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Full-day Santiago Island Tour: Workshop with a Local Family

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Learn Cape Verde's Cuscuz recipe with locals. Visit the popular Assomada Market. Drive to Serra Malagueta Natural Park. Relax on the most beautiful beach Tarrafal. Discover the Rebelados community


  • Natural Park
  • Beach
  • Local culture


Get picked up at your accommodation, then depart toward the interior of the island. Make your first stop at Mrs. Luisa's house. There, learn to cook and savor cuscuz (a traditional cake made from corn flour) and fidjós (fried banana mixed with wheat), the typical breakfast for Cape Verdean families. After the workshop, head to the city of Assomada and visit its famous market (only on Wednesdays and Saturdays), meet locals and admire the vibrant colors of the local fruits and vegetables. Move on to the Serra Malagueta natural park and marvel at the incredible views from 1000 meters (3,280 feet) above sea level. Next, swim at Santiago's most beautiful beach, Tarrafal, surrounded by white sand, hills and palm trees. Take a break for lunch and then drive back along the beautiful east coast, discover the community of Rabelados and experience the local culture with the natives who still live in thatched houses and preserve Cape Verde's oldest customs. The tour concludes with drop-off at your accommodation


Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Praia Private Transportation Professional Tour Guide (English, French, Portuguese and Spanish) Workshop of Cuscuz and Fidjós (local delights) Liability insuranc

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