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Manta Diving Center

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Address: C. P. 61, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
Phone Number:
+238 242 15 40

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Good dive centre

I visited Sal for a week with my dad. I am an advanced open water diver and my dad has never dived before. I contacted Manta via Facebook before flying out to Sal to enquire about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Sal for a week with my dad. I am an advanced open water diver and my dad has never dived before. I contacted Manta via Facebook before flying out to Sal to enquire about dives for myself and a try dive for my dad. They collected us from our hotel and brought us to the dive centre (now... More 

Thank jlo1985
1 review
Reviewed 9 March 2017

It was a great time to get the Open Water Diver certification with Nuno and his team! Calm and collected Nuno went through all the necessary information and drills needed to enjoy diving to the fullest. Manta Diving Center is worth a planned trip just to enjoy diving with these wonderful people in this beautiful location, Cape Verde. Don't hesitate... More 

Thank Leo I
Essex, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Nuno & his family team made my first open water dives on the reef and around the wreck in Sal such an amazing, memorable experience. So delighted to have found Manta Diving in Cape Verde! As an unqualified diver the whole team made me feel really safe secure & ready to dive after some UK BSAC pool practise. I was... More 

Thank EssexAldo
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Nuno and his team are just great, professional and friendly. If you want to dive (and you have to) in Capo Verde, this is the place ! Equipment are perfect, diving spot beautiful. They have great experience on all the good spot. 200% recommended !

Thank Ludocharbonnel
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I loved the team. Everybody was friendly, helpful! We got a lot of information about the diving. I can recommend it. :)

Thank Shiny39
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

In the U.K. I booked to dive with Manta Diving on line. On arrival into Santa Maria there were various reports of the company being evicted from their hotel premises. With perseverance a note on their vacated store suggested ringing (+238 9835556) for further information. A brief call and 10 minutes later a helpful Manta Diving fixer (Samo) arrived. After... More 

1 Thank Stephen8McK
Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Great locations, great dives with a lot to see, and very nice and helpful staff. Everything was professional. I will definately come back and highly recommend Manta!!

1 Thank _lene_brink7
Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

My wife and I have just returned from a 10-day trip to Sal, diving every day (bar Saturday when they have a day off). Manta Diving was excellent all round. Samba took care of all of the logistics with us being picked up and dropped off each day even though we could easily of walked to the dive centre down... More 

2 Thank Steve K
Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
Reviewed 19 September 2016

It was my first time at Cabo Verde and my first time diving. The staff were amazing, and I really enjoyed the ocean part of the dive. i will return for the first level :-)

Thank anabelamartins78
Warsaw, Poland
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I strongly recommend (from my own experience) the Manta Diving Center for everybody who consider diving in Sal, Cape Verde. I had 4 amazing dives at the fantastic sites. Thank you Dudu at Manta Diving for performing a diving excursion with high professionality. Dario (Poland)

2 Thank Dariusz K

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