Ferry From Praia to Maio
With NO imminent arrival of the new super fast hydrofoil ferry service from Praia to Maio (Cabo Verde Fast Ferry service not expected before June 2018), from Cabo Verde Fast Ferry, tourists and locals alike have NOdirect connections with Sal and BoaVista. This means instant access to the direct chartered flight routes from Europe to the Barlavento Islands.
Ferry Sotavento: Praia to Maio (Polar)
At present the only ferry service available to tranpsort the tourist from Praia to Maio is the cargo ship Sotavento, which does visit Maio up to twice a week. The ship is operated by "Polar Ferries", and their details can be found below:
Contact information for POLAR Ferries:
Rua Candido dos Reis,Rua Serpa Pinto, Plateau, Praia
Tel. +(238) 261 5223
Flights and Flying From Praia to Maio
Flights to Maio have just been doubled (28th October 2010) with news that HalcyonAir Airways are scheduled to run 4 flights from Praia to Maio and a weekly return flight to Sal. The Sal flight has been long overdue and is warmly welcomed by travellers to Maio, so many thanks to HalcyonAir!
Maio Care Hire / Rental
Ilha do Maio car hire can be located in Vila do Maio:
Tel. +(238) 255 1700
Bradt - Cape Verde Islands
Cape Verde Islands have been a well-kept secret among travellers.
MaioCV.com is mentioned in the latest release of the Bradt Travel Guide
Cape Verde Islands Bradt Travel Guide - view information