DO YOU LOVE SNORKELING?
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Just 15 yards offshore from the brown sugar sands of Anse Chastanet resort is a thriving reef where snorkelers can spot sea horses, turtles and octopus.
Easily accessible by public transport, this north coast beach has shallow waters that make it beginner-friendly, and a profusion of small colorful fish (look out also for palometas and bottom-feeders) with universal appeal.
St. Croixs most popular beach earns this distinction not just for its silken sands but also for its proximity to the seven-mile-long coral reef just a few yards from shore.
Its a 15-minute kayak ride from Harbour Village Resort on the mainland, but once you reach the beach of this uninhabited west-coast islet (part of Bonaires marine park) youre mere steps from the pristine coral reef that surrounds it.
On Vieques, the water at the eastern end of theplayaalso known as Blue Beach features fish-filled sea grass flats, and theres plenty more sea life secreted around the small cay just offshore and within the rocks at the end of the beach road.
Known locally as Coral Gardens beach (after the nearby hotel), Providenciales most popular and accessible snorkeling spot is ideal for beginners, with a rope-marked trail and plenty of tame fish.
Wade into the warm waters of Devils Bay or Spring Bay to snorkel the crystal-clear pools formed by the giant granite boulders that are the Virgin Gordas marquee attraction.