A helicopter is seen during the rescue. | @salvamentogob

A British tourist is recovering in hospital after plunging 20 metres into the water at Cova Es Coloms.

A rescue boat

112 Emergency Services alerted Maritime Rescue who deployed the Helimer 221 and Salvamar Illes Pitiuses to the scene to rescue the 44-year-old who was unable to reach land.

The tourist was picked up by a diving boat and transferred to Cala Serena, then on to Llevant Hospital in Manacor.