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Dive Lanzarote with Sportif Dive Holidays



Sportif Dive Holidays have a choice of offers available for diving at the PADI 5 Star Lanzarote Dive Centre, which is based next to Las Curachas beach in Costa Teguise. The centre is approximately a 10-15 minute walk away from hotel options in the area and offers a range of PADI and SSI dive courses suitable for all levels.

The Dive Centre is fitted out with regularly renewed Mares scuba diving equipment. Also available at the centre are Sea Trek (helmet diving), Peter diving (diving without tanks), Zayak (glass bottom snorkel) and a full face snorkel which allows you to breathe through your nose and mouth.

Lanzarote has an abundance of sea life and consistently warm, clear waters. There are four dive sites nearby that offer something for everyone. Playa Jablillo is a perfect dive site for beginners. It is a small bay close to open sea with a huge variety of fish. The maximum depth is 6 meters. Costa Teguise Wreck is a tuna fishing boat lying at 30 meters. It’s a very good place to meet all kinds of pelagic fishes such as groupers, amberjacks and jacks. Costa Teguise Reef is a reef at 30 meters depth where you can see a variety of pelagic fishes. Native Reef is a spectacular reef where you can find a large variety of marine life such as groupers and moray eels.

Excursions are available to The Atlantic Museum. Located in the bay of Las Coloradas in the South of Lanzarote the sculpture park is at a depth of 14 meters, spanning over 2,500 square meters and comprising more than 300 figures.

SPECIAL OFFER: Sportif are offering 7 nights BB in a self catering studio apartment in Costa Teguise from £599pp or 4* Melia Salinas from £799pp BB including return flights and transfers with options to upgrade to Half Board and All Inclusive. To book please call Sportif Dive Holidays on +44(0)1273 844919 or check out

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Jeff chats to… Richard Corner from Mares about liveaboards and training with SSI (Watch Video)



In this exclusive Zoom interview, Jeff Goodman chats to Richard Corner, UK Watersports Category Manager at Mares, about the complete experience for all aspects of diving with Mares, their liveaboard adventures with the purchase of, and the Mares/SSI combination.

Last in a series of four videos.

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Dive on with DIVER Magazine’s December 2020 issue



DIVER aren’t calling it the Christmas issue because that’s all up in the air but their theme is full of cheer – underwater treasures to be found in our own backyards!

  • Be The Champ! Special: An extended 100th edition of Alex Mustard’s revered monthly column – with the cream of underwater photographers contributing their own pearls of wisdom.
  • Gun Sites: Two tales of individual divers’ exciting weapons hauls – in Cornwall and in Portugal
  • Treasuremen of Bermuda: Story behind one of the most valuable shipwreck treasures ever recovered
  • Wreckful of Ming: Tech divers discover a thrilling cargo of porcelain south of Phuket
  • Dad Found It: Our correspondent dives a sunken Roman city in southern Italy 50 years after her father discovered it
  • Deep Giants: A marine biologist tends her gorgonian garden – in the 100m zone
  • Road Trip 2: The dive tour of Europe continues as our long-term trippers have fun in summertime UK
  • Timepieces: They might not be necessities but diving watches are still prized accoutrements – here’s a guide to 25 of the latest
  • Twilight Zone: Experience the highs and the lows of Curaçao – with the aid of a submersible

Download your copy of the December 2020 edition of DIVER here!

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Sharks Bay Umbi Diving Village is a Bedouin-owned resort with stunning views and a lovely private beach. It is ideal for divers as everything is onsite including the resort's jetty, dive centre and house reef. The warm hospitality makes for a diving holiday like no other. There is an excellent seafood restaurent and beach bar onsite, and with the enormous diversity of the Sharm El Sheikh dive sites and the surrounding areas of the South Sinai, there really is something for every level of diver to enjoy.

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