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Sal: Island Experience Tour with a Certified Local Guide

1. Sal: Island Experience Tour with a Certified Local Guide

After being picked up from your accommodation, make your way to Santa Maria. Once there, get to know the history of this city, which has transformed from the extraction of its salt to the biggest tourist city in Cape Verde. Next, make your way to Kite Beach, which is one of the best places in the world to practice kite surfing (from October to April) and is usually chosen to hold the world kite surfing championships.  Then visit Porto Palmeira, which is a simple place where people take their sustenance from fishing and working in the port. See the arrival of the crafts, as well as all the activity around the sale of fish. Take a walk among the colorful colonial houses and check out the beautiful street art. Next up, go to Pedra de Lume Beach, Pedra de Lume, and Ilha do Sal.  There, visit the first village on Sal island, which was founded in 1804, to learn about the history and development of the local economy based on the export of salt. Continue to Miragem, where you will see the effects of Fata Morgana water illusions in the desert. Travel then to Buracona, where you will see the Blue Eye, one of the 7 wonders of the island. Swim in its natural pool if the conditions are ideal for bathing. Following the pool, explore the Pedra Lume Salt Crater, where you will learn all about the nourishing benefits this salt center has for the locals. Make a stop to experience floating in this thermal water which is inside an inactive volcanic caldera. Discover Shark Bay, where you will have the experience to see lemon sharks in their natural environment up close. Travel to the village of Murdeira that lies in a natural reserve in the bay. Finally, visit Espargos, the economic centre of the island, where you can see more of the local life, finish your tour with a transfer back to your hotel or airbnb.

Santa Maria, Sal Island: Sea Turtle Watching Experience

2. Santa Maria, Sal Island: Sea Turtle Watching Experience

Discover the magic of nesting turtles on this adventure tour Santa Maria. Join an evening excursion that takes you to beaches of Sal island where the turtles come up to shore and nest. Travel in a comfortable and air-conditioned vehicle for this unique tour. Get picked up at 8 PM from your accommodation and reach a beautiful deserted beach in less than an hour. Be welcomed by your professional and trained tour guides who will ensure a unique and environmentally conscious experience for all guests. Your guide will tell you everything about the evolution, characteristics, and curiosities of the turtles. Learn why their welfare is the top priority on the island. Cape Verde is home to 3 species of turtles. The yellow turtle, also known as the common turtle, is the most common species in Cape Verde. The sandy beaches of Cape Verde are one of the most important locations for common turtle nesting. In small groups, you’ll walk along the beach at night and watch out for turtles making their way up onto the sand. If you're lucky spotting the turtles, take a seat and remain as silent as possible in order not to disturb them while nesting. Following a unique experience, return to your accommodation where you'll arrive around 10/11 PM.

Sal: Espargos city tour, Local life and Cape Verde Tapas

3. Sal: Espargos city tour, Local life and Cape Verde Tapas

Come and visit the city of Espargos, the economic center of Sal island, on a tour to discover our origins, our lifestyle, our culture and our people and taste a typical Cape Verde drinks and snacks We'll pick you up at your hotel in Santa Maria, Espargos or Murdeira and drive to Espargos, the capital of Sal island. On the way to our destination, we'll stop at the Amilcar Cabral airport, located south of Espargos. Here we'll take the opportunity to learn about the importance of its construction for the development of the city. Next, we'll visit the historic centre of Espargos, walking through its streets and admiring the colourful works of street art that we'll find on its walls, a reflection of the culture and daily life of its inhabitants During this walk, we'll stop at a local eatery where we'll enjoy an aperitif with typical Cape Verdean drinks. After this break, we'll walk back to a viewpoint from where we'll enjoy a splendid panoramic view of the town. From here, we'll move to the suburbs, where we'll experience the morabeza (Cape Verdean hospitality) and stress-free way of life of the locals. Finally, we'll return to the hotel.

Sal island: Santa Maria City Tour, Street Art and Tapas

4. Sal island: Santa Maria City Tour, Street Art and Tapas

We will pick you up from your hotel to drive to the town of Santa Maria, the most touristy town in Cape Verde. There we will visit the emblematic Pontão, once used for the export of salt and today the port of arrival of artisanal boats with fresh fish, you will see the movement of fish sales, locals jumping off the bridge and admire the crystal clear turquoise water and the sandy beach of Santa Maria, one of the seven wonders of Cape Verde and one of the most beautiful beaches in Africa. Next we will visit the city's historical monuments, strolling through its streets and admiring the colourful street art on its walls, reflecting the culture and daily life of its inhabitants. We will walk among the streets where you will get to know the hottest bars and restaurants in town that worth visiting during your stay. During this tour, we will stop at a local restaurant where we will taste typical flavours of Cape Verde. After this break, we will see an exhibition of old photos and utensils and have a splendid view of the city. From here we will see authentic Cape Verdean arts and souvenirs, where your guide will teach you how to distinguish them. Finally, we will return to your hotel.

Sal Discovery: A Guided Small Group Island Tour

5. Sal Discovery: A Guided Small Group Island Tour

Indulge in a day of discovery as you're picked up from your accommodation and transported to the picturesque village of Murdeira. Here, visit its nature reserve and learn about the island's geology from your expert tour guide. Be taken to the charming fishing village of Palmeira to interact with locals, learn the local music, and gain insights into their way of life. You will also have time for souvenir shopping. Journey to Buracona where the Blue Eye is located, one of the island's seven wonders, and, weather permitting, take a refreshing swim in its mesmerising natural pool. Your tour progresses to Espargos, where you will admire its captivating street art and to savour the flavours of the local cuisine and discover the rich Cape Verdean gastronomy at lunch. The highlight of your tour awaits at Shark Bay, an absolute must-see on Sal Island. Put on your water shoes, step into the ocean, and get up close to lemon sharks in their natural environment. Conclude your day with a serene visit to Pedra de Lume salt pan for a floating experience in its thermal waters within a dormant volcano's crater. Bring a book and read while floating—an unforgettable experience. Your exceptional journey ends with a drop-off at your accommodation.

The best Ilha do Sal Private tour

6. The best Ilha do Sal Private tour

Our experienced guide will pick you up from your hotel or rental at around 9AM ( we aim to pick you up from 8.50AM to 9.10AM ) During this six-hour adventure you’ll explore some of Cape Verde’s top attractions. You’ll visit the village of Murdeira where you’ll find a picture-perfect bay with excellent snorkeling conditions and abundant coral. Here our guide will give you some history about how the island of sal became habitable. Continuing your route, we will stop at the salinas, a salt lake where you can swim. Buracona is our next stop where you can dive and enjoy the beauty of the blue eye. We will also go and check out the desert mirage. We will have a lunch break so you can indulge in local cuisine, here you’ll find delicious dishes at excellent prices. You’ll spend time in Parda Bay looking out for the lemon sharks, here you can see them swimming around you.

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What people are saying about Murdeira

Success of this tour depends very much on the abilities and performance of the guide. We were lucky enough to get an extremely devoted and dedicated guide-his name is unfortunately unknown to me, but he was also our "first impression" as he picked us upfrm the airport when we arrived, we met him later whilst on atour with a diferent operator, he was really the soul of this tour and he won ourr hearts and minds!

Experience of Sal with our guide, Chan was amazing! Not only Chan knew the best times to visit attractions to avoid the crowd, was also very knowledgable and funny. I was very good taken care of as a solo traver, their photo ideas were insane. It is a bargain, I had a quality time for such a low price. Highly reccomend! Thank you guys for an amazing day, I will remember it for years

Great day out especially for the price ( there were some added extra’s during the trip but all of these were mentioned during the booking process) A great way to see the island and the sights it offers Tour guides were exceptional, very friendly , funny and nothing was rushed Highly recommended

wonderful tour with nice guides. we have been show the whole island and had enough time to do everything. it was interesting to see all sides of life in Sal. I suggest this tour to everyone

Chan was a entertaining tour guide excellent guide. Throughly enjoyed this walking tour got to see the real Cape Verdean walking through the local streets and shops of Santa Maria.