In Melilla, the sea is protagonist throughout the year. Not is strange therefore that this city highlight, among their attractive, by the sports nautical and them activities to outdoor.
Melilla is reaching a very good reputation as host of the "week nautical city of Melilla", in the first fortnight of the month of August and catalogued of high level by the Real Federation Spanish of sailing.
Melilla is also a fantastic port for lovers of underwater fishing. The coast African of the Mediterranean is one of them places more beautiful to practice this sport, and there are many more species of fish that in the costa European. The prevailing wind in Melilla is essential for fisheries. In the sea of Melilla them amateur to the fishing underwater will find not only species of mere, haddock, sarguitos or Golden of until 3 or 5 kg, but also a very good clarity that allows make beautiful excursions by them funds marine.
Currently, Puerto Deportivo Noray offers users all kinds of services at the highest level. It is located to the South of port facilities and has capacity for mooring (mooring points) 339 boats sports and recreation (of lengths between 6 and 24 metres). The annexed area boaters provides all kinds of services.
For which them like the bathroom quiet or them activities own of beach, Melilla has with two kilometers of beaches of sand very fine, bathed by the safe waters of the Mediterranean. The beaches of Melilla have been awarded the European Union blue flag which certifies its quality. Coves and beaches you can enjoy the adventure take a watercraft, Waterskiing, and practice all kinds of sports with a clear protagonist: the warm waters of the Mediterranean.
Diving in Melilla and nearby can be an unforgettable experience; the water clear and pleasant temperatures all year round, and its rocky brimming with life, invite you to dive to admire the diversity of forms and adaptations of marine organisms to this fluid environment.
Dips can be performed in the waters that bathe the city and the border with Morocco (Aguadu, iron red) or along the coastline of the enormous landform that constitutes the Cape Tres Forcas (Punta Bermeja, Cala Blanca, La Mina, Los Farallones, etc).
Another possibility is approach is to visit (prior obtaining of them authorizations corresponding) to the archipelago of the Chafarinas, distant some twenty-seven miles nautical to the this of the city Spanish; or the island of Alboran, of which Cape Tres Forcas represents the portion of ground next and Melilla the nearest town.
For lovers of apnea, the "snorkel" (look the seabed from the surface, equipped with glasses and pipe, breathing at all times and without plunge), which are beginning to aficionarse to the marine world and teens and what a people that starts in diving, attracted by the big blue, an ideal place, in addition to all proposals along the three forks , is the lagoon known as the sea girl, a sea inside located next to the city Spanish, but already in territory Moroccan.
Still, in occasions, them funds marine near to Melilla still releasing some surprises, as which occurred makes some time, when some fishermen submarine found them remains of an old Galleon of the 17th century or 18th. He wreck, located to ones seven kilometers to the this of the city of Melilla, is composed from the keel of the ship, nine cannons of 340 cm of long, three anchors of three meters and half of cane, bullets of canon of nine pounds, an old pulley or moton and several cannons something more small.