Built in 1982 and renovated in 2006, the three star Hotel Xaguate is situated on a cliff above the ocean in Sao Filipe. The hotel boasts superb views of Brava, Cape Verde's southernmost and most remote island. The hotel is artfully designed and decorated with tiled floors and wood trimmings. It is conveniently located just 10 minutes from the airport and is an ideal base from which guests can visit Fogo's volcano crater. The friendly and helpful staff speaks both English and Portuguese. The hotel is within walking distance of Sao Felipe and numerous bars and restaurants.