Best 10 places for diving in Puglia

800 km of amazing crystalline waters lap the Apulian beaches located between two seas, Ionian and Adriatic. Isn’t this a wonderful chance to do some excellent diving? Wildlife and vegetation will color your explorations with all sorts of emotions discovering caves, crannies and wretch dives. These are the 10 best places for diving in Puglia:

Otranto

Diving in this area gives always a great thrill for its great beauty. The intense, cobalt blue lights up the surroundings making a pleasant atmosphere.

Torre Ovo
A unique place, at about 40 km south of Taranto. You’ll find millions of fossilized remains fully immersed in the sea.

Costa di Brindisi

In the area of the coast of Brindisi you’ll find several cargo ships wrecks. Those ones can be visited even by the less experienced divers.

Torre Canne
Here lies the Gulten Islamoglu, a ship that sunk in 1994. What makes it so special is that the hull of the ship is still intact.

Porto Cesareo
In this area you’ll have the chance to meet eater turtles Caretta Caretta. The nature of the Salento coast will make even more captivating the sea caves you’ll find in this area.

Santa Maria di Leuca

All the diving lovers can’t absolutely miss Punta Meliso, the place where the Adriatic and Ionian sea meet each other.

Porto Badisco

It seems that the bathing site south of Otranto has been the first point of arrival for Enea on the run from Troy. Unmissable beauties in Porto Badisco’s sea beds.

Nardò

At about 300 mt from the coastline and at a depth of 23 mt, there is Santa Caterina ship. Inside of it you will find some Greco-roman amphorae.

Isole Tremiti
Tremiti have very clean water and a very interesting seabed with walls and small caves. For sure, one of the best 10 places for diving on Puglia!

San Pietro in Bevagna
Emerald waters, with a seabed rich in flora and fauna make San Pietro in Bevagna the ideal place for diving.

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