Mindelo Highlights & Catfish... | MD12
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Mindelo Highlights & Catfish Bay Beach
Starting from $79 USD / Adult
Embark on a journey that reveals the artistic traditions of Mindelo and takes you to the city's most popular beach. Your first stop is the old Customs House that's now home to the Mindelo Cultural Center. Explore exhibitions of local arts and crafts and learn about the rich traditions that still thrive in Cape Verde. Afterwards, head to a local African market for some free time to shop for handcrafted keepsakes among the local artisans. Follow this with a visit to the Capvert Design Souvenir Shop, home to even more island finds, including charming Mindelo "miniatures". Next, it's off to Catfish Bay Beach where you're welcomed to enjoy a refreshing swim. This is also the site of the day's wine tasting. Sip a selection of local vintages to the sounds of traditional music before visiting a Mindelo guitar atelier to learn more about the instruments and songs of Cape Verde.
- Enjoy a guided tour of the Mindelo Cultural Center, located within the city's old Customs House.
- Shop for souvenirs at Praca Estrela, an African market where you'll find all sorts of handcrafted keepsakes.
- Visit Catfish Bay Beach for a refreshing swim followed by a local wine tasting with traditional music.
What to BringShow
- KeyCard and photo identification
- Sun protection
- Cash/credit cards
- Local currency
- Towel (from ship)
What to WearShow
- Sandals/water shoes
- Hat and sunglasses
- Swimsuit under cover-up or light clothing
- Guests must be able to walk and stand for extended periods, including negotiating approximately 15 steps.
- This tour is not suitable for full-time wheelchair/motorized scooter users.
- Guests must be able to enter and exit transportation independently.
- Guests with limited mobility should be accompanied by an able-bodied companion who can provide assistance.
- This tour includes approximately 1:10 of driving.
|Location Mindelo, Cape Verde||Mindelo, Cape Verde|
|Tour Code MD12||MD12|
|Duration3.00 Hours||3.00 Hours|