When you’re in a place like the Caribbean, there’s a fringe benefit to the waters being so warm and clear. Not only are they great for swimming and relaxing, they’re also perfect for activities like snorkeling. Seriously, there may be no other place in the world that’s better for it!
Now, you might not think that snorkeling is the most exciting thing ever, but this only means that you’ve never gone snorkeling in the Caribbean. When you’ve got your snorkeling gear on there, you’re sure to see and feel things that you’ll remember for a lifetime. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to swim through a school of seahorses? Have you ever dreamed of swimming with the stingrays? That’s exactly the kind of experience you can have in the Caribbean.
But, where should you go? What Caribbean snorkeling spots are the best? That’s exactly what we’re going to be covering below. In the 24 pictures that follow, you’ll see the kinds of experiences you can have if you choose to go snorkeling in the Caribbean. We think after you see what’s available, that you’ll be rushing to book your next vacation down there. So, let’s take a look!
1. Underwater Sculpture Gardens (Grenada)
If you really want a unique snorkeling experience, then you have to check out this destination that was created by artist Jason de Caires Taylor.
2. Riviera Maya (Mexico)
The Riviera Maya is dotted with sinkholes, called cenotes, which are absolutely perfect for fantastic snorkeling.
3. Horseshoe Reef (Tobago)
While there’s plenty of aquatic life to be admired here, the thing that will really strike you is the fantastically colored reef.
4. Thunderball Cave (Bahamas)
Yes, it’s named for the James Bond movie, and no that’s not the only thing this snorkeling destination has going for it.