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Dive Sal Island - Cape Verdes - Cape Verde Islands, Africa

from 549pp inc Flights

CAPE VERDES - SAL ISLAND 1 week from £549pp INCLUDING Flights 

Stay in Santa Maria town on the Cape Verdean Islands of Sal with its spectacular beaches, Portuguese-creole culture and variety of shore and boat diving this December.


Budget Lodge - Santa Maria 2 stars

Cape Verde Islands, Africa

Les Alizes

A small pretty, local style lodge located in the centre of Santa Maria, only 10 minutes walk to the beach. Great budget option in Santa Maria Town. Ideal for solo travellers. View Now >

7 nights BB from £549pp
10 nights BB from £599pp
INCLUDING return flights & transfers

Depart LAST MINUTE  10 and 12 December 2019. Limited availability.

Price includes return flights from London Gatwick, transfers and twin share standard accommodation. Subject to availability. Excludes peak Christmas and New Year dates. Other airports available with possible supplement.

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Cape Verdes Diving Sites

Cape Verdes Diving Sites

Diving guide to to the Cape Verdes islands diving sites off Santa Maria, Palmeira and Mudeira on Sal Island.

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Cape Verde Islands here

More information about Les Alizes in Cape Verde Islands, Africa


For your diving holiday to Sal, Les Alizes is a small, pretty, French run hotel located in the centre of Santa Maria, with a short walk to the beach.

Located approximately 20 minutes from the airport, Les Alizes is set on the main street parallel to the beach with a short walk to the water’s edge.

The hotel offers 10 simply furnished rooms, each equipped with a bathroom, TV, telephone, mini bar, refrigerator and an individual balcony.

The hotel is set on the beach front and offers a 24 hour front desk, terrace, airport shuttle, luggage storage, dry cleaning, free WiFi, free parking and free safes available in reception. Breakfast is served on the open air roof terrace with a view across the town.

The scuba diving centre offers boat and shore diving. More >

Fact File

Diving Conditions

House Reef Shore Diving Boat Diving Liveaboard Wreck Diving Tech Diving






Best Time: Year Round

Average Air temps: 22-29°C

Average Water temps: 20-27°C

Visibility: 5-100m (Jan-June)
Up to 200m (July - December)

Top Dive Sites:
Sal Island - Santa Maria sites: Santo Antao Wreck,
Choclassa, Kwarcit Wreck, Farol Baixo, Trés Groutas, Pontinha. Palmeira and Mudeira sites: Morrinho das Pedra, Ilheu, Palmeira Caves 1 & 5 and Buracona Cave. More > 

Dive Centre: Courses and Dive Packages More >

Great Reasons to Dive in Cape Verdes

  • Short flights just over 6 hrs.
  • Uncrowded diving.
  • Whales (Mar-May).
  • Mantas & Whale Sharks (July-Nov).
  • Dives dives from 11-40m with sites for advanced divers.
  • Cave diving.
  • Luxury beach hotels.
  • Multisport - windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing.



Zanzibar Dive Holiday Offer

Zanzibar Dive Holiday Offer - Zanzibar, Africa

from 899pp INC FLIGHTS!

ZANZIBAR SAVE 150 Stay on stunning Paje beach and dive the Zanzibar lagoon or Pemba channel. Wrecks, drift, mantas and more! Ideal for all levels of diver.
Departs January to August 2019.

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Tobago, Caribbean

Tobago, Caribbean - Tobago, Caribbean

from 899pp INC FLIGHTS!

TOBAGO - Caribbean SAVE 100 + FREE DIVES!
1 week BB from 849 INCLUDING return flights, transfers!
Departs selected dates to June 2019.

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Philippines Dive Holiday Offer

Philippines Dive Holiday Offer - Philippines, Far East & Australia

from 899pp INC FLIGHTS!

PHILIPPINES - PUERTO GALERA SAVE 150 Divers Resort 7 nights in central Puerto Galera including flights, transfers. Deep and drift dives, remote reefs, numerous islands and WWII wrecks. Options to extend to Dumaguete and Malapascua!
Departs to August 2019.

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Oman Diving Holiday Offer

Oman Diving Holiday Offer - Oman, Red Sea and Middle East

from 995pp HB INC FLIGHTS!

4* Sifawy Boutique Hotel with dive centre. Pristine reefs, beautiful beaches staying in luxury, boutique hotel with dive centre. Price INCLUDES Half Board, flights and transfers.
Departs to August 2019.

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Malapascua Diving Offer

Malapascua Diving Offer - Philippines, Far East & Australia


Malapascua Island offers a variety of excellent diving, walls, colourful reefs, sandy muck dives and superb macro life + Thresher sharks! Departs to August 2019.

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Mauritius Dive Holiday

Mauritius Dive Holiday - Mauritius, Indian Ocean

from 1299pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE including flights & transfers . Stay right on Le Morne lagoon in luxury 4* beach hotel with Kids Club.
Departs January to October 2019

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Mauritius All Inc Le Morne

Mauritius All Inc Le Morne - Mauritius, Indian Ocean

from 1299pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

Luxury 4* All Inclusive hotel with dine-around restaurants, private pool and bar area for adults only, spa, diving and watersports.
Departs January to October 2019

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Manado Scuba Diving Holiday

Manado Scuba Diving Holiday - Lembeh (North Sulawesi), Far East & Australia

from 1499pp INC FLIGHTS!

Manado 7 nights FULL BOARD from 1,499pp INC flights
TWIN CENTRE Manado + Lembeh 10 nights FULL BOARD from 1,899pp INCLUDING flights, transfers.

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Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.

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