All of the diving destinations mentioned here have diving facilities on site. Due to the influx of tourists, the Algarve offers most services. The main cities of Fargo, Albuteira, Portimao, Lagos, Vila Real del Santo Antonio and Tavira are where many of the dive centers are based.

The Azores and Madeira also have plenty of dive centers to choose from, check the Global Diving Directory to find the one nearest to your planned / desired location.