The Canary Islands are situated just northwest of the continent of Africa and are actually a province of Spain. Affixed just west of Morocco, the Canary Islands are host to a super warm sea climate due to the Sahara winds and there are plenty of coastal beach lines to enjoy too.
Even novice divers will find one of the seven Canary Islands dive sites perfect for their next vacation.
One great dive location out of hundreds of Canary Islands dive sites can be found on the island of El Hierro is El Ricon, which is a great place for beginning divers; the waters there are twenty meters in depth and the visibility in the location is over twenty meters.Coral reefs are host to a number of different underwater species, and the novice diver will be able to see marine life like lobsters, snappers, Porcupine fish, and Parrot fish among others.
There are a number of scuba diving Canary Islands novice destinations at the island of Feurteventura too; among them is the Anfiteatro great for reef rock diving adventures. The visibility at the destination is twenty meters while the depths of the water are twelve meters. Marine life includes barracudas, scorpion fish, groupers, and more.
Among the scuba diving Canary Islands novice selections one will find the Bajada de Caleta off the island of Grand Canaria. This destination is easily accessed by boat, is about fifteen meters deep, and offers an average distance for visibility of 18 meters. This destination proves a bit challenging to get into because of the rock beds underwater, but once entered proves an exciting and thrilling dive destination.
Off the island of La Palma, the novice diver with find the Malpique dive site; a destination sure to be appreciated by the diver since the site offers the opportunity to view underwater grave stones, as well as a variety of marine life including barracudas, turtles, and pelagic. El Cayon is equally beautiful and is a destination for those seeking the chance to explore underwater caves and natural formations.