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Where to Snorkel

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Where to Snorkel

My family is going to rent a car and are in search of where to go for the Best snorkeling. We do not need to be fed, or have guided walks, we have our own equipment too. Can anyone tell me what beach or accessible area would provide us with the best snorkeling? Or would it be best and just pay the extra for a day adventure for someone to take us out on a boat?

Rio Grande, PR
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1. Re: Where to Snorkel

The snorkeling the water adjacent to Puerto Rico is not that good. The better snorkeling (in the East) is around the out-islands of Icacos, Lobos, Palaminos and Palaminitos. And, of course, the Luis Pena marine reserve over on Culebra. Pay for a trip. It's "worth it".

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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2. Re: Where to Snorkel

Thank you for the advice!

Cleveland, Ohio
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3. Re: Where to Snorkel

The main island is large and populated. Run off, pollution etc. The reefs are not in good shape. If you just want to look at some fish. The best areas will be around Rincon. Seven Seas beach is also OK. Swim along the rocks on the right side.

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