Considered the heart of the municipality of Boavista, Sal-Rei is also the largest urban center and is the capital of the island.
Sal-Rei is a very quiet city, with characteristics typical of European influence.
In the front bay, where you can swim in complete safety, as it is without waves, there is a small island with the remains of the fort of the Duke of Bragança, built by the Portuguese against pirate attacks.
The city of Sal-Rei counts the majority of the inhabitants of Boavista, is full of beaches and tourist services of all kinds.