The 25 Most Stunning Snorkeling Destinations In The World

Are you tired of this winter? Have the thought of going some where warm cross your mind? Why not pack your bags and head to one of these beautiful destinations. Here are the 25 most stunning snorkeling destinations in the world. 


1. Great Barrier Reef, Australia

AustraliaSource: facebook.comSo large that it can be seen from space, this reef offers incredible things to see and do.

3. Yucatan, Mexico

YUCATÁN, MEXICOSource: pinterest.comIf you’re a fan of flamingos, this is the spot for you. Yucatan attracts many flamingo mothers looking for a nest.

4. Velassaru, Maldives

Velassaru Maldives

5. Kia Ora in Rangiroa, Tahiti

TahitiSource: pinterest.comAn early morning snorkeling trip is only moments away from luxurious huts of this resort.

6. Rockhouse, Negril, Jamaica

rockhouse negril jamThis private resort is like having access to your personal aquarium populated by species usually found only on offshore reefs.

7. Prince Edward Island, Australia

Queen Island AustraliaThis island is smaller than the state of Delaware and offers amazing opportunities for divers.

8. Peanut Island, West Palm Beach, Florida

Peanut IslandSource: pinterest.comPeanut Island offers the weather and environment of the Caribbean at a far more affordable price.

9. Palomino Island, Puerto Rico

palomino island PRCoral reefs and seagrass beds make Palomino Island an amazing place to visit.

10. La Jolla Beach, San Diego, California

la jolla beach CASource: pinterest.comLa Jolla is also known as Seal Beach. Divers are accompanied by hundreds of seals.

11. Hanauma Bay, Hawaii

Hanauma Bay, Hawaii

Source: pinterest.comThe marine life is protected here, so you can see some truly beautiful and unique creatures.

12. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Grand CaymanSource: pinterest.comThe most popular part of the Cayman Islands, the water is crystal clear and full with local wildlife.

13. Deans Blue Hole, Bahamas

deans blue hole bahamasSource: pinterest.comA “blue hole” is an entrance into an ancient cave system – Dean’s is thought to be the world’s deepest.

14. Anse Chastanet Resort, St. Lucia

4 Anse Chastanet Resort, St LuciaSource: pinterest.comThis is situated in the heart of the St. Lucia marine reserves and surrounded by coral reefs which are excellent for snorkelling.

15. Elbow Beach, Bermuda

6 elbow beach bermudaSource: pinterest.comThis is a beautiful location that honeymooners can travel to in order to experience private, romantic coves while snorkeling. 

16. Crystal River, Florida

Crystal River FLaAt this location, you can snorkel with manatees! They’ll even pose for selfies with you.

17. Buck Island, St. Croix

Cairns, AustraliaSource: pinterest.comThere is an underwater trail here that makes it easy to navigate the coral reef and finf your way to Turtle Beach.

18. Bimini Island, Bahamas

bimini island bahamasYou can hand-feed Stingrays and hang out with 20 dolphins in the crystal blue waters.

19. Silver Banks, Dominican Republic

DROff the coast of the Dominican Republic, you can dive with Humpback whales.

20. Hol Chan Marine Reserve, Belize

BelizeSource: pinterest.comThis area is known to have dozens of nurse sharks, jacks, stingrays, and grunts cavorting with snorkelers. If you’re interested in getting close to wild fish that are usually far deeper, this is the place to do so.

21. Paxos, Greece

1 paxos greeceSource: pinterest.comThe Caribbean isn’t the only place with incredible opportunities to snorkel.

22. Cathedral Cove, Hahei, New Zealand

Cathedral Cove Dive and Snorkel - Hahei, New ZealandSource: pinterest.comHahei is a magnificent pink sandy beach where divers and snorkelers alike can bask in it’s beauty. 

23. Cala Sa Calobra, Mallorca, Spain


Source: pinterest.comOne of the most beautiful anchorages in Balearic Islands.  It has amazing natural light, with no need for strobes.

24. Calanque de Sormiou, France

3 Calanque de Sormiou, FranceSource: pinterest.comCalanques are steep-walled coves, and there’s a series of them along the 20km stretch of coast between Marseille and Cassis.

25. Sardina, Italy

2 sardina italyThe most amazing diving in the North-East of Sardinia.

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