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Cape Verdes Holiday OFFER - Cape Verde Islands, Africa

from 799pp INC FLIGHTS!

Book your next Cape Verdes scuba diving holiday to Sal Island in 2020 with the Sportif Dive Holidays  SPECIAL OFFER and SAVE £100pp!

 

Local Lodge - Sal Island

2 stars

Cape Verde Islands, Africa

Les Alizes

Locally owned and run lodges  located in the centre of Santa Maria, only 10 minutes walk to the beach. Great budget option in Santa Maria Town. View Now >


SPECIAL OFFER 

Cape Verdes - Sal Island
from £799(SAVE £50) 
7 Nights BB INC Flights
6 Dive Pack Tank/Weights £179


Depart 14 Sep 2020 from £1,049 SAVE £100
Depart 02 Nov 2020 from £799 SAVE £100
Depart 06 Dec 2020 from £799 SAVE £100

Price includes return flights from London UK (other airports may be available with possible supplement), return transfers from airport to accommodation on flight arrival/departure dates, twin share room. Subject to availability.

 

Diving
The diving in Sal is incredibly varied catering for all levels of diver from beginner to expert offering great year round weather, uncrowded dives, an abundance of marine life. The underwater fauna and marine life is a mis of Atlantic-Mediterrean tropical features with over 60 endemic species including rocky outcrops, over hangs, walls, caves and wrecks.The Santo Antao Wreck provides a shallow wreck site just a short distance from shore. The Kwarcit Wreck is a 50m long Russian fishing boat was sunk in 2006 as an artificial reef.

A feature of diving off Sal island are the caves, grottoes and many crevices and overhangs. The variety of volcanic underwater topograpy make for interesting diving with beautiful coral, tiny macro life to schooling fish, turtle and shark as well as turtles and Manta rays, large concentrations of bigeye squirrelfish, yellow guinea grunt, cornetfish, scorpionfish, moray eels, turtles, manta rays, sharks, parrotfish and cuttlefish. Ideal for underwater photographers and naturalists.

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More information about Hotel Morabeza in Cape Verde Islands, Africa

The luxury 4* Hotel Morabeza is located in the south of Sal, by Santa Maria Beach offering a good mix of winter sun, beaches and outstanding flat water and wave conditions.

Location
Located approximately a 20 minutes’ drive from the airport, Hotel Morabeza is on the 3km Santa Maria Beach in the south of the Island of Sal, with the dive centre just infront. The town of Santa Maria with its abundance of bars and restaurants is just a short walk away.

Accommodation
This charming hotel has a relaxed, modern colonial style with 88 rooms and 33 suites with terraces or balconies overlooking the sea or gardens. All the rooms have a bathroom with shower or bathtub, a hairdryer, direct dial telephone, TV with satellite channels, mini-refrigerator, electronic safe, air-conditioning, celling fan, and wireless connection. Baby cots are available on request. There are 18 executive spacious and comfortable rooms with (with double or twin bed) a flat screen TV, terrace and a sea view.

Suites available include: 

Junior Suites Garden View 3 available, large room with adjoining living room and terrace. Maximum 2 adults & 1 child (less than 12 years old), or 3 adults.

Junior Suites Sea Side 15 available, large room with adjoining living room and terrace. Max 2 adults & 1 child (less than 12 years old), or 3 adults.

Family Suites Garden View 3 available, 2 bedrooms and a living room and terrace. Maximum 2 adults & 3 children (less than 12 years old), or 4 adults.

Duplex Suites seaside
 3 available, set on 2 floors, a large room and a second smaller mezzanine room and terrace. Maximum 2 adults & 3 children (less than 12 years old, or 4 adults.

Master Suites seaside 4 available, commodious and comfortable suite with sitting corner and terrace. Max 2 adults for master suite located on ground floor, 2 adults & 1 child (less than 12), or 3 adults for master suite located upstairs.

Executive Suites Seaside 2 available, suite with more spacious bedroom and living room, large bathroom with bathtub and separated shower, dressing room, 2 flat screen TVs and private balconies. Maximum 2 adults.

Facilities
The hotel has a charming, unique design and offers a variety of leisure and sports activities. There is two swimming pools including a salt water pool with sunbathing area, three restaurants with beach side, buffet and A La Carte dining. The beach club and bar, also includes the hotel restaurant serving international cuisine. Pool, terrace and evening bars are well placed. A range of activities are available including tennis, petanque, archery, mini-golf, games room, snooker, table tennis. Regular evening entertainment with local musicians. WiFi is available with local charge.


Diving
The Dive Centre is situated on Santa Maria beach next to the hotel. More > 

Fact File

Diving Conditions

House Reef Shore Diving Boat Diving Liveaboard Wreck Diving Tech Diving

Suitability:

Beginners 

Intermediates 

Advanced 

Technical 

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 and Whale Sharks (July-Nov).
  • Dives dives from 11-40m with sites for advanced divers.
  • Platforms, drop offs and Cave diving.
  • Protected turtles, shark.
  • Multi sport options windsurfing, kitesurfing
    and surfing.

 

 

Sharm El Sheik Dive Offer

Sharm El Sheik Dive Offer - Sharm El Sheikh, Red Sea and Middle East

from 899pp INCLUDING DIVING

RED SEA - SHARM EL SHEIK SPECIAL OFFER INC DIVING!
Stay at the Camel Dive Hotel Central Naama Bay in Sharm el Sheik including DIRECT flights. 1 week inc 5 days diving from 950pp SAVE 150! Popular divers hotel with restaurant and bar.
Departs selected dates to December 2020.

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Tobago Dive Holiday OFFER

Tobago Dive Holiday OFFER - Tobago, Caribbean

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TOBAGO - CARIBBEAN SPECIAL OFFER SAVE 100PP
1 week BB INCLUDING return flights and transfers! Superb drifts, wreck, coral gardens, turtles and the biggest brain coral in the world? Pay 10 Dives Get 2 FREE
Departs Selected dates 2020 - 2021

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Zanzibar Dive Holiday OFFER

Zanzibar Dive Holiday OFFER - Zanzibar, Africa

from 995pp INC FLIGHTS!

ZANZIBAR - PAJE BEACH SPECIAL OFFER SAVE 200PP
Stay on stunning Paje beach and dive the Zanzibar lagoon or Pemba channel. Wrecks, drift, mantas and more!
Departs September and December 2020

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Philippines Dive Holiday OFFER

Philippines Dive Holiday OFFER - Philippines, Far East & Australia

from 995pp INC FLIGHTS!

PHILIPPINES - MINDORO SPECIAL OFFER SAVE 100PP
Divers Resort in central Puerto Galera including flights, transfers. Deep and drift dives, remote reefs, numerous islands and WWII wrecks.
Departs selected dates to September 2020.

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Maldives Holiday OFFER

Maldives Holiday OFFER - Maldives, Indian Ocean

from 1399pp INC FLIGHTS!

MALDIVES - INDIAN OCEAN SPECIAL OFFER SAVE 200PP Eriyadu Island Resort 7 nights Half Board INCLUDING flights. Excellent value, daily boat diving packages and superb house reef. + BUY 1 Dive Pack Get 2ND HALF PRICE!
Departs selected to December 2020.

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Maldives Gan Island OFFER

Maldives Gan Island OFFER - Maldives, Indian Ocean

from 1499pp ALL INCLUSIVE!

MALDIVES - GAN ISLAND SPECIAL OFFER SAVE 200PP
7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE including flights. Gan Island is in the southern most atoll on the equator with MANTAS Galore!
HALF PRICE DIVING! Buy 1 Dive Pack Get 2nd Half Price.
Departs October 2020.

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Manado Dive INCLUSIVE OFFER

Manado Dive INCLUSIVE OFFER - Manado (Indonesia), Far East & Australia

from 1749pp INC FLIGHTS!

MANADO - INDONESIA SPECIAL OFFER SAVE 200PP
7 nights FULL BOARD Manado from 1,749pp including flights.
5 + 5 nights FULL BOARD Manado + Lembeh from 2,149pp including flights. INCLUDING DIVING
Departs to December 2020

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 Mexico Dive INCLUSIVE OFFER

Mexico Dive INCLUSIVE OFFER - Mexico, Latin America

from 1799pp INCLUDING DIVING

MEXICO - CANCUN SPECIAL OFFER SAVE 200PP
4* Alll InclusIVE hotel on Playa del Carmen beach INCLUDING DIVING!Dive the Yucatan local reefs, famous Cenotes and 1 Bull shark dive included!
Departs October and December 2020

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St Lucia INCLUDING DIVING!

St Lucia INCLUDING DIVING! - St Lucia, Caribbean

from 2195pp INCLUDING DIVING!

CARIBBEAN - ST LUCIA SPECIAL OFFER SAVE 100PP
7 nights staying at the Marigot Beach and Dive Resort on FULL BOARD basis INCLUDING DIVING! + NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT!
Departs selected dates October to December 2020.

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Red Sea Liveaboard OFFER

Red Sea Liveaboard OFFER - Red Sea Liveaboards, Red Sea and Middle East

from 1299pp INC FLIGHTS!

RED SEA LIVEABOARD SPECIAL OFFER SAVE 100PP
Emperor Liveaboards Echo and Asmaa 1 week Full Board including diving. Itineraries include Get Wrecked, Famous 5, Simply the Best, Daedelus - Fury - Elphinstone and South and St Johns and Red Sea Sharks!
Departs selected dates to December 2020

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Belize Liveaboard OFFER

Belize Liveaboard OFFER - Belize, Latin America

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BELIZE LIVEABOARD SPECIAL OFFER SAVE 600PP
Aggressor Belize luxury liveaboard with 9 deluxe cabins and hot tub. Explore the Atolls of Belize - wall diver's paradise!
Departs 11 and 26 September 2020

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Thailand Liveboard OFFER - Thailand, Far East & Australia

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THAILAND LIVEABOARD SPECIAL OFFER SAVE 100PP
Depart Phuket and dive the best of the Andaman Sea.
Departs October to December 2020

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Socorro Liveaboard OFFER - Mexico, Latin America

from 3695pp INC FLIGHTS!

SOCORRO LIVEABOARD -SPECIAL OFFER SAVE 200PP
The Socorro Aggressor liveaboard departs from San Jose del Cabo, Baja Mexico and heads to Socorro, San Benedicto and Roca Partida for the search for Giant Pacific Manta ray and up to 10 species of Shark!
Departs selected dates November 2020.

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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.