Portugal has more than 1000 kilometers of sea shore. That said, it’s natural that we’ve been going to the oceans for centuries. The passion about diving has boosted in the country for a long time.
Arrábida mountains, located only 50 kilometers from Lisbon, offer breath taking landscapes, and not only at the surface. Underwater, there is plenty to see around the Sado river estuary, home of community of dolphins that live here all year round.
The historic fisherman’s town of Sesimbra is a much appreciated spot for divers. Various companies can help the experienced divers to visit the bottom of the sea. For newcomers, there is the chance of having a diving baptism. Don’t worry, you just have to learn the basics of it to have a first go at Neptune’s kingdom.
We give you three suggestions of local companies that organize diving tours in Sesimbra, with long experience of welcoming new divers: Anthia Diving Center, Nautilus Sub or Dive Club Cipreia
Take notice: being in Sesimbra, you are obliged to experiment the local gastronomy. Grilled fish and sea food will jump right out of the ocean to your plate.
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