Ilha Grande is the biggest and most well known island of the Green Bay at about 150 km/93 mi in the west-side of the State of Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro, commonly known as Rio, is the capital city of the Rio de Janeiro State, the second largest city of Brazil and the third largest metropolitan area in South America. Since July 2012, part of the city has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in the category of ''cultural landscape''.
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Scuba Diving in Mojacar, Almeria, Andalusia Spain
Water sports enthusiasts will love the Mojacar Playa, with its blue water, pebble seaside and the blueflag, all year warm water beaches. Temperatures vary with colder months January to February (8–10°C/46.4–50°F) and warmest between July and August (21–30°C/69.8–86°F). Water temperature during summer is quite warm, about 20–22°C/68–71.6°F.
Mojacar wave size is small, reaching maximum 1 m/3 ft. With clear visibility water Mojacar is the ideal spot for diving. Enjoy the huge fish variety, from ocean sunfish and eels to barracudas and eagle rays. Explore coral reefs, sea slopes and ship wrecks. Be aware of the strong currents, don’t go deep inside if inexperienced or without a certified instructor.
For the scuba diving beginners there are a lot of training schools and shops, where you can get all the equipment you need. There are also organized diving trips with boats, exploring the nearby coasts and dive spots. Divers will be astonished by this Mediterranean underwater paradise.