The climate is tropical fogo dry and temperatures around 25 ° all year round, although even here alternation of seasons, more evident than on the volcano costa.

La rainy season (July to October) more abundant on the northern side, transforms the island, normally dry, in a lush green expanse. the only beach on the island, almost 3 km long, partly at the foot of Sao Filipe and extends up to Tortuga.

The sea currents, as well as determine the extent of the beach, bathing in the winter allow the front of Tortuga and summer at the foot of Sao Filipe.

There are no endemic tropical diseases or contagious and does not require any vaccination.