- Explore the underwater world in total safety
- A safe alternative to diving for the whole family
- Spot tropical fish and enjoy pristine coral reefs
is the perfect activity to explore the underwater world in total freedom – you just need a mask and snorkel
, and you’re ready to go. There’s no need to rent bulky and expensive equipment and get certified, making it the ideal activity for the whole family.
adventures often include visits to snorkeling sites
, allowing you to have some time to explore with or without a guide. The beauty of snorkeling
is that it can be done pretty much anywhere, provided the sea isn’t too rough and currents aren’t too strong. Tropical locations like the Maldives
usually offer a plethora of colorful wildlife zipping in and out of coral reefs, playing between gorgonians and anemones, as well as schools of fish traveling as if they were on an underwater highway.
The Red Sea is another excellent snorkeling destination
– places like Egypt
have warm waters year round and plenty of underwater wildlife, including dugongs! Talking about underwater wildlife, snorkeling Ecuador
means heading to the Galapagos Islands, where you’ll have the opportunity to swim with sea lions and turtles.The Mediterranean
may not have amazing coral reefs and colorful tropical fish, but there are several places with great snorkeling sites
and the possibility to explore underwater rock formations – or simply explore what lies beneath the turquoise waters of the Med.
Moving further west, the Caribbean are a treat when it comes to snorkeling
– places like Cuba
, Saint Martin
and the Grenadines
all offer great snorkeling opportunities, and a sailing or cruising expedition is a great way to explore more than one island, above and below the water.
Keep reading to find out about our snorkeling adventures around the world!