Golden Beach

An excellent sandy bottom dive for beginners, try scuba diving, and open water diver courses, with very calm waters and excellent visibility. No currents and you can usual spot great marine life in the sandy bottom.

You will find shells, parrot fish, snapper, sea stars, anemones, spirographs, small crabs, and shrimp all hidden in the sand.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
Visibility

Visibility

  • 22 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Macro Spot

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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