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A beach lovers paradise.


Set on the northern side of the islands, Sal is a very colourful destination offering a positive and welcoming ambience to all visitors.

Sal is filled with market stalls and delicious restaurants, where you can experience the authentic culture that the island has on offer. There are many traditional African dishes waiting to be tasted, like the popular pastels (similar to a samosa) and for those who enjoy a little comfort food, the Cachupa, which is a stew made with beans and fish. The African cuisine will ensure a holiday enriched in flavour and African customs.

There are plenty of surf shops around Sal as diving and surfing are very popular activities here, thanks to the crystal clear waters and exotic fish, creating a superb scuba diving experience.


August is the hottest month in Sal with an average temperature of 27°C (81°F) and the coldest is January at 23°C (73°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 9 in April. The wettest month is September with an average of 77mm of rain.

Max Temp C Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sal 23 23 23 23 23 24 26 27 27 27 26 25
London 6 7 10 13 17 20 22 21 19 14 10 7
Sunshine Hours Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sal 6 7 8 9 9 7 6 5 6 7 7 6
London 1 2 4 5 6 7 6 6 5 3 2 1

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