We know that Europe may not be the most mind-blowing diving destination out there, but it does offer some great spots. From the big fish of the Azores to the wartime wrecks of Gozo, these prime diving locations will make for the perfect summer holiday.
Where to Go Diving in Europe
Where to go in Europe
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Luxury Hotels in Europe
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Furnas Boutique Hotel
Set within the volcanic basin village of Furnas, with its boiling pools and famous botanical gardens, this small and luxurious hotel is a welcome...
White Exclusive Suites & Villas
White Exclusive Suites & Villas are part of a beautiful complex which is located within the remains of an old manor. Steeped in history and surrounded...
Santa Barbara Eco-Beach Resort
Tucked in between the half mile of sandy Santa Barbara Beach and the lush mountains, Santa Barbara Eco-Beach Resort is a haven of bohemian luxury.
Europe > Portugal > The Azores > Santa Maria
This contemporary and sophisticated hotel is located on Santa Maria Island - in the eastern group of the Azores archipelago and the southernmost...
Europe > Portugal > The Azores > Pico & Faial
Adegas do Pico
Adegas do Pico is a set of twelve stone-built houses located in Praínha, a quaint, traditional Azorean village on Pico Island.
The Hotel San Andrea’s air-conditioned rooms come with en-suite bathrooms, internet connection and satellite TV, and most have views over Xlendi...
Kempinski San Lawrenz
Located close to Dwejera Bay and built of pale yellow Maltese limestone, the Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz is surrounded by large subtropical gardens,...
Private Gozitan Farmhouses
How about your own private Gozo farmhouse on the outskirts of a quaint little town on this tranquil Mediterranean island?
ThirtySeven Gozo is a 400-year old farmhouse turned luxury boutique hotel, giving it a unique style that perfectly combines old and new. The...
Convento de Sao Francisco
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...
Pousada da Horta
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...
Pocinho Bay Hotel
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...
Baia da Barca
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...
Water & Wind: Exclusive Liveaboard in 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...
MS Sula is a 90-foot boat that could not be called luxurious, but this creates a strong sentiment of why you are there; the whole experience...
Tucked behind its own private beach on a small granite headland, the Hotel Pitrizza occupies a prime position on Sardinia’s wild but exclusive...
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Best Diving in Portugal
What if we told you that you could dive alongside mako sharks and manta rays within European waters? And if we told you that those waters were Portuguese, would you believe us? The Azores is a Portuguese archipelago composed of nine volcanic islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, a little…View more on the blog
Best Diving in the World
There's no finer way of starting a 'discussion' on a dive boat than proclaiming one destination or another to be the home of the 'best diving in the world.' Not to be the ones who shy away from controversial topics, we're going to try to tackle this hot topic in a very general way. Each of…View more on the blog
Five of Our Top Dive Sites in Gozo
Only a three to four hour flight from most European airports, Gozo is the perfect destination for a short summer break. With sun, sea and brilliant diving, and suitable for both beginner and advanced divers looking for a fix of wrecks, caves and caverns, Gozo has a repertoire to impress any…View more on the blog
Best Short-Haul Diving Holidays
They say, 'It's the journey, not the destination'. Well, maybe 'they' are not scuba divers. While the journey can be spectacular, you can't dive during the journey, and often, when embarking on an epic diving holiday, the journey can be very long. Sometimes we want to dive, but just don't…View more on the blog
The Best Shore Diving in the World
The more remote the dive site, the better the diving, right? Wrong. Or at least that's not always the case... There are some locations in the world where you can swim alongside turtles and sharks a few fin-kicks from the shore or enjoy a dawn dive on a World War II wreck within minutes of…View more on the blog