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The Valencian coastline is full of beautiful beaches and craggy coves that are just waiting to be explored. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced diver, this destination never disappoints.

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. 

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