Palmeira is Sal's main ocean port.
Located on the northwest coast of the island, Palmeira is a fishermen village which also hosts the main port of Sal. It also is the third busiest port of Cape Verde after the port of Praia (Santiago Island) and Mindelo (São Vicente Island).
Palmeira is the third biggest village of Sal with approximately 2.000 inhabitants. In Palmeira you can still see the typical colorful houses of Cape Verde and you can get a taste of the local Cape Verdean lifestyle as it was before the tourism arrived.