There are several periodicals and websites devoted to the world of scuba diving. Most of these periodicals complete an annual survey of the best places to scuba dive based on readership polling. Invariably, the best places are chosen for different reasons. Categories can range from geographic location to the abundance of marine life or types of scuba diving available, just to offer a few examples.
Mexico is frequently recorded as a head scuba destination for a few reasons. To start with, the Yucatan promontory is home to not one, but rather two, scuba jumping ponders: the Great Maya Barrier Reef, and a portion of the world’s most well known Cenotes, “sink openings.”
In 2013, then, the best overall places to dive in the Atlantic included Mexico, Bonaire, the Bahamas, the British Cayman Islands, and Turks and Caicos. All of these scuba diving vacation destinations have received numerous commendations over the years for their excellent scuba diving experiences. They represent the best that scuba diving has to offer, not only in the Atlantic, but worldwide as well.
British Cayman Islands
Like the Bahamas, the British Cayman Islands likewise offer scuba divers year round scuba plunging encounters. The absolute most imperative scuba divers encounters incorporate Grand Cayman’s North Wall and Stingray City. Also, scuba jumpers have the chance to investigate the Kittiwake wreck, a decommissioned US Navy Submarine salvage ship. Fabulous Cayman likewise has the Professional Association for Diving Instructors’ (PADI) yearly Total Submersion occasion. The Cayman Islands are situated toward the northwest of Jamaica and toward the south of Cuba.
Turks and Caicos Islands
The Turks and Caicos Islands are located to the southeast of the Bahamas and to the north of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. They also offer year round scuba diving experiences. Three of the most notable of these experiences include the Providenciales, Grand Turk, and Salt City.
The Turks and Caicos Islands are special in that they have a coral reef system that extends more than sixty-five miles crosswise over (105 km) and is two hundred miles in length (322 km). Likewise, the Turks and Caicos Islands are one of just two areas on the planet where humpback whales can be found in the waters.
There are numerous magnificent spots to appreciate scuba diving in the Atlantic Ocean and these are only a few of them. What’s your favorite place to scuba dive? Share your thoughts in the comments section please.