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Fuerteventura - Morro Jable, Canary Islands

Scuba diving holidays to Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands with Sportif Dive offers an ideal location to combine a beach hotel holiday and some recreational diving or learn to dive course. Fuerteventura offers diving in superb conditions and abundance of sea life. The second largest Canary Island, but the least populated, the main tourist areas are in the north and Costa Calma and  Morro Jable in the south. The rest of the island is relatively undeveloped, with small villages of white washed houses and windmills found dotted along the roadways.

Diving
Diving from Morro Jable, offers the chance to see schools of big and small fish, barracudas, mackerel and tuna. There are groupers, angel sharks, rays, sepias, dolphins and even mantas and whale sharks. In the rocky topography, the reefs, overhangs, caves and caverns, morays and congas, macro organisms, sea anemones and much more can be seen. In summer, you can even dive with whales. The centre is well set up for beginners, junior divers and those wishing to take further courses. Dives depart from the jetty at Morro Jable with small groups of 6 or 8 in the morning with dive sites available close by. More >

Culture and Activities
Fuerteventura is also a major, year round holiday destination popular with those not wishing to scuba dive. Friends and families will enjoy the hotel on the spot with a range of pools, sun decks, beautiful vistas over the wide sandy beach and other activiites on offer. The hotel has a kids's club and kid's pool plus there is a spa. Evening entertainment is provided in the hotel's bar and nightclub. Alternatively you can head out to Costa Calma with a choice of restaurants, bars & shops just a short taxi ride away. You can also explore the area and head for Morro Jable with it's historic buildings, traditional restaurants and range of shops. Other local activities include windsurfing, kitesurfing, SUP, land sailing, cycling and mountain bike with many routes in the nearby hills.

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Fact File

Diving Conditions

House Reef Shore Diving Boat Diving

Suitability:

Beginners 

Intermediates 

Advanced 

Technical 

Best Time: Year Round

Average Air temps: Summer 27°C (82°F). Winter 21°C (70°F)

Average Water temps: Summer 23°C (75°F). Winter 19°C (66°F)

Visibility: 20-30m (up to 50m)

Top Dive Sites: Las Salinas, caves at Shell Banks & Jandia Canyon - mini underwater Grand Canyon! More >

Dive Centre: Courses and Dive Packages. More >

Great Reasons to Dive in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

  • Short flight & great value
  • Choice of hotel or self catering accommodation
  • 5* PADI Resort Dive Centre
  • Range of multisport activities inc windsurfing & kitesurfing
  • Family & Non-Diver friendly holiday.
  • Ideal for Try/Learn to Dive

 

Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.