The Diving Paradise is the sports and cultural association active in Otranto , affiliated to the F.I.P.S.A.S. - C.O.N.I. - Italian Federation of Sport Fishing and Underwater Activities n ° 16LE0069, which proposes underwater activities on the Lecce coast.
The association was born from the passion for the sea of a group of lovers of diving practices, professionals of the sector, who have decided to join their efforts in order to spread and promote this fascinating sport.
Through the organization and promotion of underwater sports at all levels, in fact, the association and its associates contribute to a common goal: the dissemination of knowledge of the underwater world and the extraordinary habitat constituted by seabed of Salento , in particular of the Idruntina coast.
These objectives find their concrete form in a rich proposal of activities, ranging from the organization of cognitive and reconnaissance excursions to the actual study proposals of the Adriatic-Salento coasts.
Diving Paradise is also actively involved in safeguarding the marine and terrestrial environment of the area in which it operates, for this reason it organizes cultural activities and awareness campaigns to the problems of the underwater world such as meetings, demonstrations and demonstration courses.
The proposal of the DIVING SCHOOL Diving Paradise ranges between courses of all levels and specialties : ARA and ARO, OXIGEN PROVIDER, but also SNORKELING and APNEA, according to the dictates elaborated by the renowned The teaching used in the school is SSI teaching .
EXCURSIONS are then organized daily and are accessible both to divers and their companions, with departure and return to the diving center, and directed to the most interesting sites of the coast from a naturalistic and landscape point of view: by rubber dinghy, mountain bike and on horseback .
The routes are developed to agree with the possibilities of the participants and will lead you to discover the most inaccessible coves, bathed by crystal clear water and the splendid beaches that dot our coast, enjoying the wonders that nature has created in this area in centuries of incessant activity.
From a recreational point of view, Diving Paradise organizes DIVING along the coast with a packed program of 50 dives, responding to different degrees of difficulty: walls, caves, deeps, wrecks , night and much more.
Most of the diving spots scattered in the infralittoral area are quickly reachable by boat, with a few minutes ofnavigation, while others can be connected by land. Diving Paradise scuba diving takes place with groups of 8-10 participants and compliance with the limits imposed by the license in their possession.
The freediving, snorkeling or scuba diving activities , on the other hand, are carried out in compliance with the safety standards established by law.
For tourists arriving in Otranto, tourist visits to the City are unmissable, the Diving Paradise Association is also available at this juncture, with GUIDED TOURS that will leave the participants breathless.
At Diving Paradise you can also find another range of proposals and services:
The Diving Paradise is an association based along the bay of Orte, a stone's throw from Otranto, which deals with promoting water sports related to respect for the surrounding nature .
At Diving Paradise you will have the opportunity to take part in exciting horseback rides that will take place along the Otranto coast, with departure and arrival at the diving center. You will be able to take part in the excursions even if you are inexperienced as you will be followed at all times by instructors who will lead you along the pre-established paths , guaranteeing maximum safety.
The ride on the horse saddle is the most sustainable you can have, being completely immersed in nature and in close contact with an animal such as the horse.
Thanks to horseback riding you will get to know the Otranto coast along all its 10 miles which, from north to south, have many variations of landscapes having beaches interspersed with cliffs rocks full of coves, caves and flashes of Mediterranean scrub.
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