You have to make quite an effort to get to this village in Sao Nicolau. We entered Covoada from the Canyon to the right, starting at Ribeira Funda by the sea. It took a couple of hours of steep climbing to reach our goal.
See previous post for more about Covoada: https://hakanronnblad.com/2014/08/06/the-highway-to-covoada/
Sao Nicolau/Cape Verde June 11.