Scuba diving in Arandelas
Arandelas (also known as Playa Grande) is situated about half a mile from the shore and is commonly accessed by boat. This dive site features a sandy slope with some rock structures where a colony of orange corals can be seen. In the sandy area, divers can spot cuttlefish, flatfish and lots of small reef fish. Also hiding in the rocks are trumpet fish, canarian lobsters and eels. There is a low current of around 1 knot. The water is clean with good visibility, 10-30m/33-98ft. The average depth of this site is 25m/82ft and the maximum depth is 40m/131ft. This dive site is recommended for experienced divers.
When to go
The water temperature is 18C/64F in the winter and 26C/79F in the summer. The average air temperature is 21C/70F in January and 29C/84F in August. Scuba diving can be done year-round.
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