Discover Scuba Diving in Marseille with La Girelle

Discover Scuba Diving in Marseille with La Girelle

Marseille, with its crystal-clear waters and breathtaking underwater landscapes, is a prime destination for scuba diving enthusiasts. Stay at La Girelle and dive into an unforgettable adventure exploring the best scuba diving spots the Mediterranean has to offer.

Why Choose Marseille for Scuba Diving?

Marseille enjoys an ideal location on the Mediterranean coast, offering a variety of diving sites suitable for all levels, from beginners to experienced divers. Here are some reasons why Marseille is a must-visit destination for scuba diving:

  • Clear Waters and Rich Marine Life: The waters around Marseille are renowned for their clarity and biodiversity, allowing divers to discover a multitude of marine species.
  • Varied Diving Sites: Whether you’re interested in reefs, wrecks, or underwater caves, Marseille offers a diverse range of diving sites to satisfy all your desires.
  • Ideal Diving Conditions: The Mediterranean provides stable diving conditions with pleasant temperatures and excellent visibility almost all year round.

The Best Diving Spots in Marseille

Here are some of the best diving spots you can explore during your stay at La Girelle:

Calanques National Park

This national park offers spectacular diving sites with turquoise waters and impressive rock formations. The calanques of Sormiou, Morgiou, and En-Vau are particularly popular among divers.

Frioul Islands

Located a few kilometers off the coast of Marseille, the Frioul Islands offer incredible diving spots with historic wrecks and abundant marine life. Don’t miss the Chaouen wreck, an iconic site for divers.

Le Planier

This diving site is famous for its numerous wrecks, including the Dalton and the Chaouen. Divers can explore these historical remnants while observing the marine life that has settled around these structures.

Cosquer Cave

For more experienced divers, the Cosquer Cave, famous for its prehistoric paintings, offers a unique and fascinating experience. However, this site requires specific training and professional accompaniment.

Prepare Your Dive with La Girelle

By staying at La Girelle, you will benefit from an ideal location and all the necessary services to prepare for your dives:

  • Diving Equipment: We provide diving equipment, including masks, snorkels, and wetsuits.
  • Advice and Reservations: Our team can help you organize your diving trips and book excursions with local diving centers.
  • Comfort and Amenities: Enjoy our warm welcome, comfortable rooms, and common areas to relax after a day at sea.


Scuba diving in Marseille offers a unique opportunity to discover the hidden treasures of the Mediterranean. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced diver, La Girelle is the perfect starting point for your underwater adventure. Book your stay now and get ready to explore the fascinating underwater world of Marseille!

For more information and to book your stay, contact us today!