The Region of Valencia is nothing short of a diver’s paradise. Not only is the coast lined with spectacular coves and beaches, there are plenty of instructors and diving schools specialising in teaching the basics to newbies and challenging experienced divers. Keep reading to discover the best diving spots across the Region.
Diving in the province of Castellón
A marine reserve located off the Castelló de la Plana coast, Columbretes Islands are a must-visit if you’re a keen diver. As soon as you immerse yourself in the water, you’ll be blown away by the sea life you’ll see. Burriana also has an irresistible attraction for divers: a shipwreck which is at a manageable depth.
Other diving destinations in the province of Castellón include Alcalà de Xivert/Alcossebre with its beautiful coves sitting at the foot of the Sierra de Irta mountainscape, Oropesa del Mar and Benicasim. You will find diving centres in these seaside towns as well as in Castelló de la Plana, Vinaròs and Peñíscola.
Diving in the province of Valencia
Last but by no means least, the province of Valencia boasts a beautiful stretch of coastline and excellent diving schools. Long, sandy beaches abound here and the seabed is not far off the shore, creating wonderful diving spots where you can relax in the clear Mediterranean waters.
Cullera is a wonderful diving destination, as is Gandia, La Pobla de Farnals and València. In these seaside towns and cities, you will find all the services you could possibly need as well as plenty of experiences on dry land. So what are you waiting for? Come and dip your head under the surface in the Region of Valencia.
Diving in the province of Alicante
The southernmost part of the Region of Valencia offers an extensive selection of diving spots. Isla de Tabarca, for instance, which has a marine reserve, crystalline waters and meadows of Mediterranean tapeweed. Dénia also lends itself to underwater explorations with its rocky cliffs and beautiful coves, both sandy and pebbly.
Altea and Benidorm both have islets floating just off the coast where you can enjoy gazing at the sea life as you bathe in the warm waters. Xàbia/Jávea, Benitachell and Calp are also worthy of a spot on this list. Here you will find diving centres offering excursions for both beginners and experienced divers, providing all the equipment you’ll need to explore the seas.
Scuba diving experiences
Is it your first diving experience? What better way to do it than with marine biologists and diving instructors. Not only will we take care for you and safety, with the best diving equipment and adapted to the size you need, but also we will show you the underwater treasures. Have the best experience of your life with experts. At the end of the activity we will give you a marine biology talk about what you have seen, with underwater pictures and a picnic.
Discover the seabed of the Mediterranean enjoying this experience. At Buceo Puerto Jávea we will show you one of the most beautiful landscapes of the Alicante coast. We will start the activity of two hours with a presentation of the activity, we will prepare the equipment, we will continue with a boat ride and then with a dive with the complete diving equipment. Activity suitable for the whole family, children from 10 years old, also groups or as an after-school activity.
The Open Water Diver certification provides the knowledge and training necessary to dive autonomously to a depth of 18 m with a partner who has the same or higher qualification, in environments equivalent to their training around the world. Details: Minimum age: 10 years.
Requirements: Pass a health questionnaire.
Online theory with support through teleconference prior to the internship days.
The christening begins with an introductory session in which you will receive the basic instructions to be able to carry out the activity in the water with comfort, you will discover the new equipment and materials that you will use, as well as the maneuvers and techniques that you will have to use to immerse yourself. Once dressed and equipped for the occasion we set off to the point of immersion by moving with one of the boats, enjoying sailing along our coast.
Enjoy a fantastic morning snorkelling in little known coves of Cullera. We will take you out on the boat to the starting point of our snorkelling tour. Depending on the sea conditions, we will go to the islet of La Penyeta del Moro, which has an amazing abundance of marine life, or to the pretty coves around the town's iconic lighthouse. You will be accompanied throughout the tour by a qualified instructor. Have fun with family and friends discovering new scenery from the sea.