Do I need water shoes at the Grand Occidental?
Also, how is the snorkeling from the beach at the resort?
Thanks in advance.
No to water shoes, and no to snorkling - it is very wavy, shallow for a long way out, and the water is the Pacific - not a 'blue and clear' water.
Don't need watershoes but it's spotty with the snorkelling.
We just got back from 2 weeks there and we saw some rays, the barracuda and a huge school of fish just inside the roped off area.
But - if you take your gear to the left of the pier - on the way to Alberto's - the snorkelling is much better - I took a picture of a ray in ankle deep water on the shore and we saw a couple of pretty big fish there too.
I think it's hit and miss on what you see depending on the current. Enjoy !
Oh and it's not the Pacific - you're in the Caribbean Ocean - the Pacific is on the other side (Puerto Vallarta, etc.)
Thanks for the info
" No to water shoes, and no to snorkling - it is very wavy, shallow for a long way out, and the water is the Pacific - not a 'blue and clear' water"
I am not sure where Snorkeler was. The Cozumel Occidental Grand I went to 6 times is located in the Carribean, NOT the Pacific ocean. The water is clear with beautiful shades of blue.
I was going to say the same thing. Definitely not the Pacific Ocean. Also, the water is beautiful. It is not shallow and wavy either.
""Oh and it's not the Pacific - you're in the Caribbean Ocean ""
Ummm....that would be SEA not ocean.........sorry--couldn't resist.
Enjoying the chatter!
Here are links to a couple pictures of the roped off snorkeling area and the beautiful beach at the OCG.
no shoes need or required. Not to wavy
Yes, I had the wrong ocean..the wrong Occidental - for some reason I thought this was about the PV Occidental..oooppps!