For the Love of Cod

“The fish are so plenty they stay the progress of our ships.” 
John Cabot, Explorer 1497

As a vital necessity for seafaring nations, the humble codfish changed the world. It has played an instrumental role in Fogo Island’s economy and culture for centuries and continues to influence the Island’s traditions and way of life.

The For the Love of Cod itinerary includes an Island Orientation with a Community Host, all meals in the Inn's Dining Room, a marine expedition with a cod-fishing lesson, and full use of the Inn's facilities. A three-night minimum stay applies. Guests who wish to complement their fishing expedition with a traditional ocean-to-table outport boil-up featuring the day’s catch may reserve time with a Community Host for an additional cost.

For the Love of Cod runs daily for the fall season (September 22 - 30).

To reserve, call International Reservations at +1 709 658 3444, US & Canada Reservations at +1 855 268 9277 or email [email protected]

An Anonymous Rhyme:
The codfish lays a thousand eggs
The homely hen lays one
The codfish never cackles
To tell you what she’s done
And so we scorn the codfish
While the humble hen we prize
Which only goes to show you
That it pays to advertise


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Available in one of our Seven Seasons

SPRING
TRAP BERTH
SUMMER
BERRY
LATE FALL
WINTER
PACK ICE