Frequently Asked Questions

General Information

What diving sites are available on Sal Island ?

We dived at various sites, such as: Buracona, Palmeira – Olhos Azuis, Lagosta Verde, Lost Anchor, Braka, Morro Pedra, Peridão, Pontinha, Merôu, Três Grutas, Boris Wreck, Ferreno, Chouclass, Serra Negra, Pedra de Lume.

What is the average depth of your dives ?

Our dives vary in depth, usually between 11 and 45 meters, to suit different skill levels.

What are the requirements to take part in the dives ?

Divers must have basic diving certification and fill in a health form. Minimum age: 12 years.

Do you provide all the necessary equipment ?

Yes, we provide complete diving equipment, including wetsuits, masks, regulators and fins.

Are there any restrictions for beginner divers ?

Beginner divers are welcome! We offer dives guided by experienced instructors to ensure safety and comfort.

How are dives scheduled ?

Dives can be booked online or in person at our base. We recommend booking in advance to guarantee availability.

What is the policy on canceling scheduled dives ?

Cancellations at least 48 hours in advance can be rescheduled. Cancellations with less than 48 hours are non-refundable.

Do you have packages for groups ?

Yes, we offer special packages for groups. Contact us for more information on discounts and benefits.

Diving Experience

Is there a specific time of year when visibility is better ?

Visibility varies, but is generally best during the months of March to November, when the waters are at their clearest.

Do you do night dives ?

Yes, we organize night dives for adventurers who want to explore nocturnal marine life.

How do you interact with the local marine life ?

Sal Island offers a rich variety of marine life. Divers often spot turtles, tropical fish, mantas, rays and colorful corals.

What is the maximum size for diving groups ?

We limit our groups to a small size to guarantee a personalized experience. Normally, the maximum is 6 to 8 divers per group.

Do you have diving options for advanced divers ?

Yes, we offer deeper and more challenging dives for certified and experienced divers.

Climate and Accommodation

What is the predominant climate on Sal Island during the year ?

Sal Island has an arid tropical climate, with hot temperatures and predominant sunshine throughout the year.

How do the temperatures vary during the different seasons ?

Temperatures vary between 24°C and 30°C all year round, with slightly warmer temperatures from June to September.

What is the average water temperature around Sal Island ?

The water temperature varies between 20°C and 27°C, providing ideal conditions for comfortable dives.

Do you offer information on the weather conditions before the dives ?

Yes, we keep divers updated on weather and sea conditions to ensure safety and the best possible experience.

Do you recommend any specific areas to stay on Sal Island ?

Yes, we recommend the Hotel Morabeza, located 50 meters from our Diving Center, 50 meters from the starting point and 100 meters from the City.

Safety and Preservation

What is the safety policy during dives ?

Safety is our priority. Our instructors are trained in first aid and safety measures, and we give detailed briefings before each dive.

Do you contribute to preserving the marine environment ?

Yes, we are advocates of marine conservation. We organize clean-up events and adopt responsible diving practices.

Complementary Activities

What food options are available near the dive sites ?

There are restaurants and cafés close to the diving areas, where you can enjoy fresh local dishes and seafood.

Do you have partnerships with tour operators for complementary activities?

We don’t have partnerships with local tour operators, but we can provide contacts who offer land tours, cultural experiences and other activities to enrich your trip.

Payments and Feedback

What payment methods are accepted for bookings ?

We accept cash and credit card payments for reservations and services related to diving.

How can I complain or provide feedback on my experience ?

We value feedback from our customers. You can share your opinions and concerns by email or in person at our base. We are always looking to improve our services.

Destiny and Planning

What is the currency used on Sal Island and how can I exchange money?

The official currency is the Cape Verde Escudo (CVE). You can exchange money at local banks or bureaux de change.

Há exigências de visto para visitar a Ilha do Sal ?

Não temos informações atualizadas sobre requisitos de visto. Recomendamos verificar com as autoridades de imigração antes da viagem.

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