Africa - Sao Tome & Principe (Chapter)
This is the São Tomé & Príncipe chapter from Lonely Planet's Africa guidebook.
If you adore quietude, take a trip to São Tomé and Príncipe, Africa's second-smallest country. These two tiny volcanic bumps off the Gabonese coast win the hearts of foreigners with their Portuguese-Creole flavour and relaxed vibes, and it won't be long before you're infected with the mellow mood.
- wander amid the faded colonial buildings of charming São Tomé town
- dive into the crystal-clear waters of deserted Banana Beach
- transport & directory
- witness nesting sea turtles at Praia Jalé, an ecotourist haven at the southernmost point of São Tomé
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: São Tomé Town & around, North & West of São Tomé, East & South of São Tomé, The Interior, Príncipe, Directory.
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