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Buracona - Olho Azul

Sandstrasse von Palmeira Richtung Norden, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
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Worthwhile visit

We visited this place we had a bit if a wait to see the eye and it did feel a little unsafe as you... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Suenarrowboat
Disappointing

We visited here as part of an island tour . There is a large shop and a restaurant here, and there... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ncole2304
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Andover, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“blue eye” (68 reviews)
“natural pool” (13 reviews)
“sunny day” (11 reviews)
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Sandstrasse von Palmeira Richtung Norden, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited this place we had a bit if a wait to see the eye and it did feel a little unsafe as you lean over to see the eye ! I went for a swim in the cove which was nice but very slippery...More

Thank Suenarrowboat
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited here as part of an island tour . There is a large shop and a restaurant here, and there are some locals selling items on the walk down to the ' blue eye' . The ocean was very spectacular as its was very...More

Thank ncole2304
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is worth a visit, lovely to see the eye and the surrounding sea is amazing. I wish we had had time for a dip

Thank MEBAJB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to the rocky sea shore but with good paths and walking routes to both the Blue Eye and the coast line, crowds can be an issue so try and get there earlier. Well worth a visit to see this natural Phenomenon.

1  Thank clivesimpson62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this as part of a tour of the Island. It's a well laid out attraction and has A lifeguard on hand to give reassurance to those of a nervous disposition. It's not always as windy as it was on the day of our...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here as part of the island tour really nice spot. Take your swim gear and towel as you can swim there we spent about 45 minutes which was enough time. The Blue Eye is something you don't want to miss if seeing Sal.

Thank CathyBennett030313
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great attraction to see, but must be on a sunny day. On site there is food, some souvenirs and amazing views.

Thank Bartosz J
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were lucky to see the blue eye as the sun was shining. You may have to queue a little, as only 6 people are allowed to watch at the same time. The hole communicates with the sea through an 80m tunnel. Basalt lava tubes...More

Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

You need to arrive before 1 pm to see it. Take bathing suit with you to enjoy the natural pool and you can shower after. There's a 3€ fee.

Thank RuiakaBugie
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stopped off here on an island tour to see the "blue eye" unfortunately the weather was cloudy so it could not be seen. One bonus was the rough sea and the swell which filled the inlet and made huge waves crash on the rocks....More

Thank Michael M
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mickaellaurence
bonjour comment prendre contact avec pascal nous allons a Sal dans trois semaine cdt
29 September 2016|
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pepegarcia2015
Buenas, ¿ desde donde saliste y cuanto fue el coste de la excursión?? Saludos y gracias. Viajo la semana que viene y quiero saber acerca de excursiones
5 August 2015|
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