Cape Verde

The Cape Verde Islands are situated off of the Western coast of Africa and are a beautiful, secluded gathering of islands. They have everything from endless, perfect sandy beaches with clear blue water to dense jungles filled with unique exotic wildlife, not to mention the vast volcanic areas. As well as mother nature’s beauty the Cape Verde Islands also are a cultural hub with roots from Brazil, Portugal and Africa. With all of this in mind, the Cape Verde Islands are a different type of holiday but not one that you should miss out on.

What plug sockets are used in Cape Verde?

In Cape Verde the plug sockets used are type C / F, the following pictures show the outlets and plugs needed. When traveling from the UK you will need an adapter for types C / F.

If you’re after an adapter we would suggest looking into this multi-purpose adapter. Please do double check that it meets your needs.

What voltage & frequency is used in Cape Verde?

In Cape Verde, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. This means you will be able to use all of your normal appliances in Cape Verde as the voltage is exactly the same as in the UK, making your journey much easier. On this note, it is important to make sure you do check your appliances to confirm this is the case. Many appliances can be used across the world as they include a converter, this will be noted on the label showing ‘INPUT 100-240V, 50/60Hz’ meaning it can be used anywhere in the world. Most products such as laptop chargers, tablet chargers, cameras, phones, and toothbrushes are included in this category, but please do a double check.