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


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

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

Under the warm and crystalline waters of Flores island, the divers can find depths with sand glades, vertical or subvertical walls, volcanic cones, dispersed stones on sandy depths. On zones with a depressed bathimetry, there are deposits constituted by rolled stones, great dimensioned blocks and sandy stains. Some of the plunge spots of the island can be accessed by land, but once the access doesn't have great conditions and isn't much confortable, it is advisable that the divers access it by boat. The weather conditions for plunge on the island, are not the best ones, the distance from the nearest hyperbaric camera is, at minimum, of one hour waiting and one hour to get there and the non-existence of a transport camera are the negative reasons for the subaquatic sport lovers. Although, Flores offers almost every time, interesting spots and places, thanks to the acute and shelter bays that exist on it. The exuberant subaquatic life is like an envitation to the plunge lovers, where they can find on the water species like black-groupers, yellow sergeant major, serrinidae, grey mullets, hogfish, atherine, mackerel, anchovy and a great variety of red and brown algae as beautifull and colourfull chorals. Information about Flores island on: http://theazoresislands.blogspot.com/search/label/FloresIsland, on The Azores Islands.

Water Temperature

Temperatures between 17 C and 23 º C

Diving Suit

Complete wet suit.

Visibility under water

Hot water, clear and clean that provide the divers a good visibility.

Climate

It's tempered by the influence of the Gulf Stream, giving values of around 17ºC, but winter is unpredictable and could create situations of isolation of the island.

How to get there

Accessible by boat and by plane from Faial or Ponta Delgada

Other Activities

The magnificent landscape of Flores can be discovered through the countless footpaths. You can visit the spectacular waterfalls (eg, Cascade Ribeira Grande), crater lakes (Lagoa Funda or Verde), sulfur springs and deep valleys. The Cave of Enxaréus, only accessible by boat, it's also an interesting place to visit.

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

Which marine species can I observe in Flores 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 Flores Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

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

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

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

Liveaboards in Flores Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

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

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Accommodation in Flores Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

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