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A hidden gem

Slightly off the beaten path in Santa Maria, this tiny little shop is run by the most lovely... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2019
Taunton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great shop, great staff

Came on the recommendation of Zug Adventures, what a great recommendation, fridge magnets, lots of... read more

Reviewed January 12, 2019
Bordon, United Kingdom
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Jul 7, 2019
“A hidden gem”
Jan 12, 2019
“Great shop, great staff”
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Center of Santa Maria, under Pensao Les Alyses | Loja 9, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal CP171, Cape Verde
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Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

Slightly off the beaten path in Santa Maria, this tiny little shop is run by the most lovely, friendly ladies and offers souvenirs as well as homemade, delicious and absolutely bloomin’ lethal grog! Take your pick from loads of flavours or stick with the wickedly...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank emmat887
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Came on the recommendation of Zug Adventures, what a great recommendation, fridge magnets, lots of turtles and every flavour of grog imaginable. We like the tamarind grog so bought a load back to the UK. A lovely place with top staff, no pressure to buy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Cute little shop selling locally produced souvenirs, coffee, soaps and liquors. Worth a visit when in town

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DaveJB157
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Local products (unlike most other shops selling senegalese crafts), staff not pushy at all (unlike most other shops with senegalese crafts). I got to try several ponch before buying what I preferred.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Alexandre N
Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

I am not generally a fan of rum but thought that 'when in Rome.....' I opted for the chocolate liquor which was lovely and reasonably priced so have a bottle to try to get back safely to UK! Staff friendly and not pushy, an enjoyable...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank snugbug83
Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is the best place in Cape verde to hire a comfy cycle!! which looks pretty cool swell. The streets are cobbled and believe me they have some very comfy cycles with leather seats and painted light blue. The prices here are very cheap swell....More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank Jag s
Reviewed February 28, 2014 via mobile

Acceuil charmant de Andréa et Stéphane. Vrais produits locaux. Suis reparti les mains pleines :) À noter le service de location de vélo : ils sont magnifiques. Great boutique. I do recommend the products which are made in Cabo Verde. Andrea and Stephane provide a...More

3  Thank 170march
Reviewed December 1, 2013

I went to the Alambic last month, I wanted to try the famous bavarage and i had a wonderfull surprise to find many other products of quality from the islands. Also i could speak with the owner about the best kitsuf spots and he told...More

Date of experience: November 2013
2  Thank Fouk D
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