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The road is just beautiful, offering very nice vistas on deserts, vulcanoes, green mountains, rocks, villages by the sea. Is it worth travelling to from afar? No, but if you go here to dive, hike, walk, surf, or relax, be sure to take a half...More
Arriving by ferry from Mindelo at Porto Novo's harbour building we saw that the escalators were out of order, but immediately some porters arrived, to whom we said that we wanted a taxi to Ponta do Sol. They grabbed our suitcases and carried them up...More
The road is at times on top of the ocean and has very scenic views. It runs along the East coast of the island passing by the biggest villages and showing you a glimpse into the mountains, where vegetation grows more green and you can...More
This road is a mixture of stone and tarmac. The tarmac section is better than most British roads! The road follows the coastline most of the way to Ribiera Grande, and has some great scenery. There are also places to stop and look at the...More
Taking this road was one of the highlights of my trip to Cape Verde. It follows the coast; the first part is crossing a desert with many volcanic formations. This part was built recently and it has a smooth surface. After Pontinha da Janela the...More
the coast road from porto novo to ribiera grande is scenic although no way as scenic as the mountain road. timings: via coast road: 45min-1hour, Via coast road, approx 1.5hours.
The views from the mountain road are amazing.