People, young and old like snorkeling because of the superlative experience it gives and even one can explore underwater exotic beauties. Caribbean Islands present a different snorkeling experience altogether. Snorkeling in Caribbean needs snorkeling gear that is quite similar to scuba diving. Snorkeling equipment consists of short tube, mask and finds. The mask is known as snorkel from which the name snorkeling is derived.
In Caribbean snorkeling is done in still waters and just below the surface. To avoid inconvenience to the diver with water entering the snorkel, snorkeling is done in these areas also known as lagoons. Snorkeling in Caribbean is famous and people throng for it because of its clear waters where one can get a beautiful vision of all the underwater displays enabling them to enjoy underwater sightseeing.
The good sightseeing locations with varied underwater marine life presents a unique opportunity with kelps, mollusk, jellyfish, seaweed, algae, ray and fish. Top snorkeling destinations in Caribbean include Antigua, Cayman Islands, Curacao, St.
Criox, St.Lucent and Grenadines, Aruba, Barbados, Turks and Caicos Islands, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands & U.S. Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Anguilla and St. Lucia.
Tobago Cays near Canouan Island gives you good views of corals and reefs while snorkeling. Anse Chastanet in St.Lucia is snorkelers’ paradise. As this area is protected marine reserve one can have a look at tropical fish in abundance. Curacao gives a different snorkeling experience altogether with glimpses of shipwrecks along with tons and tons of fish in underwater Marine Park.
Antigua presents beautiful and colorful tropical fish and abundant and excellent coral reefs in its quite calm and pleasant waters and spectacular sandy beaches. The most frequented locations hear are Sunken rock, Cades Reef, Pineapple Beach and Dickenson Bay areas. The attractive areas of Caribbean offer a memorable snorkeling experience.