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Buracona - Olho Azul

Sandstrasse von Palmeira Richtung Norden, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
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A good attraction

The eye on show here is really cool, and you have to get it at just the right light to properly see... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mcink
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Oh dear !

This is disappointing. The blue eye is not blue! It was a long off road journey to get there and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cathy B
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“blue eye” (81 reviews)
“sunny day” (15 reviews)
“natural pool” (14 reviews)
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Sandstrasse von Palmeira Richtung Norden, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde
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1 - 10 of 184 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The eye on show here is really cool, and you have to get it at just the right light to properly see it. Its a natural phenomena. The coast line here is really rugged and the waves crash into the rocks with awesome power. You...More

Thank mcink
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is disappointing. The blue eye is not blue! It was a long off road journey to get there and although it’s a pretty place with good facilities. It lacks the promise given by the photos. Probably would not have gone if we had realised.

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

turistattraction with the blue eye is great, the natural pool as well, but the restaurant is poor, don’t visit for a meal

Thank norbertz306
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited as part of the Postcards from Sal tour. Was busy and the weather lovely so could see the eye clearly. Didn't get much of a chance to watch it for long as you get ushered down the steps and back up again. There is...More

Thank Andy J
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We visited as part of a private tour. It was cloudy when we arrived but then the sun came through and we saw the beautiful 'blue eye''. It was an amazing experience

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Visited as part of the Thomson 4x4 tour amazing place. we had a sunny day in the morning so we got to see the eye nicely and it was not crowded just our group was there about 16 of us in total. the surrounding area...More

1  Thank Laura G
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Be aware of two things to come to this place. It can be crowdy, so the view can be limited. Also, If you are on an own safari, be aware that the roadsigns as well as the road of Palmeira hard to find. But when....be...More

Thank Storvik
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We visited this place as part of the island tour. It was busy and a five minute queue to see the light rays shining on the sea . We also scrambled down the rocks (not for disabled people or small children ) and bathed in...More

Thank Rick W
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We arrived around 12:20 on a sunny day which turned out to be the perfect time to see the blue eye. We paid 3 euro for the entrance fee. It said on a sign that the money went to support a local school. The blue...More

Thank Sylvie D
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We went here with Eagle tours - you have to pay a couple of euros to get in as its now private - there are wallboards all the way over to the Blue eye and it was incredible to see - you cannot go in...More

Thank Andi M
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