Snorkeling in Almeria, Andalusia, Andalusia Spain

Top spot:
Cabo de Gata
Crystal clear
Almeria is a province of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia, between Enix, Pechina and Nijar. With mountain sierras, and 40 km / 25 mi seacoast terrain, Almeria is a great destination for extreme sport enthusiasts.

Almeria has a subtropical Mediterranean climate with hot summers and warm winters. It offers one of the sunniest, warmest and driest climate in Europe with low annually rainfall. With an average of 8.5 hours of daily sunshine, temperature varies from 18 to 22°C/64.40 to 71.60°F  during summer and 15 to 19°C/59 to 66.20°F during winter.

Water temperature from June to August is around 22°C to 28°C/71.60 to 82.40°F  and from January to March is around 15°C/59°F. Also there are about 3 rainy days during summer, and 20 during winter. No need to worry about tides or waves, too minor an issue to consider. This means you can snorkel all year long!

There are plenty of spots to snorkel, from the enormous coast line, to the magnificent Cabo de Gata, the largest offshore maritime reserve in the European Western Mediterranean sea. The water visibility near these waters is crystal clear.

There are a lot of training schools and shops, where you can get all the equipment you need. There are also organized trips on boats with stops to swim dive and snorkel, exploring the nearby area. Snorkel fans will be astonished by this Mediterranean underwater paradise.