Diving in Spain

From the cool Atlantic waters of the Bay of Biscay in the north, to the warmer Mediterranean Sea to the south, Spain is perfect for year-round diving. It boasts a summer daytime temperature on average around 30C (86F), and in winter around 16C (61F), with water temperatures from May to September, between 19C (66F) and 29C (84F), and during the cooler months from October to April, between 14C and 18C (57F and 64F).

The Kingdom of Spain, as it is officially known, sits on the Iberian Peninsula alongside its neighbor Portugal, and also includes two archipelagos - the Canary Islands off the coast of Africa, and the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean. Along the north coast of Africa also lies the Plazas de soberanía, a cluster of Spanish islets with include the Alhucemas Islands and Chafarinas Islands, and the three Spanish enclaves bordering Morocco named Ceuta, Melilla, and Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera. With its crystal clear waters, and variety of different waters and points of interest to explore, Spain offers some of the best diving in Europe.

Travelinformation for Spain

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ALC, BCN, BLA, MAD, AGP, PMI

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Movistar, Orange, Vodafone

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Aquatic Life in Spain

Featured places to go in Spain

Balearic Islands

e Balearic Islands are considered a jewel in the Mediterranean for divers with over 80 different dive sites.

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Basque Country

In the Basque country you can explore the water’s surface with rocky dive sites.

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Andalusia is becoming more and more popular with divers on account of its year round clear warm waters, as well as the beauty and tranquility of its seabed

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Alternating between wild and unspoilt rocky areas to miles of calm waters with sandy shores, Murcia offers something for every diver.

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The Canaries are perfect for divers to explore with fascinating scenery underwater.

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Catalonia is made up of three distinct areas and has something to offer every diver.

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Dive Sites in Spain