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El Puertito Bay, Playa de las Americas, Northern Atlantic, Tenerife #26aab5
We headed to Tenerife to do a bit of freedive training, enjoy the Northern Atlantic ocean and to take in the sealife and food. On our travels around the island in our little Fiat Panda we had heard of a small bay which would possibly have turtles present.
So, on the search for turtles at El Puertito, just north of Playa de las Americas, we spent two days there, each day we were in the water for a few hours. We saw scuba divers who looked to be training, a spearfisherman, a few boats and the highlight of the bay was seeing mating cuttlefish. We didn't sea any turtles on our visit here but were still overjoyed with the cuttle fish experience and other sealife.
If you head further around on the left through the little village, there is a smaller bay with ladders in to the sea if you fancy something a bit more private. Watch out for the urchins on the sea floor, as there are quite a few and are of a large size.
In a RGB color space, hex #26aab5 is composed of 14.9% red, 66.7% green and 71% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 79% cyan, 6.1% magenta, 0% yellow and 29% black. It has a hue angle of 184.6 degrees, a saturation of 65.3% and a lightness of 42.9%. #26aab5 color hex could be obtained by blending #4cffff with #00556b. Closest websafe color is: #3399cc.