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Mindelo, Cape Verde Islands
Abbey of S. Francisco, Praia

Cape Verde Islands

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Cape Verde Islands Overview

Why should you visit the Cape Verde Islands? Well, their volcanic origins have led to a diverse range of landscapes from verdant mountain ranges and volcanic landscapes to deserted beaches.

With 10 islands and 5 islets, they offer something for everyone. Their mixture of African and Portuguese heritage is intoxicating and the locals welcome all visitors with open arms.

The largest of the islands, and the cultural centre of Cape Verde, is Santiago with its lush hillsides, jungle to explore and shipwrecks to discover. This is also where you’ll find the islands’ hectic capital, Praia with its colonial old town, busy shopping areas and beautiful beaches.

Once a former colony and slave trade outpost, the Cape Verde Islands of today offer a spellbinding blend of African and Portuguese influences in its architecture, food and customs. Look out for the national dish cachupa which has to be washed down by the locally produced grogue.

With a pleasant year-round climate, a Cape Verde Island cruise holiday will open up a colourful and diverse world all set to the gentle rhythms of West African music.

Cape Verde Islands Ports of Call

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M1432

Cape Verde & Canary Islands

Cruises from Santa Cruz, Tenerife
Braemar
02 December 2014, 14 nights
Prices from £769
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M1433

Christmas in the Canaries

Cruises from Santa Cruz, Tenerife
Braemar
16 December 2014, 14 nights
Prices from £1099
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M1434

Canaries Christmas, New Year & the Caribbean

Cruises from Santa Cruz, Tenerife
Braemar
16 December 2014, 28 nights
Prices from £1848
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Grand Voyages 2015

Voyage to South America

Cruises from Southampton, UK
Black Watch
06 January 2015, 24 nights
Prices from £2069
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Cruise to Salvador, Brazil

Cruise to Peru

Cruises from Southampton, UK
Black Watch
06 January 2015, 45 nights
Prices from £4399
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Grand Voyages 2015

South American Discoverer

Cruises from Southampton, UK
Black Watch
06 January 2015, 69 nights
Prices from £8599
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D1502

Spain, Cape Verde & the Canaries

Cruises from Southampton, UK
Boudicca
20 January 2015, 18 nights
Prices from £1199
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L1521

West Africa, Cape Verde & The Canaries

Cruises from Southampton, UK
Balmoral
21 November 2015, 21 nights
Prices from £1799
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L1524

Cape Verdes Christmas & Canaries New Year

Cruises from Southampton, UK
Balmoral
18 December 2015, 18 nights
Prices from £2199
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Cape Verde Islands Cruise Reviews by

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Date Cruise Score Comment
15 Feb 2013 Cape Verde Islands
Service: Good
Itinerary: Bad
Service rating : Good cabin and excellent food but upholstery in public areas were a bit shabby
Product : Very poor destination
20 Jan 2013 Cape Verde Islands
Service: Good
Itinerary: Good
Service rating : Friendly staff , Nice atmosphere,Entertainment better than last cruise, Food excellent.
Noticed some cutbacks no complementary drinks for the sail away party but better afternoon tea selection.
Product : Too many sea days plus disapointment of missed last port of call. Informed...
Service rating : Friendly staff , Nice atmosphere,Entertainment better than last cruise, Food excellent.
Noticed some cutbacks no complementary drinks for the sail away party but better afternoon tea selection.
Product : Too many sea days plus disapointment of missed last port of call. Informed Cape Verde was not "european and poor" but very interesting, pleasant locals. Told euro accepted but with problems, notes only. Islands not yet established as tourist destination.
18 Jan 2013 Cape Verde Islands
Service: Bad
Itinerary: Poor
The ships crew and contracted staff eg waiters and cabin staff etc and the food are excellent. BUT IPSWICH STAFF ARE SO UNHELPFULL AND WILL NOT RESPOND TO LETTERS OR ANY SENIOR STAFF ARE AVAILABLE TO TALK TO LONG TERM CUSTOMERS THAT THE WHOLE IMAGE OF THE CRUISE LINE IS DESTROYED.
18 Jan 2013 Cape Verde Islands
Service: Excellent
Itinerary: Good
Service rating : EXCELLENT HOLIDAY STAFF ALSO EXCELLENT
Product : VERY GOOD HOLIDAY. GOOD SERVICE BY ALL
18 Jan 2013 Cape Verde Islands
Service: Good
Itinerary: Good
Service rating : Food & service very good
Product : It was a pity that we had to miss a port of call on the return trip and I think that the original itinerary was over ambitious bering in mind that the best spped the ship could attain was 18 - 19 knots. THis was of course reduced necessa...
Service rating : Food & service very good
Product : It was a pity that we had to miss a port of call on the return trip and I think that the original itinerary was over ambitious bering in mind that the best spped the ship could attain was 18 - 19 knots. THis was of course reduced necessarily through bad weather but I think even without the bad qweather it would have been difficult to inclide the final destination. I note that in current adverts for Cape Verde Cruises there will be only two ports of call Overall we enjoyed our trip.
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Top Cape Verde Islands Cruises

1

Christmas Canaries
Braemar
16 Dec 2014,14 nights
Prices from £1099

2

South American Discoverer
Black Watch
6 Jan 2015,69 nights
Prices from £8599

3

Cruise to Peru
Black Watch
6 Jan 2015,45 nights
Prices from £4399

4

Canaries & West Africa
Balmoral
21 Nov 2015,21 nights
Prices from £1799

5

Cape Verdes Christmas
Balmoral
18 Dec 2015,18 nights
Prices from £2199

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