Close cookies panel

We use cookies to give you the best possible online experience.

If you continue, we'll assume you are happy for your web browser to receive all cookies from our website.

Santa Rosa

Costa Teguise, Lanzarote

Learn to dive in Lanzarote

Posted by Luci Ackers on Feb 03, 2017
Learn to dive in Lanzarote
Previous
  • Learn to dive in Lanzarote
  • Learn to dive in Lanzarote
  • Learn to dive in Lanzarote
  • Beautifully coloured wrasse

Next

At Santa Rosa, why not make your holiday that bit more special with an incredible diving experience?

The Canary Islands are famed for their wonderful waters and incredible marine life. Located off the north-western coast of Africa, the Canaries are surrounded by waters fed from both the Mediterranean and the North Atlantic, meaning they can support a really interesting range of wildlife such as different whale and dolphin species, the graceful loggerhead turtle, and even some endemic species as well.

Closer to shore the waters are teeming with smaller species like rays, triggerfish and various invertebrates; coral and sponges. It makes for an incredible, colourful underwater atmosphere. This means scuba diving and snorkelling are two of the most popular activities to do while holidaying on the islands.

So it would be a shame to come to Lanzarote and not experience for yourself all the beauty that lies beneath the surface.

Never been diving?

Don't be put off if you are a complete beginner. At Santa Rosa you can learn from scratch with the onsite instructor Paul and assistant Laura. The pair have been providing courses at Santa Rosa for over two years now and all of their courses are PADI certified. They work exclusively with the guests of Santa Rosa, providing excellent tailored tuition for anyone who is keen on learning.

In order to really give guests their full attention and make their experience as personal as possible, Paul will usually teach sessions to two divers at a time. He'll start you off in the onsite pool where you will learn all the basics; how to use the equipment and various hand signals to communicate below the surface. Once you're comfortable and they can tell you are ready, they'll take you to the sea! 

The waters off Lanzarote are warm and welcoming at all times of the year, the island has such a wonderful climate for diving that the session can work around whenever you're free. This particular course is specifically designed to introduce you to the world of diving and it isn't unusual for guests who have tried it to go on to do advanced level courses, they were so taken with it all.

Setting off from the Playa Jablillo, close to Costa Teguise, you will spot some fantastic wildlife. A usual favourite is the damselfish (below). This pretty blue relative of the clownfish is known for its feisty character and Laura says it's great to watch them swim up to divers' masks and try to threaten their own reflections! Her personal favourite, however, is the ornate wrasse: it's just so stunningly colourful.

Adventure Underwater

You are guaranteed to get much warmer and clearer waters than you would off English coasts, so it's an ideal place to learn; on good days you can see as far as 40 meters! The instruction is of such a high level that Paul teaches people of all ages, from 10 year olds to 80 year olds! Diving is an incredible experience and Laura will make sure to capture your experience on camera so that when you get home you can watch the footage back. 

The pair also offer snorkelling training for those who don't fancy going right under, and sea safaris, not to mention school holiday programmes for younger adventurers!

Laura and Paul's company is called Adventure Underwater. They'll give a little introductory presentation at Santa Rosa on Mondays and Fridays. So you can pop along to see if diving is for you. If it is, simply book a place with them. Take a look at the website www.adventureunderwater.net to learn a little more, see some photos, or book in advance!

If you are unsure how to stay at Santa Rosa, simply enter your details at the bottom of the page and you'll receive a free brochure. If you have been diving with Laura and Paul we'd love to see your photos! Why not post them to our Facebook page? The Facebook link is on the left hand side of this page.

FIND OUT HOW YOU TOO CAN STAY HERE
Share this post:
Luci Ackers
Author: Luci Ackers

Luci loves getting out and about for a good cycle ride or easy-going walks in the countryside, and thoroughly enjoyed the time she previously spent working for the National Trust. Her love of writing started from a young age and on rainy days nothing beats curling up in a secret corner with a good book.


0 Comments related to this article
Submit a Comment
Cancel Reply
Name *  
Email address *    
Comment *  
Submit Comment

All comments will be moderated before being displayed

How do I find out more?
Request our beautifully illustrated brochure

Santa Rosa is part of the Holiday Property Bond's growing portfolio of outstanding holiday properties throughout the UK and Europe, imaginatively created over 32 years to combine "home from home" comfort with total relaxation. Currently the portfolio features 35 holiday developments, all in stunningly beautiful locations across 13 countries, with over 1,400 individual villas, apartments and cottages.

For a summary of how HPB can give you and your family a lifetime of wonderful holidays and the risks as well as the benefits of an investment please read "Important Information" below.

Then we would be delighted to send you our brochure, including our property portfolio, along with our full length DVD introduced by Bondholder Sue Barker and a list of forthcoming Open Days and Exhibitions. Please just complete and submit this form or telephone our FREE brochure line on 0800 230 0391.

Request a brochure
Title *  
First Name *  
Surname *  
Email address  
Postcode *  
Telephone number
How did you hear about us?
I confirm I have read and understood your data policy.
SUBMIT
* Indicates required fields

AS FEATURED IN The Telegraph BBC Daily Mail The Sunday Times

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
This advertisement is issued by HPB Management Limited (“HPBM”) registered at HPB House, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8EH. HPBM is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is the main UK agent and the property manager for HPB, issued by HPB Assurance Limited (“HPBA”) registered in the Isle of Man and authorised by the Financial Services Authority there. The Trustee of HPB is HSBC Trustee (C.I.) Limited registered at HSBC House, Esplanade, St Helier, Jersey, JE1 1GT. The Securities Manager is Stanhope Capital LLP of 35 Portman Square, London, W1H 6LR.

Your money, after charges, goes into a life assurance bond which invests in a fund of properties and securities. Your investment’s value will go up or down to reflect changes in the value of those properties and securities and payment of management charges and expenses by the fund. Properties are booked for a no profit "user charge" and Points issued with the Bond. There is a quarterly fee of around thirty pounds linked to RPI. If you do not use our Money Back Promise", you can surrender your investment to the company only after two years or more but you may get back less than you paid. Exceptionally surrender may be deferred up to twelve months. Minimum initial payment £5,000 and no medical examination required. HPB is available exclusively through HPBM who will only charge for their services if you invest.

HPBM is able to advise only on HPB and is not independent of HPBA. Holders of policies issued by HPBA will not be protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme if the company becomes unable to meet its liabilities to them but Isle of Man compensation arrangements apply to new policies.

Privacy policy

Before you leave...

Why not request our fully illustrated brochure?

You will receive our beautiful property portfolio

Our full length DVD introduced by Bondholder & presenter Sue Barker

And a list of forthcoming Open Days and Open Events

REQUEST OUR BROCHURE