Being an island gifted with numerous typical and very characteristic products, it’s gastronomy is a real encouragement for the visitors and the inhabitants.

The gastronomic options are varied and of quality, in both fish and meat dishes. In addition to the traditional cachupa and seafood, one of the most appreciated recipe is the caldeirada of kid with beans.

Try the traditional jams, papaya candies, banana, guava, coconut, local cheese, etc. And, above all, be sure to try the liqueurs and grog (a local rum type) considered the best of the whole archipelago.