Faial has some of the best dive sites in the Azores, all for you to discover on your Diving holiday on Faial. They range from the wonderful Faial/Pico channel with the most diverse habitat in the Azores; a 5 nautical mile wide shelf ranging from 45m to 500m in depth. There are also several caves to explore for the more experienced divers including Gruta Profunda with an entrance at 35m and an internal exit to the surface. There is also the opportunity to dive round old volcanic craters and vertical drop offs. Most dives are close to Horta so this makes an ideal base for any diving holiday on Faial.
During your week of diving, you will have 10 standard dives with a professional PADI operator in Horta who we have worked with for many years. Tanks and weights are included and all other equipment can be hired at an additional cost. If you would like some more specialist dives e.g. Princess Alice Bank then we can quote for these too.
Please note : To maximise the safety of visitors on our diving holiday on Faial, our boats do not go out in adverse conditions, so days and times of outings will naturally be dependent on prevailing weather conditions.
We can create a tailor-made holiday to suit your budget.
INCLUDED : Accommodation on B&B sharing basis, airport transfers, 10 standard dives (including weights and tanks), flights and airport taxes (guide price only), pre-departure information booklet.
EXCLUDED : Meals (other than breakfast), excursions on free days, other dive equipment (e.g. wetsuits, flippers, mask), travel insurance
You will be staying at the 4 star Hotel do Canal in Horta which is within a minute's walk of our dive partner.
Azores Choice provided a prompt, helpful service. they found us the perfect accommodation for our needs and provided superb, expert advice on how to spend our week walking on San Miguel. I would certainly use them again.
Joan from Durham
Recommended small travel company!
Great little company with friendly staff. Organisation of flights & accommodation very efficient. When problems arise they are helpful and very reasonable in their efforts to resolve them. We would definitely use them again for a return trip.
Really great! Would use again!
Very efficient, friendly, helpful. Excellent local knowledge. Everything ran very smoothly, from supplying the tickets to airport pick ups and hotel bookings. Lovely accommodation selected. No complaints!
A wonderful break in a beautiful environment!
Everything was excellent. The information and organisation, the hotel and the island itself all exceeded our expectations. Whale watching and other trips out, fantastic. We will book again!
Great honeymoon package and experience!
They provided a great package at a good price. We found them to be helpful and a quality service was provided.
Nicola and Christopher – Winchester
Top notch service. Highly recommended!
Excellent service throughout. Very informative, with lots of literature, maps and the like. Attended their offices in Ponta Delgada – very impressed with Olivia, friendly and helpful. Paul was first class.
Lynne in Welton-by-Lincoln
Great company for first time Azores visit!
Really great company, will be recommending them. We had never visited the Azores before but this company helped us decided which islands to visit.
Brilliant holiday organised by an excellent company!
Friendly, helpful, professional and completely geared to us as individuals.
John and Janice
Very helpful staff, and the trips they organised for us were excellent with knowledgeable guides.
A really wonderful holiday!
We normally travel independently, but I am go glad that we used Archipelago Choice – their insider knowledge was really helpful in making the most of our time.
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