Azores offer exciting diving and bathing experiences.
The nine islands, Sao Miguel, Santa Maria, Terceira, Graciosa, Sao
Jorge, Pico, Faial, Corvo and Flores are among the last European
treasures. Each island has its own special charm, but one thing in
common: there is no mass tourism, as one finds it in the Canaries or
Madeira, the Atlantic neighbors. The Azores is a site for people who
love nature and are responsible to deal with it. They are suitable for
divers who want to explore and experience with the necessary respect the
countless diving and swimming areas near the coast and in the open
Atlantic - on their own personal quest for the treasures of the sea.
Encounters with whales, dolphins, schools of fish and schools of tuna
are not uncommon. Even snorkeling at the coast in the protected waters
are full of surprises. And all this with superb visibility, always
surrounded by the stunning blue of the sea.
Let wind and waves not a dive or swimming day to have, don’t worry.
Whether on foot or by mountain bike - on many trails through the
mountains and forests of the islands everyone can decide how stressful
or relaxing the day will be. A pleasant afternoon is just as possible as
a fast ride with high-powered inflatable boats on the waves during a
whale-watching or a leisurely boat ride, with "sun - downer" to the
water to admire the sunset against the backdrop of one of the most
Source: Focus online 08.03.2013, revised by us.