Sao Tome Island - Sao Tome is the capital of the island state of Sao Tome and Principe, an island which nation speaks the Portuguese language, and it is located on the west coast of Central Africa. A small number of tourists come to visit this island, the visitors to this place can dive into unknown waters and explore unknown fishing villages in a private, relaxed rhythm. Other activities may be visiting the chocolate factory and enjoying in the best coffee in the world.
"Lying just off the coast of West Africa, the diminutive islands of São Tomé and Príncipe remain unspoilt by mass tourism, making the former Portuguese colony perfect for adventure." São Tomé and Príncipe: the Bradt Guide; www.bradtguides.com
"São Tomé and Príncipe’s large number of floral and faunal species and significant old-growth forest make it a remarkable hot spot of biodiversity, and the number of endemic plants and animals (found nowhere else in the world) makes these islands specifically valuable to science." São Tomé and Príncipe: the Bradt Guide; www.bradtguides.com