Azores Madeira Algarve in Portugal

Atlantic has fantastic diving with many dive sites in Europe. The Azores, Madeira and the Algarve in Portugal offer wonderful and varied diving. Wreck dive in the Algarve or head to the Azores, sometimes called Europe's own Galapagos. Here you often have visibility of up to 30 meters on the mainland coast and out on the islands in the Azores usually much more. You can dive here all year round, but the water is warmest during the summer and early autumn. There is only land-based diving here and none liveaboard when it would have been perfect in the Azores. Madeira is a wonderful island for those looking for an active holiday or beautiful surroundings.

The azores

Diving in the Azores and Algarve here in Portugal offers you, for example, wrecks, caves and volcanic formations. Among the marine life you can see manta rays, dolphins and - if you're lucky - lumpfish. The Azores are one of the best places in the world to see blue sharks. Here the chances are also good to see a whale shark during the season. Another popular activity is to go snorkelling with whales or just whale watching by boat. It is also a good destination for divers who are interested in macro photography as there is plenty of small marine life, nudibranchs, octopus, crustaceans and other things. Sometimes you also see turtles here in the clear waters and they even come here to lay eggs. There are also caves and dramatic rock formations, remains of wrecks and bold wall dives. Be prepared that it can be hot at times.


The Algarve has really good wreck diving and gives you more to do on land with beautiful scenery and nice excursions. Here you have beautiful beaches and a perfect place for a family vacation or for those who want to get a diving certificate and learn to dive This is a wonderful destination.


Offers wreck diving, caves, rich marine life and lots to see and do above the surface too. Beautiful nature, good diving, good food, opportunity for a really active holiday. Madeira is also very good for getting a diving certificate. Madeira is an island for everyone. Families, couples, groups or if you are traveling alone and want to experience diving in the Atlantic

In Portugal there is something for all divers. Even if you are not a diver, the Azores are for you. Here you can then go out on both whale and dolphin safaris and get the chance to experience what many dream of: meeting the giants of the sea in the wild. The nature is beautiful, the food is good and the people are friendly. It is a perfect destination for those who want to experience good diving or nice swimming and snorkeling. But also have a holiday and just be able to relax and experience beautiful nature.

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