Haliotis Dive Center operates in Santa Maria in the Azores, where the most impressive feature is the blue water that many say is the most beautiful in the world, sometimes reaching 50 meters of visibility, not to mention mobulas and pelagic fish!
Around Santa Maria there are many different diving spots including caves, canyons, walls, and reefs. Encounters with big oceanic species are always a possibility, even in the closer sites. Santa Maria's mascot is the Mobula tarapacana.
Our boat is a custom-designed for the efficiency and comfort of divers; Our dive center has male and female changing rooms, hot showers with towels, a zone with all equipment to rent, and a small shop.
Scuba Diving, Technical Diving, Freediving, Snorkelling/ Swimming, Conservation, First Aid/ CPR
English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
Air Fills, Nitrox, Trimix, Equipment Sales, Scuba equipment rental, Kids equipment rental, Freediving equipment rental, Conservation activities
Accessible trips and activities, Accessible boat diving
Onsite training pool, Onsite classroom, Adaptive Services Facility, Retail Shop, Dive boat, Parking
2 PADI Instructors
Compass, Mask & Snorkel, Wetsuit – 7mm, Open-heel fins, Children sizes, Flashlight, Regulator, Dive Computer, Gauges, Boots, BCD, Aluminum Cylinders, Steel Cylinders, Large Cylinders (15L / 100 cu. ft.)
Wet / Dry Suits, Gauges, Cylinders, Regulators, BCDs, Dive Computers
Bank / Debit Card, Paypal, VISA, Cash (local currency)