Playa de Herradura

One of the essentials of the Marine Reserve !! Located right in front of “El Bajón“ and just two minutes away from La Restinga port. It is one of the dives that have more life and also does not touch much depth.

We especially highlight the Cerianthus, Meros, Island groupers, Scrawled filefish, different types of Muraenidae, parrot fish, Thunnus, spotted burrfish, lobsters ...

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 21 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

La Herradura

There are two buoys of the marine reserve on the plateau of Herradura. This buoy is located on the limit between zone C and B of the marine reserve, there is no diving allowed in zone A. On the plateau are lots of canyons. This place tends to be exposed to currents, then it’s not suitable for beginners.

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It is surely the most famous dive in the Canary Islands and one of the most important in Europe. Submarine volcano that emerges from nowhere and stays about 9 meters deep from the surface. Giving us a landscape unmatched anywhere in the world.

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It is where we always do the nights, the diving courses and baptisms. It enjoys an incredible cleanliness of its waters. La Restinga beach is in the same place and has received the “blue flag“ for the purity of its waters.

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This is the first and closest site to the port of La Restinga, from the bollas of the Marine Reserve, Mar de las Calmas. As soon as you leave the eastbound port, this site is just 100 meters from the entrance and just 20 meters from the outside of the port.

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Punta las Cañas, near the integral reserve (place of maximum protection), is an easy dive, although sometimes we can find some current, almost always heading east.

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A very special and beautiful dive that is not always accessible because of the strong wind that is always on the island. It is not within the Marine Reserve, but it is as if it was!

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“La Cueva del Diablo“ is very shallow and very easy. You go to a kind of large cave that is reminiscent of a church vault. It is very spacious with very nice sets of colors

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Through a big rock gate, you will reach a plateau at 18m deep with two towers near the edge. An exciting dive with lots of holes, caverns, and swim-throughs. Landscape diving at its best!

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Beautiful immersion without currents and quiet, where we will enjoy some beautiful games of colors with small caves and a very special circuit...

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This is the last and furthest of dive sites in the Mar de las Calmas Marine Reserve heading west, and it will take 10-15 minutes to reach from the port of La Restinga.

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