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What are the particular advantages of living in this city?
It's quiet and close to work. As a tourist, I probably wouldn't spend anytime in Praia. There are better places. - Dec 27, 2017
The easy, affordable laid back lifestyle. The pace moves much more slowly here and it takes awhile for some people to get used to. For some, it's a bit off-putting how little there is to do but if you have the right perspective it's one of the main advantages of living here. The easy access to the beach and water is also pretty amazing. We keep towels, screen, and a mat in the back of our car all the time in case we're in the mood to head to the beach. - Oct 30, 2016
The weather is fantastic. There is no traffic and no crowds. There are two beaches in the city and a pristine beach that is twenty minutes away by car. - May 18, 2014
The weather is fantastic most of the year, November until June. The summer is quite hot and humid, and the rainy season starts in August/September but is short, only lasting through October. Many days of sunshine. - Feb 2, 2011
Climate, very easy-going lifestyle, can save money if you don't travel, people are super mellow and friendly. - Sep 8, 2012
While Cape Verde is naturally beautiful, it is not a modern country, basic utilities are intermittent. The weather is almost always sunny and warm and inter-island travel can be enjoyable though somewhat expensive. - May 23, 2012