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Peaceful during the week

If one chooses to visit the beaches during the week it may turn out to be quite relaxing, the same... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Iolanda A
Lisbon, Portugal
Pretty much the whole reason people come here, and understandably so

Beautiful white-sand beach in a natural cove, or rather two natural coves, with a quiet, relaxed... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Tallinn, Estonia
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Strand von Tarrafal, Tarrafal, Santiago 7110, Cape Verde
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 February 2012

My two grandsons and I spent a week in a stone bungalow under palm trees several steps from Tarrafal Beach. Each morning we were awaken by local green monkeys playing on our roof, snorkeled and sunbathed through the day, and fell asleep each night to...More

13  Thank halfadime
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

This beach is one of a few that you can sit and catch some sun. No massive waves. By the time we went, was not spotless and we even didn't sit. Do not expect a paradise beach.

1  Thank Inuitlo
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

If one chooses to visit the beaches during the week it may turn out to be quite relaxing, the same cannot be said about the weekends.

Thank Iolanda A
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I choose to go because of all the reviews - it’s okay. Oil from the boats stain the sand and stray dogs roaming the beach - not really that fantastic.

Thank Donrob41
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Beautiful white-sand beach in a natural cove, or rather two natural coves, with a quiet, relaxed setting and not overrun with people. Gorgeous, calm turquoise waters.

Thank phutty
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Very peaceful and relaxing beach, a bit windy (not too much), witb few people and clean water. There are some palm trees in case you need shadow.

Thank nonnatela
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Nice beach, some palms provide shade. God swim and not crowdy. Also the locals selling coconuts and bolo's stil taken no for an answer !

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Nice beach but there isn't any good beach bar or restaurant. Okay for swimming. It's nice to watch the fisherman going about there business.

Thank Willem H
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly people (saw the fishermen at work), clean water and not a lot of people. Loved it.

Thank Lia P
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

A friendly town with two white sand beaches and fish market. Today too much wind for the fishermen to go out. We had a good lunch in a seaside cafe. Spectacular waves, but ok to bathe on the large beach.

Thank wwvanderlinden
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped here during our island tour. There are a couple of beaches separated by a small headland and they are at the edge of the town. There is lots of golden sand plus some volcanic dust sand. There is plenty of places to swim, although...More

Thank DavidA200
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

A peaceful sandy beach with crystalline water. Bigger waves on the northern (furthest) part of the beach. End of the morning the local fishermen arrive with their daily catch on the other end of the beach. Beach volley court and local guys doing sport on...More

Thank Pekka H
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8 July 2017|
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Response from O2rey | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my late reply. It is very safe to go however the sea can be dangerous for that age. Beware, it was so windy that we had enough of getting some sands all over us so we decided to go back to Praia and look for a... More