The Azores are nowadays one of the world’s biggest whale sanctuaries. Among resident and migrant species, common or rare, over 27 different types of cetaceans can be spotted in the Azores. It is an impressive figure and corresponds to a third of the total number of existing species. The Azores are in an ecosystem with unique characteristics. With the presence of majestic whales and friendly dolphins, the blue from the Atlantic Ocean becomes even more magic and blessed around the nine islands.