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Ilhas do Martinhal
At this spot we can find a rock block where the sea is normally calm. This allows us to make several different types of dives
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Fragata Comandante Hermenegildo Capelo
The “Comandante Hermenegildo Capelo Frigate" is the second frigate in a group of four ships
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Corveta Oliveira e Carmo
Launched on 5th February 1975 and retired on 1999. Equipped for anti-submarine combat,
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Navio Hidrográfico Almeida e Carvalho
The Ship was acquired by Portugal and incorporated into the fleet of the Armed Forces on 21st January 1972. It entered Lisbon for the first time
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Segredos
Consists of an opening on cliff rock that allows the passage from one side
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Rebocador do Farol
Tugboat sunk about 50 years ago, with 20mts of lenght, on a sandy bottom.
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Pedra do Mariano
A large wall full of recesses and cracks at about 14mts, with two terraces to the bottom
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Patrulha Zambeze
Launched on 31st October 1971 and retired in September 2003.
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Batelão do Burgau
Small barge sunk in 1980, lies entire and bottomed at 6 mts of depth. We can observe several species namely Blenny, Cuttlefish, Goby,
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Grua do Titan
Crane of the Barge that shipwrecked while placing blocks for the artificial reef.
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Ponta dos Caminhos
In this spot the depth varies between 6 and 15mts. It is a zone of high rocks
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Catedral Sagres
Cave with a wide entrance formed by stone blocks in a sandy bottom.
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Carrapateira
This is a dive spot with plenty of attractions. Divers will be delighted as they can see amazing underwater rock formations.
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Wilhelm Krag
Norwegian Freighter that sank in 1917. It had no cargo and was on its way to
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Caneiros da Piedade
A large rock full of holes and tunnels that formed naturally. This rock offers protection to many species,
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Torvore
A Norwegian steam shipwrecked in 1917 during World War I by the German submarine U35.
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Pedra dos 60 Metros
Stone terraces ending in a rock bottom at 62mts. This is a unique experience due to the fact that we can observe
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Torre Romana
This spot's name is due to the existence of a Roman Tower in ruins
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Recife Artificial - D
Set of 40 blocks built in 2000 by IPIMAR and placed between the 18 and 35mts of depth.
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Jardim dos Nudibrânquios
The bottom is formed by several rocks some linked to eachother, some isolated
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Pedra da Torre
Rock formation in the form of terrace with many cracks and holes next to the sandy bottom,
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Pedras de Armação
Large flat stone, broken in several places due to erosion. There is almost always good visibility.
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Pedra do Safio
Large rock structure that houses numerous juveniles and many crustaceans. Of the several existing species, a big resident Conger stands out
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Pedra dos Rascassos
Great rock formation with terraces of about 3mts that goes till the gravel bottom.
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Ponta do Castelo
This dive is excellent for macro photography. Here we can observe small, very curious
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Arrifes
A rocky area with several isolated rocks. While swimming in the middle of the rocks it is possible to see Octopuses, Morays, Seabreams and Cuttlefish seeking shelter.
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2 Âncoras
Rock wall between 16 and 22 mts, sandy bottom. We can see two anchors of considerable size
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Traineira
Here we find a boiler belonging to a fishing boat. The bottom is sandy
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Yate
Remains of a Yacht that sunk off the coast of Quarteira.
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Barrocas de Fora
Wall about 200mts long and 100mts wide, with innumerable cracks and holes where we can see shoals of Seabreams,
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Pedra do Anzol
Here we can find a big rock, plateau type about 150mts long. On its edges, there are several cracks and holes where many species are hidden.
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B-24 Liberator
The wreck of an American bombardier lies at a depth of 20mts. The bomber fell and sank in 1943 with 11 refugees on board and only 5 were saved.
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Arrastão IPIMAR
A trawler of iron that was sunk in 1995 with the aim of creating an artificial reef. The ship is still whole, has been cleaned and its interior emptied.
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Faro A
Presumed seventeenth-century ship, which identity is still unknown. It was sunk in front of Faro and discovered by two Algarvian divers
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Pedra Rasteira
Rocky area parallel to the coast about 30mts wide and 100mts long.
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Barcaça da Piedade
Barge with 4 propellers that lies upside down on a sand bottom.
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Pedra da Sela
Valley of sand between two rock formations, with several rocks aligned along this same valley.
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L'Ocean
Admiralship of the French fleet with about 60mts length, sunk in 1759 during the battle of Lagos.
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Titan
A Barge that sank when it was loading big stone blocks
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Torre de Fora
A large rock mass, 3mts high, that has split into numerous smaller rocks in the more exposed part.
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Nordsoen
Danish ship sunk during the 1st World War by a German submarine.
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Recife Artificial
IPIMAR project started in 1990. Consists of clusters of 3 units, each consisting of a set of concrete open cubes
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Bota de Fora
Rock formation, being able to reach two to three meters,
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