5 Best Diving Destinations for Beginners in Europe

5 Best Diving Destinations for Beginners in Europe

Diving is an exciting activity for all ages. The Mediterranean Sea is one of the best destinations for beginners.

Find out the best diving spots to explore Europe’s marine life.

Europe has some of the best and safest waters in the world.

The Mediterranean Sea is perhaps the most famous in Europe, attracting millions of travellers yearly. It has a long history of great explorations, wars, and victories. Nevertheless, the sea’s best feature is undoubtedly the warm turquoise crystal clear waters that cover a magical world of marine life.

Here, you can find out more about the five best diving destinations for beginners who wish to explore Europe’s marine life.

 

Paphos, Cyprus

Paphos, Cyprus

Cyprus is the third biggest island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is also one of the most popular destinations for those seeking gorgeous white sandy beaches and hot temperatures for sunbathing. Moreover, Cyprus has some of the best destinations for scuba diving fanatics.

The best spot for beginners is Devil’s Head at Paphos. The site is a mix of caves and interconnecting tunnels with various marine life, including green and leatherback turtles.

 

Halkidiki, Greece

Halkidiki, Greece

One of the main reasons any traveller desires to visit Greece is undoubtedly the sea’s majestic crystal clear waters. The beautiful islands, the scorching temperatures, and pristine waters attract millions of travellers yearly.

The marine life that can be discovered in the waters of Greece is diverse and rich.

Halkidiki has countless beautiful spots for scuba diving and exploring the beauty of Aegean’s sea life. It is the perfect destination for beginners to explore incredible marine life.

 

Gozo, Malta

Gozo, Malta

Overall, Malta is a fantastic tourist destination full of amazing beaches, crazy nightlife, and rich history.

Gozo is a tiny little gem next to Malta, away from the masses of tourists.

Gozo has excellent diving sites with diverse marine life. The waters are crystal-clear, making it even more perfect and exciting to dive in and explore.

 

Ibiza and Formentera, Balearic Islands

Ibiza and Formentera, Balearic Islands

Another two stunning islands in the Mediterranean Sea, known for their majestic beaches and crystal-clear waters. The channel between Ibiza and Formentera is a protected natural park with beautiful marine life.

The waters are clear, calm, and shallow, thus with the combination of the diverse marine life, the channel is the perfect spot for beginner divers.

 

Bisevo (Blue) Grotto, Croatia

Bisevo (Blue) Grotto, Croatia

The Ariadric waters of Croatia are a fantastic destination for sea lovers. Croatia has thousands of islands and a coastline of almost 2000 km. Thus there are countless gulfs and warm water with stunning reefs and fantastic wreck diving opportunities for everyone.

Bisevo Grotto is a magical little sea cave with a visibility of up to 25 metres and abundant marine life.

 

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