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Tarrafal Beach

Nice beach în Santiago Island, white beach and pretty views. The dogs are cute and the fishermen... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CrisCiu
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Bucharest, Romania
via mobile
Beautiful

Enjoy the sandy beach with palm trees. Possibility to lie in the shadow. Coconuts are sold on the... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2018
reini2512
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Stuttgart, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice beach în Santiago Island, white beach and pretty views. The dogs are cute and the fishermen market is very interesting and alive.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CrisCiu
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Enjoy the sandy beach with palm trees. Possibility to lie in the shadow. Coconuts are sold on the beach

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank reini2512
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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 !

Date of experience: April 2018
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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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank willemh2018
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank wwvanderlinden
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cutelulu110
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
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