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C. P. 61, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 242 15 40
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 May 2011

Caves, reefs and wrecks good diving with lots to see. Experienced divers taken out in small numbers. Training and try diving for inexperienced divers. If you are staying in Cape Verde you must give it a try.

10  Thank janetalison
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Manta Diving Center: Trickery-based sale strategy and humiliating payment claim methods for customers from tourpoerator (Portugaltours) and Hotel (Oasis Belorizonte). Manta Diving Center was THE VERY WORST of our travel to Cape Verde, together to its owner: Nuno Marques da Silva and a woman called...More

17  Thank Rosemarybc
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to dive with Manta Diving Center for one week and our expectations were exceeded. We were convinced to go there because we read that Nunõ, the owner, is very involved in the sustainability of the marine resources. Indeed, he sunked 2 ships to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the third time in row we booked our dives with Manta Diving Center, and it was perfect, as always. Thanks Nuno, Samba, Dudu and the other members of the Manta Diving Team for the perfect service and fantastic under water experience. You made us...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

As the title suggests, I’ve just returned from a brilliant few days completing my SSI Open Water course & subsequent dives with Manta Diving Centre. Firm but fair Nuno, the owner and instructor, had me repeating the safety drills over & over this certainly provides...More

Thank Gavin M
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Had a week of diving with Nuno, Dudu the dive master and all the crew at Manta Diving. Right from the start I was impressed by the service and commitment - Nuno is a one man marine conservation society - sinking ships to make artificial...More

Thank Leo T
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I have to say how impressed I am with Manta Diving Center on my first visit to Cabo Verdes. Wonderful service, knowledgable dive operator and guides who were concerned with the safety of the divers. The rental equipment in quite good condition. I did three...More

Thank scubob
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Terrible customer service and questionable safety standards. Worst diving experience I've ever had (I've dived 20+ times around they world). They actually put me off diving Azores - it was a huge disappointment. Problems in ascending order of severity: 1) The dive master didn't speak...More

Thank jennyycshen
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This Easter, my son and I had the good fortune to take a diving holiday with Manta Diving. We started with an informative and professional refresher course with Manta Diving’s instructor and owner Nuno (which I can highly recommend). We then took, over several days,...More

Thank TobyCPH
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a fantastic diving experience with Nuno and his team! ! We would definitely recommend his diving centre as being extremely professional and friendly atmosphere. The dive sites were well chosen and we will looked after. My girlfriend did a refresh...More

Thank Mario S
Reviewed 8 April 2017 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...More

Thank jlo1985
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...More

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