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Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa welcomes first holidaymakers

Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa welcomes first holidaymakers

The Resort Group’s newest overseas property development, Meliá Dunas Beach Resort & Spa, opened its doors at the weekend to holidaymakers wanting a first-class experience in Cape Verde.

Cape Verde on the brink of a tourism boom

Cape Verde on the brink of a tourism boom

According to research by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), Cape Verde features in the top ten countries in the world for long-term tourism growth (2014 – 2024). International property investors are already reaping the rewards.

Cape Verde credited with reinforcing positive image for West Africa

Cape Verde credited with reinforcing positive image for West Africa

According to the 2012 Doing Business Report published by the World Bank Group, Cape Verde has made an enormous contribution to the positive image of West Africa over recent years.

Number of Cape Verde hotel units up almost 10% year-on-year

Number of Cape Verde hotel units up almost 10% year-on-year

Official figures released in March from the Cape Verdean National Statistics Institute (INE) show that the number of hotel units across the archipelago rose by a mighty 9.6% year-on-year, from 178 hotels in 2010 to 195 in 2011.

Fresh aid injection to boost Cape Verde’s economy

Fresh aid injection to boost Cape Verde’s economy

Whilst the Cape Verde economy has little to complain about, according to the IMF GDP growth is expected to rise to 7.1% by 2013, news of a fresh aid injection by a leading US Aid Agency has given the African nation a welcome boost.

Cape Verde is back

Cape Verde proves it has survived the property slump that decimated many overseas investment markets. Buyer confidence in the paradise archipelago has returned, according to the islands’ most highly respected real estate agent Nôscasa.

UK buyers show revived interest in Cape Verde

Cape Verde proves it has survived the property slump that decimated many overseas investment markets as buyer confidence in the paradise archipelago returns, according to the islands’ biggest real estate agent Noscasa.

Top 10 reasons to buy on Boa Vista

Top 10 reasons to buy on Boa Vista

Boa Vista is one of ten islands that make up the archipelago of Cape Verde which lies 500 miles off the west coast of Africa. Dubbed ‘the sand dune isle’ and boasting 34 miles (55 km) of powder white sandy beaches, this largely undiscovered paradise offers barefoot simplicity not seen this close to the UK for decades.

Vila Jardins do Oceano – Buy now pay nothing until completion

Vila Jardins do Oceano – Buy now pay nothing until completion

The award-winning development of Vila Jardins do Oceano, just 40 two and three bedroom villas in an idyllic beachfront location, has been quick to sell due to a clever combination of high quality and low pricing.

Capitalise on Cape Verde

Capitalise on Cape Verde

As the closest tropical destination to the UK and Ireland, Cape Verde is fast becoming a firm favourite amongst European investors. The archipelago is attracting significant interest from experienced as well as first time emerging property market investors who are looking to combine good returns with an idyllic holiday retreat.

Bond, exchange bond - Cape Verde property made easy

Bond, exchange bond - Cape Verde property made easy

There’s nothing like a good credit crunch to jangle the nerves. The brakes go on big financial decisions, an overseas property purchase being the most obvious.

Cape Verde - It's not all about Sal

Cape Verde - It's not all about Sal

The vast majority of Cape Verde property purchasers are hoping for consistent rental income coupled with a small amount of personal holiday usage each year.

Investor interest shifts from UK to overseas in wake of credit crunch

Investor interest shifts from UK to overseas in wake of credit crunch

According to a new survey by Jet-to-Let Magazine investor interest is moving away from the UK buy-to-let market and towards foreign investment opportunities.

IFA plans for retirement with Cape Verde property portfolio

IFA plans for retirement with Cape Verde property portfolio

As an IFA, Tony Sharp, 40, is used to giving out best advice on how to make the pennies work hard to secure a brighter future. But with one particular client the roles took an unexpected reversal.

Yachting haven in Cape Verde heaven

Yachting haven in Cape Verde heaven

Recently dubbed ‘Europe’s Caribbean’ by The Telegraph and already famous for being an exotic winter sun retreat and a tropical paradise within easy reach of the UK and mainland Europe, the Cape Verde archipelago is now rapidly emerging as an exciting and affordable destination on the yachting fraternity’s map.