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Tarrafal Beach

Strand von Tarrafal, Tarrafal, Santiago, Cape Verde
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Tarrafal
Type: Beaches
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Lisbon, Portugal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

80km from Praia with very good roads (it will take you 1:30H)! It gives you a very good idea of the island as you will travel by the interior and on the way back on seaside road (beautiful!!)

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Graz, Austria
12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

As title, it is a Nice beach but One has to be aware of the dogs (quite a few) making the beach to their Living incl. Toilet... Other than that we recommend residence terrafal - simple , clean !!! And good breakfast, but Not the beach restaurant mare & luna

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

My friend and I made the 90 minute journey from Praia to Tarrafel and it was well worth it! The beach was so pretty the only down side were the stary dogs and aggressive ladies trying to sell coconuts.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We were here in off-season and enjoyed to have this beautiful beach almost entirely to ourselves! The beach and water was very cleand. Snorkeling is possible right off the beach, sometimes there are whole schools of small fish passing by. A lovely place!

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Lausanne, Switzerland
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I enjoyed the calm of this little village and the splendid beach. We were very few people and the sea was perfect. In the village, people are friendly and helpful. We also enjoyed the delicious fish and pizza at the Pizzeria Grill Alto Mira, which has a very pleasant Mediterranean courtyard and the market, where you can buy local specialities... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

If you travel to Cape Verde during the windy season, the sea can be dangerous. Tarrafal beach is a safe place to be with children

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I stayed in the only hotel on the beach of Tarrafal: Baia Verde. The location is beautiful, a beach with little bungalows, restaurant, palms, local fishing boats....what more do you want? The only downside is the lack of management of this establishment. Probably no maintenance was done the last 10 years. The owner could not care less, questions of other... More

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York, Pennsylvania
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

My two grandsons and I spent a week in a stone bungalow under palm trees several steps from Tarrafal Beach. Each morning we were awaken by local green monkeys playing on our roof, snorkeled and sunbathed through the day, and fell asleep each night to the sound of the waves. The beach is African authentic with a group of fishing... More

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