Lanzarote - Costa Teguise, Canary Islands
Scuba diving holidays to Lanzarote in the Canary Islands with Sportif Dive offers a diving holiday filled with interesting dive sites, making each dive into an exciting experience for all levels of diver. This is an ideal location for budget conscious divers wanting shore and boat diving, taking a learn to dive, advance or underwater photography course. This beautiful, volcanic island was formed millions of years ago and as a result is full of amazing, lunar-type landscapes and strange rock formations. Protected by UNESCO, it is a World Biosphere Reserve for its careful tourist development whilst conserving the islands natural environment.
Lanzarote offers a variety of shore and boat diving sites suitable for all levels of divers from novice to advanced divers. Playa Jablillo is a perfect dive site for beginners. It is a small bay close to open sea with a huge variety of fish. The maximum deph is 6 meters so perfect for confined water dives. With the clear Atlantic waters around the island, calm conditions and variety of underwater topography, Lanzarote offers excellent opportunities for learning or developing your diving skills. For advanced divers there are a variety of reef, cave and wreck sites such as Cota Teguise Wreck, a tuna fishing boat sank at 30 meters. Here you likely to see all kind of pelagic fish such as barracude, large groopers, amberjacks and jacks, groopers and moray eels. Other marine life include angel shark, torpedo rays, moray eel, hunting jacks, seahorse, cuttlefish, octopus, scorpionfish and colourful nudibranchs. Ideal for practising your underwater photography. If you wish to learn underwater photography, join one of our underwater photography courses >,
Culture and Activities
Lanzarote offers a great holiday environment with the unique volcanic landscapes of the Fire Mountains, the wine area of La Geria or beautiful sand beach of Famara. Costa Teguise itself is a fully developed but not overly large holiday resort. In addition to scuba diving, there are many other activies on offer including windsurfing, surfing, mountain biking, cycling with tours and excursions on offer. Also trekking, golf and parasailing. There is a water park in Costa Teguise you can walk to. For apres dive, there is a wide choice of bars and restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets, busy nightlife and within a short walk from your accommodation. Alternatively, you can hire a car and explore this picturesque island with whitewashed houses with green shutters and art and crafts sold all over the island.
Best Time: Year Round
Average Air temps: 15-35°C
Average Water temps: 15-25°C
Great Reasons to Dive in Lanzarate