Relax and Diving Center

Great diving experience for beginners and experienced divers as well.

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Unforgettable diving moments

Welcome

Our purpose at RELAX and DIVE CENTER is to help you  to visit the underwater world  from Cabo Verde. We are an inspired team sharing our passion. We offer high quality PADI dive courses and professional dive guides.

Cabo Verde it´s one of the top Atlantic dive destinations, it´s marine fauna with 674 species represent 10% of world´s diversity, 5 species of turtles, 6 of the most important coral species in the world, 17 species of whales and dolphins, tropical fish, turtles, moray eels and mantas to ensure divers of all levels experience unforgettable moments.

 Water visibility can reach 90 feet ( 30 meters) and  temperature ranging between 23º and 29º.

Boats sunk with interesting histories enrich our heritage and provide excellent wreck dives.

In the north of the  Sal island a wall that descends vertically to the ocean depths, lovers of cave dives have the opportunity to visit the famous Palmeira caves where is the most famous Cape Verde dive 'The blue eye'.

The RELAX and DIVE CENTER is located in beautiful beach of Santa Maria in Sal Island into hotel Oasis Salinas Sea, Oasis Hotel Belo Horizonte and Oasis Hotel Novo Horizonte Totally equipped with the most advanced technology, our facilities provides you what you need for a great diving experience whether you are a beginner or an experienced diver. Our staff it is very experienced and professional  and is an incredible team of carefully selected.

In the end of your dive day “RELAX” in the hands from the best massage. We teach you to relax your body and mind to benefit a deep breath to help you in to your next dive to increase your buoyancy and spend less air.

Our long-time experience diving in Cape Verde will make you feel confident and safe.

Please SMILE, RELAX and DIVE, we look forward to having you here!

 

 

 

Cape Verde is one of the best diving destinations in the North Atlantic. With visibility that can reach 90 feets and a temperature of water ranging between 23º in winter and 29º in summer make the island of Sal a true diving paradise.

 

The seabed where we found beautiful coral reefs just a few meters from the shore full of tropical fish, turtles, moray eels and rays to ensure divers of all levels experience unforgettable moments.

Boats sunk with interesting histories enrich our heritage and provide excellent wreck dives.

The tchouklassa John Valente and low in the middle of the sea where the encounters with large pelagics, sharks, mantas and whale should be visited only by the most experienced divers.

 

In the north of the island a wall that descends vertically to the ocean depths, lovers of cave dives have the opportunity to visit the famous Palmeira caves where is the most famous Cape Verde dive 'The blue eye', an open cave in above where the sunlight penetrates causing a wonderful effect .

WE are FUN, SAFE and VERY RELAX TEAM

CABO VERDE IT IS ONE OF THE BEST ATLANTIC DIVE DESTINATIONS.

Diving in the Island since 2001.

EXCELLENT BOATS, LATEST TECHNOLOGY CRESSI DIVE EQUIPMENT TO PROVIDE TO ALL OUR GUESTS.

 

 

In the end of your dive day “RELAX”…

IN THE HANDS FROM THE BEST MASSAGE TECHNICIANS. WILL TEACH YOU TO RELAX AND TO BENEFIT A DEEP BREATH TO HELP YOU IN TO YOUR NEXT DIVE TO INCREASE YOUR BOUYANCY AND SPEND LESS AIR.

 

 

WE BELONG TO PADI

THE MOST RECOGNIZED DIVE COMPANY IN THE WORLD. OUR PADI DIVE INSTRUCTORS WILL MADE YOU A VERY EXPERIENT AND SAFE DIVER.

 

 

 

A FEW GOOD REASONS TO DIVE WITH US

Find us here

Hotel Belo Horizonte

Hotel Salinas Sea

Great prices for great experiences

Divings for certified divers

Intended for certified divers of any organization.

 

  • Boat diving
  • Monday to Saturday
  • Diving at 8.30 a.m.
  • Diving at 2.30 p.m.

 

Diving at Palmeira caves will be shore dives and are subject to weather conditions. The Diving Center will be responsible for the transport of divers.

PADI scuba diver

  • Age: 11 years old
  • 3 swimming pool sessions = 1 morning 9.30h -  12.00h
  • 3 theory sessions = 1 evening 18.00h - 20.00h
  • 2 dives = 1 afternoon 1.30h
  • certified:  36 feets deep diver
  • 2, 3 days

 

High season 320€ / 35.200 ECV

Low season 280€ / 30.800 ECV

Try dive

Intended for everyone over 10 years of age who would like to experience their first dive.

 

  • Monday to Saturday at 2.30 p.m. for swimming pool  follow sea dive.
  • It consists in a practical introduction to diving at hotel Dunas de Sal's swimming pool. Free of charge.
  • One dive at sea, with a diving instructor, not exceeding 6 meters depth.
  • Diving spot: diving at sea is subject to weather conditions.

 

PADI open water

  • Age: 11 years old
  • 5 swimming pool sessions
    = 2 mornings 9.30 - 12.00h
  • 5 theory sessions + final exam
    = 2 evenings 18.00h - 20.30h
  • 4 dives = 2 afternoon 14.30h - 17.30h
  • certified : 50 feets deep diver independent
  • 3, 4 days

 

High season 420€ / 46.200 ECV

Low season 380€ / 41.800 ECV

Diving high season

1 dive / 50€ / 5.500 ECV

2 dives / 80€ / 8.800 ECV

6 dives / 230€ / 25.300 ECV

10 dives / 355€ / 39.000 ECV

 

2 dives + 1 relax massage
100 € / 11.000 ecv

10 dives + 5 relax massage
480 € / 52.800

 

Diving low season

1 dive / 45€ / 4.950 ECV

2 dives / 75€ / 8.800 ECV

6 dives / 210€ / 23.100 ECV

10 dives / 325€ / 35.750 ECV

 

2 dives + 1 relax massage
90 € / 9.900 ecv
10 dives + 5 relax massage
425 € / 46.750 ecv

 

Try dive

 60€  / 7.150 ECV / 1 hour

 

PADI Advanced

310€ / 34.100 ECV high season

280€ / 30.800 ECV low season

 

Rental equipment

15€  / 1.650 ECV / 1 day

 

Some inspiration

Snorkeling tour

Recommended for all who prefer more simple experiences.

 

  • Monday to Saturday 14.30h
  • One hour swimming with guide
  • Boat dive and shore dive
  • All ages

 

 

 

 

 

25€ / 3.300 ECV

Dive spots

3 GRUTAS reef dive

Deep: 18 m.

Boat dive

Coral reef with tree wonderful small caves filled with fish,moraines,and black coral on top.

FAROL

Deep: 18 mt

Boat dive

 

Tree diferent reefs with beautiful canyons, many fish, cool stingrays, nudibranks and macro life.

BORIS WRECK DIVE

Deep: 17/28 m.

Boat dive

Wreck dive. Russian fishing ship coming from Senegal arrested with illegal emigrants in January 2006.

 

TCHOUCKLASSA

outer reef dive

Deep: 18 m. /  35 m

Boat dive

 

Outside reef 4 miles away from the island beautiful plateau, passage of large fish.

PALMEIRA TWO EYES

Deep: 18 mt

Shore dive

Cave dive

LAGOSTA VERDE

Deep: 16 mt

Shore dive

 

Cave dive

 

BLUE EYE CAVE DIVE

Deep: 28 m.

Shore dive

Beautiful cave opening on top you can see the sunlight in a wonderful effect.

 

 

SANTO ANTÃO  WRECK DIVE

Deep: 12 m.

Boat dive

Steel boat accidentally sank July 1966.

BOIA 32

Deep: 32 m.

Boat dive

 

Beautiful reef 4 miles from the Island, with with fish, moraines, mantas and corals.

 

PALMEIRA 1

Deep: 22 mt

Shore dive

Cave dive

 

 

 

CAVALA

Deep: 43 mt

Boat dive

 

Deep overhang, with big Garoupas and Meros

 

 

 

PONTA PRETA REEF DIVE

Deep: 12 m. / 32 m.18

Boat dive

Rocks with with fish, moraines and corals.

Meet our team

Paula Morais Shop Manager

Sulai PADI Dive Master

Paulo Boat Driver

António Martins PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

João Guedes PADI IDC Staff Instructor

Contact us

00 238 9822645

relaxdivecaboverde@hotmail.com

Where to find us

Hotel Belo Horizonte

Hotel Salinas Sea

 

 

 

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