The dive site at Puerto Naos on the beach at “la Roca del Mar” (the Rock of the Sea) is a dive site that we visit often. This dive site has a lot of possibilities and is suitable for every level. The dive site can be used in many different ways and after 4 dives you have not seen it here yet.
The dive starts with sand and gradually turns into rocks and stones of medium size. But soon you will encounter large rocks that can be up to 15 meters high. Around the rocks is a lot of life, a lot of life. The rocks themselves are black / gray, but often overgrown with very nice colors. Deep red and bright orange. Around the huge rocks it is beautiful diving, it is like a maze. Here and there you go through small canyons and you reach large sandy plains where “Garden eel” sits, at a depth of 15 meters.
We dive here up to 35 meters for advanced and for divers with an OW certificate, we obviously do not get deeper than 18 meters. There is hardly any current, usually you feel some swell. Visibility is usually good to very good.
We dive – like all our dives on La Palma – from the shore. The entrance can sometimes be difficult because of the surf, especially in the winter months, but with our directions everyone comes in and out of the water unscathed.
At this dive site we dive throughout the year. In the winter the ocean can be too rough on the west side, but then we move to the East, a half hour drive from our diving center in Los Llanos.
For night dives this is “the place to be”. One of the most beautiful places on the Canary Islands to make a night dive.
Besides this dive site, at “La Roca del Mar”, there are two more dive sites at Puerto Naos: Puerto Naos Hotel Sol and Puerto Naos, Casa Blanca. Enough places to dive a lot.