Best Snorkeling in the Caribbean

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Bay of Pigs, Cuba

Don’t expect picture-perfect white-sand beaches in the Bay of Pigs. Still, the protected, rocky shorelines and cove beaches of the Bay of Pigs make this a great destination for snorkeling.

After a short swim from the shore, you’ll find everything from angelfish and parrotfish to reef sharks, sea urchins, and starfish thriving among various coral species.

Little Bay Beach, St. Maarten

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Tent Bay, Saba

This off-the-beaten-path island is home to some of the Caribbean’s best snorkeling and diving destinations, hidden along the sloping sides of the volcanic cone below the waves.

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Sitting upright in just 15 feet of crystal-clear water, Curaçao’s Tugboat Wreck is a shipwreck that even beginners can enjoy, making it among the most unique and unforgettable destinations.

Tugboat Wreck, Curaçao

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An abundance of corals and tropical fish make for memorable underwater vistas, while easy access to the Barrier Reef in the North Sound makes for multi-destination snorkeling excursions sure to thrill.

Coral Gardens, Grand Cayman

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Hunt for everything from sea turtles and octopuses to sea horses and parrotfish among the reef’s array of corals, sea sponges, and marine ecosystems.

Champagne Reef, Dominica

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