Diving in Anguilla with Elegant Resorts
Anguilla is famous the world over for its amazingly soft, dazzling white powder beaches. Also its highly select portfolio of ultra-luxurious hotels. And the island also happens to be a superb choice for scuba-diving, with full PADI instruction and equipment rental available. This small, eel-shaped island is surrounded by perfect beaches, sandy-bottomed turquoise seas and stacks of neighbouring cays famous for their coral reefs and technicolour undersea world teeming with fish. Whether it’s your first time in a wetsuit, keen to learn the ropes, or you’re a highly experienced diver globetrotting around the world’s best sites, Anguilla boasts an underwater paradise of colourful coral and pristine reefs just waiting to be explored. Dive sites are located all around the island, especially at the western end where there’s the chance to see reefs flash with angelfish and butterfly fish. There are seven marine parks – Dog Island, Little Bay (great for night dives) and Sandy Island, to name a few, with wall dives, ledge dives and wreck dives all on offer. The newer wrecks have been intentionally sunk, while historic ones include the island’s first underwater heritage site at Stoney Bay Marine Park. For extraordinary underwater rock formations, the Steps at Little Scrub are a haven for the proficient diver, where abundant marine life includes angelfish, yellow tail snapper, blue tang and barracuda. Anguilla is possibly the ultimate destination for diving in the Caribbean. Come and see for yourself and prepare to be impressed.