Over a 100 diving spots with wreck dives, various caves, pinnacles, vertical walls and more than 3,000 marine species including sharks and manta rays; The Azores is probably the most exotic diving location in Europe. Covered by a group of 9 major islands and 8 islets (formigas), the potential of the Azores is immense, both for scuba diving and other outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling and horse riding. Being halfway between New York and Portugal, the Azores are an historical stopping point for seafarers and merchants whom left their mark on the islands with quaint villages and a UNESCO World Heritage site

For centuries sailors and traders have sought the port of Angra on the island of Terceira as a place to rest and revitalize. Angra’s importance is now recognized by UNESCO with a World Heritage site designation. The Azores are the most exotic diving location in Europe. It offers great dive spots for various experience levels. The climate and Gulf Stream with its plankton and small fish attract large predators that can’t be found elsewhere in Europe, such as Mobulas and Whale Sharks.

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