São Tomé and Príncipe, an African island nation close to the equator, is part of a volcano chain featuring striking rock and coral formations, rainforests and beaches. On the larger island, São Tomé, is the Lagoa Azul lagoon. Ôbo Natural Park, a biodiverse jungle preserve, covers much of São Tomé and is distinguished by Pico Cão Grande, a skyscraperlike volcanic rock.
Places To Visit In Sao Tome And Principe
1. Obo Natural Park:
It covers almost 30 percent of the island. It has hundred species of orchids. It has over 500 species of flowers and their kinds. It has animals like the tree frog, the newton frog, the grassland frog, the manatee etc.
2. Il’heu Das Rolas:
There is resort, a small one, called as pestana equador on this island. The island can be accessed only through waterways and so can be accessed only through the boat leaving from the Sao Tome Island.
3. Sao Sebastiao Museum:
It is a museum in Sao Tome and Principe. It is also a fort. It is famous amongst history and art lovers because it has a lot of cultural and colonial-era artifacts in it.
4. Pico Cao Grande:
Great dog peak is the literal translation of Pico cao Grande. It is situated in the southwards direction of the Sao Tome and Principe Island in obo national park.
5. Lagoa Azul:
It is known for the famous resort lagoa Azul. It has beaches, waterfalls and rivers. It is a paradise for surfers and beach lovers. A must see in Sao Tome and Principe.