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.
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
Creole is the spoken language, while Portuguese
the written language. Much of the population speak French
Electricity in Cape Verde is 220V; 50Hz. European two pin plugs are the standard
Mobile data cards (your phone must be unlocked) are available from CV Telecom in Mindelo and can be topped up anywhere displaying the sign
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
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