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Playa Paraiso is a great canyon dive with excellent chances of seeing huge Atlantic rays.

Name Dive Site:Playa Paraiso
Depth: 10-24m (32-78ft)
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Playa Paraiso is one of our favorites! After a 20 minute boat ride we anchor on a cliff between two underwater canyons. As we tour both canyons you will be impressed by the sheer abundance of life all around us. Schools of bream and barracuda circle overhead and there are always parrot fish, cuttlefish, trumpet fish, moray eels, glass eyes and more to see. However the highlight is yet to come; out of the blue comes a dark shape, getting bigger and bigger! This is the best spot to get a close encounter with a giant 2 meter Atlantic Ray. Just remember not to hold your breath as this curious but friendly giant brushes past you!

There are many species of ray to be seen here including eagle rays, butterfly rays, common sting-rays and in winter we often see angel sharks. Look but don´t touch!

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- Island Divers Tenerife, Urb Tamaide J-4-2, Costa del Silencio
 
 
 

Island Divers Tenerife

Island Divers Tenerife
www.island-divers.com/
+ 34 922 730815
 Urb Tamaide J-4-2
38630
Costa del Silencio

 
 
 
- Paradise Divers, Tropical Park, Callao Salvave, Tenerife
 
 
 

Paradise Divers

Paradise Divers
www.paradisedivers.co.uk
+34 922 740 961
 Tropical Park, Callao Salvave
38678
Tenerife

Welcome to Paradise Divers, Tenerife. We are a well established PADI Authorized Dive Center based on the SW coast of Tenerife at Tropical Park Resort in Callao Salvaje

We are authorised by Adeje Ayuntamiento (Local Government), by PESCA (Dept. of National Government) and have a contract with IMETISA (The Tenerife Hyperbaric Chamber). Not all Dive centers meet these legal requirements, a list of all Dive centers authorised in the Canary Islands can be found at http://www2.gobiernodecanarias.org/agricultura/pesca/formacion/centrosbuceo.pdf
 
 
 
- Sol Scuba, Hotel Club Marina, Costa Del Silencio
 
 
 

Sol Scuba

Scuba Diving in Tenerife
www.solscuba.com
+34 690 039 745
 Hotel Club Marina
38630
Costa Del Silencio

Scuba diving in Tenerife with Sol Scuba. A family run friendly dive centre within the Hotel Club Marina in Costa del Silencio in the south of the island.

Guided dives and PADI courses available for individuals and groups. If you have never tried scuba diving before then why not stop by for a free try-dive in out swimming pool.Packages available including accommodation available. Contact us for prices and details of our special offers.
 
 
 


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Name: lars, © Author: Lars Hemel

We arrived here by car and entered the water as a shore dive. We saw some marine life, but overall this dive was not really spectacular. Nice relaxed dive with some octopus, flat fish, cuttle fish and parrots.




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Name: lars, © Author: Lars Hemel

The bay at Playa Paraiso was quiet and entering the water from shore was not hard. It was not the coral and not the amount of marine life that made this dive interesting. It was the family of turtles. We played with them, they swam around, followed and investigated us. It was nice to see them from this close.


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