A major reason why the scuba diving is so good is that this
corner of Sardinia is actually a national park, La Maddalena.
You'll come across more fish life here than anywhere else in the
Med; at Picchi di Punta Coticcio, for instance, there are moray,
octopus, large grouper, beautiful nudibranchs, scorpionfish,
lobster and schools of castagnole.
There is not much big life at any of the dive sites, but you can
find a large group of good-sized groupers to the north in the
islands of Lavezzi, which seem totally unfazed by divers'