São Tomé And Principe: 7 

São Tomé and Principe is an archipelago state nown as the African Eden due to its beautiful unexplored nature. This tiny paradise country achieved its independence from Portugal just 46 years ago.

Travel Noire has compiled a list of places you should go if you decide to visit SÃO TOMÉ AND PRINCIPE someday.

Located on Principe island, Banana Beach is a must-see with its palm trees and golden sands. 

banana beach

Principe Island

This must-go spot is perfect for those who like snorkeling. There is only one access point by car, but going there by boat is highly recommended if you want to enjoy the views.

Boi Beach

Principe Island

Praia dos Tamarindos is one of the island’s best beaches, with beautiful white sand and an emerald sea. Tamarindos beach is perfect for swimming.

Tamarindos Beach

São Tomé Island

Located on the tiny island of Ilhéu das Rolas, this beach is also worth a visit. It is situated between long walls of rock & it is normally a top choice for couples.

Bateria Beach

Ilhéu das Rolas island

It is a 663 meters needle-shaped solid column of magma called phonolite. It is a part of the volcanic mountain range that covers both the islands of São Tomé & Príncipe

Pico Cão Grande (Great Dog Peak)

Opened in 1852, Monte Café is now a museum. It once belonged to the Libyan president Muammar Gaddafi and, after his fall, in 2011, it began to be administered by the local government.

Monte Café

São Nicolau Waterfalls are located in the middle of the forest off a dusty road, surrounded by picturesque forests packed with gorgeous fauna. 

São Nicolau Waterfalls

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