visitors of Lanzarote, look for something more than good weather and marvellous
people. In addition to the several cultural options offered by the island, Lanzarote
is an ideal destination for sport passionates. For this reason, today as Canarian Transfer we
will explain you why diving in Playa Chica became one of the big bets for
Dónde está Playa Chica
Chica is located in the touristic zone of Puerto del Carmen. It’s a key location because it’s in one of the most
touristic points of the entire island.
In the area closest to the shore, depth is around 10 meters, and waters are crystal, clear and calm, thanks to
the levees that block the waves. You will find also the famous
Veril of Playa Chica.
What is the Veril of Playa Chica
Veril of Playa Chica is a very sandy platform that ends in a slope. Depth is
between 15 and 40 metres, in which
divers can find a serie of caves, shelves and cavities that make it more
Diving in Playa Chica for all levels
unique features of Playa Chica make this zone and its background, suitable for
all levels divers.
one side, those who start diving can to practice snorkel or a dive bauptism.
These beginners count on the less deep zone, with calm waters and easy access.
In this zone is not difficult to find the
typical rocky reefs and a rich marine fauna of the zone. There,
if the divers pays attention, they can observe iridescent chocos garden eels, octopus, soles and crustaceans with brightly
the other side experts can explore mayor depths. If they are lucky the can
encounter the famous mere Felix, that use to stay around 30 meters depth.
you decide to dive some more meters, you can reach the famous cave of the
Gambas. This curious cavity owes its name to the huge amount of naval shrimp
that inhabit it. There are also sargos and snorers, among the species of
Diving close to the slope that arrives to
45 meters depth, divers will have the chance to enjoy the colorful surface of
sponges and corals that cover the walls.
Once underwater, it’s easy to meet
groupers, deep shrimp and the striking orange corals.
Just a warning for the daring who wants to
go further: you should not be surprised of
encountering sharks and also some whales.
Diving with the full moon in Playa Chica
For those who are looking for a unique
experience, diving with the full moon in Playa Chica is a fantastic option. Its crystal and calm waters,
with the light of the moon make it a unique experience.
Several leisure options
del Carmen, where Playa Chica is located, offers a wide variety of services to
the visitor. Restaurants, shops, hotels. Everything is focussed on the tourists to enjoy.
this reason there are several companies that organize courses and immersions to
enjoy diving in Playa Chica.
all these reasons, as Canarian
Transfer we suggest this unique experience. It will be an unforgettable
memory in a wonderful background.
also that you can book with us your transfer from
the airport and the best excursions in
Lanzarote. Live Lanzarote!