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Bolama is a city in Guinea-Bissau.

Get inEdit

Pirogues are leaving regularly from Bissaus Pidjiguiti harbour, the ride takes about three hours. Price: 2000 FCFA (2007)

Get aroundEdit

SeeEdit

 
Bolama Court
 
Bolama

Impressive and decaying colonial buildings from the time when Bolama was capital of Guinea Bissau.

DoEdit

There are some good beaches on the island, though you'll have to walk for some km's from town - or rent a bike or motorbike. Make sure to be there at high tide.

BuyEdit

EatEdit

Restaurants are scarce, but there are some bars serving goats meat with bread, and the PRODEPA hotel can arrange food, if ordered in advance.

DrinkEdit

There is a nice little bar at the harbour, good place to enjoy a beer while watching life going on at the harbour.

SleepEdit

 
Prodepa Hotel, Bolama
  • NGO PRODEPA (Projecto de Desenvolvimento da Pesca Artesanal) runs a nice and comfortable hotel close to the harbour. Has hot water and aircon.

ContactEdit

Get outEdit

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