Diving in Santa María del Mar

Santa Maria del Mar is a very popular beach area just south of Lima. Playa Embajadores sits within the protected cove and offers a few named dive sites accessible right from shore. Other sites are a short 5-minute boat ride away. With depths ranging from 6 to 25 meters, diving in Santa Maria is great for all levels. Popular dive sites include Muelle, Catamaran, and Tres Marias. This area is home to dense kelp forests and interesting rock formations where typical Peru marine life abounds. Divers will see pufferfish, parrotfish, anemones, sponges, frogfish, nudibranchs, and more!

Dive Sites to visit in Santa María del Mar

Wildlife Encounters in Santa María del Mar