Discover a selection of 468 holiday rentals in Cape Verde that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including private pool and pool. Prices start at £ 25 per night, and villas and houses are popular options for a stay in Cape Verde. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore Cape Verde in holiday lettings

With its peaceful seaside villages and captivating blend of towering crags, tranquil beaches and verdant valleys, Cape Verde, or Cabo Verde, is a spectacular location for a relaxing retreat. Whether you want to explore the sugar cane and flowers on challenging hikes or explore villages rich with Creole Portuguese-African culture, you’ll find plenty to do in Cape Verde and its array of holiday lettings.

History

Heritage sites near Cape Verde holiday lettings

If you want to explore Cape Verde culture and history, there are multiple historic sites with unique exhibits that showcase its rich heritage. Holiday homes can be found near places like Tarrafal Camp, a former prison camp and penal colony with artefacts of its history, and Plateau, a historic centre overlooking the port of Praia. Farol de D. Maria Pia, a heritage lighthouse with keeper’s quarters and sweeping views of the water, and Pelourinho, an important monument that stands as a symbol of municipal power, are great for history buffs.

Beaches

Best beaches near Cape Verde holiday homes

The beaches in Cape Verde are among its biggest draws. Holiday homes are available near beach locales like Praia da Chave, a popular beach for swimming and water sports, and Sotavento Islands, an archipelago with volcanic features and sandy, tranquil beaches. Chaves Beach, a vibrant beach with ideal conditions for wind sports, and Praia de Santa Monica, a soft-sand beach with clear, turquoise waters and calm surf, are perfect for a day of sunbathing and swimming. You could also visit Quebra Canela, a serene beach with gentle water for swimming, surfing and waterskiing.

Food & drink

Sample traditional food in Cape Verde

Cape Verde has a blended cuisine that features Portuguese influences, such as olives and Alentejo wines, and a foundation of African traditional foods, such as corn and beans. Many of the Italian expatriates brought pizza and pasta to the area as well, giving it a distinctly international feel. Visit a local restaurant near your Cape Verde holiday rental to try out traditional favourites like cachupa, a filling meal of beans, cassava, boiled corn, sweet potato and pork or chicken, or caldeirada, a popular meat or fish stew.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly fun near holiday homes in Cape Verde

Cape Verde has a variety of kid-friendly attractions for fun and educational family experiences. Holiday homes are available near family-oriented attractions like Ilhéu Raso, a nature reserve on a small volcanic island, and Salinas de Pedra de Lume, a salt crater with swimming pools and tours highlighting local history. Kids will also enjoy Viveiro Botanic Garden, a native botanical garden with a petting zoo and exotic plants, and Palácio da Presidência da República, a historic public building in the city centre that offers a glimpse into the island’s past.

Can I find a vacation rental around Cape Verde?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 468 vacation rentals near Cape Verde. From 33 villas to 113 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cape Verde for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Cape Verde?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cape Verde. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Santa Maria: 236 vacation rentals
  • Sal: 236 vacation rentals
  • Vila do Maio: 37 vacation rentals
  • Sal Rei: 92 vacation rentals
  • Boa Vista: 92 vacation rentals

And Vrbo UK offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Cape Verde! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Cape Verde?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cape Verde:

  • Sal: 236 rentals
  • Boa Vista: 92 rentals
  • Ribeira Grande: 25 rentals
  • Praia: 26 rentals
  • Sao Vicente: 40 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Cape Verde?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Cape Verde are:

  • Santiago Island (RAI-Praia Intl.): 33 vacation rentals
  • Sal Island (SID-Amilcar Cabral Intl.): 236 vacation rentals
  • Santo Antao Island (NTO): 25 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Cape Verde?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Cape Verde. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Nossa Senhora da Luz Parish: 37 rentals
  • Santa Maria Town Square: 236 rentals
  • Estadio da Varzea: 33 rentals
  • Palmeira: 236 rentals
  • Santa Maria: 92 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cape Verde listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Cape Verde

Sal
236 holiday rentals
Boa Vista
92 holiday rentals
Ribeira Grande
25 holiday rentals
Praia
26 holiday rentals
Sao Vicente
40 holiday rentals
Maio
37 holiday rentals
Porto Novo
31 holiday rentals
Paul
16 holiday rentals
Santa Cruz
25 holiday rentals
Pinto
21 holiday rentals
Sao Domingos
33 holiday rentals
Cidade Velha
28 holiday rentals
Ilhéu
19 holiday rentals
Montagarro
26 holiday rentals