Desertas Islands Dive Sites
Baixa da Agulha
Situated in the Desertas partial nature reserve at the north of Ihéu Chão next to the small Ilhéu da agulha. It starts at 50m and goes up until the surface. You can find thousands of small green fishes (Thalassoma pavo) and many others. It's worth going deeper until the 30m where there's a cave on which you can spot some Kyphosus Sectator, a rare species in the archipelago.
Situated in the Deserta Grande at the middle of the island west coast. This dive spot is less than 50m from the coast and here you will find the most amazing rock formation that characterize the place. The waters are crystal clear and the rocks prefurations hide interesting life species.