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Chapel Diving Site
Chapel Diving Site

Location: Cape Gkreko, Protaras region

Type of dive site: Rock

Depth: 10-40 metres

Visibility: 25 metres

Access: A steep flight of chapel steps leads down into a cave on the water’s edge

Qualification Required: Open Water (OW)

Features: The sudden drop allows divers to descend fairly quickly. Marine life includes groupers, moray eels and other small fish, as well as octopus that are best viewed during night dives. The cliff walls contain fossils, and colourful sponges cover the rocks.

Interesting Facts: The tiny chapel of Agioi Anargyroi that is perched over the sea by the dive site is dedicated to twin brothers and saints Cosmas and Damianos, who healed the sick without payment.