Elba Island – diving paradise

A fascinating island, where the sea, its depths and the marine fauna that populate them are one of the most important attractions for tourists from all over the world. Furthermore, on the island of Elba it is possible to find numerous protected areas established in the second half of the 90s to safeguard these precious and unique natural assets, among which the following stand out:

the biological protection area of the Scoglietto is located in Portoferraio in the north of the island and its underwater environment is defined as a real aquarium. It is also possible to admire all the marine flora and fauna of the Mediterranean. Absolutely not to be missed at the Scoglietto are without a doubt

  • The Grottoni:

in which it is possible to penetrate for a few meters to a depth of about 35 meters. Once here it is possible to see lobsters and nudibranchs.

  • The Christ:

always starting from the extreme tip of the Scoglietto it is possible to admire a fascinating high-relief depicting a Christ at a depth of almost 50 meters. In addition, here and there it is possible to see sea eagles and snappers that make the dive even more wonderful

 Also in the northern part of the island there is another important diving point: La Secca di Santa Lucia: about 300 meters from the coast, the shoal is made up of three main rock formations formed at the base by numerous ravines in which it is possible to admire the wonderful fauna that populates them including:

  • large conger eels
  • moray eels,
  • octopuses,
  • flocks of ravens
  • nudibranchs … in short, something fantastic.

In the southern part of the island there are also numerous protected sites that are part of the Marine Protected Area of the Island of Pianosa and Elba. Not to be missed are :

the shoal is located about a hundred meters from the coast of Capo Fonza and its maximum diving point can reach 40 meters. Here the marine environment is populated by colorful sponges, small flowering branches of coral and snappers.

perhaps one of the most evocative dives on the island. Here it is possible to reach a depth of as much as 55 meters. In addition it is possible swim among wonderful ravines full of life, with sponges, molluscs, some lobsters and maybe some beautiful sunfish.

To discover these fantastic destinations and visit, explore but above all experience these fantastic seabeds and the marine fauna that populate them click HERE .


Diving on the Island of Elba 

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