were we are

Our Dive Center is located in the south coast of S. Miguel island in the Marina of Vila Franca do Campo, Store 6. 
 
Vila Franca do Campo stays at 25 km, 15 minutes by car from Ponta Delgada and 20 km from Furnas.
 
Vila Franca do Campo, the first capital in the 16th century, and its islet are a place where you have to stop. The  islet of Vila Franca, is a natural maritime reserve and it’s a mandatory visit for all the scuba divers and snorkelers.
 
Is also in Vila Franca do Campo that you can find some of the best beaches of S. Miguel Island, such as those at Água d’Alto, Corpo Santo, Vinha da Areia and Amora.
 
 

LOCATION AND CLIMATE

 

The Archipelago of the Azores is formed by nine volcanic islands situated in the Atlantic Ocean approximately 1500km from the European coast and 3900km of the coast of North America. The archipelago is divided into three different groups: eastern - Santa Maria and São Miguel, central - Terceira, Pico, Graciosa, São Jorge, Faial; West - Flores and Corvo.

In its whole, the archipelago comprises an area of 2.323 sq. Km, with São Miguel being the biggest island (745 sq. Km) and Corvo the smallest (only 17 sq. Km).

The Archipelago of the Azores enjoys a privileged climate which is temperate maritime ans softened by the gentle influence of the Gulf Stream. There is a little temperature variation with an average of 13ºC (55ºF) in winter and 23ºC (73ºF) in the summer. The water temperature also varies little, oscillating between 17ºC and 24ºC (63ºF and 75ºF).
 
HOW TO GET THERE?

Due to its geographical location the airplain is the main way to reach the Azores.  

Daily flights via Lisbon and Porto, ensure the connection of the Archipelago with anywhere in Europe or another continent. Regular flights with direct connection to Madeira and North America (Boston - United States and Toronto - Canada). 

There are direct flights to Ponta Delgada, S. Miguel Island from:

  - Amsterdam (Netherlands)
  - Billund and Copenhaga (Denmark)
  - Dusseldorf, Berlim and Frankfurt (Germany)
  - Gothenburg and Stockholm (Sweden) 
  - Helsinki (Finland) 
  - London and Manchester (UK) 
  - Oslo (Norway) 
  - Barcelona, ​​Madrid and Gran Canaria (Spain) 
  - Paris (France) 
  - Salvador de Bahia (Brazil)

Due to its geographical situation, it is a stop point of cruises and yachts that are crossing the ocean between Europe and America.

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