• São Tomé and Principe

São Tomé - Pure Nature

  • 8 days
  • 4 people
  • Individual Travel

Experience details

Nestled along the unspoilt beaches of São Tomé and Príncipe, it stands as a captivating refuge where the rhythmic melody of the ocean meets the lush embrace of tropical landscapes. Welcome to a retreat like no other, where the whispers of the sea and the symphony of the surrounding nature create an enchanting backdrop for your getaway.

We invite you to experience a piece of paradise in our beachfront bungalows. Imagine waking up to the gentle lapping of the waves, with panoramic views of the azure waters stretching out before you. Our bungalows, carefully designed to blend in harmoniously with the island's natural beauty, offer a balanced fusion of comfort and tranquillity, north and south.

Revel in the lushness of simplicity as you step out onto your private balcony, where the salty breeze dances in the air, and the sunsets colour the sky in shades of orange and pink. Each bungalow is a cocoon of serenity, providing an intimate space to connect with the unspoilt environment.

It's an immersive experience where every moment becomes a cherished memory. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway, a nature adventure or simply an invigorating retreat, our beachfront bungalows offer the perfect setting for your desires.

Join us where the magic of São Tomé and Príncipe unfolds on your doorstep. Book your trip today and let the captivating beauty redefine your idea of an idyllic island getaway.

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Guaranteed Departures

Valid until 2024

Low season

01 - 31 March

11 April - 30 June

1 September - 19 December

High Season

01 - 10 April

01 July - 31 August

20 December - 07 January 2025

Tour itinerary

Arrival in São Tomé on time. Drop off at the airport. Accommodation at Mucumbli Hotel.

Breakfast. In the morning, we suggest taking advantage of the famous Blue Lagoon, snorkelling and enjoying an incredible morning. Best place for lunch - Hotel Mucumbli. In the afternoon, we recommend a leisurely visit to the Santa Catarina and Anambó tunnels, the site of the Portuguese arrival on the island of São Tomé on 21 December 1940. Here you can admire the Padrão do Descobrimento (Discovery Monument), erected at the behest of the ruling authorities to mark the arrival of the Portuguese navigators on São Tomé. Accommodation Mucumbli.

Breakfast. We suggest leaving at 9am, where you can enjoy the marvellous Tamarinos beach. Nearby there is the Monte Mar restaurant where you can enjoy an incredible view and a typical São Tomé meal. After lunch, we recommend a visit to Roça Agostinho Neto and a visit to a cocoa cooperative, where the locals do the whole cocoa process, from picking to drying. Accommodation in Mucumbli.

Breakfast. On this day we recommend exploring the centre. The city of São Tomé, the Bobo Forro market, Roça Monte Café, where they produce organic coffee, and a visit to the famous São Nicolau waterfall. We suggest the restaurant Casa Museu Almada Negreiros, where you can enjoy a magnificent view. After lunch, you can take a closer look at the city and the fort of São Sebastião, which is now the national history museum of São Tomé and Principe. We recommend the Papa Figo restaurant for dinner. Accommodation.

Breakfast. On this day we recommend leaving the hotel early, so that you can enjoy the day visiting Roça Agua Izé, Boca do Inferno, Praia das 7 ondas, São João dos Angolares (we suggest Mionga restaurant), Pico do Cão Grande viewpoint, Rio Malanza, Porto Alegre. Arrival at the Inhame eco-resort. Accommodation.

Breakfast. This day, we recommend a relaxing walk to the idyllic beach pool. The walk is about 1 kilometre long. During the walk you will pass plantations of coconut, manioc, mata-bala (yam family), vanilla, etc.... Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the resort's beach. Accommodation.

Breakfast. We recommend a visit to Ilhéu das Rolas, where Admiral Gago Coutinho erected the landmark where the Equator passes. Visit the islet and take a dip in the waters that lap the equator. Return to the Inhame eco-resort at an agreed time. Accommodation.

Breakfast. At the scheduled time, return journey to the airport to board the flight home.

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Clara Sousa

Teacher

Just 3 words. Incredible, Happiness and Thank you. Thank you to everyone who made this experience possible. Let's Go Travelling thank you.

Antóno Silva

Retired military

I've always dreamed of returning to Africa. I confess that I was so impressed that I want to go back. The agency's work and organisation was impeccable.

Maria Duarte

Teacher

I was convinced by friends who had already travelled with this agency. It was the best choice I ever made and I couldn't be happier.

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Frequently asked questions

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We have an enviable track record of satisfied customers.
Once you have chosen the date of your trip. We ask for a deposit to book the trip. We issue multi-trip insurance, an invoice and a receipt. We are a travel agency with a licence from Turismo de Portugal RNAVT 4155. We have been organising trips and expeditions to São Tomé since 2010. 

Our experiences take care to allow travellers to explore the local gastronomy. It's not all-inclusive because we want everyone to have the freedom to choose different flavours and experiences. We don't just include hotel food. We go much further than half board. In our elegant circuit, gastronomic lunches, exotic experiences and the most select restaurants are already included.

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São Tomé and Príncipe is an incredible destination that offers unique experiences all year round, making it an ideal place to visit in any season.

For those who love the tropical climate, this country, being close to the equator, maintains an average temperature of 25 to 28 degrees Celsius throughout the year. The constant climate is perfect for beach lovers, and you'll always find a sunny spot to relax by the sea.

The rainy season, from October to May, offers spectacular scenery. The rains revitalise the vegetation and make the forests even more lush. This is also the best time for birdwatchers, as many species are active during this period. And don't worry, the rains are usually short and intense, leaving plenty of room for the sun to shine.

On the other hand, the dry season, which runs from June to September, is ideal for adventurers. Trails and hikes are more accessible and the days are generally longer, giving you more time to explore the beautiful landscape.

If you're looking for local culture and traditions, then any time of year is ideal for your visit. Festivals and cultural events take place throughout the year, such as the São Tomé Music Festival in July and Independence Day in July.

So whatever month you choose, your trip to São Tomé and Príncipe will be full of memorable experiences. This country's charms are not limited to one season or time of year, making it a perfect destination in any season.

São Tomé and Príncipe is a fantastic and safe option for those wishing to explore Africa. This charming island country is known for its quiet and friendly atmosphere, providing a peaceful and relaxing travelling experience.

Security is a priority in São Tomé and Príncipe, and the country has one of the lowest crime rates in Africa. The people are warm and welcoming, and tourists generally report feeling safe when exploring the cities and countryside. Of course, as anywhere, it is recommended that travellers maintain a general awareness of their safety and take care of their belongings.

The healthcare system in São Tomé and Príncipe is adequate, and there are a good number of doctors and clinics available. The main cities have hospitals and, in the event of an emergency, there are procedures for medical evacuation. Visitors are advised to take out travel insurance and have their vaccinations up to date.

For nature and adventure lovers, São Tomé and Príncipe is a true paradise, offering an abundance of outdoor activities in a safe and controlled environment. The natural wonders, such as the rainforest and white sandy beaches, are well preserved and easily accessible.

What's more, the country is committed to sustainable tourism, working to protect its natural and cultural resources for future generations. So a trip to São Tomé and Príncipe is not only a safe choice, but also one that supports a sustainable future.

In short, if you're looking for an unforgettable and safe trip to Africa, São Tomé and Príncipe is an excellent choice. Its safety, natural beauty, rich culture and welcoming hospitality make it an unmissable destination.

For sure, São Tomé and Príncipe is a destination that deserves to be at the top of your travel list! The distance between Lisbon and São Tomé is not an obstacle, in fact, it can be seen as a gateway to an unforgettable tropical paradise.

From Lisbon airport to São Tomé International Airport, the direct journey by plane takes approximately 6 hours. This is a very reasonable flight time, especially when you consider the incredible reward that awaits you at the end of the journey.

Just imagine: after a few hours' flight, you'll land in a place of stunning natural beauty, surrounded by a vibrant and welcoming culture. São Tomé and Príncipe offers an unrivalled experience, with its lush tropical forests, idyllic beaches and an incredible variety of fauna and flora.

It's easy to think that other destinations might be tempting, but we firmly believe that São Tomé and Príncipe has a unique combination of attractions that you won't find anywhere else. And with such a short and convenient flight from Lisbon, there's really no reason to postpone your visit to this paradise on earth.

So before you plan your next adventure somewhere far away, think about all that São Tomé and Príncipe has to offer. The experience will certainly be so rich and memorable that it will make every minute of the flight worthwhile. So why not put São Tomé and Príncipe at the top of your list? I guarantee you won't regret it.

If you're thinking of visiting São Tomé and Príncipe, I recommend that you book at least 8 days for this unforgettable adventure. This is the ideal minimum period to immerse yourself in the culture, explore the lush nature and sample São Tomé's local cuisine.

In 8 days, you'll have the chance to visit paradisiacal beaches, trek through the rainforest, visit the famous cocoa and coffee plantations and, of course, enjoy the hospitality and warmth of the local people. São Tomé is an island of endless surprises and natural beauty, and 8 days allows you to experience a little of it all.

If you have more time, adding a 4-day extension to visit Principe Island could be an excellent idea, bringing your trip to a total of 12 days. Principe Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its unspoilt landscapes and rich biodiversity. With an extra 4 days, you can immerse yourself in a deeper experience, exploring even more of the country's rich fauna and flora and unique culture.

On the other hand, if you're looking for relaxation and comfort on a luxury trip, an 8-day stay on Principe Island will be perfect for you. The island is renowned for its luxury accommodation options, offering a peaceful and private retreat. You can spend your days relaxing on secluded beaches, enjoying top-quality cuisine and taking advantage of the best services.

Whichever option you choose, I can assure you that we have the best alternatives for you to book. With the right combination of days, you'll be able to enjoy everything São Tomé and Príncipe has to offer, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

São Tomé and Príncipe's location close to the equator means that the country enjoys a tropical climate all year round, and this is reflected in the water temperatures. Ocean temperatures in São Tomé and Príncipe vary a little during the year, but generally remain fairly stable and inviting.

On average, you can expect the water temperature to vary between 26°C and 30°C all year round. This means that no matter when you decide to visit, the water will always be warm and inviting.

Imagine swimming in crystal-clear waters, feeling the soft tropical temperatures while observing the diverse marine life. Whether for diving, snorkelling or just a refreshing dip, the water temperature in São Tomé and Príncipe makes for a wonderful experience.

I understand your situation perfectly and I believe that your decision to travel alone is a wonderful opportunity to discover new experiences and meet interesting people.

In our group departures, we always take care to consider the interests and expectations of our travellers. We understand that sharing the journey with someone who has similar enthusiasms can enrich your travelling experience immensely. At the same time, we know that it is important to respect each traveller's individuality and personal space.

So if you choose to join one of our group departures, we'll be happy to find another traveller for you to share a room with. This is an excellent opportunity to make new friends and, in this situation, you won't need to pay any single room supplement.

However, we understand that privacy may be important to you. Therefore, if you prefer to have a room to yourself, that option is also available. In this case, a single room supplement will apply.

Whatever you choose, you can be sure that we will do our best to ensure that your trip is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. After all, your satisfaction is our top priority.

So welcome to our adventure in São Tomé and Príncipe! We're excited to have the opportunity to share this unique experience with you.

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