Immerse yourself in an underwater world full of marine life, impressive rock formations and exciting shipwrecks from our Poseidon Hotels. We present some of the best diving routes in the areas of our hotels.
Our Poseidon Playa is located in Benidorm, an area located on the east coast of Spain, it is a popular tourist destination known for its beautiful beaches and crystal clear waters. Although diving in Benidorm is not as well known as in other international destinations, there are some areas near the Poseidon Hotels where you can practice this activity.
Dive and discover the depths of the Island of Benidorm
From our Hotel Poseidon Playa you can see the island of Benidorm. This is a prominent diving destination with crystal clear waters and rich marine biodiversity. Explore stunning coral reefs and dive into underwater caves while encountering a wide variety of fish, octopus, and other fascinating sea creatures.
You will also be able to admire the remains of old shipwrecks, which adds a touch of history to the diving. Benidorm Island offers different dive sites for all levels, from beginners to more experienced divers.
The island of Benidorm is located about 3 kilometers from the coast and is a prominent place for diving. From the Poseidon Playa hotel you will have at your fingertips different routes to get to the island of Benidorm. The surrounding waters offer good visibility and are teeming with marine life.
At this site, you will find rock formations, caves, and underwater arches that are ideal for exploring. You should be on the lookout in case you manage to spot moray eels, groupers and a variety of colorful fish, this is a luxury that very few destinations can offer.
Dive through marine reserves in La Llosa
La Llosa is a small marine reserve located near Benidorm, very accessible from our Poseidon Playa hotel. La Llosa is a sunken mountain at a depth of more than -6m, located a short distance from the island of Benidorm. On its slope it has a fall with a bottom at -30m.
It has different funds and depths to explore your diving ability. The dimensions of La Llosa allow several underwater incursions, since it has up to 3 anchoring buoys ready for mooring boats.
This area is known for its rich biodiversity and offers an interesting diving experience. Here you will find a large number of fish, marine sponges and other invertebrates. There is also a submerged structure called "El Llosar" that has become a home for a variety of marine species.
Punta de l'Escaleta, a hidden diving paradise
Situated in the vicinity of Benidorm, Punta de l'Escaleta is another popular spot for diving. It is a hidden corner for those who seek treasures on the Costa Blanca, it is accessed by an easy and simple hiking route. If you want a unique and multifunctional experience Punta de l'Escaleta is what you are looking for.
You can start from our Poseidon Playa hotel, continue with the Punta de l'Escaleta route and end up immersing yourself to experience everything that this area hides. Here you will find reefs and rock formations that are home to a diversity of marine life. It is also possible to find schools of fish and octopus among the cracks and underwater caves.
Dive in the Tabarca Marine Reserve
The Isla de Tabarca Marine Reserve (near Torrevieja) is located approximately 11 km off the coast of Torrevieja. From our Poseidon Playas de Torrevieja hotel you can rest and access various routes to enjoy the Island of Tabarca. This marine reserve is known for its transparent waters and its rich biodiversity.
When diving in Tabarca, you will be able to explore coral reefs, underwater caves and a great variety of marine species, such as groupers, barracudas, octopus and moray eels. There are several diving centers in Torrevieja that offer excursions to the Isla de Tabarca near our Poseidon Playas de Torrevieja hotel, where you can enjoy excellent dives.
Guardamar Dunes Natural Park
The Natural Park of the Dunes of Guardamar, located near the coast of Guardamar, offers some opportunities for diving. You can access this incredible natural park from our Hotel Playas de Guardamar and live a diving experience like never before.
Although the dives here are not as outstanding as in other destinations, this natural park is home to small rocky reefs and a diversity of fish. It is possible to find species such as bream, maidens, oblates and octopuses. Located near Guardamar, the Tabarca Marine Reserve is a protected underwater paradise, ideal for diving in calm waters full of life.
Discover impressive seagrass meadows, considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and explore the rocky reefs where you will find a wide variety of marine species, such as groupers, lobsters and octopus. The Tabarca Marine Reserve is famous for its clear waters, which allows exceptional visibility during your dives. If you stay at our Playas de Guardamar hotel, you cannot leave without living this unique diving experience.
Dive in the jewel of the Mediterranean at Cabo de Palos
Cabo de Palos, near the city of Torrevieja, is another must-see diving destination on the Costa Blanca. Complement your stay at the Hotel Playas de Torrevieja by immersing yourself in its crystalline waters. Here you will find the famous Islas Hormigas Marine Reserve, a protected area that is home to one of the most spectacular sea beds in the region. Explore impressive submerged cliffs, underwater caves, and reefs teeming with marine life.
You will be able to find schools with barracudas, octopuses, moray eels and possibly even dolphins. The Islas Hormigas Marine Reserve offers exciting dives for both recreational divers and those looking for more technical adventures.
Explore the waters of the Manga del Mar Menor
It is a destination that captivates diving lovers from all over Europe, offering some of the most desired areas to dive on the continent. With its privileged location and its crystal clear waters, this Mediterranean jewel has become an underwater paradise for diving enthusiasts. It is an area that you can enjoy from our Hotel Poseidón La Manga Hotel & Spa. At our hotel guests can start with a free try-scuba dive in the pool.
One of the main diving attractions near our hotel is Isla Grosa, a fascinating place for diving due to its impressive submerged cliffs and underwater caves. Its transparent waters and its seabed full of life make this place an unforgettable experience for divers.
You will have access near our Hotel Poseidón La Manga Hotel & Spa to the most important marine reserve in Europe. This impressive underwater environment is home to incredible biodiversity, with waters rich in marine fauna and flora. Here you can explore impressive rock walls, underwater caves and vibrant reefs, while coming face to face with colorful fish, octopus, lobster and sea turtles.
In addition, La Manga del Mar Menor has a wide range of diving centers and qualified professionals who will guide you on your dives and provide you with the necessary equipment. Whether you're a beginner looking to discover the wonders of the underwater world or an experienced diver looking for exciting challenges, you'll find options to suit your needs.
It is important to note that diving from our Poseidon Hotels may be subject to sea conditions and season. It is recommended to dive with certified local dive centers that offer excursions and guide services.
Also, make sure you adhere to all safety regulations and obtain the proper scuba certification before you dive. Follow the safety regulations and dive responsibly to enjoy the experience to the fullest.
Come and live a unique diving experience with Poseidon Hotels at the bottom of the Mediterranean!