The Residencial Savana is in the best location if you are in São Filipe for the Bandeira de São Filipe, as the famous horse race starts right in front of the hotel and which attracts a lovely crowd of specattors. The hotel is in a beautifully restored traditional sobrado house. The two suites at the front have balconies, the perfect spot to see the sunset over Brava.
The converted and beautifully restored house contains 16 comfortable en-suite rooms arranged over two floors, all with A/C and television. Some rooms have balconies, offering views to the ocean and the neighbouring island of Brava.
As well as the courtyard area, which is the location for a small but very welcome plunge pool, there is a breakfast room where a buffet breakfast is served.
It is a short stroll down to the sea-shore and nearly all of São Filipe’s restaurants, bars and music venues are within a couple of minutes’ walk. Pipi’s the restaurant next door serves delicious Capeverdean Senegalese inspired food.
São Filipe, the islands capital
Ideal for enjoying the islands capital and exploring the varied interior of Fogo island.