The Turks and Caicos Islands lie in the Lucayan Archipelago and are a British Overseas Territory consisting of eight islands: West Caicos, Providenciales, East Caicos, South Caicos, North and Middle Caicos, Grand Turk and Saly Cay. Only East and West Caicos are uninhabited. Apart from a superb tourist destination, they are also well-known as an offshore financial center. The climate of the islands is classified as marine tropical, providing relatively consistent temperatures throughout the year.
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Scuba Diving in Amphitheater, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos
Providenciales boasts one of the best beaches in the world, the famous Grace Bay Beach. With luxurious hotels, world-class restaurants, an international airport and a vast number of watersports, this location guarantees unique holiday memories. Amphitheater is an excellent boat dive, located in Providenciales.
As its name implies, there is a wall that descends to 26 m/85.3 ft depth, where you can see a rocky formation resembling an amphitheater. With crystal, clear waters divers will come across an interesting bio life, such as black corals and large, colorful sponges. The average depth of the spot is 22.9 m/75.1 ft and the maximum is 25.9 m/85 ft.
In addition, the water temperature varies between 24 °C/75.2 °F and 30 °C/86 °F. Currents are not strong and visibility is good, ranging from 10 m/32.8 ft to 30 m/98.4 ft. Last but not least, Amphitheater welcomes advanced and more experienced divers!