São Tomé

São Tomé, São Tomé and Príncipe
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Attractions

Hotels

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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit São Tomé

Climate in São Tomé:

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
8
8
12
11
10
3
2
3
6
12
11
8

Best time to visit São Tomé:

Dry Season (June to September): This period is considered the drier season, with less rainfall. It's a popular time for tourists, offering better conditions for outdoor activities, such as hiking, diving, and beach exploration. The weather is generally sunny, and sea conditions are ideal for water sports.

Rainy Season (October to May): These months constitute the wetter season. São Tomé and Príncipe experience more rainfall during this period. The landscape becomes lush and green, making it a beautiful time to visit for nature enthusiasts. However, heavy rainfall can make certain outdoor activities more challenging.

Money & Prices

Currency in São Tomé and Príncipe:

São Tomé and Príncipe dobra (STN)

How expensive is a trip to São Tomé?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
19.57 USD
Fast food meal:
9.43 USD
Mid-range meal:
17.20 USD
Bottle of water:
0.57 USD
Soft drink:
1.96 USD
Cappuccino:
1.67 USD
Local Beer:
0.67 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
1.36 USD
Taxi - 1km:
0.76 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

Top Day Trips from São Tomé:

General information

São Tomé and Príncipe 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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