When visiting the Caribbean, make sure to add snorkeling to your to-do list. Here are 5 perfect destinations, coral reefs protected for their valuable and diverse marine fauna and flora, so you can practice snorkeling in the Caribbean.
Belize Barrier Reef
This barrier reef is very close to The Great Blue Hole and belongs to the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, the second largest in the world after the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. It Includes 7 marine reserves and was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Coral Reef in Isla de Providencia, Colombia.
It is the second biggest coral reef in the Caribbean. Its incredible turquoise and blue, warm and calm waters contrast with the white sand and offer a good view of the high-density coral reef in a partially enclosed area.
Palancar Reef, Mexico
It is part of the Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park and the Great Maya Reef.
Coral Reefs in Little Cayman Island
This place combines a variety of fish species with a series of beautiful gardens with more than 60 species of coral.
Coral Reef in Roatán, Honduras.
In 2015 it was declared the healthiest coral reef in the region due to its live coral cover. It is part of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System. It is famous for its diversity of sponges and breathtaking views.
Without a doubt, you will enjoy these beautiful spots to practice snorkeling in the Caribbean. For any emergencies that you may have during your trip, International Touristic Medical Service will be available to offer medical assistance.