Day trip

Boa Vista Island: Full-day Caves, Dunes & Santa Monica Beach

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Activity provider: Bu Country Tours

Boa Vista Island: Full-day Caves, Dunes & Santa Monica Beach

Activity provider: Bu Country Tours

From US$ 84.02 per person

Explore the highlights of Boa Vista on this full-day tour. Dip into the waters at Santa Monica Beach, see the village of Rabil, meet the locals in Povoacao Velha, and discover the Varandinha caves.

About this activity

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pickup will take place at the main entrance outside the hotel 10 minutes before the tour start time.
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Chill out on the paradisiacal Santa Monica Beach
  • Visit Cabo de Santa Maria Shipwreck, a a postcard of Boa Vista Island
  • Discover the wonders and secrets carved behind the Varandinha limestone caves
  • Visit Rabil, the second-largest village in Boa Vista
Full description
After being picked up, drive to Rabil where you will meet the locals, visit the main church and see a local handicraft production. Next, head towards Povoação Velha and get to know the atmosphere of the oldest settlement on the island. Continue to Santa Monica beach, considered the most beautiful beach of the archipelago and one of the most stunning beaches in the world. Swim in the turquoise waters and relax on the white sand. Take in the ride to Varandinha and discover the wonders and secrets carved behind these limestone caves. Learn how these natural wonders were formed by sea erosion and explore the area. Take a break for a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in Sal Rei, and enjoy the local cuisine before a drive to the Cabo Santa Maria Shipwreck. Hear of how this old boat has been stranded for 50 years and became a symbol of inspiration for local painters and photographers. The tour ends with a drop off at your accommodation.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation
  • Transportation
  • Tour Guide
  • Liability insurance
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are required while indoors

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What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • For guests staying at the Hotel Riu Touareg, the pickup time is at 8:30 am.
  • Pick-up will take place at the main entrance outside the hotel. Not at reception;
Customer reviews

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4.3 /5

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Driver good, round trip as described. Great beach club for lunch, crayfish dinner. Otherwise no special efforts by the guide, subcontractor, didn't know that the Viana Desert was part of the program, but drove us there without hesitation. All in all a nice day.

May 1, 2022

A wonderful day in joy, good humor and under the sun! With a great guide at the top thank you very much for this beautiful day Ngiouga!

September 24, 2022

Sehr netter Tourguide, tolle Strände und Aussichten auf der Tour.

October 5, 2022

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