What animals are in Boa Vista?
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- Egyptian Toad (Sclerophrys regularis)
- Sal Island Skink (Chioninia spinalis)
- Hemidactylus boavistensis.
- Cape Verde Leaf-toed Gecko (Hemidactylus bouvieri)
- Boavista Wall Gecko (Tarentola boavistensis)
- Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta)
- Olive Ridley Sea Turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea)
What is Boa Vista known for?
Boa Vista is famous for its large beaches like Atalanta, Cabral, Chaves, Ervatão, Gatas, Santa Mónica and Varandinha. Boa Vista is also notable for its desert Deserto de Viana and its dune fields. Boa Vista is surrounded by a number of uninhabited islets, the largest of which is Ilhéu de Sal Rei.
Are there coral reefs in Cape Verde?
Coral reefs are also found extensively in Cape Verde, considered as one of the “world’s ten most important coral reefs”. There is a large number of endemic marine gastropods (sea snails and sea slugs) on the coasts of Cape Verde.
When did slavery end in Cape Verde?
End of the colonial period After an uprising of the slaves in 1853, which was suppressed with much bloodshed, slavery was finally abolished on Cape Verde in 1878.
Which is the best island to go to in Cape Verde?
The best islands to visit in Cape Verde for a beach holiday are Sal and Boa Vista. These islands are perfect for families, couples, and watersports. Santiago, São Vicente, Santo Antão, and Fogo are the best islands to visit in Cape Verde for hiking, nature, and cultural experience.
Is it safe to swim in the sea in Cape Verde?
Cape Verde islands are all volcanic islands, and some of the islands are having cliffs and strong currents. So it’s not advised to go in the sea for a refreshing dive.
Is it safe to swim in the sea at Cape Verde?
Is there sharks in Boa Vista?
Boa Vista island situated in the mid-Atlantic is surrounded by a shallow reef making this area home to a huge variety of sea life including whale sharks and Manta rays. For macro live Boa Vista is a perfect spot.
Can you drink alcohol in Cape Verde?
In Cape Verde you can enjoy food and drink. Local drinks belong to Cape Verde, both without and with alcohol. Mostly pure nature and made by man. We listed our top 5 best drinks below.