4 Stars

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Hotel Colombo

Close to a beautiful yellow sandy beach, one of the best in the Azores.

The Hotel Colombo is located on the Pedras de São Pedro near the entrance of Vila do Porto on the island of Santa Maria, the warmest of the Azorean islands on the south east of the archipelago. Whether you are looking for an adventure packed holiday or a combination of adventure and relaxation, here you find the ideal place for a pleasant stay. The beautiful swimming pool with a deck overlooking the sea awaits your company!

The hotel property has just 3 floors and 85 standard rooms, suites and apartments. The Hotel Colombo provides a very comfortable base for your stay on Santa Maria Island and thought has been given to the public areas and the location of the rooms to optimise peace and quiet for all guests.

The Haliotis Dive Centre is just a short drive from the hotel at the local marina. With daily pick up provided, getting to one of the 55 dive spots with caves, canyons, walls and reefs could not be easier. The highlight of the dives in this part of the Azores is the manta rays encounters as they are commonly seen from the surface to 50 metres.

When you are not exploring the waters around the island, you can enjoy a gym session, a massage, a Turkish bath or a dip in the jacuzzi with a refreshing drink.

Board Basis

  • 10 dives, airport transfers, breakfast at the resort and lunch on the boat on diving days.
DOUBLE Room

Standard Rooms

There are 64 standard rooms with twin and some king size beds and the possibility of adding an extra bed for an adult or child.

  • Mini Bar
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Satellite Channels
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Direct Dial Telephone
  • T.V.
Apartment Bedroom

Apartments

The Colombo Hotel has 3 and 4 bedroom apartments available. The apartments are a great choice for a group of divers or a family that wants to stay close to each other.

  • Mini Bar
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Satellite Channels
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Direct Dial Telephone
  • T.V.

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Haliotis Dive Centre

Hotel Colombo

The exceptional conditions of the Azores location, climate and currents provide unique conditions for diving with diverse species of underwater flora and fauna. Haliotis is the biggest dive centre on the island of Santa Maria with a passionate dive team on-site. Here you can find a range of courses and diving trips available including day trips to some of the most famous reserves close by such as “Formigas” and “Dollabarat” banks.

There are around 55 dive spots with caves, canyons, walls and reefs around Santa Maria Island with the possibility of diving with big species of fish including the majestic manta rays. All dives are operated from RIBs to dive sites that are close by or up to a range of 24 nautical miles for the more challenging off shore banks.

The dive centre is equipped with a full range of Aqua Lang dive equipment available for rental, a souvenir shop and a compressor room with air and nitrox fills.


Please Note: Dive Rates Include:

Ultimate Diving offers a diving inclusive price for stays at Hotel Colombo. Please refer to the hotel price tab for more information.

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