Tropical beaches are fine, but if you enjoy exploring the scenery below the waterline it’s fun to hire a mask and fins and go checkout the marine life. The ideal way to do this is directly from the beach. Often however you’ll find the best snorkeling is offshore – in which case you’ll need to hire a boat or join a tour. Here are some of our favourite easy-access snorkeling locations, most of which are accessible straight off the beach.
Easy-Access Snorkeling Locations
Your first underwater experience of the Maldives
is likely to be your local house reef. All the islands have their own unique house ...Dive in
Snorkeling and diving are among the great attractions of a trip to Lembongan, providing an enjoyable and more active alternative to soaking up ...Dive in
After spending 3 days in Pangangan
) we traveled down to Panglao to try out the beaches there. Alona
in Panglao is best ...Dive in
Snorkeling in Moalboal Cebu was one of the highlights of our visit to the Philippines. Moalboal is located on the northern coast of Cebu, ...Dive in
The Breve Azurine
Karimunjawa was our last accommodation choice on the island. Due to the cost (IDR 1,410,000
per day) we planned to ...Dive in
For many travelers, the big attraction of the small tropical islands of Indonesia
are the beaches. After travelling through the urban cities of ...Dive in
The easiest way of finding some decent Bocas Del Toro snorkeling locations is to take a full-day boat trip from Bocas town
. This isn't ...Dive in
No trip to these islands would be complete without trying one of the organized Karimunjawa snorkeling
excursions. We made our arrangements through Jon from ...Dive in
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