Hike to Ponta do Sol

Enjoy the landscapes of this impressive island and learn about its traditional drink and resources.

  • Panoramic drive across the mountains.
  • Hike from Ponta do Sol to Fontainhas, one of Cape Verde’s most beautiful and remote villages.
  • Enjoy a traditional meal from the island.
  • There will be several stops for photo along the way.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 3: Active - good mobility needed

  • Duration

    7 hrs 30 min

  • Max. passengers


  • Booking Code


  • From

    $ 159

  • Notices

    Casual clothing, light layers, and comfortable walking shoes.

The tour starts with a panoramic drive along the coastal road to Ponta do Sol. This village was formerly called Vila Maria Pia, in honor of a Portuguese queen. Here, you will enjoy a nice meal in a local restaurant made from local ingredients. Before your delightful lunch overlooking the sea, you will go on your spectacular hike.

Start from Ponta do Sol to Fontainhas and back on a cobblestone road that will impress even the most courageous travelers. Fontainhas is a very nice village that features some of Cape Verde’s best views. This adventure will definitely stay with you and create memories for a lifetime.

Practical information:

  • Language: English.

  • Remarks/requirements: Casual clothing, light layers, and comfortable walking shoes.

  • Walking information: Plain, cobblestone, irregular paths.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.