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Address: Tobago
Activities: Scuba diving
Description: Stingray sightings are common at this shallow reef.

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Stay at Arnoa vale hotel

Hard to review the reef without mentioning whats around it. The reef lies just off a heavem sheltered beach the reef itself is pristine. You can dive here but snorkeling from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
goonermitch
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Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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188 reviews 188 reviews
122 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Hard to review the reef without mentioning whats around it. The reef lies just off a heavem sheltered beach the reef itself is pristine. You can dive here but snorkeling from the beach is just heaven. The reef is beautiful so many fish rays even turtles. But the beach is great and served by a hotel for great lunch and... More 

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essex
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Just returned from Tobago and would just like to say what a wonderful trip we had on the cocomotion, this is a must if you visit tobago. We booked the half day charter which was very reasonably priced. We visited various spots to snorkel as well as the nylon pool. Marlon is very knowlagable about the island and great fun.we... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We stayed at Coco Reef Hotel in February and went with our daughter , her boyfriend and a couple of other friends for a really great trip on this speedboat. Very interesting snorkeling, visiting the "nylon pool" and general tour of the coastline. Marlon is great fun and very competent and knowledgeable. He has an obviously genuine passion for his... More 

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Watersmeet, Michigan
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191 reviews 191 reviews
78 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The reviews should be heeded, as the beach is very secluded. The Arnos Vale Hotel does not operate, and we were not eager to go through the path next to it. We asked a local, who was in a car next to the entrance of the Hotel, the best way to get to the beach. He said "Follow Me." It... More 

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Trinidad
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

finding this beach was very difficult when we drove down from the side of englishman's bay but extremely easy when coming from the opposite direction. the gate to the hotel, which is now closed, was padlocked so we parked on the other side on the road/dead end. the snorkelling was great here especially when the weather was nice...nice drop offs,... More 

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Kinver, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

i did this reef scuba diving plenty of fish life the surge made taking photo's interesting the only downside was the vis the other side of the island was much better

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

We had mixed feelings about the beach at Arnos Vale. For snorkelling it is incredible, with fantastic corals just seconds from the beach and lovely rocky walls dropping away to sand at 10 m or so, where we saw rays, turtle and many fish species. It was the best snorkelling we experienced on Tobago and the visibility (mid-April) was amazing.... More 

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Rosetown, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
18 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Spent one day here, group of 4....lots of fish and coral in the reef. We drove here, some people came on boats. The beach is very private here as the resort has been neglected the last few years, and there is no one staying there. The other couple on the beach...yes, there were only 6 of us most of the... More 

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Florianopolis, SC
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Very incredibly beautiful sunset! The pelicans pass over there at twilight, very beautiful indeed! Also the trees are very diverse.

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That London
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Snorkeled and dived it. Lots of things going on and the visibility got better as you went out to sea. there is a local road that get you close to the beach with out going through the hotel, but that was interesting too.

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