Discover a new side of Boa Vista
Explore the stunning coral reefs, enjoy swimming and snorkeling with colorful fish or observe whales and dolphins in their natural environment. Diving Center Riamar provides PADI scuba diving courses, local diving, snorkeling trips and whale and dolphin watching tours all in one package. Experience the amazing marine life of Boa Vista by joining our activities.
We are a PADI five-star Dive Resort!
Diving Center Riamar is a PADI five-star diving resort. We offer a range of PADI dive training programs, from beginner to professional level with equipment selection and experiential opportunities while promoting environmental responsibility in the water.
At Diving Center Riamar, we strive to provide quality service to divers, project a professional image, and actively promote the benefits of recreational diving, snorkeling, scuba diving, and environmental stewardship. We support the PADI diver training system and offer regular continuing education programs to ensure divers have the opportunity to expand their skills and knowledge. Our team is committed to providing you with a great diving experience!
Join our PADI Discover Scuba Diving program!
Start learning from home for FREE!
You can access the theory ONLINE for FREE! This program is for beginners and does not require any prior experience. Get ready at home and come to Diving Center Riamar in Cape Verde for the practical part. After reading for only 20 minutes, you are all set for your first dive with us. To get started click here!
Diving Center Riamaris a PADI 5 star dive resort in Cape Verde, Boa Vista, with a professional team. We are committed to offer diving, snorkeling and whale-watching experiences that are respectful and eco-friendly to all of our clients. We have PADI courses for all levels from beginner to Divemaster. Established in 2023, Diving Center Riamar aims to follow the latest diving guidelines and the most current regulations to preserve marine ecosystems. We adhere to the no feed, no touch, no harm policy during our activities. Our crew can speak 4 different languages: English, Portuguese, French, and Spanish.
Marine life in Boa Vista
Cape Verde is home to many marine animals, some of which are only found in the waters surrounding the Cape Verde Islands. These animals are called endemic, and the Cape Verde lobster (Palinurus charlestoni), the Cape damselfish (Similiparma hermani) or the white sea bream (Diplodus sargus lineatus) are examples of endemic species to the area.
At Diving Center Riamar we have collected the most characteristic and frequently sighted species in Cape Verde! Find out what species of marine life you can encounter in Boa Vista!
We can assist you with diving insurance in Boa Vista if you are a certified diver. Diving Center Riamar has a partnership with DAN, the global diving insurance provider. Take a look at the DAN plans and pick the one that matches your vacation plans for diving in Boa Vista.
Diving Center Riamar is a PADI five-star diving resort. We offer a range of PADI dive training programs, from beginner to professional level. Become a certified diver and take your dive skills to the next level. Find out more on the PADI website.
At Diving Center Riamar we can provide you different transfer options in Boa Vista to help you travel across the island. From your accommodation to Diving Center Riamar and back. By using our transfer service you will also help to support the local community.
Are you looking for other activities? Take a look at the VBToursBoaVista.com website!
They offer activities such as: 4×4 tours in English and quad tours in English, French, Italian, Portuguese and Creole.
If you want to know more, check out their website!