Santi Elite Plus - Honest Review & Test 2024

By Julius
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Santi Elite Plus review

Santi is well known in the diving industry for absolute perfect build quality and smart design.
The Santi Elite Plus is their flagship drysuit and it definitely fills that spot well.

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Of course, we also read other opinions online but in the end, nothing beats real world experience. So we took the time for a thorough Santi Elite Plus test and review! Below you find everything you need to know, including features, specs and what we like, and don't like about it.

Our Rating

5 / 5.0

What We Like

  • Incredible quality
  • Perfect cut
  • Excellent customer service
  • Super durable
  • Well-thought-out design

Reasons to Avoid

  • Quality comes at a price

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First Impression

In a hurry and looking for the gist of things? Here is our review in short. Keep reading for the entire version.

Santi drysuits are the absolute creme de la creme of scuba diving drysuits and the Santi Elite Plus is one of the best trilaminate drysuits I’ve ever worn.

It’s just so well made, comfortable and durable that there is really nothing wrong with it. The Santi suits are well regarded in the industry and come with some super cool and well-thought-out features.

Last but not least, they look great and are easy to put on and off.

Specs & Features

TypeTrilaminate Drysuit
Weight3.9kg (8.5 lbs)
MaterialsUpper suit: Ripstop Nylon/Butylene/Ripstop Nylon 365-425g/sqm & Ripstop Nylon/Butylene/Polyester 515g/sqm
Upper front and back bottom legs: Elastic, light fabric
weighing 365-425g/sqm
Back, elbows, lumbar area, lower front of the legs: E.Lite fabric, 515g/m2.
Available Colorsblack / blue / gray / scarlet / arctic blue / turquoise / amber
Zipper typeTiZip Masterseal zip (plastic)
Zip locationChest
Boot typeFlex soles / socks or socks + rock boots
Wrist sealLatex or silicone
Glove typeKubi glove system or Santi smart glove system
Neck sealLatex or silicone
Hood includedYes
P-ValveHalcyon P-Valve
Custom sizingMade to measure & custom sizing available
Other Featurestelescopic torso, 3 tiers of lifetime warranty available


The Santi Elite Plus is well deserving of the rare 5-star review on our site as it simply ticks all the boxes for an amazing drysuit.

From the classic design, to the high-quality build, and the value of the materials, there is just nothing I can find to complain about.

Most of all, it stands out due to some clever design choices, such as not putting any seems in the arm pits to prevent stress breaking from moving your arms.

The same goes for the position of the dry zipper.

If you want the best of the best, the Santi Elite Plus is one of the drysuits in 2024 you absolutely have to check out!

If you have any other questions or need advice, leave us a comment below and get the conversation started.

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Hey! I'm Julius, professional scuba instructor, diver, outdoor lover, entrepreneur and CEO and founder of Social Diving. I write about scuba diving (including tech, cave, sidemount, and freediving), travel, and love what I do. If you have any questions, send me a message. :-)

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