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"Exploring São Tomé's Gastronomic Delights"

Indulge in the rich tapestry of São Tomé's culinary scene, a harmonious blend of Portuguese, African, and Creole influences that mirrors the island's diverse population. With one side caressed by the ocean and the other embraced by lush forests, São Tomé offers a tantalizing array of local dishes that are as varied as they are flavorful.

Begin your gastronomic adventure at the vibrant Bobo Forro market, where you'll have the opportunity to sample and savor an assortment of tropical fruits. Explore the lively fresh fish area, bustling with activity and adorned with colorful palaias (fish stalls), before embarking on a journey to Roça São João das Angolares.

At Roça São João das Angolares, relish in a gastronomical lunch served on the charming terrace overlooking the São João das Angolares bay. Immerse yourself in the cozy and jazzy ambiance as you indulge in a delightful array of starters, a mouthwatering main dish, a selection of desserts, and palate-cleansing delicacies known as "limpa-palata." Each dish is meticulously prepared using locally sourced ingredients and traditional herbs and flowers, such as micocó and coriander, ensuring an authentic culinary experience.

Upon returning to the capital, treat yourself to the delightful flavors of tropical ice cream at a local shop. Savor the refreshing tastes of ambarella, bush butter, and soursop, alongside enticing flavors like cocoa, cinnamon, and peanut.

Along the way to lunch, take advantage of several short stops to soak in the sights and sounds of São Tomé's East Coast Road, including the dramatic Mouth of Hell, the historic Agua Izé Hospital, the cultural hub of FACA center, and the picturesque Micondo beach. Each stop adds depth and richness to your gastronomic journey, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in São Tomé's culinary delights.

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The excursions are private, and the itineraries are flexible. Don't hesitate to ask your guide!

Itineraries

ABOUT 8:45 - 9:00 AM

MEET WITH YOUR GUIDE

Meeting at your hotel or downtown.
Departure time can be earlier if requested
in advance (from the capital), please confirm
meeting place and time during the
booking process.

MARKET OF BOBO FORRO

Fresh fish and octopuses... exotic fruits... traditional medicine and local rums...

MOUTH OF HELL

Optional !

AGUA IZE HOSPITAL

Optional !

1:00 PM

ROÇA SÃO JOÃO DAS ANGOLARES

SOME STARTERS

AND MORE...

AND MORE...

AND MORE...

AND MORE..

The number of starters is usually around 5...

MAIN DISH

THE FIRST DESSERT

AND THE SECOND !

ENJOY SOME RELAXING MOMENT

You may swing in the hammocks or visit the garden and it´s hidden art gallery...

MICONDO BEACH

Would you fancy a digestive walk at the beach after lunch ?

END OF THE EXCURSION

Transfer back to your hotel.
Excursions end before sunset
(to avoid night driving).

Our Excursions Always include:

  • Local Experienced Guide (please inform us in advance of preferred language)
  • 4x4 tourism vehicle & fuel
  • Mineral Water and local Snacks
  • Napkins & 70% alcohol (for washing hands)
  • All visit fees and small expenses

This Excursion specifically includes:

  • Lunch Full Menu at Roça São João das Angolares
  • Fruit tasting (finger food) at the Market
  • Mineral water and Coffee

The following items are not included:

  • Tips for local guides
  • Wines and drinks
  • Other expenses