Africa-Press – Cape verde. The island of São Nicolau is among the five “incredible” islands in the Atlantic Ocean to visit, according to a list by Forbes magazine, published yesterday.
The island of Chiquinho is along with Fernando de Noronha (Brazil), Terceira (Madeira), Saint Pierre (France) and Barbados (Caribbean) one of the five “incredible” islands in the Atlantic Ocean to visit in 2022, according to the magazine’s list. Forbes.
According to the magazine, “Extending from the southern tip of the Svalbard archipelago to the tip of Tierra del Fuego, the massive Atlantic Ocean is the second largest body of water on Earth.”
Hence, this “enormous expanse of sea water” has some “truly incredible destinations spread across all its borders”.
Among these destinations, São Nicolau. The Cape Verdean island is portrayed in the publication as being located about 560 kilometers west of Senegal, where it “is home to pristine beaches, towering mountains and endemic wildlife, all of which can be seen firsthand on a trip to São Nicolau.” ”.
Forbes highlights the fact that São Nicolau is “much less developed than neighboring islands such as Santiago and Sal”, being an “underappreciated gem of the Atlantic”, where you can practice various ecotourism and outdoor adventure activities.
“Using the coastal town of Tarrafal de São Nicolau as a base, visitors can head north to find spectacular mountain views and endemic plants in the Monte Gordo Natural Park, or take the trip west to Carbeirinho, an impressive stretch of coastline. of eroded rock”, concludes the publication.