Visit the island and its places

Diversity and history

Relax in the fishing coves like "Caletha", Discover the various villages and their crafts or contemplate the monuments that shaped the history of this island (sublime Parish Church, Fort Saint José).


A world preserved

Rare are the places where the marine fauna remains unscathed ...
The people of the island, mostly fishermen, are aware of this environment. They combine work and respect for nature.
Some European associations are even present on site to contribute to the protection of this marine treasure.
This will allow you to explore and admire the unspoiled depths.

Sea fishing, surfing and bodyboarding

Simple happiness

Fishing is anthological on the island of Maio.
Whether by boat or along the white sandy beaches you will find your happiness ...
The islanders will willingly help you, and fishing with you!

Picnic, barbecue on the beach

Do you have a spirit of an adventurer ?

Who has never dreamed of living like Robinson Crusoe?

Visit the natural park of the island

Maio offers to her visitors beautiful stretches of white sand beaches, its natural salt that make the reputation of the island, as well as the most extensive forest of Cape Verde.
You can also climb on foot or by quad Mount "Penoso" where you can admire the island at 436m above sea level!

Participate in local festivals

Sharing incomparable culture ...

All weekends, every village organizes a local festival that is open to all!
Music, singing, dancing and very good local meal will be waiting!

Rest up

Maio, a source of calm and serenity

The tranquility of the island will invigorate you.
Whether at the seaside, feet in the pool or while in a hammock, Maio and virtues will help you lead you astray ...