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.

The coral garden which extends to 12 meters allows a first contact with species such as trumpet fish, surgeon fish and puffer fish. Maybe you will have the chance to encounter a turtle.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 25 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Snorkeling
  • Wall/Drop Off

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

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 Crique Abricot

Protected from currents and swells, this small cove with its crystal clear waters is an ideal setting for first-time divers. It will also delight snorkelers. For experienced divers, Crique Abricot offers an interesting starting point to reach the Jorasses.

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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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La Petite Sirène

The Little Mermaid will delight all divers. At the beginning, a superb coral reef between 3 and 15 meters, offers an exceptional luminosity and the spectacle of an abundant life. Then, a magnificent drop off will allow you to explore numerous rifts as many promises of discoveries and the unexpected.

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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.

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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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L'arbre Mort

The exceptional visibility of its crystal clear waters, the richness of its biodiversity and its diversified relief make the Dead Tree an exceptional site.

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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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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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Recommended Training

Navigation

Become a better, more confident diver who always knows where they are going. Learn how to use a dive compass, natural navigation techniques and more. Join the SSI Navigation specialty today!

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Sea Turtle Ecology

You will learn to identify sea turtles species, discover their history and role in marine ecosystems, and threats to their survival. Upon completion, you will earn the SSI Sea Turtle Ecology Specialty certification.

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Perfect Buoyancy

The SSI Perfect Buoyancy Specialty is the best way to improve your body position for relaxed dives, lower your air consumption and increase your bottom times. Take control of your enjoyment. Start online now!

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Night Diving and Limited Visibility

Diving does not end when the sun goes down! Become a night diver and meet the incredible marine life that only comes out at night. Join the SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility specialty program.

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