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Where to go scuba diving and snorkelling in the Algarve

Where to go scuba diving and snorkelling in the Algarve

In the Algarve, the sea offers visitors perfect conditions for diving all year round, with Autumn and Spring being the best seasons with transparent water and mild temperatures. The water is very rich in marine life and offers endless themes of interest for observing, researching, or taking pictures, even under conditions of reduced visibility.

If you’re a fan of this sport, then discover where to go scuba diving and snorkelling in the Algarve.



Around Portimão, four Portuguese Navy ships have been sunk for diving enthusiasts to explore. This Ocean Revival initiative forms the largest artificial reef in Europe, creating the ideal conditions for the proliferation of marine life.

Explore this authentic underwater theme park with free access off the coast of Portimão.

In addition to Ocean Revival, this city has much more to offer visitors who want to go scuba diving or snorkelling in Portimão. Enter the sea and explore the 18th century or World War I and II shipwrecks, reefs, and natural walls.



Besides the natural and exotic landscapes that make Carvoeiro one of the most fantastic destinations for diving and snorkelling in the Algarve, this region also has several diving centres, in which you can book a diving trip or a diving course.

Venture out to snorkel in the famous Benagil Cave, where you will find a kind of reef, a true paradise full of incredibly rich marine biodiversity.



With its transparent waters, underwater limestone islands and caves, mysterious submerged ships and countless fish and marine animals, Sagres is one of the most beautiful places to go diving or snorkelling in the Algarve.

If you want to go diving in Sagres, you have to explore the "Vapor das 19", a place that houses a boat that was shipwrecked in 1917 during World War I. Apart from the possibility of exploring the 80-metre-long steamboat, you will also be fascinated by the diversity of marine flora and fauna you will find: morays, sapphires, corals, anemones and much more.



The transparent sea and perfect visibility underwater make Albufeira one of the best places for scuba diving in the Algarve.

Albufeira is a destination for divers of all levels, offering mainly reef and wall dives, but also wrecks, artificial reefs, night diving and easy caves.

Get ready to encounter abundant marine life during your dive in Albufeira, which may include octopus, cuttlefish, spider crabs, giant nudibranchs and much more!


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