Boa Vista (Cape Verde)

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Boa Vista
16°06.300'N, 022°48.410'W Chart icon.png
lat=16.105 | lon=-22.80683 | zoom=10 | y

Boa Vista (Portuguese meaning “good view”) is the easternmost island of Cape Verde. It is located in the Barlavento group of the archipelago.

The Peak of Estância is the highest point of the island, measuring about 390 metres. It has large areas of white sand dunes. Oases of date palms are found here and there, and are the typical vegetation of the island. A few baobab trees can also be found in isolated locations.

Boa Vista has 55 km of white sand beaches and clear water.


See Cape Verde.


See Cape Verde.



See Cape Verde.


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Sal Rei beach

Sal Rei

Sal Rei/wiki/Boa_Vista_(Cape_Verde)#Sal_Rei
Harbour icon Sal Rei [[Boa Vista (Cape Verde)#Sal Rei|Sal Rei]] 16°10.403'N, 022°55.228'W
The port is not suitable for visiting yachts. You must anchor Ilhéu de Sal Rei and come ashore with the dinghy using either the quay or the beach.

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Ilhéu de Sal Rei

Ilhéu de Sal Rei/wiki/Boa_Vista_(Cape_Verde)#Ilh.C3.A9u_de_Sal_Rei
Anchorage icon Ilhéu de Sal Rei [[Boa Vista (Cape Verde)#Ilhéu de Sal Rei|Ilhéu de Sal Rei]] 16°10.424'N, 022°55.620'W
Anchor in 4-6 m depth as close to the E side of the island where the swell is less. You can then go to the poert with the dinghy.

Porto de Chave

Porto de Chave/wiki/Boa_Vista_(Cape_Verde)#Porto_de_Chave
Anchorage icon Porto de Chave [[Boa Vista (Cape Verde)#Porto de Chave|Porto de Chave]] 16°07.066'N, 022°55.139'W
Anchor in 8-10 m depth.


Water N/A (Not Available)
Electricity N/A
Toilets N/A
Showers N/A
Laundry ?
Garbage Take it ashore to Sal Rei
Fuel N/A
Bottled gas N/A
Chandlers None
Repairs N/A
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals ?


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See Cape Verde.


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