Boa Vista Island (which name means “good view” in Portuguese) is the easternmost of the Cape Verde Islands. It is located in the archipelago's Barlavento group. Boa Vista is known for the traditional music and marine turtles, as well as its ultramarathon, sand dunes and beautiful beaches. The island also constitutes the Boa Vista municipality, which has two parishes - Sao Joao Baptista and Santa Isabel.
- Boa Vista Island has a total population of around 11,000, land area of 620 km2 (240 ml2), length of 31 km (19,3 ml) and width of 29 km (18 ml) and highest elevation point (Monte Estância) 387 m (1270 ft).
- On the island there are a college, middle school, high school, churches, large hotels and a cruise port that underwent expansion in early to mid 2010.
- Many vacation villas and hotels had popped up in the south and west parts of the isale, and west of Rabil and in Curral Velho when they were connected with newly paved roads.
Highlights: Beaches, Turtles
Boa Vista Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Boa Vista Island Cabo Verde dock (anchor) at Sal Rei - port town on the northwestern coast.
Port Boa Vista Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Boa Vista Island, Sal Rei, Cape Verde. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|Day||Ship||Arrival||Departure||Next Port of Call|
|16 November, 2018|
|Le Ponant||11:00||17:00||Praia, Santiago Island, Cape Verde|
|24 November, 2018|
|Le Ponant||11:00||17:00||Fogo Island, Sao Filipe, Cape Verde|
The Boa Vista Island cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Boa Vista Island, Sal Rei, Cape Verde.
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