The Foya Branca Hotel is situated directly on the sandy beach of San Pedro and is an excellent property with extensive facilities situated close to the islands capital, Mindelo. The hotel operates a courtesy bus to Mindelo (10 minutes away) where you can enjoy some of the city's popular music and nightlife. Attractive gardens lead down to San Pedro Beach which is world renowned for speed windsurfing.
Distance from Airport:
7 miles - Sao Vicente
All have * bathroom/shower * WC * air conditioning * minibar * safe * satellite TV * balcony/terrace * (certain amenities may be payable locally)
Location and Resort:
Sao Vicente is an interesting island with a distinctly European flavour that attracts a bohemian crowd with musicians, intellectuals and artists mingling with the tourists. There are some good beaches, particularly attractive to windsurfers, with San Pedro reckoned to be one of the world's finest for speed windsurfing. Mindelo, the main town, is relatively lively. It has the distinguished air of the Portuguese and Brazilian provinces, yet it was for a long time occupied by the British.
Eating and Drinking:
The hotel has a waiter service restaurant with a la carte and table d'hote menus, a terrace bar and restaurant serving a la carte waiter service lunch and buffet style breakfast, a main bar and finally a pool bar.
The hotel has 2 swimming pools and a children's pool. Sunbeds, deckchairs and umbrellas are available.
This hotel will appeal to couples and families looking for relaxing accommodation away from the resort centre but on the beach. Fishing, diving, horseriding, windsurfing and surfing can all be arranged at the hotel during your stay making it a good choice for an active or relaxing holiday with vibrant Mindelo within easy reach if you fancy a lively night out.
Couples and Families