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 Pentagon Spot, Kailua Kona, Hawaii USA
The town hosts many interesting historical sites and is famous for its Kona Coffee cultivations and the crystal clear sea. Kona International Airport is located at fifteen minutes away in the south of the main town. Along the sea side, there are shops and schools to buy or rent diving gear as well as take lessons if you are a beginner.
Pentagon spot is ideal for beginners. It offers an average depth of 10 m/32.8 ft and maximum depth 15.2 m/50 ft with low sea current and excellent visibility. The biodiversity of the bottom is very interesting because except from the sea turtles, tropical fish, eels and corals, there is a series of lava formations and small caverns. Pentagon spot is accessible only by boat from the Honokohau Marina where you can charter a boat.