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|To scuba dive in Spain the basic requirements are:-|
*ACUC, CMAS, IAC, IDA, IDEA, PADI, SSI…
*medical certificate (no more than two years old) issued by a medical specialist certifying you are able to practise diving.
Always have your
*dive log book
Learn additional Spanish diving regulations, such as
The maximum depth for diving in Spain is 40 metres.
The minimum age for diving in Spain depends on the region. However, nationally it is 16 years old.
Most diving takes place March to November
Ministerio de Agriculura y Pesca Alimentación y Medio Ambiente"
Min of Ag & Fish
*Cabo de Palos – Hormigas Islands. Murcia. There are Posidonia oceanica meadows and underwater mountains as well as huge groupers and barracudas, with moonfish and common eagle rays. Try the excitement of a sunken ship like "Sirio", the famous transatlantic steamer.
*Masía Blanca. With an area of 457 ha, it is the smallest marine reserve of the network. It is located off the beaches of El Vendrell, Coma-Ruga, in the province of Tarragona, between Tarragona and Barcelona.
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Posidonia oceanica meadows. It also has sandy bottoms and maërl beds, known locally as “Grapissar”, consisting of free coralline red algae. Species such as cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis), red mullet (Mullus surmuletus), gilt-head bream (Sparus aurata) and sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) abound in the reserve. The pen shell (Pinna nobilis) is another species found of no commercial interest..
PADI diving lessons /equipment hire Coma-Ruga / Tarragona
equipment hire in Barcelona
south of Tarragona
Societat d'Exploracions Submarines de Tarragona (SES)
Underwater fishing, baptisms at sea, scuba diving + accommodation.
Courses: scuba diver, open water diver, advanced open water diver, rescue diver and divemaster.
Equipment rental, repair and maintenance.
Coma-Ruga town hall
el Vendrell town hall
Tarragonna official tourist guide
*Graciosa Island. In the north of the island of Lanzarote, in the Canary Islands, Graciosa and islets in the Chinijo Archipelago make up this marine reserve. Amazingly colourful sea beds due to sponges and red and yellow sea fans. Also pufferfish, trumpetfish and triggerfish. At least 18ºC in winter.