Tenerife scuba diving attracts underwater adventurers from all over the world because it boasts an abundance of dive sites catering to various skill levels.
Whether you’re an experienced PADI-licensed diver or just starting out on your underwater adventures, Tenerife’s diverse underwater landscapes and marine life provide a perfect backdrop. Here’s a more detailed look at some top dive sites:
This wreck dive site near Las Galletas allows divers to explore a cargo ship that sank in 1972. It’s a unique opportunity for history buffs and wreck dive enthusiasts.
Known for its 18-meter drop and an impressive cave, Las Eras challenges divers with its rocky landscapes, appealing to those who seek an adventurous dive.
Featuring soft corals and volcanic rock formations, El Porís is a shallow and serene spot ideal for beginners or divers looking for a peaceful underwater experience.
Situated on the Southwest coast, El Puertito’s shallow waters and minimal currents make it a safe and enjoyable site for novice divers.
This site offers an adventure into the depths to explore sunken structures, perfect for divers intrigued by underwater archaeology.
Located just south of Santa Cruz, this beginner-friendly site is a great place to start exploring the diverse marine life of Tenerife.
Palm Mar Wall:
Accessible by boat, Palm Mar Wall is known for its impressive wall dives, offering a different perspective on the island’s underwater topography.
This site is famous for its variety of stingrays and eagle rays. Along with caves, reefs, and wrecks, it offers a diverse diving experience.
Yellow Mountain (Montaña Amarilla):
This reef dive just off the coast of Costa Del Silencio in Arona introduces divers to the abundant marine ecosystems of Tenerife, perfect for observing the intricate interactions of aquatic life.
Suitable for all levels, with depths ranging from 2-25 meters and gentle currents, Abades is welcoming for divers keen to explore the underwater world.