Scuba Diving in Playa Pesquero, Holguin, Cuba

Skill Level:
All Divers
Maximum Depth:
40 m/131.2 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.

Guardalavaca is a coastal town, located in the Holguin Province of Cuba. It is a popular tourist destination, due to its unspoilt landscape of exceptional beauty and pristine beaches with white sand and warm, turquoise waters. Playa Pesquero is a long, sandy beach, located near Guardalavaca. The beach offers excellent conditions for a number of watersports, including scuba diving, snorkeling and windsurfing.

It can be a shore or a boat dive according to your skills and wishes. Here diving enthusiasts are able to explore a vast number of sponges, gorgonians, colorful corals and an abundance of tropical Caribbean and Atlantic species of all sizes and shapes. In fact, the spot’s main attraction are the numerous colonies of rare black coral.

The average water temperature is around 27 °C/80.6 °F in summer and around 24 °C/75.2 °F in winter. Visibility is generally good and ranges from 10 m/32.8 ft to 30 m/98.4 ft and the maximum depth is 40 m/131.2 ft. Finally, the dive site is appropriate for divers and snorkelers of all skill levels.