Santo Antão: Hike Ponta do Sol - Fontainhas - Cruzinha

Discover Fontainhas, one of the 10 villages with the best view in the world. Relish a picnic at Praia das Aranhas, a place for turtle's nesting where you can swim depending on the sea conditions. Hike and enjoy breathtaking views between volcanic rocks and the ocean

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7 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Guiding Service
    • Private transportation
    What's excluded :
    • Snacks - The picnic is not included in the price
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Ponta Do Sol, Ponta Do Sol, Santo Antao

    Start your walk from Ponta do Sol, a waterfront-fishing village with colorful houses, follow a breathtaking road up along rocky cliffs that hover over the ocean and enjoy a background decoration overlooking the sea.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Monte Fontainhas, Santo Antao Cape Verde

    Then, head through a small and sinuous road sculpted on the top of a mountain and surrounded with deep valleys that will lead you to the picturesque village of Fontainhas, one of the 10 villages with the best view in the world according to National Geografic.

    Duration: 1 minute

    Stop At: Formiguinhas, Cape Verde

    Follow a steep descent and a pedestrian path, crossing Corvo, Formiguinhas and Aranhas Village.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Praia d'Aranhas, Cape Verde

    Next, arrive at a beautiful black sand’s beach, Praia das Aranhas, a place for turtle’s nesting where you can swim depending on the sea conditions. There, find a scenic spot for a well-deserved rest and enjoy a picnic on the shore.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Cruzinha, Cape Verde

    After that, start your 2.5-hour hike between volcanic rocks and the ocean, offering stunning views until you reach Cruzinha, a small fishing village. At the end of an unforgettable day, sit back and relax on the return transfer to your accommodation.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Extension: 15 Km
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • Total Walking Duration: 6 hours
    • Ascent/Descent: ~249 m
    • Difficult Level: Difficult
    • Path quality: Linear, narrow at the beginning and safe.
    • Please bring decent footwear, hat, sunscreen and water.
    • Not recommended for those who are afraid of heights
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Bu Country Tours

Activity ID: V-104417P64

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