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Atlantic Star Nautical Center

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The beach of Santa Maria | In front of the Hilton Hotel, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
+238 242 19 65
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Great diving in Pontinha

A big thank you to Laura and the crew for the great service and the trust in the water. I will... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Valentine U
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Great dives

I emailed the Atlantic Star a few weeks before arriving to coordinate my dives, and they were very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
w12jarjar
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Stuttgart, Germany
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The ATLANTIC STAR was opened in December 2016 and is the most modern water sports center in Cape Verde. The ATLANTIC STAR comprises a diving and kiteboarding school and rents out water sports gear and equipment (kayaks, stand up paddle boards, catamarans, jet skis) to keep you busy while you are on the beach. The general manager and all our instructors are women.
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“hilton hotel” (3 reviews)
“star staff” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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The beach of Santa Maria | In front of the Hilton Hotel, Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal 4111, Cape Verde
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+238 242 19 65
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A big thank you to Laura and the crew for the great service and the trust in the water. I will definatly be back!

Thank Valentine U
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I emailed the Atlantic Star a few weeks before arriving to coordinate my dives, and they were very responsive. My wife and I did several dives including a night dive. The owner joined us on the night dive, and you could tell he was passionate...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Atlantic Star Nautical Center Club in Santa Maria was the highlight of our trip to Cabo Verde. I would highly recommend this place to anyone who wants to learn kitesurfing + other watersports. I can’t believe how much you can learn in such a short...More

Thank luykxliesbet
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Sandrine C, Manager at Atlantic Star Nautical Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Hello, Thank you for your kindly word, we appreciate that. We hope to see you soon :)

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Great experience! Scuba Diver certified thanks to the patience and care of the staff. Thanks Fanchon and Captain Jack sparrow (Carlos) for the adventure! Obrigada Sandrine for the facility on accepting us on a very last minute course. Brilliant staff :) Beautiful diving locations (even...More

Thank Alex S
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Sandrine C, Manager at Atlantic Star Nautical Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you for your comment. we hope to see you soon to have fun once again with us.

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Beatiful beach , well equipped diving center with experienced guides , kite surfing . Free internet !

Thank Attila C
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Sandrine C, Manager at Atlantic Star Nautical Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you for your comment.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Perfect and professional operators and instructors (especially Ronja). Really good service (pick up and drop off at hotel) and a nice and relaxed atmosphere. The visibilty wasn’t very good on the dive, which was a pity, but we saw many puffer fish, a moray eel...More

Thank Maja P
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Sandrine C, Manager at Atlantic Star Nautical Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for your comment Maja, we appreciate it.

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Had a great time diving with Atlantic Star. Everyone, from the office staff, dive guides, skipper and crews went out of their way to accommodate me and help me get the best dives available. Could not have asked for a better bunch of people to...More

Thank KevMacEllon
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Sandrine C, Manager at Atlantic Star Nautical Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Hello Kev, Thank you for your kind words, we highly appreciate it. We looking forward to see you again here diving with us. Have a nice day.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Been diving for 3 days with Martha to get my Advanced open Water. Great instructor and I’ve enjoyed my time here. All of the staff of the school was super friendly, I would absolutely come back for some more dives.

Thank Bo G
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Sandrine C, Manager at Atlantic Star Nautical Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Hello Bo. Thank you for your comment, we appreciate it. Hope to see you soon :)

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

I hired kite in this center, I had difficulties in the sea, because I did not know the place but before I was informed by a beach boy about all the conditions of the place, this very professional boy now I can not remember his...More

Thank lovekite
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Sandrine C, Manager at Atlantic Star Nautical Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Hi. Thank you for your words. We highly appreciate it. By the way the name of the beach boy, who help you, is Gilson. Hope to see you soon here.

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

The Atlantic Star Nautical Center is a great one-stop shop for all water sports activities. You can kite comfortably along the beach with relatively flat water, much less crowded than the main kite beach. On days with no wind - the diving center is a...More

Thank JAALB
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Sandrine C, Manager at Atlantic Star Nautical Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Hi! We want to appologize for a very delayed answer, but just wanted to say thank you very much for your kind words! We highly appreciate your feedback, and you are welcome back to join us for more inwater-activities at any time! Have a great...More

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