Les Jardins de Salomon

On the slopes of Cape Solomon, this site is composed of three coral reef. The first garden is a firework display of vibrant colours. Because of their richness and diversity, the Salomon gardens are a must-see in Anses d’Arlet.

Lush fields of feathered gorgonians and sponges, surgeonfish and trumpetfish will delight the diver’s eye. You may even see a spotted eagle ray.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 18 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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La Pouponnière

In this nursery, both novice and experienced divers can observe the first stirrings of juveniles of many species. The profusion of colours and the liveliness of the juveniles guarantee an enchanting spectacle. The site will delight photographers and biologists. It will give birth to the vocation of every diver.

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Following on from its land formation, Cape Solomon is a splendid reef made up of imposing rocks that gradually sink into the different shades of blue. The massive boulders, laid one on top of the other, give the diver the feeling of being a shrimp.

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Le Trou du Souffleur

The site owes its name to a cave at a depth of 3 metres which has an air pocket on the surface. The waves that rush in make it possible to hear the famous sound of the blower!This geological curiosity offers a dive between land and sea. Divers can drift along.

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La Piscine de Salomon

This site owes its nickname to the sublime turquoise of its waters and the radiance of its white rocks which offer an incomparable luminosity. During a swim with a gentle current, you will come across a variety of small, multicoloured fish species. You can go down to a depth of 35-40 metres.

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L'Anse Fortune

On this unspoilt site, beginners and novice divers can experience the unique sensations of diving and the richness of the underwater world. The formation of a multitude of small canyons surrounding the coral spats offers a shallow exploration area (0-12m).

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Pointe Lezarde

This coral cliff, protected from the currents by Burgos Point, offers a breathtaking spectacle with its exceptional colours. The first dives can take advantage of the proximity of the cliff wall. The depth of between 0 and 40 m offers an ideal setting for training dive.

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La Grotte aux Couleurs

With its brilliant colours, this site offers a magical atmosphere and is renowned for its beauty. Sheltered from the current, it is an ideal place to make your first dive or to make your first immersions, it has given birth to many vocations of divers. It will also satisfy biology and photography enthusiasts.

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Petites Jorasses, Anses-d'Arlet

A little further out, the Little Jorasses, in reference to its alpine cousins, are magnificent reliefs of volcanic origin. They are a series of coral terraces, in a series of steps. Be careful, however, as its location further from the coast can lead to strong currents.

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Grandes Jorasses

The Great Jorasses, in reference to its Alpine cousins, are magnificent reliefs of volcanic origin. At 40 metres, an impressive wall will catch you up to 60 metres. From the bottom, you will be able to see the impressive formation of this underwater mountain.

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