Discover Boa Vista, the third largest island after Santo Antao and Santiago, with an area of 620 square kilometres. It is situated south of Sal and north of the Island of Maio.
The island is overall flat, but also has numerous mountains like Santo António, Rocha Estância, Monte Negro, Monte Caçador, Pico Forcado and Monte Vigia and Monte Estância as the highest point of 387m of the island .
Boa Vista, which has its capital, Sal Rei, located on the north-western part of the island, is mainly known for the numerous presence of turtles, traditional music and ultramarathon. People also associate Boa Vista with its endless beautiful beaches and sand hills. Boa Vista has an established value in the touristic sector because of the airport in Rabil and the numerous accommodation options that the island offers for its tourists.
Besides mountains, Boa Vista is also famous for its large, wonderful beaches like Atalanta, Cabral, Chave, Ervatão, Gatas, Santa Mónica and Varandinha.
The island of Boa Vista is one out of the five Cape Verde Islands, which has surrounding islets like Ilhéu de Sal Rei (west), Ilhéu de Curral Velho (south), Ilhéu do Baluarte (east).
At this moment, there are different All-inclusive hotels on the island. The well-known RIU-chain has 2 hotels on the island: RIU Touareg in the South of the island and RIU Karamboa in the west. Besides that, there are also some smaller hotels and chains like Iberostar, Royal Decammeron, Hotel Estoril, Hotel Migrante, Luca Calema. Not only hotel chains but also guesthouses and Holiday Apartments are settled on the island.
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