The Blue Hole, Santa Rosa, New Mexico The name is spot on. It’s just a giant, 80 ft deep blue hole, but it’s a swimming and scuba diving dream come true. And at a year round temperature of 64 degrees, you don’t have to wait till summer to wade in these tranquil, cerulean blue waters.
Santa Rosa Blue Hole, New Mexico - Located just off of the famous Route 66 in New Mexico's arid climes is the Santa Rosa Blue Hole, a natural swimming hole that has hides a system of underwater caves which were unexplored until 2013.
THE BLUE HOLE Santa Rosa, New Mexico Santa Rosa, New Mexico owes a large part of its designation as “The Scuba Diving Capital of the Southwest” to The Blue Hole, an 80-foot-deep natural artesian spring that—at 64 degrees—allows for year-round diving. Witness the wonder of this bell-shaped swimming hole that measures 80 feet in diameter at the top but extends to 130 feet at the bottom.