Africa - Sao Tome & Principe (PDF Chapter)
This is the São Tomé & Príncipe chapter from Lonely Planet’s Africa guidebook.
Two-island São Tomé & Príncipe (STP) has suffered an economic collapse since independence from Portugal in 1975, but remains amazingly safe and welcoming to visitors, particularly ecotourists.
- boat past Príncipe’s extraordinary volcanic skyline in baía das Agulhas, a spectacular trip back in time
- visit roças (plantations) like Roça Agua Izė for an eye-opening look at a national calamity
- eat thick slabs of deep-sea fish at restaurants such as Papa Figo in São Tomé
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: São Tomé (City), Ilhéu das Rolas, Príncipe, Santo António, Understand São Tomé & Príncipe and Survival Guide.