Scuba Diving in Jibacoa, Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

Skill Level:
All Divers
Maximum Depth:
6.1 m/20 ft
Cuba nestles at the crossroads of the Caribbean. Whether you are a nature lover or a culture vulture, it is certain that Cuba will enchant you with its unparalleled beauty. Havana is the capital city of Cuba and the largest one in the Caribbean with many places of historical interest, including castles, museums and cathedrals. The climate here is classified as tropical, with an average temperature of 69.8 °F/ 21 °C in winter and 80.6 °F/ 27 °C in summer.

Jibacoa is a fishing village and it provides one of the best locations on the island for snorkeling and scuba diving. Admire the beautiful sea anemones and explore the colorful reef formations, where many tropical Caribbean species coexist.

With warm, clear waters divers are able to see an amazing marine life, including balloonfish, blue tank, parrotfish, sharksucker, yellow stingray, octopus, moray eels and seahorses. The maximum depth of the spot is 6.1 m/20 ft. Currents are generally not strong and visibility is good, ranging from 10 m/32.8 ft to 30 m/98.4 ft. Jibacoa accommodates both the novice and advanced diver. In addition the average water temperature is 25 °C/76 °F.

Keep in mind that hurricane season lasts from June to November. Last but not least, apart from exploring the astounding underwater world, you can also immerse yourself in the beauty of the location, with the long sandy beaches, the natural rivers and the green hills.