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Haliotis Sesimbra

Haliotis have many diving centres based all over Portugal, they have centres in Peniche, Sesimbra, Santa Maria, Madeira and Faial (Azores). They pride themselves on always focusing on the quality of the services provided. Haliotis is an internationally renowned company in the diving world.

Sesimbra is probably the most popular diving spot in Portugal, because of its location it’s possible to dive all year round. This centre has male and female changing rooms, classroom, store and filling station. They also have the biggest boat operating in Sesimbra, the Lioti that is 15 metres long.

Sesimbra probably has the most demanding dive spots within Portugal. It is not uncommon for the weather conditions to be adverse along the coast, especially for beginners. It is no coincidence that this fishing villa has been nominated several times as the “Dive Capital” in Portugal.

The dives are characterised by the magnificent views with big cliffs, bays and cables. Here you can dive at different depths, between 5 metres and 10 metres for beginners and below 30 metres for experienced/technical divers.

The diving centre is located on Porto de Abrigo de Sesimbra. Only 35 Km from Lisbon, Sesimbra is the diving area closest to Lisbon.

All the lessons, courses and excursions can be conducted in English, French, Spanish and of course Portuguese.

Haliotis have been members of the PADI association since 28th October, 2004
PADI: Professional Association of Diving Instructors® PADI is the world’s leading scuba diver training organisation.

All members of the team have different levels of PADI certifications.

The team includes:
- Pedro Alves Oliveira, Haliotis Manager
- José Marques, Dive Center Manager
- Paulo Cardoso, Head of training
- Nuno Garcia, Instructor
- João Costa, Instructor

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Average rating
3.8 / 5
Very good
Cancelled on me twice
  • 1 / 5

They are very unorganised The first time they called and comfirmed, 2 hours later they call me to tell me that thursday isnt oké, so i explain that on other days i wont have a car they told me they would pick me up at the bus station i waited almost 2 hours and no one answered my calls e-mails or whats app messages until 2 when we were supposed to leave And than they tell me i have to walk accros town without an adressen i decided to let iT be and they the hour and half bus back home very very dissapointing not to mention they ignore me when iT comes to my refund so i lost my money too

  • 4 / 5

Our instructor was fabulous. He was informative, fun and accommodating.

  • 5 / 5

Really professional and service minded.

Great Scuba Experience in Sesimbra !
  • 5 / 5

Absolutely wonderful. Haliotis Dive Center was friendly, knowledgeable, and made me feel at home.

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