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Diving in Spain

If you want to do some diving in Spain, we hope you will find good and important information on our page about the country, dive sites, diving centers.

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Important to know about Spain

Spain occupies most of the Iberian Peninsula which it shares with Portugal. In 2010 Spain was considered the fourth most visited country in the world. Visitors to Spain will find the streets of the cities rich in history and culture. Also the geographical position and its beautiful coastline make the country one of the main tourist spots in Europe.

Capital: Madrid. Language: Spanish. Currency: Euro. Population: Approx. 40,400,000 Climate: mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers.

Diving in Spain

Lovers and fans of diving dive all over the Spanish coast, but the areas where most people dive is in the Mediterranean coast and Islands of the country.


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Diving Sites in Spain

Diving Centers and Schools in Spain

Costa Blanca Scuba Diving FlagYATEBUCEOTel: 0034 657136691
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E-Mail: yatebuceo@hotmail.com
Costa Brava Scuba Diving FlagInternational Diving Center L´EscalaTel: +348 722 01520
Fax: +348 722 01520
E-Mail: info@internationaldiving.com
Costa Cálida Scuba Diving FlagManga MarTel: +968-100 860
E-Mail: mangamarcabopalos@gmail.com
Web:http://www.mangamar.es
Costa de Almeria  
Costa del Alzahar Scuba Diving Flag
Costa del Cantábrico Scuba Diving FlagBUCEORIBADEOTel:
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E-Mail: buceoribadeo@galicia.com
Costa de Galicia Scuba Diving FlagPortoSubTel: 607 083 551
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E-Mail: buceo@portosub.es
Costa del Sol Scuba Diving FlagBucea en MarbellaTel: +346-773-89980
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E-Mail: info@buceaenmarbella.com
Costa de la Luz Scuba Diving Flag
Costa de Valencia Scuba Diving FlagCosta PalaciaTel: +64 952 7707
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E-Mail: info@costapalancia.es
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Islas Canarias Scuba Diving FlagExcel Scuba TenerifeTel: +34 664 165 636
WEB: excel-scuba.com
E-Mail: excelscubatenerife@gmail.com
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Dive Sites in Spain

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Diving Tenerife Island- Spain

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Beside diving, tell us about the area: Playa de las Américas is a purpose-built holiday resort in the southern and southern-west part of the Municipality of Arona, close to the adjoining Municipality of Adeje in the west of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands. It was built in the 1960s beside the town of Los Cristianos and stretching west to the Costa Adeje. The resort area features bars, nightclubs, restaurants, attractions, and beaches, most of which are man-made with imported sand from Africa due to the darkness of the native volcanic sand. Playa de las Americas is a centre of nightlife in Tenerife. Nightlife is spread around the resort and includes the Veronicas Strip, Starco Commercial Centre and the Patch.

Describe types of diving in the area: Excel have a selection of dive sites of differing depths and difficulty levels – something to suit everyone. Many sites have dramatic volcanic rock formations such as basalt walls, swim-throughs or caves. Others are simply abundant with marine life, such as shoals of roncadores, or resident turtles. How many dive sites in the area: 26+. Best time to dive: Year-round. Shallowest dive: 8M/26F. Deepest Dive: 40M/132F. Any Wrecks: Several Wrecks. Suit required: Long Wet Suit/Hood 7mm. Visibility: Perfect.



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Cabo Palos, Spain

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Cabo Palos, Spain has an ample variety of diving is so rich offering diving from shore in wonderful coves surrounded by pristine blue turquoise waters But we could not forget one of the most important marine reserves of Spain, and it is located in front of Cabo de Palos with dives filled with great life where you may encounter abundant diverse marine species such as: Mediterranean Barracudas, Giant Groupers, Sun Fish, Eagle rays, Sea bass, Bream Snapper, Morey Eels, may be some Mediterranean Dolphins and many more species.

In addition to the great coves and the Marine Reserve life, in the area, we can find great shipping wrecks which will fulfill the dreams of the enthusiastic divers whom like this type of diving. The level of difficultness will vary between them finding some a range of 30 meters and others at 45 or 50 meters/ 148 to 165 feet.

What's nice to see in Cabo Palos: the city offers many entertainments and things to do such as: restaurants in which you can enjoy and taste the wonderful Spanish and Regional Cuisine. A nice tapa, or delicious sea food, sangria, paella or great Spanish Red Wine from Rioja. Who knows?’ But not only the gastronomic offer is one of the main attractions of the area. Nearby Golf courses, pristine sandy white beaches, areas for windsurf as well as kitesurf, archeological and Roman ruins in the near town of Cartagena are waiting to be discovered by you.

List fish commonly seen in the area: dives are filled with great life where you may encounter abundant diverse marine species such as: Mediterranean Barracudas, Giant Groupers, Sun Fish, Eagle rays, Sea bass, Bream Snapper, Morey Eels, may be some Mediterranean Dolphins and many more species.

Visibility: Here from the months of March until December the visibility may vary between 15 meters on the worst days and frequently find days ranging from 20 to 35 meters. Any Wrecks: Famous shipping wrecks like the Stanfield, Naranjito or Carbonero will be waiting for you to be explored. Suit required: Long Wet Suit/Hood 7mm.

Water temperature from June to October goes from 22 degrees Celsius up to a balmy 30 degrees Celsius. From November to May, from 16 degrees Celsius to 22 degrees Celsius. In terms of the weather we guarantee you at least 320 days of sunny and spectacular weather with the traditional blue skies of the South of Spain.



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From Cabo de Palos to Cabo de Gata diving and saling.
Best sites in the area: Cabo Tinoso and Aguilas. Best time to dive: October.
Suit required: Long wet suit / hood, 7mm.
Minimum depth: 10M/33F.
Maximum Depth: 35M/115F.
Wrecks: Several.
Visibility: Good.

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Marbella - Malaga

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80 miles away from the straight of Gibraltar in the Mediterreanean. Artificial reefs and some wrecks but the best are the reefs. Visibility from 5 to 20 meters. Only boat dives.

Best dive sites in the area: Las Bovedas - La Torre - Calañes - Alambrique y los Bolones de Banus. List fish commonly seen in the area: Morray eels, conger eels, nudibranches and octopus. Best time to dive:Year-round. Shallowest dive: 10M/33F Deepest Dive: 40M/132F. Visibility: Good. Any Wrecks: Several Wrecks. Suit required: Long Wet Suit/Hood 7mm.


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Ribadeo-Costa del Cantábrico

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Real club Nautico de Ribadeo Area of big wrecks and lots of great natural wealth.
Best sites in the area: Pancha Isl. Best time to dive: August.
Suit required: Short WetSuit 5-7mm Minimum depth: 10M/33F.
Maximum Depth: 40M/132F.
Wrecks: Several.
Visibility: Good.

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Calpe/Alicante -Costa Blanca

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Surrounded by nature reserves with some wrecks in the area and sheltered by clear waters. Abundant marine life with Mediterranean flora and fauna.
Best sites in the area: Peñón de Ifach, Morro de toix. Best time to dive: July.
Suit required: Long WetSuit 3 mm. Minimum depth: 8M/26F.
Maximum Depth:25M/82F.
Wrecks: Several.
Visibility: Perfect.

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