Candice Buchan
Candice Buchan Africa Product Manager
"" Possibly the most remote Islands I have ever been to, Sao Tome and Principe are completely off the beaten track""

Príncipe Island Holidays

Príncipe is the second largest island in the archipelago and reached by a 30-minute flight north from São Tomé. Smaller Príncipe is home to a mere 6,000 islanders. Just 19km long, its north coast is notched with castaway shores that include the perfectly curved Banana Beach, which is so definitively palm-fringed and golden it once starred in a Bacardi ad. In 2012 Príncipe was declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve on account of its rich biodiversity, and this is a choice spot to look for humpback whales and nesting turtles. Three years ago, its principal hotel, Bom Bom Island Resort, was bought by Mark Shuttleworth, the South African philanthropist and billionaire who travelled into outer space in 2002. Now he is investing in both islands to help create a model eco-tourist destination.

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São Tomé and Príncipe paradise island retreat
  • Beach
  • Culture & History
  • Responsible
From £2745 per person
11 day holiday
Flights included
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São Tomé & Príncipe
Spend time in the undiscovered isles of São Tomé & Príncipe, marvelling at the natural beauty of a destination as yet untouched by the mass tourism market. This flexible, tailor-made 11 day sample itinerary allows you to experience the best of both islands.
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