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Tarrafal Beach

Strand von Tarrafal, Tarrafal, Santiago, Cape Verde
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Two beaches in Tarrafal - gets busy near sundown

Two nice beaches in town. One of them is a bit smaller than the other one. The big one gets really... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Kazumoto N
Madrid, Spain
nice beach

being australian i am rather fussy about beaches. nice clean soft yellow white sand. good sweep of... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Rabat, Morocco
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Strand von Tarrafal, Tarrafal, Santiago, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Two nice beaches in town. One of them is a bit smaller than the other one. The big one gets really busy around sunset time with people bathing, hanging out, playing sports and just enjoying the sunset. There were a few restaurants around the area,...More

Thank Kazumoto N
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

being australian i am rather fussy about beaches. nice clean soft yellow white sand. good sweep of beach. nice clean water . other side of the cement footpath is the fishing side, so seperated from the swimming side.

Thank rosade
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful beaches in Santiago, clear sands, see through waters surrounded by a typical village with great places to eat. Also there's a lot of fishing activity one can be witness to. An excellent place to visit and contemplate nature.

1  Thank Luís A
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Best place in Santiago! Relaxing, easy going, beautiful, clean, without any problem for tourists and locals and dogs. The famous Rosy -italian girl with the kiosk- knows quite a lot of things and people and souvenirs! If you visit Santiago, don't miss Tarrafal!

1  Thank Donatello D
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The beach is the best in Santiago island considering that all the others have black sand however pieces of glass can be found so wear some flip flop when walking. The wind can be really annoying as you can be covered in sand in 15...More

Thank O2rey
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The sandy beach in Tarrafal is very nice and it is fun to watch the fishermen come in with their catch of the day. But you should really check out Santiago Lounge Bar, just a 10 minutes walk from the city center. It is a...More

Thank Pien582017
Reviewed 13 April 2017

It is indeed a very nice beach as mentioned in many travel books, maybe indeed nicest of Cape Verde, very quiet. One of the few places on the islands where you can enter the water... When we were there, there was an Italian girl having...More

Thank AndyVdM
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this during a week stay in Tarrafal. Nice and clean and life guards on duty. Very high waves so could only go into water a littlebut not swim properly. Current was super strong. Not suitable for kids that day.nice to watch the fishermen.

Thank alex w
Reviewed 11 March 2017

nice beach, sandy with some black volcanic touch, suitable for swimmer as fisherman , nice restaurant aside

Thank Zippi_11
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This is the best beach of Santiago. Waves are not to high for swimming Just a few people during the week, although you will have the company of lazy dogs....

Thank Toon S
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Response from roseglobe | Reviewed this property |
We were numerous adults only and on an organized trip with local guide. We had no issues, in any case
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