Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal


Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

Scuba diving information in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

Not only by the water's temperature, but also by the beauty of the landscape, to plunge on Faial Island is one of the most fascinating activities that we can find. Among the variety of the subaquatic flora of the volcanic deep waters of the island, the divers can find black-groupers, sharks, monk-fish, mouse-fish, fox-fish, dogfish, whiting, black and white swordfish, and many others. Due to the grave island's morphology, the coast's slope is accentuated, where it is easy to access to confortable depths for any kind of plunges. Faial has an hyperbaric camera on Horta's Hospital. Information about Faial on: http://theazoresislands.blogspot.com/search/label/FaialIsland on The Azores Islands.

Water Temperature

The water's temperature of the blue island's ocean varies between 17ºC and 24ºC, due to the warm current of Golf.

Diving Suit

Semi-dry suit

Visibility under water

Presents a clear view during the whole year.

Climate

The temperate climate, with average temperatures of air between 13°C in winter and 22ºC in summer relative humidity on average above 79%.

How to get there

There are regular flights to the island of Faial from Lisbon, the United States and Canada. There are voyages throughout the year between Faial, Pico and Sao Jorge, extending in the summer to the other islands of the Azores.

Other Activities

The main tourist attractions and activities to be found are the Equestrian, water sports, whale watching (whales, dolphins and sperm whale). Also can't leave without visiting the Volcano of Capelinhos.

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites Map in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

Where are located the best diving sites to dive in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal? Below, you will find a map of all scuba diving sites in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal in which you can dive and snorkel.

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites List in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

Which diving sites are located in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal? Below, you will find a list of all scuba diving sites in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal in which you can dive and snorkel.


Scuba diving sites and photos from each diving site in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

Which diving sites in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal have underwater photos? Below, you will find the list of scuba diving sites in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal and a list of underwater photos for each diving site.

Marine Species and photos of each species in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

Which marine species can I observe in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal? Below, you will find the list of marine species and the photos for each species.

Underwater Photographers and photos from each photographer with photos taken in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

Which photographers have taken underwater photos in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal.

Scuba Diving centers in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

Which scuba diving centers can I dive with in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal? Below, you can see the list of scuba diving centers in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal. Click on “more info” to find out more about each scuba diving center.

Liveaboards in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

Which liveaboard can I dive with in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal? Below, you can see the list of liveaboard in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal. Click on “more info” to find out more about each liveaboard.

There are no liveaboard available

Accommodation in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

Which accommodation can I rest after my dive in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal? Below, you can see the list of accommodation in Faial Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal. Click on “more info” to find out more about each accommodation.

There are no accommodation available