Luxury Diving Accommodation in Portugal

We have personally visited and dived extensively in the Azores to choose the very best hotels and here are our top selections.

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Hotel Caloura

Portugal > Europe > The Azores

The main attraction at Hotel Caloura is the location. It is on one of the most beautiful parts of the main island of São Miguel in the Azores and set in a stunning cliff-top position. Read more

Convento de Sao Francisco

Portugal > Europe > The Azores

In the small town of Vila Franca do Campo on São Miguel lies one of the most interesting boutique hotels in the Azores, the Convento de São Francisco which is a converted 17th century monastery perched above the Atlantic. Read more

Hotel do Canal

Portugal > Europe > The Azores

Hotel do Canal is a high quality hotel on Faial in the Azores and is located just by the marina at Horta so perfect for diving, whale watching and all manner of other activities. Read more

Pousada da Horta

Portugal > Europe > The Azores

Set in a 16th century fortress overlooking the bay at Horta on the island of Faial in the central Azores, the Pousada da Horta is a boutique hotel with a long history. Read more

Quinta das Buganvilias

Portugal > Europe > The Azores

Quinta das Buganvilias in the Azores is a tiny, boutique B&B set in an old Quinta (farm) and is what they call in Portugal ‘turismo rural’ and it really is. Read more

Pocinho Bay Hotel

Portugal > Europe > The Azores

The Pocinho Bay hotel is one of the only high quality boutique hotels we came across in the Azores that can truly be considered stylish (though we only visited three of the islands so there may be more!). It is a very beautiful place. Read more

Baia da Barca

Portugal > Europe > The Azores

Baía da Barca is set in a beautiful location on the island of Pico right by the sea, you can while away the hours watching the waves crashing on the volcanic rocks below the hotel. Read more

Water & Wind: Exclusive Liveaboard in the Azores

Portugal > Europe > The Azores

​The Azores comes into its own in summer, when divers have the chance to glide alongside all manner of large pelagics, from manta rays to blue sharks and even hammerheads if you're very lucky. ​With such incredible sights at its offshore dive sites, the daily return journeys to the mainland can... Read more

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