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Vinha d'Areia Beach Hotel
Espirito Azul Dive Center
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3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD
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Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation
Due to its location the Azores has an abundance of life. Coastal diving offers various highlights such as slipper lobsters, 9ft (3m) pregnant stingrays that glide in the current streams and dusky groupers the size of a door. However it is the offshore diving that is really astounding, the rich and deep Atlantic water lures in shoals of pelagic life such as barracuda, marlin, wahoo, tuna and jack fish. The Azores is also one of Europe's premier shark diving destinations, where hammerhead and less-commonly whale sharks are seen in visibility that exceeds 120ft (40m).
The landscape of the Azores is a factor that makes the islands unique. Due to its relatively young geological age, the underwater strata is constantly changing, full with steep drop offs and volcanic arches, gorges and canyons that beg to be explored.
Vinha d'Areia Beach Hotel overlooks the tranquil Marina Vila Franca do Campo, and provides quick access to the beach and PADI dive center below.
On the south coast of São Miguel, Vinha d´Areia Beach Hotel is a comfortable resort with sea views, just a minute's walk from the beach. Enjoy panoramic water views from your own private balcony.
Fully renovated in 2015, rooms at Vinha d´Areia Beach Hotel are well-equipped with modern furnishings, private balconies, air conditioning and cable TV. The outdoor pool is located on an open-air terrace, with incredible views of the Atlantic. Traditional Azorean cuisine is served in the hotel restaurant for fuelling between dives.