Experience the unspoilt charm of Sao Vicente

Pedra Branca is a new exclusive front line development of 11 villas in Calhau- Sao Vicente, 15 minutes drive from the vibrant town of Mindelo and 25 minutes from San Pedro airport. 

The villas are built to the highest standard by Imobrisa, the award winning Italian developers.  The villas are a tasteful and elegant style boasting top quality facilities in a sought after tranquil location. The weather averages between 21 to 28 degrees Celsius all year round.

Cape Verde is among 10 favorite British vacation destinations
26 March 2012
Cape Verde is on the list of the ten most sought-after vacation destinations among British travelers, according to the website Wall Street, which quotes HomeyAway.co.uk. The classification is the result of the exponential increase in the number of hotels in Cape Verde, as well as in charter flights and organized holiday packages to the archipelago.
Cape Verde has surpassed the Canary Islands and is now side by side with high-demand destinations such as Dubai, Florida and New York, the latter two of which remain the favorite vacation destinations for British citizens.

According to HomeAway.co.uk, Cape Verde was the fifth most popular destination between October and December 2011, while Skyscanner puts the archipelago in third place in the section of emerging vacation markets.

Local Information

PHONE AND TIME ZONE

The international dialing code is 00 238 (+238).
Cape Verde is on GMT-1.There is no seasonal daylight saving alteration, though, so from the
end of March to October, the time is two hours behind the UK

LANGUAGE

Creole is the spoken language, while Portuguese
the written language. Much of the population speak French

Electricity

Electricity in Cape Verde is 220V; 50Hz. European two pin plugs are the standard

Internet

Mobile data cards (your phone must be unlocked) are available from CV Telecom in Mindelo and can be topped up anywhere displaying the sign

CV Telecom Mindelo

Money

Currency is Cape Verde Escudo, which is pegged at 110 to the Euro. Credit cards are not widely accepted however banks are available in most destinations with ATM machines that accept all Major cards

Cape Verde Air and Sea Temperatures

                               Jan     Feb   Mar   Apr   May  June   July   Aug   Sept  Oct      Nov   Dec  

Air    24    24    25    25    25    26    27    28    29    29    27    25
Sea    23    22    22    22    23    24    25    25    27    26    26    24

Public Holidays

When shops & banks are closed

1 January - New Years day
20 January - National Heroes Day
1 May - Labour Day
5 July - Independence Day
15 August - Nossa Senhora Da Graca
12 September - Nationality Day
1 November - All Saints Day
25 December - Christmas Day