January to April is the perfect time of year to head out to the Cape Verdes. The best sailing and wind stats are from December to May. Air temps averaging 26°C and water 23°C with winds building to average over 80% days F4+. The various spots offer cross-offshore or side-shore winds with flat water and wave spots offering a variety of conditions. Santa Maria is the capital of Sal, on the south tip of the main island offers a good choice of accommodation and bars with creole flavour and laid back style. It’s famous for the long, fine grained white sand beaches that stretch and stretch and outstanding wave spots. Direct flights from Gatwick and Manchester are just over 6 hours. New year deals are available from £595pp for 7 nights BB and £695pp 3* hotel with pool including return flights and transfers for selected dates Dec to April.
For more information and latest availability call Sportif on 01273 844919. www.sportif.travel