Relax and Diving Center

We are a team that loves
to share his passion.

Relax and Diving Center

Cape Verde is a top diving destination
with 647 animal species.

Relax and Diving Center

Unforgettable moments of diving
in the beautiful sea of ​​Cape Verde.

Relax and Diving Center

Great experience for beginners
and experienced divers.

Relax and Diving Center

Fully equipped with the latest
technology material.

Relax and Diving Center

Please smile and relax.
It will be a pleasure to dive with you.

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Unforgettable diving moments

Welcome to RELAX and DIVING CENTER.

Our goal is to provide unforgettable underwater moments in the beautiful sea of ​​Cape Verde.

We are an inspired team sharing our passion. We offer you the highest quality, in our courses and diving moments, accompanied by expert guides and instructors.

Cape Verde is one of the Atlantic top diving destinations. With 647 animal species representing 10% of the world’s diversity, includes 6 different corals, 17 species of whales and dolphins, tropical fish, sharks, moray eels and rays that ensure  wonderful diving experiences.

The visibility of the sea water reaches 30 meters and the temperature varies between 23º in winter and 29º in summer.

Beautiful corals, caves and historic shipwrecks enrich the underwater heritage. The north of the island offers “The Blue Eye“ the most famouse dive in Sal Island.

RELAX and DIVING CENTER is located on the beautiful beach of Santa Maria, into Hotel Oásis Salinas Sea and Hotel Oásis Belorizonte.

Fully equipped with the latest technology material, we provide everything needed for your dive, whether you are an advanced diver or a beginner.

In the end of the day, “RELAX” in the hands of our massage specialists, who will teach you to relax your body and to breath deep and slow, that will help you to improve your dive performance.

Our  diving experience will make you feel healthy, confident and safe. Please, “SMILE”, “RELAX” and “DIVE”, we look forward to your visit.

Just good reasons to dive with us

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A fun, safe and very relaxed team

Cape Verde is one of the best Atlantic diving destinations.

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Diving since 1986

Our experience is your safety and fun.
Excellent boats and the latest diving equipment.

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Relax in the end of your diving day

In the hands of the best massage specialists who will teach you how to relax and benefit from deep breathing, helping to increase control of your buoyancy and reduce your air consumption, on your next dive.

Just good reasons to dive with us

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A fun, safe and very relaxed team

Cape Verde is one of the best Atlantic diving destinations.

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Diving since 2001

Excellent boats, the latest Cressi diving equipment, accessible to all our clients.

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Relax at the end of your diving day

In the hands of the best massage specialists who will teach you how to relax and benefit from deep breathing, which will help to increase your buoyancy and better control the air on your next dive.

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Great prices for great experiences

Book now and get 15% off!

Diving

1 dive = 53€ / Book now! = 45€
2 dives = 77€ / Book now! = 65€
6 dives = 230€ / Book now! = 195€
10 dives = 350€ / Book now! = 300€

1 dive + 1 relax massage = 82€ / Book now! = 70€

We provide to you a dive guide for each 6 divers during your dive moments, so that you can enjoy maximum safety and unforgettable dives.

Double thank dive in the morning, starting 8:30 a.m return 1:00 p.m.

One thank dive in the afternoon, starting 2:30 p.m  return 4:30 p.m.

We also make departures for night dives with the program starting 6:00 p.m and return 8:00 p.m.

Our dives are always varied and we try to not repeat the same spot (please consult our Dive Locations).

For your best confort, we provide free shuttel bus and return from your hotel to the dive center.

Try dive

 77€

Book now! = 65€

Our dive instructors teach you important dive procedures informations and introduce you for basic dive into the pool, that will help you to REALIZE YOUR DREAM when after your pool session you go for a sea dive in a beautiful coral reef with hundreds of tropical fish and turtles. 

This fascinating adventure will remain in your memory forever and will open the door to the diving world. We are sure that you will not resist taking the next step, the OPEN WATER DIVER course.

Don’t leave it for the last day and book now.

For your best confort, we provide free shuttle bus and return from your hotel to the dive center center.

Excursion starting 2:30 p.m return 4:30 p.m.

Snorkeling tour

30€

Book now! = 25€

Recommended for all sea lovers, it is a great family program.

It is the best way to see the bottom sea  from the surface. For your confort a short  briefing inform you the snorkeling procedures and our guides will be with you all the time to help you and  provide a lot of fun.

Don’t leave it for the last day and book now.

For your best confort, we provide free shuttle bus and return from your hotel to the dive center center.

Excursion starting 2:30 p.m return 4:30 p.m.

Equipment rental

18€

Book now! = 15€  

Latest  technology, full dive equipments.

Scuba Diver

320€

Book now! = 270€

Be a certified diver recognized anywhere in the world and explore the wonderful underwater world.

In this course you will learn the basic technical diving procedures as well as the essential theoretical knowledge that certifies you to dive up to 12 meters.

  • 3 pool sessions = one morning from 9:30a.m to 12:00 p.m.
  • 3 theoretical sessions = 30 minutes each session.
  • 2 dives in the sea = one morning from 8:30a.m to 11:00 a.m.

Recommended: 2 days / Certification included.

Open Water Diver

430€

Book now! = 360€

The most popular and recognized diving course in the world where you will learn all the technical diving procedures as well as all the theoretical knowledge essential to make you a true certified diver to dive up to 18 meters deep.

To enroll in this course (or Junior Open Water Diver) you must be over 10 years of age, no diving experience is required.

  • 5 pool sessions = one morning from 8:30a.m to 12:00 p.m.
  • 5 theoretical sessions = 30 minutes each session.
    4 dives in the sea = two mornings from 8:30a.m to 11:00 a.m.

Recommended: 3 days / Certification included.

Advanced Diver

320€

Book now! = 270€

Increase your knowledge, improve your diving technique and skills and be certified to dive at 40 meters, the maximum depth universally allowed for recreational divers.

You will take this learning path in the company of your instructor doing 5 adventure dives. There are two mandatory dives – Deep diving and Underwater navigation, the other 3 dives vary with your interest. Underwater photography, wreck diving, current diving, buoyancy control, fish identification and much more.

To enroll in this course you will need to be certified as Open Water Diver by a globally recognized diving organization.

  • 5 theoretical sessions = 15 minutes each session;
  • 5 adventure dives in the sea = two mornings from 8:30 a.m to 11:00 a.m + one afternoon from 2:30 p.m to 4:00 p.m.

Recommended: 2 days / Certification included.

Some inspiration

Dive Locations

BORIS WRECK DIVE

Depth: 17mt /28 mt.

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

BLUE EYE CAVE DIVE

Depth: 28 mt.

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

CAVALA

Depth: 43 mt.

Deep overhang, with big Garoupas and Meros.

3 GRUTAS REEF DIVE

Depth: 18 mt.

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

PALMEIRA TWO EYES

Depth: 18 mt.

Cave dive.

BOIA 32

Depth: 32 mt.

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

TCHOUCKLASSA

Depth: 18 mt / 35 mt.

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

SANTO ANTÃO WRECK DIVE

Depth: 12 mt.

Boat accidentally sank April 1966.

PONTA PRETA REEF DIVE

Depth: 12 mt / 32 mt.

Rocks with fish, moraines and corals.

FAROL

Depth: 18 mt.

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

LAGOSTA VERDE

Depth: 16 mt.

Cave dive.

PALMEIRA 1

Depth: 22 mt.

Cave dive.

MORRO DAS PEDRAS

Depth: 28 mt.

Two large rocks, based on a sandy bottom and descending vertically from 18 meters to 28 meters, covered by an immensity of life.

CALDEIRINHA

Depth: 8 mt.

Steamboat wrecked at low depth.
A paradise of color and underwater life.

REGONA

Depth: 16 mt.

A cannon that ends in a set of rocks of unusual shape with corals and varied fish.

LOST ANCHOR

Depth: 13 mt.

Dive start on a large anchor, dreeft along a coral wall.

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Meet our team

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Paulo

Skipper

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Marcos

DIVE Master

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João

dive Instructor