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Atalaia Diving Center

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The Atalaia Diving Center - Madeira The Atalaia Dive Center is situated directly at the Underwater Marine Park and possibly with the best house reef of Madeira, offers diverse and safe diving for beginners as well as for experienced divers. The Dive...more
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Travessa Vista Praia | Hotel Royal Orchid, Canico, Madeira 9125-039, Portugal
+351 291 934 330
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Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Had a great drive with Sascha at the Anemone reef. He was very helpful and gave me good advice about things I've forgotten since my last dive. Overall an awesome experience!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pernl13
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Couldnt ask for more! had a Super experience! Cannot wait for another chance. Super equiped and good localization. Super Staff!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joao F
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We spent 4 days with Atalaia. Very good time under water. It was our 1st time in Madeira Atlantic water, so we have no idea what's happened.. ☺️ Good time and nice experience. Many fish including big groupers and butterfly rays. Visibility in Garajau National...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Czarek C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

My husband has always wanted to learn how to dive so took the opportunity to do so whilst recently in Madeira. He took the PADI open water course with Sascha who gave expert tuition in a caring and very informative way, showing a great sense...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Car0l63
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I dove twice here, and found them to be excellent and very professional. Even as a rescue diver qualification, on the first dive we were all asked to do a buddy and mask clearing drill. It took five minutes but I found it an added...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

The diving instructors are really caring for their students. Didnt have much experience diving and still saw a lot. My instructor took the time I needed. Afterwards spend some pleasant time with them and the other divers.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tobias B
Reviewed 24 June 2017

A really good dive centre and most importantly well run with great staff. Sasha and the team were really good from the start and I appreciate how they treat everybody, occasionally some dive centres can't switch from instructing beginners to just diving with more experienced...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Liam_dodds
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Sasha and all of the guys there are very nice and professionals. This was the first time me and my husband dived together and they made us feel very comfortable guiding us thru all the steps and we had a blast. Plus, the price is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank geovannas960
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Went to Madeira this April and went diving with atalaia they were very professional. I was in contact with them before I went and they informed me of everything that I needed to take, ie medical certificate. I didn't need to book all I had...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank duncan c
Reviewed 24 October 2016

“He who would search for pearls must dive below.” Diving Madeira Atalia Diving Center. Marco was a great instructor and really helped me through the entire process. It was such an amazing experience! Definitely recommend!

Date of experience: October 2016
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