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Sal Holidays

Sal holidays are ideal beach holidays that offer the ardent traveller activities and facilities that keep him entertained and engaged. Holidays in Sal are ideal for enjoying water sports and other activities. All inclusive Sal holidays are very popular with wide variety of holiday entertainment offered by the island. Most of Sal holiday packages take you to the south coast beach of Santa Maria. Sal beach holidays introduce travellers to white soft sand fringing the clear blue waters. Santa Maria has 5 miles of white sand and a good mix of caf├ęs, hotels, surf shops, bars and local market stalls. Sal beach holidays also offer a very lively night life with restaurants, music bars and discos.

Holiday in Sal is considered to offer tourists the best night life in Cape Verde Islands. Holidays in Sal allows travellers to enjoy Portuguese colonial colourful houses, streets paved with cobbled stones, markets and restaurants that offer a taste of local cuisine. Sal holiday packages include accommodation that can range from luxury hotels and cosy family pensions to villas and B&B. So, if you are looking out for a fun filled eventful holiday, then you should opt for Sal holiday packages.

Scenic Sal

Gorgeous clear waters greet you in Sal. Holidays in Sal would particularly appeal to water sports enthusiasts and beach connoisseurs. Sal enjoys a reputation of being the principle holiday destination of windsurfers and kite surfers. The beautiful beaches and cool breeze makes beach holidays in Sal a cherished one. The island of Sal gets its name from the principle commodity found here, salt. Salt is produced in parts of island of Sal and Sal holidays would give you an insight into this oldest of all the Cape Verdean islands. The island of Sal was formed as a result of a volcanic eruptions around 50,000 million years ago. The unspoilt beaches, water sports, swimming, sunbathing, wonderful sea and round the year sunshine makes Sal holidays irresistible. The island of Sal is one of the Windward or Barlavento islands with hot, arid climate. Sun seekers would thoroughly enjoy the weather during Sal holidays. Sal island is around 30 km long and the highest peak here is the Monte Grande or The Big Mountain. Santa Maria is located in the southern part of the island of Sal and is sheltered from wind. The capital of Sal is Espargos and Palmeira is another important town here.

General Etiquette in Sal

The locals of Sal work very hard and those would become evident as you get introduced to island life here during your holidays in Sal. This could be the reason why, tipping is a common practice here. Most restaurants, bars and clubs are owned by foreigners who employ locals as service people. Hence you will definitely be served by a local while visiting a restaurant or bar. The tips that are accumulated are shared out among service staff. Service staff genuinely needs the tips and are gracious for them. It would be in good interests if you leave a tip befitting the service rendered. The currency that can be comfortably used is Euro.

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