A. The best places to snorkel in Mexico
Of the 11,122 km / 6911 mi. of Mexican coastline, 1000 km / 621 mi. are bathing in the Caribbean Sea. Rightly, it is the country that offers the most destinations for snorkeling in the world. There is a wide variety of experiences, animals, and corals to see without equal in the world.
In our selection, we talk about three areas that, due to their proximity, can constitute the best snorkeling vacations of your life.
Choosing a destination with the best snorkeling in the Caribbean is complicated.
It is already known: while some people think a location is extraordinary, for others it is so-so. But if there is something everyone agrees on Cozumel is one of the best destinations for coral reef snorkeling.
Snorkeling in Cozumel is like visiting an underwater paradise of vibrant corals along the second largest reef in the world. On the island, you can snorkel from the beach or a boat. If you choose the latter, you will be able to visit the most spectacular reefs.
For example, Palancar Reef and Colombia Shallows offer some of the best snorkeling on the Mexican island. Visibility reaches 30 meters / 100 feet.
Angel, parrot and triggerfish, nurse sharks, turtles of various species, and beautiful coral formations of vibrant colors; are waiting for you there.
In addition, in Cozumel, you can do night snorkeling. Yes, yes, as you read it. Going out at sunset with water-resistant flashlights, you will enjoy a new perspective on the reef full of color and very hectic marine life. Believe it or not, many animals prefer the night to come out of their hiding places searching for food.