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If you like to have a beach for your self, this is the right place for you
Discover exotic and beautiful islands of São Tomé and Principe. Like no other islands in the Atlantic Ocean, Sao Tome seems to embody a kind of lush tropical paradise usually associated with the south pacific. The atmosphere here is palpably luxury and it is an intoxicating blend of sunlight, sea, air and fantastically abundant vegetation.
Smaller than São Tomé, Príncipe has a dramatic landscape of jutting volcanic mountains covered by virgin forest and ringed by clear-water beaches. The island boasts excellent snorkelling and fishing, and locals can provide boats or bikes, or guide you on pretty much any kind of tour you want; negotiate a price.
The island's capital is Santo António, which is about the size of a large European village. The town's architecture is similar to that of São Tomé town but more run-down.
The centre of action is the very upscale Bom Bom Island Resort, to the north of the island, which has brought improved infrastructure and some very well-off tourists.
Hotel Miramar (Tel: +239 22511 )
54 comfortable rooms and 5 suits, all with air conditioner, satellite TV, telephone with direct outside connection, fully equiped bathroom and a lovely view to garden or the swimming pool.
10000 square meter tropical garden and 600 square meter swimmingpool. international Restaurant, bar, and a small shop where you can find lovely Indian and african dresses, toys for the children, and a variety of typical handicraft objects.
São Tomé is an island of microclimates; at any time of year you’re likely to find areas of cloudy and rainy skies and areas of sun. From March to May, though, the daily rains generally yield to blue skies and hot temperatures for beach goers, while trekkers might prefer the cool, dry air and cloudy skies from June to September.
Almost all travellers arrive by air via Gabon or Portugal. Flights leave a few times weekly from Libreville (Gabon) with either Air São Tomé (in São Tomé town 221160) or Air Service Gabon, costing around US$350 to US$450. Direct flights from Lisbon (Portugal) leave a few times weekly with TAP Air Portugal (flights from US$1000). There are also now direct weekly flights to Angola, Ghana and Cape Verde with TAAG Angolan Airlines.
U.S. Embassy Libreville