Perfect for nature & authenticity lovers of all dispositions – whether it be 10 metres below sea level, on the top of the world after a day’s hike, meditation on the beach or interacting with the local fishermen; Principe is the adventurer’s ultimate playground.
What to do on Principe?
Take a cultural tour and sample local dishes, learn about how organic farming goes from field to plate, go turtle watching, venture a little further afield in search of whales & dolphins, choose your different hike routes depending completely on your personal interests, explore under the sea diving & snorkelling or float above the surface on a beautiful boat tour discovering the hidden beaches around the island. You really are spoilt for choice!
Where to visit on Principe Island?
Bay of Needles – Only accessible via boat, and also seen from the boat this is a vision of prehistoric beauty with its phonolite towers penetrating the skyline – a truly eerie and impressive sight.
Bom Bom Island – Home to Hotel Bomb Bom and accessed only be a wooden bridge, find a delicious restaurant and wonderful views.
Go and have a beach day! It is widely recognised that Praia Boi, Banana and Margarida are the best beaches on the island and offer a fabulous slice of rest bite in between busy days exploring the island.
Head to Praia Grande to goggle at the famous sea turtles and learn all about their preservation & protection.
Go on a real adventure to Praia Ribeira Ize, an hour and a half’s hike away to see the ruins of what was the former capital of Principe.