A volcanic origin cave close to Abama Hotel on the south coast of Tenerife. This cave is an extraordinary experience and one of the best dive sites on Tenerife. Maximum depth is 12m, average dive time is 55min.
The dive begins with descending to the plateau at 30 meters depth, after than rounding the ledge you will descend deeper to the sandy sea bottom where the entrance to the cave is. It is recommended to take a light with you to have a better look at the walls covered with shrimps and black corals. Sea breams, stingrays, barracudas, angel sharks dwell here; you may even meet glass fish here. The depth of the dive site is 40 meters.
This is a suitable dive site for experienced divers.
A well known Palm Mar Cave dive site is a plateau that lays 15-17 meters deep underwater. On 27 meter depth there is an entrance to the cave, not far from which there is a crucifix and a statue of Madonna with the baby on her hands. It is called to bless the fishermen which go to sea from Los Cristianos port. The cave with several galleries is located on the depth 16-38 meters. The whole wall is covered with small holes, where morays live. Around the cave one can see rock yield from the sandy seabed, which gradually extends into the depth. In winter time the cave becomes a frequently visited place for mating game of the Atlantic stingrays. Visibility: 30-40 meters.
It’s a suitable dive sit for both beginners and experienced divers.
Neptun cave is a small through cave at a depth of 23 meters, with daylight. This is a dive site of medium complexity, because of frequent currents. The cave shelters the run of cornetfishes and big spiny lobster constantly living there. The Canary crab and rays are also often to see there.
This site suits well for experienced divers.
There is a picturesque cave not far from a small place called Playa San Juan. One of the most interesting dive sites in Tenerife. The beauty and uncommonness of this place captivate even experienced divers. An incredible cave is of volcanic origin. The cave is made of several relatively narrow passages of different height, which were formed because of the instant contact of the liquid lava and seawater. The entrance to the cave is at 10 meters depth and its length is around 90 meters. Outside the cave there are many separate prismatic obelisk pillars. If you take a lantern with you, a great play of light awaits you in the cave. The cave is protected from the surroundings by the column of sea sponges, which are very rare to see in this part of the Atlantic Ocean. Here you can see rays, rockfish, parrotfish, shrimps, crabs and fireworms.
The Marazul dive site offers interesting opportunities for both entry-level and experienced divers. Marazul is a great multilevel dive site; it is located near the old banana farm. Marazul with its clear bright blue water is famous for its grottoes and caves. You will be exploring the underwater tunnels accompanied by striped bream, sea angels, barracudas, and rays. If you get tired you will have a chance to have a break on the rocks at 6 meters depth watching the moraines and cuttlefish.