlights sections to help you make the most out of your trip. It provides a detailed background on people, geography, culture and history, including features on shipwrecks, Cape Verdean music and wildlife. It offers clear and accurate mapping for orientation at country, individual island and city levels.It describes suggested walks and tours to somewhere a little different, including a historic walk in Sao Filipe on Fogo, and a drive that reveals the incredible mountain landscapes of Sao Nicolau.It provides impartial and dependable sleeping, eating and entertainment listings. It is in full colour throughout, with over 140 photographs. It provides comprehensive coverage of the best of the destination, including: Sal, Boavista, Sao Vicente, Santo Antao, Santiago Fogo and Sao Nicolau.

Price: £5.96 (free delivery inthe UK) - click here to order