Welcome to "Chez Sandro"
The best pension located in the Paùl Valley

Three days of grandiose hikes, starting from the village, to the Cova crater 1260m, passing through the Pico Da Cruz 1690m, the Pico de Antonio, the coffee plantations, yams, rivers, and grog factories (local rum appellation).

Cape Verde is here!

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Paul Valley, Santo Antão, Hotel chez sandro

An ideal location

Our pension is at the end of the road at the top of the Paul Valley. It is unique because it dominates at only three meters the riverbed more than 80 meters above the cliff. A breathtaking panoramic view, with guaranteed peace and quiet.

We have 6 rooms with panoramic views, individual or for 2 people, and up to 6 or 9 people with family and groups of friends.

Paul Valley hiking, Santo Antão, Hotel chez sandro

A perfect stopover
for hiking

You will find our pension at 2 hours walk down from the Cova Crater, in the first village, cabo de cha de manuel dos santos. Access to three peaks, Cova (the crater) at 1260m, Pico d'Antonio, Pico da Cruz at 1690m, while the pension is at 630m in the Paul Valley.

For your relaxation, a reading room and deckchairs await you, rest for the after-hours walks.

Restaurant Hotel chez sandro

Typical restaurant
and village products

Two terraces will welcome you for meals and breakfasts. We try to serve the products of the village such as local vegetables, fruits, meat, and fish that is caught only 8 km down the valley.

Breakfast is included in the price of the stay.

handcraft Hotel chez sandro

Cape Verdean handcraft

In our small shop, you will find the map of the island, hiking information, local coffee, different liqueurs and ponch, and rum aged over 8 years, aged in oak barrels, in our cellar which contains more than 3000 litres.

Additional information

If you have any questions do not hesitate tocontact us!

In the video below, you can admire the superb panorama on the Paul Valley that our hotel offers!

More Pictures here!

  • Booking information

    Room prices, breakfast included: 1 person from 33€, 2 pers. 42€, 3 pers. 60€, 4 pers. 80€

    Full board supplement 17€ or half board 8€50/pp per day.

    A pitch is also available to pitch your tent, 5€ for 1 or 2 people.

    Contact us for exact availabilities.

  • Traveller access

    If you arrive from São Vicente to Porto Novo, ask for Du who drives a grey Hiace with Du written in red on the door, he will take you to our place, in the Paùl Valley, for only 4€ per person.

    From Pombas, the charge should be 1.50 euros per person.

  • Exchanges with travellers

    In Cape Verde since January 1999, I speak French, Creole, Portuguese, Spanish and English, and I love to discuss travel among other things...

    Even today my bag is still light and always ready!

  • The neighborhood

    An authentic Cape Verdean village! In the Paùl Valley, there is only one street, and always someone who passes by, says hello, or tells a story. And many paths to walk, on which you will find banana plantations, coffee trees, papaya, yams, maniocs, sweet potatoes, breadfruit, medlar trees, mango trees, all are our neighbours!

  • Hiking tours

    For hikes in the valley and around Cova, we can recommend some local guides, and on request we will prepare picnics for you for 4€/pp.

  • Other details

    The mandatory tourist tax of 2€ per person and per night is not included in the price.

    Non smoking. Free Wi-Fi downstairs. The entrance to the premises is after 13:00

To contact us and book

Call us on +238 981 24 78, or send us your request by mail or via our Facebook page.

Once the reservation has been confirmed, you will receive an email or SMS confirmation, with a link to our secure payment page. You can also access our secure payment here.

Our address: Cabo de Ribeira Cha de Manuel Dos Santos 1210 Paùl Santo Antão.

Phone: (+238)2231941 ou 9812478