Welcome to Dive Time in Lagos Portugal

PADI 5 Star IDC Scuba Diving Centre

PADI 5 star IDC
Open since 2001, Dive-Time is the Algarve's longest established 5 star IDC centre. Situated on the marina in the historic seaside town of Lagos in Southern Portugal, we offer the full range of PADI courses; from Discover Scuba Diver right the way through to PADI IDC Staff Instructor.
We are affiliated with PADI - The Professional Association of Diving Instructors, the largest diving organisation in the world, which guarantees safety and satisfaction with all diving courses offered.
Dive Time offer the best in Wreck Diving, Technical diving, and Deep diving that Portugal has to offer, we also have learn to dive packages and well as try diving options. We also offer rebreather courses, drift diving, Nitrox diving, cave, cavern and night diving courses and experiences. 
We have two fully equipped classrooms on site, a private pool used for confined water training and a fully stocked equipment store containing modern Aqualung and Apex diving equipment; all of which is regularly serviced in our onsite workshop.
We offer daily diving and snorkeling trips along the stunning Algarve Coast for divers of all experience levels.
As an IDC centre, we are able to offer courses from complete beginner to IDC Staff instructor, DAN Instructor courses, as well as technical diving through the DSAT system; also to instructor level. . Please use the links provided to continue browsing our site.
Reasons to choose Dive Time for your Diver Training or Dive trips include:

We are the longest established PADI Diving Centre in the area

We have a full time PADI Course Director on staff

We operate three of our OWN boats and do almost all of our dives from the boat - even on courses and experiences

No Walking down the beach or road trips to meet the boats, we leave directly outside our shop

All our courses up to Divemaster include all materials, certification fees, insurance and equipment rental

We are technical diving and rebreather diving friendly

  • Thank you for visiting us here at Dive Time Portugal, the longest established PADI 5*IDC Centre in the Algarve
 License Operador Maritima Turistica No 145/2010
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210,00 € each Adventure Diver
40,00 € each Scuba Review