DIVING AND SUBMARINE FISHING
The coast of Miami Playa and Hospitalet l’Infant have become one of the most popular places for spearfishing and diving fans. Every year, diving championships, underwater fishing and underwater photography take place here. In June, the Catalan underwater fishing championship is celebrated. If you are new to the underwater world, there are specialized centers that offer courses for beginners. Here you can discover the magical underwater world with the help of professional instructors. The first dive in Spain is called “underwater baptism” and the prices of this service are quite reasonable.
The courses are of different levels, from beginners – Open Water Diver to higher – Master Diver. All courses are official (usually PADI or ACUC) and allow you to practice diving anywhere in the world.
On the Costa Dorada, interesting places can be found, such as sunken ships, airplanes and warships, such as an Italian commercial ship hundreds of meters long that sank during the First World War. Or a Heinkel bomber-plane shot down during the civil war in Spain.
FISHING, FROM the SHORE OR BY BOAT
The Costa Dorada is unbeatable to enjoy a day of fishing with your family, friends or alone. Both from the beach and from the coast, you can always enjoy a good day of fishing. Usually always better during the night, when the fish are most active.
The most abundant species are the mabra or herrera. Another species that abound in our coasts during the summer months, the gilthead seabream, famous “dorada”: semi-soft white meat, very popular in the Mediterranean table. You can also fish sea bass, sardinas and obladas, although less frequently. The best baits are the Catalan worm, baby tita, American worn and llobarrero. They can be purchased at any fishing store in any of the coastal towns, as well as fishing equipment you may need.
If you plan to enjoy a day of fishing by boat, you can rent a small boat or hire one in Cambrils, where you can find companies that offer this service. You will have the security of having professionals who have been working in this sector for many years, you will have the best team and they will take you to the best places to fish. You will enjoy every minute of this day, very advisable for fishing lovers.