Diving with the Water and Wind will give you personal and intimate diving experiences because this region offers uncrowded diving. People don’t associate scuba diving with Portugal but this is gradually changing as more and more people are getting aware of the underwater beauty that Portugal possesses. This liveaboard was custom built-in 2016 and has a length of 42ft/13meters and a width of 26ft/8mters.
Our Overall Review
Reasons to buy:
Many divers said they liked the secluded nature of the dive sites
A couple of people said the dive guides provided thorough briefings
Divers said they got to see plenty marine life that include manta ray and whale sharks
Reasons NOT to buy:
- Some people were taken back by the lack of space on the liveaboard
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Diving on the Water and Wind in Portugal
Water and Wind liveaboard
Getting to explore the most fantastic sites in the Azores is exactly what’s in store for you once you step onboard the Water and Wind liveaboard. The Azores is a beautiful part of the Atlantic Oceans that everyone should see once in their lifetime. Some of the marine life that you will see are dolphins, sharks, whales and large schools of fish. Furthermore, the volcanic landscape attracts various pelagic species to the Portugal waters.
Interior and entertainment areas
The four small and quaint cabins will house up to eight people on board the Water and Wind. All of the cabins have en-suite facilities and comes with sea view windows. There is also a ceiling fan installed to keep you cool on those hot summer days.
Relaxation & leisure areas on the MV Bilikiki
This liveaboard offers various relaxation areas that can utilize between dives or in your leisure times. In the salon, you will have panoramic views of the ocean on comfortable sofas. The outside deck areas are fitted with soft loungers and a partially shaded area for al fresco dining. There are also various land excursions to undertake whilst on the Water and Wind liveaboard.
Dive deck on the liveaboard
The dive deck is spaciously designed to maximize the way divers move on the deck. There are two sets of stairs on the left and right leading to the water on the dive deck. You will also find a dive tender that will escort you to various remote diving destinations.
Food on the liveaboard
The dining experience will not disappoint you as the chef whips up local and international-inspired dishes. You will be served three awesome meals a day along with delicious snacks throughout the day. The kitchen staff also caters to special dietary requirements but these should be conveyed beforehand.
Much of the diving destinations in Portugal have not yet fully been explored and this is why diving with the Water and Wind liveaboard is such an exciting endeavor. Itineraries will last seven nights and some of the destinations you will visit will be in the Azores where marine life and coral reefs are both abundant and beautiful.