Tenerife’s sea floors are of volcanic origin with a great wealth of marine life, also suitable for the less experienced due to its calm waters.The water temperature is between 18 °C and 25 °C. For all of the above, Tenerife, and especially the south of the Island, is a favourite destination for scuba diving.
In the waters of the Island, there are about 700 different fish species. When diving along the stretches of the coast between Teno and Los Gigantes, it is common to spot fish such as angel sharks, hammerhead sharks, and barracudas. Turtles are widespread and it is easy to encounter them very close to the coast. Throughout the year, it is also possible to spot many species of marine mammals. Tenerife hosts the largest group of pilot whales in the world, and then there are dolphins, sperm whales, and many other species that pass through the Island. The underwater landscapes have a wide variety of rock formations and lava flows. There are many caves to explore, where you can admire the play of the light that takes place in their interiors. There are diving areas that offer magnificent scenery with spectacular shipwrecks and rocky plateaus that alternate with the sandy sea bottom