Useful information

How to get there?

The most comfortable way to travel from Europe to Santiago, Cape Verde is via Lisbon and furter directly to the capital of Praia in Santiago. The airport in Praia is called Franciso Mendes International airport and is referred to by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) using the airport code “RAI”. Flying time from Lisbon to Praia is approx. 4 hours. When booking your tickets you should be aware that there are large price differences between airlines, so it pays off to spend some time researching. Make sure that the flight goes directly to Praia otherwise it can be a long one.

We offer a free airport pick-up service, which is the most convenient way to get to the hotel. If you wish to use this service please leave your flight details with us.

Entry visa

For entering Cape Verde you need a holiday visa, witch can be bought at the airport of entry into the country. The price is EUR 25,00.

Money and currency

The currency is Cape Verde Escudos (CVE ), app. 100 CVE = 0,9 EUR. There is a bank located nearby the hotel.


Free Internet is available at the hotel. You are welcome to bring your own laptop and work in the conference area via a wireless router.


Vaccinations are not required in Cape Verde, although you should check with your family doctor if any new vaccinations are necessary.


We also recommend Tamarind Beach Hotel at Zanzibar