São Tomé & Príncipe

Off the coast of Gabon lie São Tomé & Príncipe, beguiling jungle islands that tourism has all but passed by.

Rising from the the warm Atlantic waters, a green tropical country, blessed by nature and friendly people awaits you. Arrive to a relaxed Capital, find yourself within untouched nature. Hike through hidden valleys, watch endemic birds, discover the hidden beaches of the turles, stroll around the Equator or dive to the reefs of the Seven Rocks. Enjoy local cuisine inspired by traditions between Africa, Portugal and Brasil. Discover Roças, castle like agricultural haziendas. Swim at crystal clear Lagoa Azul, at lonesome Praia Boi or at Equatorial Praia Café. Relax with some of the world’s best coffee, have a piece of uniquely handmade chocolate and dance at one of the traditional parties, such as Auto de Floripes or Dança do Congo.

São Tomé and Príncipe offers accommodation of all types on four islands:  São Tomé Island, Príncipe Island, Bom-Bom Islet and Ilhéu das Rolas Islet and two international airports as well as visa-free entry for most of European Citizens.

São Tomé and Príncipe

Quick Facts

Capital
São Tomé City
Population
208,000 (2018)
Area
1,001 km²
Language
Portuguese
Currency
Dobra
Major Airports
São Tomé City, Principe
Other
Right-hand Driving / Time: CAT (UTC+1)