Ullastre III

Located practically in front of, and less than two miles from, the port of Llafranc, you will find three fantastic underwater mountains called Els Ullastres.

You will easily find moray eels, barracudas, San Pedros, octopuses, cuttlefish, sea hares, conger eels, and many varieties of rockfish and sea fans.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 11 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Drift Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Macro Spot
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

A 25-minute boat ride down the coast, in front of Calella, there are three underwater mountains called Los Ullastres. From beginner to advanced, there is a lot to see for every diver. Beautiful steep walls with gorgonians and lots of fish are just one example. A torch is recommended.

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Located practically in front of, and less than two miles from, the port of Llafranc, you will find three fantastic underwater mountains called Els Ullastres.

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El Pinell

At a depth of between 1 and 8 meters, we have the perfect area for confined water sessions, with a pool like enviorment. with a mixed bottom where we will find some sandy areas, some rocks and even a posidonia field.

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El Pinell

At a depth of between 1 and 8 meters, we have the perfect area for confined water sessions, with a pool like enviorment. with a mixed bottom where we will find some sandy areas, some rocks and even a posidonia field.

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In about 20 minutes boat ride we reach el Tabal, the lighthouse perched high on the cliff. Because of the depth profile only suitable for advanced divers, we meet the reef in about 22 meters on a plateau, which slopes gently towards the south and has an impressive steep wall in the north.

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Gorgònies de LLevant

This dive site located east of the Formigues Islands is a deep and technical dive where you will find a diversity of abundant flora and fauna, the colors make for a beautiful dive.

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A once-in-a-lifetime dive. This dive site sits in a small reserve formed by a group of islets in front of the Cap de Planes, between Palamós and Calella de Palafrugell.

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The reef Montiell, protected from currents and waves, is only a 7-minute navigation from the dive center. The coffee bean-shaped rock, which is surrounded by sand, has a maximum depth of 24 meters and is particularly easy to navigate due to its topography. A torch is recommended.

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The boat jetty and the entrance to the house reef are only 30 m from the base. The most beautiful part of the bay is reserved for divers and swimmers and secured by our buoy line. This beautiful house reef offers something for everyone with a maximum depth of 15 m.

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MACHINE TRANSLATION: After about 10 minutes by boat we reach the Outside Reef of Es Furio, the Tamariu Rock. Very nice rock formations with many gorgons, steep walls with callow and moray eels and many swarm fish, sometimes also big fish. A lamp is recommended.

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