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

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

Scuba diving information in São Miguel Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

The translucent and warm water, the big caves, the splendid cliffs and craters and the colouring volcanic rocks with their distorted shapes, give to the submarine sport lovers splendid plunges where they can find several species from echinus, black groupers, sea-breams, long-beaked fishes, needlefishes, anchovy, conger, tunny and several species of sharks, frog-fishes, mackerel, sergeant major, moray, dolphins, ray, sawfish and great shoals of several sizes and colours. One of the most attractive points of São Miguel for divers is the shipwreck near the Ponta Delgada port.

More information about São Miguel Island in The Azores Islands

Water Temperature

Influenced by the Golf current, the medium temperatures of the sea water vary between 16º C and 22º C all year.

Diving Suit

Semi-dry suit.

Visibility under water

Translucent and warm water, usually with good visibility during the summer.

Climate

Temperate climate during the whole year, with varied air temperatures between 14ºC and 25ºC.

How to get there

The trip to São Miguel is made by the main European airports via Lisbon. There are also flights from the United States, Canada, and of course between the other islands of the Azores. In summer there is a regular boat connection between São Miguel and other islands.

Other Activities

São Miguel is the largest Azorean island, with multi-wide activities and places that you can't miss. You can enjoy the numerous natural beauties that the island offers and visit the lagoons, the various existing belvederes, eat the famous Cozido das Furnas, etc. If you prefer, you can stay in the City of Ponta Delgada which has several restaurants, shops, cinema and other forms of entertainment available. At night you can enjoy the various bars or go to one of several clubs that are open all night long.

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

Scuba Diving centers in São Miguel Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

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

Liveaboards in São Miguel Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

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

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São Miguel Island

Accommodation in São Miguel Island, Archipelago of the Azores, Portugal

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

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