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Address: Strand von Tarrafal, Tarrafal, Santiago, Cape Verde

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Another beach....

This was a complete waste of time really, it just looked like any other beach. Trips here are uninspiring, the best bit is driving the 4x4's

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Helston, United Kingdom
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Helston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This was a complete waste of time really, it just looked like any other beach. Trips here are uninspiring, the best bit is driving the 4x4's

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Let's face it, you don't go to the island of Santiago because of the beaches. If you want that, Sal or Boavista are probably better options. Taking that into account, nevertheless the beach of Tarrafal is quite nice and definetly worth the time to go there if you are in Santiago.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

nicest beach of Santiago, not a lot of people, not much tourists, perfect to relax swimming , fishing , diving or snorkeling.

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WInnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Fabulous! A working beach with superb swimming and plenty of good sand to lie on or play in. Perfectly located, ample space, nice restaurant above it and all in all a terrific place to hang out for a day or a week.

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rotterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

peacefull place, almost no tourists , colourfull small fishing boats, very friendly locals and a great beach. Combined with some small restaurants with great food, small prices and superb service.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This beach offers a beautiful setting with the mountains behind it. I found it very quiet for most of the day, except when the fishermen brought in their catch in their colourful boats. Apparently it livens up a bit at the weekend when people come from elsewhere on the island. There are a few cafes/restaurants nearby, but it has an... More 

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Colourful fishermensboats on the sandy beach, palmtrees, no parkingfees, lots of fishing activities on the beach, nice view from a good restaurant, picturesque village. Interesting concentrationcamp (Salazar period - historic site) before entering town.

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Verona, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

wonderful beach and great drinks at rosi's... do not miss this beach the best in santiago. high waves...

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Ponta Delgada, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Great beach, great water very clean with nice temperature. You can find there a great restaurant with cape verdian food.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A nice sandy beach and bay, with busy fishing boats creating a colourful vista from the restaurant terrace. Food in the restaurant is plentiful, of good quality and value. The service is relaxed but friendly. Well worth a lunchtime visit

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Address: Strand von Tarrafal, Tarrafal, Santiago, Cape Verde
Location: Africa  >  Cape Verde  >  Santiago  >  Tarrafal

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