Cape Verde encompasses ten volcanic islands off the coast of Senegal, Western Africa. This beautifully warm and interesting landscape has a lot to offer for the perfect holiday. The capital and largest city of Cape Verde is Praia, a center for commerce and activity.
As far as food goes, if you like seafood, you will be in heaven. The Cape Verde Islands offer a large variety including octopus, lobster, tuna and many other delicious options to choose from. What is more, the best places to eat include fish that has been freshly caught, and will definitely satisfy your appetite.
Santa Maria, found on the southern part of Sal, is the third largest city in Cape Verde. It is a fishing area and therefore guaranteed to have great seafood available. The restaurant called Atlantis overlooks the beach and is also beautiful inside. Here, you will find delicious French cuisine, with local, fresh seafood. Also popular here is the Argentinean Steak, so there should be enough variety to choose from. Zum Fischermann is a popular, simple restaurant and also very good if you like fish. It is run by Berliners, very welcoming, and is also a popular drinking spot.
The Restaurant ‘Papaya’, also located in Santa Maria, overlooks the sea and serves a surprising mix of cuisine. Its menu includes a full English breakfast, but also some local delicacies. On the dinner menu, you can find fresh tuna or wahoo, great for a tasty, perhaps unusual experience. So whether you want to feel at home, or try something more adventurous, this sounds like a fantastic place for you to start. Visit: http://www.capeverdeinfo.org.uk/cape_verde_papaya_restaurant_menu.htm to have a look at the menu.
Every Island that is part of Cape Verde is unique and interesting in its own way, so it is well worth checking them out before travelling there to see what is available. If you would like to find out more about this exciting place, visit My Destination Cape Verde, and have a delicious stay!
Written by Rosalea Collinge.