Watamu Beach is located at 120 km/74 mi in the north of Mombasa and 28 km/17 mi in the south of Malindi, the nearest big town. The shoreline of this area consists of white sandy beach and offshore corals, forming three bays, namely Watamu bay, Turtle bay and Blue Lagoon. The bay is protected by a coral reef at almost 0.5 km/546.81 yd off the shore.
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Scuba Diving in South Golden Arches Beach, Kailua Kona, Hawaii USA
The town hosts many interesting historical sites and is famous for the Kona Coffee cultivation and the crystal clear sea. Kona International Airport is located at fifteen minutes 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 diving lessons if you are a beginner.
South Golden Arches Beach is a wonderful spot for scuba diving with an average depth of 49.2 ft/15 m and maximum depth of 65.6 ft/20 m. The sea is reef coral with low current and excellent visibility. It is perfect for beginners and children because there are no dangers such as boat traffic or extreme depths.
The bio-diversity of the bottom is amazing. You will come across colored tropical fish, eels, sea turtles and a large rock arch with nice sandy areas.