Old Sundy Plantation On Principe Island

São Tomé & Príncipe - Plantations, History, Beaches

A wonderful week on Principe Island

Sao Tome  – Principe

Discover sublime Sao Tome & Principe with us!

Enjoy these tropical isles before the masses discover them.

The tropical islands of Sao Tome & Principe are a wonderful choice for those after something refreshingly new. These luxuriant, largely forested isles off Africa's west coast, offer a myriad of walking trails; beautiful beaches (especially on Principe); accommodation of a high standard and excellent hospitality. For natural history enthusiasts, there is a selection of rare birds, small wildlife and in season, whale and turtle-watching. This sample itinerary - which can be tailored to meet specific requirements and special interests - includes stays in Omali Lodge on Sao Tome and then on Roca Sundy and Bom Bom Island Resort on Principe.

Itinerary Overview:

-2 Nights at Omali Lodge, on Sao Tome Island

-3 Nights at Roca Sundy, on Principe Island

-4 Nights at Bom Bom Island Resort, also on Principe Island

-1 Night at Omali Lodge, back on Sao Tome Island.

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The itinerary…

Day 1: Fly to Sao Tome

Omali Pool

Omali Lodge Pool

Take an early morning TAP flight from London to Lisbon, where you remain air side and connect with the flight to Sao Tome, arriving late afternoon. You will be met and transferred to comfortable Omali Lodge to stay two nights in a standard double room with breakfast. (Ask us about upgrading to a junior suite).

Day 2: Sao Tome

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Sao Tome

After a leisurely breakfast, you'll be able to partake in a variety of excursions (locally payable) for those who wish to see something of Sao Tome island. Keen hikers can visit one of its trails into dense, equatorial rainforest. Birders would want to do the same, in search of some of Africa's rarest species. You might also want to visit the town, to get to know something of the country's history and its people.

Day 3: Fly to Principe

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Roca Sundy

Transfer to Sao Tome airport for the quick flight to Principe, where you'll be met and taken to the lovely refurbished, colonial plantation house Roca Sundy for a 3-night stay with dinner and breakfast included.

Days 4 - 5: Exploring Principe

Principe Island Bom Bom Resort

Principe beach paradise

With Roca Sundy as your base, spend these two days exploring the luxuriant and mostly forest-clad island of Principe. During your time here, you can walk some of the Biosphere Trails; visit resident communities to get to know the people; go birdwatching and in season, looking for marine wildlife such as humpback whales or marine turtles.

Day 6: To Bom Bom for some R&R

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Bom Bom Resort

Transfer to lovely Bom Bom Island Resort for a 4-night stay in a Pool View Villa with dinner and breakfast included.

Days 7 - 9: At the beach - Principe

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Principe coast

During your time in Bom Bom, you can relax at the beach or by the poolside; seek marine wildlife (in season), or visit various parts of the island depending on your specific interests.

Day 10: Fly back to Sao Tome

Omali  Lodge  Suite Room

Omali lodge room

Late this morning, you fly back to Sao Tome where once again you overnight in Omali Lodge with breakfast included. You will have time this afternoon and tomorrow, to do more excursions if you wish.

Day 11: Fly home to UK

You'll have the use of a day room in Omali Lodge. In the early evening, you will be transferred to Sao Tome airport to check in for the overnight TAP flight (duration just under 8 hours) back to Lisbon.

Day 12: Welcome home

On your early morning arrival in Lisbon, connect with the TAP flight to London Heathrow, Gatwick, or selected other UK airports.

Duration: 11 nights

Location: São Tomé and Príncipe, Africa

Price: £2850pp

Price per person sharing in double or twin room accommodation includes return economy class TAP flights from London Heathrow (or selected other UK airports) to Sao Tome via Lisbon*; air taxes; internal flights from Sao Tome to Principe return; transfers; accommodation with meal plan as listed.

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