The mid-Atlantic Ocean surrounding Cape Verde is rich with all kinds of marine life, and fishing is the main occupation for the people living here. Species like Wahoo, yellow-fin tuna, sail fish, blue marlin, amberjack and sharks roam the waters, and deep sea fishing is therefore a popular activity for turists as well. The hotel can organise fishingtrips.
Santiago provides a good oppertunity for hiking. The most challenging one being to the top of Mount Antonio at 1,392 meters. While hiking you can enjoy the birdlife of the islands. There are several unique birds, among these are the Cape Verde warbler, the Cape Verde Swift (Alexander’s swift), the Raso Island lark and the Cape Verde lark that is pictured on the 1000 ECV bill. You also find birds of pray such as falcons, kestrels, buzzards and owls. Pleace klick here for further information about Cape Verdian birdlife and the African Bird Club.