Âncoras do Ilhéu - São Miguel

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Âncoras do Ilhéu - São Miguel

Âncoras do Ilhéu - São Miguel

Âncoras do Ilhéu dive site is located in front of the port of Vila Franca in São Miguel and consists of a small reef 40m long which lies between 16 and 22m deep. It is home to many archeologicalremains such as dozens of old anchors dating back several centuries and are that are witnesses to the history of Vila Franca do Campo, which was the first historial capital of the town. The oldest anchor is more than 300 years old and measures  2m long. The dive site is also home to various species of moray eels, nudibranchs and stingrays gliding over the sandy bottom 

Âncoras do Ilhéu dive site is located in front of the port of Vila Franca in São Miguel and consists of a small reef 40m long which lies between 16 and 22m deep. It is home to many archeologicalremains such as dozens of old anchors dating back several centuries and are that are witnesses to the history of Vila Franca do Campo, which was the first historial capital of the town. The oldest anchor is more than 300 years old and measures  2m long. The dive site is also home to various species of moray eels, nudibranchs and stingrays gliding over the sandy bottom 

Âncoras do Ilhéu dive site is located in front of the port of Vila Franca in São ...

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Depth
  • Maximum 20
Visibility
Good
Current
Light
Required scuba diving level / certification
Beginner

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Sao Miguel is the largest of nine islands that make up the Azores Archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean. 600km from Portugal and famous for its lush landscapes, beautiful lagoons, hot springs and historical monuments. ...

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