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Diving São Vicente

Explore diving São Vicente

Diving and snorkelling in São Vicente is an incredible and unforgettable experience! Here you'll be surprised with the biodiversity and amount of life you can find underwater.

From easy shallow dives, to exciting drift dives, caves, wrecks and even muck dives, there is a bit of everything to explore. Adventure yourself in this privileged location away from crowds and discover the best of São Vicente.

When to dive São Vicente

The weather conditions in São Vicente allow us to dive all year around, so you are welcome to come any time you want! 

The water temperature range from 21ºC to 27ºC and the high season is from September to December, when the water is warmer and there is more tourists in the island.


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Common marine life sightings for São Vicente

More Information

There are direct flights from Lisbon, Portugal (4h) everyday and also from Amsterdam (7h) and Paris (5h) twice a week.

You can get flights from other places to the other islands in Cape Verde and then make a short flight (45min) to São Vicente.

Time Zone
230 V
Bar (bar)
C, F
English, French, Portuguese
1st Stage
Domestic airports
Amilcar Cabral Intl. (SID)
International airports
Cesaria Evora Airport (VXE)
Hyperbaric chamber
Canary Islands
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