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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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Excellent service from a local operator

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve K
Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank Steve K
Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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
4 of 5 bubbles 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)

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

It's not the Maldives, but it doesn't have the same price tag, situated a short walk back from the beach, I did 20 dives @ £27 a dive, bargain, and enjoyed everyone of them, A few wreck dives, a few caves and some reefs, with a wide variety of sea life. and because i'm a gas guzzler they gave me... More 

5 Thank Steve A
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

After spending two days diving with Manta Diving, I can only say the best things about the experience. Most helpful and knowledgeable people, wonderful diving sites really close to the shore... My teenage daughters had no previous experience at all and underwent their diving baptism. They just loved it and enjoyed every minute of the experience, that can be overwhelming... More 

Thank Pedro F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Just back from Cabo Verde. Thank you again Dudu Sambo and Josef and the rest of the boys In Manta diving. Had 6 fantastic dives. Some great sites , lots to see down there. e.g. Turtles / morena eels and lots of colored fish . Ship wrecks . Will bee back again soon.

Thank Marketa J
Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Samba, Dudu and the team looked after me well and took me to some great dive sites away from the other companies. Very enjoyable, I'm looking forward to going back again soon :)

Thank mustang999999
Antwerp, Belgium
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

We booked Manta Diving center before our trip over to Santa Maria as the boss Nuño and his secretary Samba :-) were very quick and friendly in responding to our price request and offered us competitive prices for the best dives in the area. We got a discount for booking via email and for bringing part of our own equipment.... More 

1 Thank kevinmackay007
Lisbon, Portugal
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

At stayed at Oasis Belorizonte hotel, which stands right next to this diving center. I decided to go on a dive there and I was very pleased to realize they had a very professional approach, the diving instructor was very helpful both above and below the surface and it was cheap compared to what I'm used to pay.

Thank pmlousa
Zurich, Switzerland
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Me and my partner did 3 days diving with Manta in December 2015. My partner is already experienced diver but for me it was the first diving after finishing OWD course. I can just say one word: amazing! We were very satisfied with both the team and views. During our 6 dives we saw amazing underwater world. Our diving guide... More 

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