São Tomé and Príncipe (in short just São Tomé) is a small island nation in the Gulf of Guinea. This São Tomé and Príncipe travel guide covers all places of interest. São Tomé is the larger island where most of the very friendly locals live. São Tomé and Príncipe is a great holiday destination to relax but does have great cultural activities too.
It was uninhabited until the late 15th century when the Portuguese discovered it. At first sugar, later cocoa, and coffee generated wealth but Today it’s a poor country. It has great potential for tourism so go now before the crowds discover this tropical (eco)-paradise. Principe is the smallest island and known for its pristine beaches and eco-tourism. This São Tomé and Príncipe travel guide will help you plan your trip to this island nation.
Make sure to read my São Tomé itinerary to all the well kept secrets of the island to find out what are the must-see places.