Roses is situated in the Alto Empurdán area, in the province of Gerona, Spain. It is a very attractive touristic place due to its urbanization, beaches and two ports, a fishing one and a sports one. The areas of Golfo and Bahia de Rosas in Costa Brava are recommended for sports diving.
Dives in these places are very important and the natural seascape is amazing. The majority of the dive sites are in the Cap de Creus National Park area. This place receives winds from north to south and from east to west. There is a great variety of aquatic currents. It is possible to find sea stars, morays, gorgonians and all types of corals.
Diving centers in the marine reserve of Cap de Creus
Most dive centers in Roses are operated within the Natural Park of Cap de Creus. This is a prime location for diving. Cap de Creus is one of the most picturesque areas of Costa Brava. The area was awarded as a top tourist destination by National Geographic in 2012.
Diving in Cap de Creus is also one of the best dives in Spain. Its steep cliffs plunging into water, sea currents that fill the area with marine life, and good visibility create privileges for diving centers in Cap de Creus.
The sea bottom in this area is mostly rocky with vertical walls. We can highlight marine species such as more than 5kg groupers, different species of ray, and red coral.
Diving in cap de Creus is suitable for all divers. Experts can wall dive at El Gat or El Bisbe. For those who want first experience with diving, you can dive in Falcó with shallow depth and many marine life. You can also find some wrecks such as Melxuca, a cargo that sank after a storm.