Step off the beaten track!
Looking for some new destination untouched by crowds of tourists yet well worth visiting? We’ve got a deal for you! TAP is offering cheap flights from Lisbon, Portugal to Sao Tome and Principe from just €373 for a roundtrip!
Take a trip to Sao Tome & Principe, Africa’s second-smallest country. These two tiny volcanic islands located off the Gabonese coast easily win the hearts of foreigners with their Portuguese-Creole flavour and relaxed vibes. The laid-back tempo is enhanced by a wealth of natural attractions: miles of perfect palm-fringed beaches, emerald rainforest, volcanic peaks and fishing villages. The birdlife is excellent, and endemic plants are plentiful. In season, turtle- and whale-watching opportunities abound. This two-island nation has its cultural gems as well, with a surprising number of heritage buildings dating back to the colonial era, including impressive plantation estates. Definitely well-worth visiting!
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The road that connects the capital city of São Tomé to the far north of the island has a lot of interesting stops but it’s at the same time a fantastic experience by itself. Drive trough small villages, tropical forest and old colonial plantations until you reach the sea. Then you’ll find yourself in a stunning path between the lush green and ocean blue, with plenty of places that offer a great photo opportunity. The most popular one is right before reaching the old tunnel, almost arriving in Santa Catarina ???
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May – June; September 2020
Departure: Apr 14, 21, 23, 28, May 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 28, Jun 9, 14, Sep 6, 8, 10, 13, 17, 20, 22
Return; May 7, 14, 21, 28, Jun 4, Jun 16, 21, 23, 3o, Sep 20, 27
Lisbon – Sao Tome – Lisbon
One cabin bag per passenger.
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You can read a trip report written by one of our editors about his experience with TAP Portugal on this route>>>
You can consider staying in 3* Hotel Residencial Avenida. Located at just 12 minutes walk from the beach, this property features rooms with a TV, air conditioning and satellite channels.
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