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São Filipe

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São Filipe is a city on the island of Fogo.

Get in[edit]

Map of São Filipe

See the Fogo section for details on flights and boats.

From the airport a taxi into town costs 500$. A shared Aluguer costs 100$.

From the port, a taxi is around 150$.

For other destinations around the island aluguers leave from near the market.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Aguarinho.




  • 1 Le Bistro, CP 104, +238 281 2518. A good selection of fish and Mediterranean dishes. Mains for 500-750$.
  • 2 Tropical Club, +238 281 21 61. A good selection of food in a pleasant atmosphere. A palm provides cooling shade in an open courtyard.


  • 1 Cafe Fogo. Restaurant and bar that also serves brunch from 11:00
  • 2 Esplanada Cafe.


High end[edit]

  • 1 [dead link] Hotel Xaguate. A four-star hotel with a great sea views. The cliff-top pool is available for use by non-residents for 750$. Double from 10,150$.


  • 2 Pousada Bela Vista, +238 281 17 34, . Check-out: 12:00. In a charming sobrado architecture building, this is perhaps the nicest mid-range accommodation. 3400$ double.


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