“La Graciosa” is a little beautiful island on the northwest of Lanzarote. Located only 20 minutes away from Lanzarote by boat, it’s a charming seaside resort and the perfect destination for a peaceful time. It is probably one of the few places in Europe where there is still no paved roads. It is the least known and it wastes more serenity of the Canary Islands.
This island is part of the Marine Reserve of the Archipelago Chinijo. This reserve comprises the islands of La Graciosa, Alegranza, Montaña Clara, Roque del Este, Roque del Oeste or Hell and the cliffs of Famara.
The Canary archipelago is the place that has better conditions for diving. The geographical position of La Graciosa serves as a bridge between the Atlantic and Mediterranean species on the one hand , and the tropical waters of the Caribbean on the other. Thus, we can find groupers, breams, puffer fishes, trumpets or crossbows. The same situation makes its waters never drop in winter to 18 º C , which makes them ideal for diving. If we add its transparency , the result is amazing. Its isolated situation in the ocean makes it frequented by various pelagic species. For these reasons, some of the best funds in Spain and Europe you can find them here.
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Once you have decided to dive into these privileged waters, there are numerous possibilities offered by La Graciosa but it is best to let us advise by one of the diving schools that perform dives in the island. You can contact them here.
Diving in this marine reserve is a “must do” for anyone wishing to dive, regardless of their level or preferences. Here you will find everything: a huge variety of marine life, spectacular seabeds and luxurious conditions for diving.
Besides, here we’ll find some sites singular, unrepeatable , such as The Gerardias, one of the best dives you have ever practiced. Undoubtedly, this is a place that reminds us to dive into a first-rate seabeds not need to go to the other side of the world.
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