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Dive Review of Aguasub Vinaros in

Aguasub Vinaros: "Mediterranean Spain the Custard Experience.", Aug, 2018,

by Mr. J J Proudfoot, Ashtead, GB ( 1 report). Report 10730.

No photos available at this time

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations N/A Food N/A
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 2 stars
Snorkeling 2 stars
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 2 stars
Advanced 2 stars
Comments I've been visiting Valencia for ten years or so. The problem with shore diving along this stretch of coast is visibility. Silt is everywhere and it only needs the slightest of seas to stir it all up. English divers are probably used to this. Having said that, if you do have a few days of fine, windless weather the viz can improve dramatically. I use Aguasub in Vinaros because the owner, Frank de Groot, is such an obliging chap and goes far beyond the call of duty to help his customers who are mainly Spanish trainee divers. On a good day the diving can be excellent and this year has seen a glut of seahares and a small amount of fried egg jellyfish. All the normal med fish are present but not in huge numbers. There's a lot of spearfishing taking place with some quite big fish being captured but this does tend to make the population shy. If you want truly amazing diving in this area you have to visit the islands by boat. My favorite is the Columbretes which is now a marine park, which is heavily policed, and home to huge groupers and lobsters which have not been scared off by spearfishermen.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving England & Egypt.
Closest Airport Castellon de la Plana Getting There There are numerous other airports:- Barcelona, Valencia Reus & Girona.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas calm
Water Temp 12-32°C / 54-90°F Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 0-15 M / 0-49 Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Don't take anything from the sea.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish N/A
Small Critters N/A Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics N/A

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Take your camera as there is frequently something worth filming.
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