Mindelo

Mindelo, Cape Verde
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by Caroline Granycome from Bishops Stortford, UK
/ CC BY-SA 2.0
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Hotels

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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Mindelo

Climate in Mindelo:

Number of rainy days:

J Jan
F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
A Aug
S Sep
O Oct
N Nov
D Dec
1
1
0
0
0
0
1
4
5
2
2
2

Best time to visit Mindelo:

Dry Season (November to July): Cape Verde experiences a long dry season, where rainfall is minimal. This period, particularly from November to July, offers stable and sunny weather, making it ideal for beach activities, water sports, and exploring the islands. The weather is warm but relatively comfortable during these months.

Wet Season (August to October): The wet season in Cape Verde brings higher humidity and some rainfall, with the peak of the rainy season occurring in August and September. Travel during this time might be affected by sporadic rain showers, though it's not as intense as in other regions. It's a quieter period with fewer tourists, and prices might be lower.

Money & Prices

Currency in Cape Verde:

Cape Verdean escudo (CVE)

How expensive is a trip to Mindelo?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
7.19 USD
Fast food meal:
5.12 USD
Mid-range meal:
38.42 USD
Bottle of water:
0.40 USD
Soft drink:
1.43 USD
Cappuccino:
1.00 USD
Local Beer:
1.00 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
0.79 USD
Taxi - 1km:
1.45 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

Day Trips

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General information

Cape Verde general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type F (German 2-pin, side clip earth)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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