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This itinerary to the island of Sal offers rewarding diving and abundant marine life such as large manta rays, massive loggerhead turtles and schools of barracuda.

Big fish and large schools of fish can be observed relatively close to shore in many areas around the islands. In warmer weather it is not uncommon to see trumpet fish, turtles and large schools of barracuda.

Suggested itinerary

  1. Day 1: Fly to the Cape Verde Islands

    Fly to Cape Verde (via Lisbon). On arrival, transfer to Hotel Morabeza for a seven night stay.

  2. Days 2-6 : Five daily two tank morning boat dives

  3. Day 7: At leisure

    Day at leisure to explore the island of Sal, learn to kitesurf or relax on the beach
  4. Day 8: Depart

  5. Day 9: Arrive UK

You should note: We recommend using the visa assistance service for an additional £25.

Key info

Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your requirements.
  • Duration and price including flights from/to UK: 9 days from £1,395 pp
  • When to go: Jan-Dec: Daily throughout the year
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Flights from the UK
    • Transfers
    • 7 nights accommodation
    • Daily breakfast
    • 10 dives
    • Tanks and weights
Featured location:

Cape Verde Islands

With moderate temperatures throughout the year Cape Verde’s islands are a popular place for visitors. Amongst its dive highlights is Sal, which offers unique, tropical underwater scenery, unlike anything found on the West Africa coast.

  • Ideal for viewing: nurse shark, loggerhead turtle, humpback whale, giant oceanic manta ray
  • Excellent for: Resort based diving
Suggested accommodation is shown below. Please contact us for further recommendations.

Hotel Morabeza

Located on the beautiful beach of Santa Maria, this hotel is the hub of social life in Sal and a wonderful base to enjoy Cape Verde and it’s diving. Facilities include two swimming pools and a number of al fresco restaurants.