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Why dive with Arraia Divers?

At Arraia Divers we believe in a personalised experience. Our goal is to make sure you enjoy yourselves both on land as well as in the water. Our dive staff are fluent in English, Portuguese and French. For your safety, all of our dive staff (instructors and dive masters) are not only PADI professionals but are also insured by Aqua Med. We are up to date with today’s current dive techniques and theory and always aim to be environmentally aware. You can also be assured that our equipment is modern and regularly serviced as we have a certified service technician on site. Both our compressor and tanks are serviced, and our tanks are certified, ensuring that you’ll be breathing only the cleanest Azorean air!
To make diving easy, we gear up at our back door and walk a mere 20m to our beautiful house reef. We are also connected to the 4 star Hotel do Caracol, if you choose to stay on site we offer special hotel rates to all of our customers. All you need to do is take the elevator up to your room after diving! Our staff is fun, friendly, and interesting, as well as being a very international group. Your dives with us are guaranteed to be memorable ones!


Alex and Phil Adams

Alex and Phil Adams

Joint Owner/Managers PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainers #315108 and 315109

Alex and Phil Adams are from the UK and met in 2004 when they first started diving. They have dived as far west as the Galapagos Islands and as far East as the Maldives and many places in between. Having gone professional in 2012, they have spent the last 3 years at Dive In, one of the top UK PADI 5* CDCs, gaining much valuable teaching experience. Phil is a passionate underwater photographer while Alex prefers videography enjoying observing underwater behaviour patterns. Both are PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainers and have taken over as owners of Arraia Divers since the end of 2016. Between them they can teach a variety of specialties and courses from discover scuba to divemaster and look forward to welcoming you to the lovely waters of the Azores.


  • EFR Instructor
  • Emergency Oxygen provider instructor
  • Deep Specialty Instructor
  • Underwater Navigator Instructor
  • Wreck Diver Instructor
  • Dry Suit Instructor
  • Enriched Air Instructor
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor
  • Project Aware Instructor
  • AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Sp Instructor
  • Care for Children w/AED Instructor

Geoffrey Decuyper


PADI Divemaster # 396697

Geoffrey was born and grew up in Belgium where he studied to get his degree in bio-engineering. He discovered diving for the first time back in 2008 in Cairns, north of the Australian east coast. That’s where he took his Open Water and Advanced Adventurer courses with SSI. He re-discovered diving in 2016 while working on Faial (Azores) for Norberto Diver, a whale watching and diving company. After the end of his internship, he decided to stay in the Azores to continue his education in diving. Geo joined us at Arraia Divers at the start of the year and has completed his DM internship and  is now a fully qualified DM.  He is  guiding dives, helping with courses and is starting on his discover scuba diving internship. Geo speaks French and English fluently and is learning Portuguese.

Watch this space for new team members joining us soon…

dive trip photos