The Best Hotels for Scuba Diving in Portugal

Where to Stay for Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Portugal

Peniche, Portugal Peniche, Portugal

If you're a scuba diver, the waters around Portugal are a great place to explore. And what better way to enjoy a scuba trip than by staying in a hotel that caters to divers like you? We've analyzed all the dive resorts and scuba hotels in Portugal to give you the best options for your dive vacation. Whether you're looking for luxury hotels or cheap hotels, there's a scuba diving hotel in the area for you. From 4-star hotels to 5-star hotels, we've got you covered. You'll have plenty of opportunities to explore the stunning underwater world in the area by staying in one of these great hotels and resorts. So, which hotel is best for scuba divers in Portugal? We've looked at the amenities and scuba packages offered by each hotel to bring you the top dive resorts and scuba hotels in Portugal. Book your scuba vacation at one of these dive hotels and get ready for an unforgettable adventure.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

Dunas Douradas Beach Club

Almancil, Portugal
5-star Resort with prices starting at $574 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Place to Stay for Diving and Snorkeling
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool

Located at Sítio do Garrão, Apartado 3164, Dunas Douradas Beach Club has great rooms from $574 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. It has a terrific 9.30 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, scuba divers will especially love scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, rooms with kitchens, and child care at this terrific hotel. Nothing says relaxation like having room service delivered.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Private pool
  • Tennis
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort Hotel

Sagres, Portugal
5-star Resort with prices starting at $127 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Where to Stay For a Scuba Trip to Portugal
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool

A great place to stay is Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort Hotel which has nice rooms starting at $127. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving, it also has a great guest rating of 9.00 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Quinta do Martinhal, Apartado 54. This fun hotel is also nice because it offers snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, hiking, and rooms with kitchens which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. You'll love relaxing in the heated pool after a busy day exploring.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Hiking
  • Kitchen
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Tennis
  • Coffee shop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Sentido Galomar - Adults Only

Santa Cruz, Portugal
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $85 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Perfect Stay For a Dive Trip in Portugal
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

We found Sentido Galomar - Adults Only to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $85. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 9.00 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at Apartado 12, Ponta D'Oliveira. You'll also find snorkeling, a bar, breakfast, hiking, and laundry services which divers will love. And this convenient hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. The pool here was very nice, relaxing, and fun. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for scuba diving hotels.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Hiking
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Tennis
  • Coffee shop
  • Adults only
  • Beach


Memmo Baleeira - Design Hotels

Sagres, Portugal
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $90 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for a Dive Trip with Friends
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool

With terrific rooms from $90, Memmo Baleeira - Design Hotels, at Sitio da Baleeira provides an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving. Its terrific guest rating is 8.87 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Travelers will really like this relaxing hotel which also offers snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, hiking, and rooms with kitchenettes. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. The service at the restaurant is terrific, and so is the food. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for scuba diving hotels.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Hiking
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Beach


Quinta de Nossa Senhora das Merces

Angra do Heroismo, Portugal
Guest House with prices starting at $115 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Hotel Near the Water
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

Quinta de Nossa Senhora das Merces has a great guest rating of 8.80 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, skiing, a pool bar, room service, and a restaurant. The great rooms here start at $115 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at Caminho de Baixo - Sao Mateus. Furthermore, it also offers a fitness center, scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, and a kid-friendly buffet, which is nice for scuba divers. Just a short drive from the city center, this comfortable hotel is a terrific choice. You'll enjoy unwinding in the hot tub, too.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Skiing
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Breakfast included
  • Hiking
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Infinity pool
  • Saltwater pool
  • Beach


Vila Valverde - Design & Country Hotel

Lagos, Portugal
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $134 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Easy access to Scuba Diving in Portugal
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool

The great guest rating of Vila Valverde - Design & Country Hotel is 8.70 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, scuba diving, and snorkeling. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $134, and it's located at Estrada da Praia da Luz. We also love the a bar, hiking, laundry services, golf, and a winery which are great for visitors. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. The indoor pool at this hotel is very nice, and is a great place to unwind and relax on your trip.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Indoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Heated pool
  • Adults only
  • Breakfast in the room


RIDE Surf Resort & Spa

Peniche, Portugal
4-star Resort with prices starting at $124 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Scuba Divers
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool

A cool place is RIDE Surf Resort & Spa because it has great rooms that start at $124. It has an outdoor pool, a restaurant, a fitness center, scuba diving, and snorkeling, it also earned a great guest rating of 8.70 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at Rua Bartolomeu Dias Sol Village. Only a short distance from the city center, divers will especially love a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, hiking, child care, and golf at this fun hotel.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Airport shuttle
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Promar - Eco Beach & Spa Hotel

Torres Vedras, Portugal
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $100 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Place to Stay for Diving and Snorkeling
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for scuba diving hotels.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool

Promar - Eco Beach & Spa Hotel offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $100 (before taxes). It's located at Vimeiro Porto Novo and has earned a guest rating of 8.70/10. This convenient hotel is also nice because it offers scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, hiking, and child care which travelers will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. Don't miss the pool bar which offers drinks and a fun area to unwind. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for scuba diving hotels.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Indoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Tennis
  • Refrigerator
  • Infinity pool
  • Saltwater pool
  • Beach


Vila Joya

Albufeira, Portugal
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $1616 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Where to Stay For a Scuba Trip to Portugal
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool

Located at 120 Praia da, Vila Joya has great rooms from $1616 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a water park, and a restaurant. It has a terrific 9.60 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find a fitness center, scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, and breakfast which scuba divers will love. And this relaxing hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. The water slides are especially fun!

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Water park
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Heated pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Beach


Vidamar Algarve Hotel Dining Around

Funchal, Portugal
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $107 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Perfect Stay For a Dive Trip in Portugal
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool

A great place to stay is Vidamar Algarve Hotel Dining Around which has nice rooms starting at $107. Offering an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center, it also has a great guest rating of 8.60 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Estrada Monumental 175-177. Visitors will really like this comfortable hotel which also offers scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and breakfast. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for scuba diving hotels.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Breakfast included
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Tennis
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Infinity pool
  • Saltwater pool
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


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How much do scuba diving hotels and resorts cost in Portugal?

Portugal Average Scuba Diving Hotel Price
$112

After analyzing 318 scuba diving hotels in Portugal, we found the average scuba diving hotel price to be a remarkably economical $112. Naturally, this destination has many fantastic scuba diving accommodation options with a variety of prices. The price will vary by the hotel's amenities, available dates, and the general location. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Portugal.

The average prices of our suggested scuba diving hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $213
  • 4-star hotels: $106
  • 3-star hotels: $91


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