Best Places to go Snorkeling in Caribbean

While some people consider snorkeling something out of this world, there are a lot of people who would do it all day long. If you are one of these people and you would like to surprise yourself with a trip, you should consider the destinations that the Caribbean has to offer.

Stingray City

Stingray City

This site is just perfect for beginners because it is only 4 m deep. Although you might think that there is nothing special about it, just think about the name “stingray”. It is a unique experience to snorkel while being surrounded by hundreds of gentle stingrays that are swimming around you in the warm and clear water.

Buck Island

Buck Island

In case you are looking for variety, this is the right place for you. Here you will be able to see over 250 species of fish along with different kinds of sponges, crustaceans, and corals. There are over 840 acres for you to explore. Although the region is protected, divers and snorkelers are allowed inside.

Trunk Bay

Trunk Bay

The interesting thing about this location is that it comes with underwater signs to help snorkelers and divers identify different kinds of corals and other items of interest. The beach is equipped with changing rooms, showers, lifeguard, and equipment rentals.

Curacao Underwater Marine Park

Curacao Underwater Marine Park

Although the terrain of Curacao seems empty and lifeless, the marine life is spectacular and rich. This snorkeling site stretches over 12 miles. Here you can find sunken ships, millions of fish, and gardens of soft and hard coral.

St. Martin

St. Martin

This French site is one of the best of the entire world for snorkeling. The calm waters are protected by the government so that the millions of colorful fish won’t be bothered by people. You should try finding a cove and explore the reefs. These will offer you a lot of adventure especially in the northern regions.

Bonaire Marine Park

Bonaire Marine Park

Bonaire is known to be a fantastic diving destination, but it is just as interesting for snorkelers as well. The majority of the sites are just a few feet away from the hotels and they are rich in marine life. Here people can see some colors they didn’t even know existed.

The Grenadines

The Grenadines

The island offers white sandy beaches and a lot of great spots for snorkeling. For the best experience you might want to pay a visit to the island of Canouan which is rich in vibrant fish and beautiful corals.

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