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Scuba Diving in Cayo Levisa

The Cayo Levisa scuba diving center offers scuba tanks, weights, boat and dive guide but you have to bring your own wetsuit, mask, fins, regulator, BTU and night diving equipment. 

Divers must bring their accreditation or Dive License and passport in order to board the boat to Cayo Levisa for scuba diving. 

The Cayo Levisa International Dive Center is operated by Marlin and is located at Costa Norte de la Palma, Pinar del Rio, Cuba.

There are four instructors and the daily capacity for scuba diving is ten divers in each of two departures, double immersions available in each departure.

The average annual visibility is twenty horizontal meters and the average annual temperature is 25° Celsius. Overall there are twenty three dive sites.

 

Some of Cayo Levisa Dive Sites

La Corona de San Carlos - "San Carlos Crown"

This is one of the dive sites of most importance in the area, with great quantities of Lutjanidae (pargos) and Serranidae (Chernas) fish.

It is not unusual to see sharks and marine turtles. The depth changes between 15 and 25 m.

 

El Infierno - "The Hell"

Vertical wall that begins in 22 m. and the a thousand m of depth reaches, covered with an abundant diversity of sponges and corals. It is common to find big meros.

La Cadena Misteriosa - "The Mysterious Chain"

Coralline barrier with a small slope that falls starting from the 3 m of depth until the 12 m;  where it is possible to observe great quantity of fish of the families Scaridae (parrots), Lutjanidae (pargos) and Serranidae (mere).

Big barracudas, morenas, ray, cobos and lobsters are also observed. Present big colonies coralline and abundant gorgonaceos are. In the place they are also diving night practiced.

La Espada del Pirata -"The Pirate's Sword"

Common to observe garden eels.

Regularly big shoals of fish appear and the bottom is covered for immense colonies of brain coral. The depth changes between 12 and 18 m.