Diving and Snorkeling in Formentera

Diving and Snorkeling in Formentera

The island of Formentera has unbeatable characteristics for diving. Visit the islands of Ibiza and Formentera (the Pitiusa Islands) and you will be surprised how transparent and clean the waters are. The coast forms one of the few well-preserved corners of the Mediterranean.

Formentera is the only natural area in the whole Mediterranean Sea included on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites. When diving, the first thing to highlight is the excellent visibility (up to 50 metres). The variety of landscapes are unique to the area, especially the Mediterranean. The caves, walls with sea fans, pieces of wrecks, shallow dives with very beautiful landscapes. Posidonia prairies considered the best preserved in the Mediterranean, and much more.

formentera diving and snorkeling

Visibility characteristics in the water varies depending on the time of year, ranging from 15 to 50 metres. The water temperature is perfect for diving with a suit or even without if you are snorkeling. The climate is very good throughout the year, which makes diving possible throughout the season, with maximum temperatures of 30 degrees in summer, 22 degrees in spring and autumn and 15 degrees in winter.

With a great variety in types of landscapes, there is always something new to explore. Depending on the company you go with always make sure you go for a local Formentera divers school. They will know the waters and currents the best. That way you make sure you stay safe at all times.

(photo:formentera.es)