The nearest beach to Mindelo is Laginha, a stretch of golden sand with aqua-marine water. The beach is popular with tourists and locals for swimming and there is also a beach bar.San Pedro, 10 minutes drive from Mindelo, has a breath-taking sweep of golden sand. Baia das Gatas and Calhau are also beautiful beach areas.
An exciting day of kite surfing or a safe swimming area for a family day in the sun?
São Vicente has it all. All you have to do is tell our local team what you’re looking for. They are very knowledgeable of the area and will be able to advise you on the right beaches, as well as offer directions on how to easily reach them. Private taxis and car rentals are affordable options for exploring the island.