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El Puertito

El Puertito, located in Tenerife, Spain, is a dive site that is sure to capture the hearts of divers of all levels. With its easy entrance and a short swim, divers can quickly reach a depth of 8-10m, where they will be greeted by a stunning array of marine life in the bay.

The sandy bottom of El Puertito is home to a diverse ecosystem, including meadows, cuttlefish, sea horses, lizard fish, spider crabs, red mullet, and wide-eyed flounder. As divers venture closer to the reef, they will encounter an even greater variety of species, such as sharp nose puffer, octopus, band tail puffer, cardinal fish, trumpet fish, Atlantic damselfish, spider crabs, and a plethora of invertebrates and nudibranchia.

One of the highlights of diving in El Puertito is the opportunity to encounter green turtles during the dive. These majestic creatures call the area home and often make appearances, delighting divers with their graceful movements.

With a visibility of 17m and a maximum depth of 12m, El Puertito is an ideal dive site for beginners. Its close proximity to Puerto Colon, just a 10-minute journey, makes it easily accessible. Divers can anchor inside the bay at a depth of approximately 6 meters, providing a convenient starting point for exploring the underwater wonders of El Puertito.

Experience the vibrant life and colors beneath the surface at El Puertito, a must-visit dive site in Tenerife, Spain. Discover over 50 different species, including the enchanting green turtles, and create unforgettable memories in this submerged paradise.

Last updated: 9 mo. ago - Oct 4, 2023

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Overview of El Puertito

Depth:12m
Visibility: 0m - 17m
Experience level:
beginner

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