Boa Vista attractions

Beach in Boa Vista

Praia de Estoril

A short stroll south of the Sal Rei town centre, this lovely beach has turquoise waters and white sands, making it a fine setting for a day out. A handful of beach bars serve up seafood, snacks and plenty of drinks,…
Arts Centre in Boa Vista

Centro de Artes e Cultura

This new arts centre hosts a wide range of events, from art and photography exhibitions to African craft and jewellery shows. There's also a 350-seat theatre that hosts concerts and dance performances. The centre is…
Shipwreck in Boa Vista

Santa Maria

An eerie sight is the wreck of the Santa Maria, a rusting hulk laid out on a stormy stretch of beach to the north of Sal Rei along Costa de Boa Esperança. While this makes a decent half-day walk, it's better not to …
Ruins in Boa Vista

Curral Velho

The spooky village of Curral Velho was abandoned due to near-endless drought. You can wander amid the crumbling ruins of the old buildings, then head down to the nearby beach, a gorgeous stretch of pristine shorelin…
Lighthouse in Boa Vista

Morro Negro

The Morro Negro lighthouse, standing atop a 150m-high cape, is Cabo Verde's most easterly point. The views are spectacular.