Dive sites around Tenerife
Onderwaterfauna Tenerife 2016 Versie-3

Dive site:  Punta Prieta

Onderwaterfauna / Underwater fauna

Depth: max. 26 M.

It is a small local village located about 20 km from Santa Cruz de Tenerife. This is a dive that is done from shore. The access is going down a ramp until arriving at the beach of stones; you can also access the water through small stairs. The site offers two dives, one to the left and one to the right. It is an ideal spot for divers of all levels. It is necessary to take into account the currents since if they can be strong in direction Santa Cruz. In these dives you can reach a maximum depth of about 26 meters, to the left and 22 meters to the right. Ideal immersion for photographers (recommended use of macro lenses). The dives offer small caves where you can see anemones, nudibranchs, canary lobsters and different types of sponges; also has some seaweed where you can get to find sea horses and frogfish. The sighting of moraines is common as are snorers, mullets, snapper, juryless, prawns, red gorgonians...
Provided by Tendive diving centre.