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Congratulations to Moses Palermo PADI AOW diver

On Tuesday night with superb conditions, Moses completed his advanced open water course with a night dive.   The dives he chose for his advanced were more interesting than usual.  After the obligatory deep (at the Anchors) and navigation (at the

Happy Travels to Aaron, Becky, Robert and April

This week we welcomed Aaron, Becky, Robert and April to Arraia Divers.  Most of the group were seasoned divers, but for April this was her time to “get her PADI”. While Geo and Alex took Aaron, Becky and Robert diving

Happy Discover Scuba Diving, Keri and Oz

Today we welcomed two visitors from the USA, Keri and Oz  and introduced them to scuba diving with a PADI discover scuba experience. The visibility was great on Arraia reef and we saw plenty of marine life including octopus, wrasses,

Winter hours at Arraia Divers: closed Wednesdays & Thursdays

Hi all, you will have noticed on Facebook and Google Business that we have amended our opening hours. We will be “officially” closed on Wednesdays and Thursday till further notice. However if you want to dive, just call or e-mail

Want to learn how to be a PADI Divemaster? Come join us under the Estagiar L scheme!

Arraia Divers has a paid place available for 2018 under the Portuguese government-sponsored Estagiar L Scheme. We will take you through the training necessary to become a PADI divemaster and show you how to guide dives. You will work for

The Azores is voted the 3rd best destination for Diving!

Many thanks to everyone who voted. The Azores has been recognised as one of the best places to go diving, as recognised by the British Dive magazine. Click here to see more:http://divemagazine.co.uk/go/7863-dive-travel-awards-2017-the-winners If you take a look at the “must

November on Arraia Reef with our Forkbeards

The easterlies are blowing again, but the diving is still great on Arraia Reef. We went for a tour of our reef taking in Savoy Rock and took a look at two of our resident forkbeards. The water is still

A busy Sunday at Arraia Divers with lots going on!

A November Sunday morning with the sea like glass and we were super busy at Arraia Divers.  First thing in the morning, Andre and Geoff were completing their PADI rescue diver course under the instruction of Alex & Phil. This

November at the Lidador with Hope and Rob

October left, taking the poor weather with it.   We were out diving at the Lidador again, this time with guests from America; Hope and Rob.  We were treated to large and small octopus plus plenty of schooling seabream and kingfish. 

Still diving despite the weather

Despite the recent weather passing by, storm fronts and ex-hurricanes, which have caused a few issues at some of the dive sites, we are still diving especially on Arraia Reef and the Lidador in Angra Bay. On our most recent

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