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Fortalezza

Discover the fascinating Fortalezza dive site, located in the enchanting waters of Spain's Canary Islands. This captivating underwater paradise offers something for divers of all levels, from beginners to advanced explorers.

As you descend into the azure depths, you'll be greeted by a vibrant reef that rises tantalizingly close to the water's surface, only 1.5 meters away. Over the years, this unique feature has attracted numerous ships, unfortunately leading them to run aground. At a depth of approximately 12 meters, remnants of one of these sunken freighters can still be found, including fragments of coal, serving as a poignant reminder of the area's maritime history.

Embrace the thrill of encountering incredible marine life at Fortalezza. Amongst the rugged and jagged rocks, you'll encounter mesmerizing creatures such as octopuses, cuttlefish, and a myriad of colorful nudibranchs. The underwater wall teems with vibrant shoals of monk-perch and parrotfish, creating a captivating spectacle for divers to behold.

With a maximum depth of 19 meters and excellent visibility of 16 meters, Fortalezza offers an immersive and memorable diving experience. Whether you're a beginner seeking to embark on your first underwater adventure or an experienced diver in search of new challenges, this site has something to offer everyone.

Situated near the idyllic Paseo Maritimo in Costa Antigua, Caleta de Fuste, the Fortalezza dive site is easily accessible for divers exploring the Canary Islands. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Spain's underwater wonders and embark on an unforgettable diving expedition at Fortalezza.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 4, 2023

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Overview of Fortalezza

Depth:19m
Visibility: 0m - 16m
Experience level:
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