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Small-Group Cruising and Snorkeling Catamaran Tour

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Set sail on the crystal blue waters surrounding Punta Cana on this small-group experience that's limited to just 16 guests. Swim in a nature reserve, snorkel in the seas and enjoy drinks aboard your comfortable catamaran. Relax in one of the boat's hammocks and let the crew paper you with strong tropical co*cktails. Anchor in a sandbar and enjoy beverages from a floating bar as part of this wonderful water experience.

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  • 3 hours&nbsp30 minutes
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$89.00

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$89.00

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Half-Day Cruise with Snorkeling Experience in Punta Cana

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Maximize the fun in your Punta Cana vacation with an exclusive catamaran party cruise. You can choose between a morning and afternoon departure time, and customize the tour based on your preferred route. Admire Punta Cana’s white-sand beaches, snorkel among tropical fish, enjoy unlimited drinks from the open bar, and dance to local music. Convenient round-trip transportation from your hotel allows you to focus on having a great time.

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  • 4 hours
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$59.00

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Experience the thrill of multiple adventures on this epic tour from Punta Cana. Relax aboard a double-decker catamaran, discover wonders of the sea, and enjoy close encounters with marine life. Snorkel in a spectacular barrier reef surrounded by tropical fish and experience a marine show complete with sharks and stingrays. This popular tour option includes unlimited drinks on the best party boat around and is perfect for fun with family and friends. After you get a taste of life underwater, explore it from above with a thrilling parasail above the water!

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  • 5 hours
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$139.00

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$139.00

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Full-Day Package: 4x4 ATV, Water Cave, Snorkeling Cruise At Punta Cana

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This full-daypackage combines an ATV ride, catamaran cruise, and snorkeling excursion—allowing you to experience multiple island highlights in a single trip. Drive your own quad or ride as a passenger and explore the Dominican countryside. Then board a catamaran and cruise along Punta Cana’s coastline, stopping to snorkel at a coral reef and see tropical fish and maybe sea turtles or rays.

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  • 8 hours
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$129.00

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Scuba Doo Underwater Scooter in Punta Cana (Half Day)

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If you'd like to explore the underwater world but can't or won't learn to Scuba dive, this Scuba Doo underwater scooter adventure is ideal for you. Your helmet creates a bubble around your head so you can breathe without a mouthpiece. It's a comfortable way to explore the reef and get up close to tropical fish and other sea life.

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  • 3 hours&nbsp30 minutes
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Saona Island Day Trip From Punta Cana with Lunch and Open Bar Included

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Visit Saona Island, an idyllic speck of sand and palm trees in the blue Caribbean, during a full-day tour from Punta Cana. Board a small speedboat for the thrilling ride out to the island, including a stop at a natural swimming pool where you can see starfish. Upon reaching Saona Island, spend the day exploring; stroll along the beach, relax in the white sand and swim in the azure waters. Sip drinks from the open bar and enjoy a buffet lunch of traditional Dominican fare. Round-trip transportation from Punta Cana is included.

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  • 9 hours
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$72.00

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Small-Group: Adults Only Coral Nursery Snorkeling Tour with Seafood Lunch

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Adults will enjoy the relaxed pace of this catamaran tour with snorkeling and swimming from Punta Cana. With the boat's capacity capped, the vibe will be sophisticated and intimate. Between snorkeling (using the provided equipment) and swimming, enjoy a seafood lunch and unlimited drinks from the open bar.

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  • 4 hours
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Half-Day Adventure: 4x4 ATV, Water Cave and Dominican Culture At Punta Cana

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Combine several different adventure activities on a single half-day tour from Punta Cana. Hop on board a powerful all-terrain vehicle, built for the rugged terrain of the Dominican Republic's interior, riding through a forest to a local organic farm. Taste coffee, chocolate, and rum before exploring a local cave and underground river. End up at Macao Beach for a chance to relax and swim before returning to Punta Cana.

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  • 4 hours
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Full-Day Catalina Island Snorkeling Tour from Punta Cana

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Cruise along the coast of the Dominican Republic to Catalina Island aboard the 'Paradise'. During this full-day tour led by PADI-certified divers, relax on Catalina Island's beaches and explore 'the Wall', the area's famous snorkeling site. Go ashore to enjoy an authentic Dominican lunch prepared beachside. Round-trip transportation from Punta Cana and Bavaro hotels is provided.

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  • 9 hours
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$80.00

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$80.00

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Parasail500 feet (150 meters) above the coast of Punta Cana, then go snorkeling off a party boat during this thrilling excursion. Don a safety harness and ascend into the sky, getting panoramic views of the spectacular Dominican coastline. Then, board a catamaran and set sail for a local snorkeling spot, diving in to swim with tropical fish among coral reefs. Sip drinks from the onboard open bar and stop at a natural swimming pool for a relaxing dip in the warm water. All equipment, snacks, drinks, and round-trip transportation from Punta Cana are included.

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  • 5 hours
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Punta Cana Small Group Cruising and Snorkeling Catamaran Trip

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Explore the waters around Punta Cana aboard a catamaran on this carefully-curated tour. Spend a half-day (select from morning or afternoon departure to suit your schedule) taking in the coastal scenery around Cabeza de Toro Natural Reserve, then don the provided snorkeling gear to explore the underwater world. You can also try out the boat's slide toboggan or just relax on board and soak up the sun's rays. The boat is limited to 27 guests, leaving space to roam around as you please!

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  • 3 hours&nbsp30 minutes
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Saona Island Paradise From Punta Cana

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Experience the idyllic Saona Island on this full-day tour from the mainland via speedboat and catamaran. Zip out to the island on a fast boat, which ensures you have plenty of time to hang out and relax or participate in watersports. Cruise back aboard a sailboat, sipping drinks from the open bar and dancing to island rhythms. Hotel pickup and drop-off makes for an easy round-trip experience.

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  • 8 hours
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$68.00

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Best Small group Adults only Coral Snorkel with Food and drinks

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Discover the underwater wonderlands of Cap Cana during an excursion that combines swimming, sailing, and snorkeling in the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea. You'll discover nature-rich spots that are only accessible by boat and increase your chances of spotting of tropical marine life. Plus, unlimited access to an open bar plus a seafood dinner at a floating kitchen are included.

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  • 4 hours
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El Limon Waterfall and Bacardi Island Tour from Punta Cana with Lunch Included

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See the varied countryside surrounding Punta Cana on this full-day excursion, including stops at waterfalls, beaches, and more. Combine sightseeing and adventure amid the natural attractions of the Las Cañitas for a hassle-free trip away from the city.

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  • 11 to 12 hours
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$169.00

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Santo Domingo 1-Day Tour from Punta Cana

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Santo Domingo has many beautiful monuments, historical attractions and natural enclaves, but selecting which ones to visit in one day requires knowledge of the area and a lot of planning. This ideal tour for travelers short on time visits a selection of top attractions, including Los Tres Ojos National Park, the Columbus Lighthouse, and the city of Santo Domingo. After exploring the main sights of the city, the journey continues to the Colonial Zone for a delicious lunch and more sightseeing.

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  • 10 hours
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Private Transfers from Punta Cana Airport to hotels in Dominican Republic

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Get to your destination in the Dominican Republic with ease by booking a private airport transfer service. Meet your driver at Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) and head to your vehicle to begin your journey. Then, relax on the journey to your accommodation in the Punta Cana, La Romana, or Uvero Alto regions. Whether you're a smaller group or need to transport large groups, this service has you covered.

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  • 20 to 30 minutes
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Get a peek at the Dominican Republic's rich marine life without getting wet during this 3-hour excursion aboard a glass bottom boat. See clusters of colorful coral and schools of fish darting under you; opt to use the provided snorkeling gear for a more in-depth look. Learn about the marine flora and fauna from your local guides. Stop at a natural swimming pool for a dip and an opportunity to purchase drinks at the swim-up bar. Back on board the boat, toast your trip with some Mamajuana, the locals' favorite drink. Round-trip transportation from Punta Cana hotels is included.

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  • 3 hours
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Shared Party Boat in Dominican Republic - ADULTS ONLY

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The Shared Party Boat tour is a fun and unique way to spend time in the Dominican Republic. This adults-only tour offers a great way to see the sights and sounds of the Caribbean Sea while enjoying unlimited drinks and snacks. Guests have the opportunity to swim and snorkel in the crystal-clear waters. Don't miss out on this great opportunity – book your spot today.

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  • 4 hours&nbsp30 minutes
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Snorkel lovers + Seafood +Slide Catamaran-Family Friendly

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Embark on a catamaran cruise on the turquoise waters off Punta Cana with other families for a fun day on the water. Everything is taken care of for you: use of snorkeling equipment for both kids and adults, as well as lunch (kids menu available) on board the boat and convenient round-trip transportation from your hotel.

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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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$109.00

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$109.00

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Scooter Underwater

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Scooter Underwater is unique, futuristic, and relaxing. You will enjoy the beauty of the seabed, the corals in the area, and all the nature that surrounds it. You can wear your prescription glasses and breathe normally

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  • 2 hours
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$69.00

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Punta Cana Booze Cruise with Snorkeling, Natural Pool and Unlimited Drinks

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Enjoy a fun-filled day aboard a party boat on this booze cruise from Punta Cana. After pickup at your hotel, board a catamaran for an unforgettable day of drinking, dancing, and socializing with other partygoers. Opt to snorkel at an underwater reef, splash around in the shallow Caribbean waters, or relax on the catamaran's deck and take advantage of the all-you-can-drink open bar.

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  • 4 hours
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Go parasailing high above the coastline, then have an encounter with docile stingrays during this outdoor adventure in Punta Cana. Strap in to a safety harness and take off from the deck of a speedboat, ascending into the sky for panoramic views of the Cortesito-Bavaro coastline. Then visit a natural pool in the ocean where docile stingrays and harmless nurse sharks will swim around you. Use of parasailing and snorkeling equipment and round-trip transportation from Punta Cana hotels are included.

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  • 6 hours
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$139.00

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Party Boat / Catamaran Party In Punta Cana

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Have a different time on board this boat animated by a staff that will make you enjoy a pleasant time. A great way to spend a day off the coast of Punta Cana, this party boat cruise offers a mix of fun activities. Enjoy snorkeling (equipment included) and trip to a natural ocean pool.• Enjoy music, dancing and a festive atmosphere all the way back to the pier.• Half day party boat cruise• Get out on the water – slides and snorkel gear are provided.• It is not necessary to pay for drinks since the ship has an open bar.LIVE AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE!It is recommended for private parties, birthdays, weddings, for any type of event.Contact us for prices for PRIVATE GROUPS!

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  • 4 hours
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Speedboat Adventure Bavaro + snorkeling

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Take the guesswork out of finding a good snorkeling spot and let a guide show you instead. This private snorkeling trip is a great way to explore the Caribbean waters and avoid the crowds at the same time. Head off towards the Bavaro Reef, hop off to go snorkeling, and also have time to visit a natural pool and a sandbar along the way.

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  • 2 hours
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FAQs

Which beach has the best snorkelling in Punta Cana? ›

Snorkeling in the Bay of Samaná

The best snorkeling reachable from Punta Cana in terms of a day trip is located in the bay of Samaná, which has two stunning reefs: “The Wall” and “La Farola”.

Is Punta Cana in Dominican Republic good for snorkeling? ›

Punta Cana is home to an incredibly diverse array of colorful marine species that live underwater, which visitors can spot on snorkeling or scuba-diving tours. The zone is surrounded by sea and shallow reefs and is perfect for those who have never done snorkeling before.

How much does it cost to snorkel in Dominican Republic? ›

Snorkel Excursions
Regular Price
Caribbean Snorkel Adventure/ DR 1.5 hours local boat snorkeling tripUS$39.00
Mano Juan & Canto de la Playa/ DR Saona from Bayahibe, incl. snorkeling, beach time, village visit, lunch, min. 20 guestsUS$115.00
Saona/Catalina Island SNORKELING SPECIAL ADULT full dayUS$99.00
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What is the snorkeling like in Punta Cana? ›

The Caribbean side of Punta Cana allows visitors to enjoy snorkeling in calm, clear natural pools, shallow reefs close to the shore, and enclosed aquariums full of magic underneath. If you've never snorkeled nor a good swimmer, Punta Cana is the perfect place to start, and safe for the kids.

Where is the best shore snorkeling? ›

Best Snorkeling And Swimming Beaches
  • Ambergris Caye, Belize. Nickolay Stanev/Shutterstock. ...
  • Bohol Island, Philippines. Rolf E. ...
  • Bonaire. byvalet/Shutterstock. ...
  • Buck Island Reef National Monument, St. ...
  • Catalina Island, California. ...
  • Champagne Reef, Dominica. ...
  • Cocos Island National Park, Costa Rica. ...
  • Corn Islands, Nicaragua.
Mar 31, 2020

Can I snorkel from the beach in Punta Cana? ›

Going snorkelling in Punta Cana is one of the most comforting experiences for those who visit Playa Bávaro as a family. The richness of the Caribbean Sea's marine life and easy access from the beach make this activity as fascinating as it is accessible to do with the youngest members of the family.

Where is the clearest water in Punta Cana? ›

1. Bavaro Beach, the best beach in Punta Cana. Considered one of the best beaches in the world, this is the most famous in Punta Cana. There are plenty of reasons: white like flour sand, thousands of coconut trees, and crystal clear turquoise waters that dazzle.

How do you avoid seaweed in Punta Cana? ›

So, the best way to ensure a sargassum-free vacation in Punta Cana is to either stay on one of Punta Cana's seaweed-free beaches, such as Bayahibe or Macao beach or to do some research and stay in hotels that are successfully tackling this issue.

How much should a snorkel cost? ›

Price: We considered snorkel sets for beginners, priced at approximately $40 to $100. According to our readers, a $70 snorkel set was considered to be higher end for recreational use.

What is the average cost of a snorkel? ›

Just to compare, when buying quality snorkel gear individually you can easily spend $50-$100 on a mask, $40 is typical for a good snorkel, $75 is average for quality fins, and then a bag is $30 to $50.

Is it worth getting a snorkel? ›

A snorkel helps prevent dust, water and other microparticles from entering your engine. There are various makes and models that are suited for all occasions. Installed at roof height, the snorkel can take in cleaner and cooler air which increases fuel efficiency whilst keeping your air filters clean.

Is night snorkeling worth it? ›

The big reason to go snorkeling at night is because you get to see many things that you can't during the day. Plus it is just exciting. Many creatures are out at night that are not during the day, like the stunningly beautiful and rare Mandarinfish we found in Indonesia, picture above.

Is Bavaro Beach good for snorkeling? ›

Bávaro and Punta Cana Beach are the most popular and recognized beaches of the Dominican Republic. Classified within the most beautiful ones in the world. To live an unforgettable experience don't miss snorkeling on the longest reef in the country.

What are the best snorkeling conditions? ›

Even the time of day matters. In most locations, snorkeling in the morning is best because the waters are calmer and the winds are fairly smooth and calm. Many experts believe that the ideal snorkeling conditions exist when you have a gentle westerly wind, warm water, and a low tide.

Who has the best snorkeling in the Caribbean? ›

The Best Snorkeling In The Caribbean For An Exceptional Underwater Adventure!
  • Jamaica. Image credit: Dudarev Mikhail/Shutterstock.com. ...
  • Turks & Caicos. Image credit: Denis Moskvinov/Shutterstock.com. ...
  • The Bahamas. ...
  • Barbados. ...
  • U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) ...
  • Puerto Rico. ...
  • Saint Martin // Sint Maarten. ...
  • Grenada.
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What is the best snorkel on the market? ›

The Top 5 Snorkels in 2023
  • Best Overall: Omer Sub Zoom Pro.
  • Most Comfortable: XS Scuba M-Line.
  • Best for Travel: Aqua Lung Nautilus.
  • Most Durable: Mares Ergo Flex.
  • Most Affordable: Cressi Supernova.

Is there any good snorkeling in Dominican Republic? ›

Dominican Republic snorkeling is fantastic with some good spots to be found in Sousa off of the beaches and in Bayahibe directly off of the beaches. From Bayahibe, you can take a boat ride and see fantastic snorkeling spots in Saona Island and Catalina Island.

Where is the best sea turtle snorkeling? ›

Best Places to Swim and Dive with Sea Turtles
  1. The Great Barrier Reef, Australia. ...
  2. Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. ...
  3. Maui Island, Hawaii. ...
  4. Sipadan, Malaysia. ...
  5. Ari Atoll, Maldives. ...
  6. Akumal, Playa del Carmen, México. ...
  7. Cook Island Marine Reserve, Australia. ...
  8. Marsa Alam, Egypt.
Jun 12, 2022

What is the healthiest reef in the Caribbean? ›

Bonaire's coral reef is envied as one of the healthiest in the Caribbean with tons of places to access from shore. The immense biodiversity of marine life found in the reefs of Bonaire makes it one of the best Caribbean islands for snorkeling.

Is there coral reefs in Punta Cana? ›

The importance of coral reefs

And one of the most famous is the reef in Punta Cana. Reefs are home to 25% of the sea's biodiversity and are hugely important.

Is snorkeling included at Beaches Resorts? ›

Snorkeling at Beaches Resorts. For snorkeling, you have a couple options. They provide snorkeling equipment – mask, and life vest – at no charge. For snorkeling on your own, they do not provide fins.

Can you snorkel at Bathtub Beach? ›

So I started with an early morning snorkeling trip to Bathtub Beach, an utterly unique intersection of beautiful beach, nearshore reef, and the Indian River Lagoon estuary, located on the south end of Hutchinson Island. It's a snorkeling experience we enjoy as much as work, family commitments and conditions allow.

What is the number 1 beach in Dominican Republic? ›

1. Bávaro Beach, Punta Cana. Punta Cana is the Dominican Republic's number one beach resort destination, with sun seekers and families coming here in droves to relax at the all-inclusive resorts that line the soft white-sand beaches.

Where is the bluest water in Dominican Republic? ›

Cayo Levantado, Samaná

This outcropping of white sand enveloped by blue sky and turquoise seas is in front of the coast of Samaná.

What is the best month to visit Punta Cana? ›

The best months of the year for travelling to Punta Cana are by far between December and April. During this period, the probability of rainfall is lower, and the temperatures are warm enough to enjoy a perfect holiday on the shores of the Caribbean Sea.

Do you need water shoes in Punta Cana? ›

Do I need water shoes? You'll certainly appreciate water shoes for wet activities such as excursions to waterfalls or afternoons at your resort's water park (yes, several Punta Cana resorts, such as Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana, have their own!)

Which Dominican beaches have no seaweed? ›

Which are the beaches in the Dominican Republic without seaweed? Beaches around Cabarete and La Romana are the best beaches without seaweed during the seaweed season in the Dominican Republic.

What is Punta Cana best known for? ›

Famed for its wonderful white sandy beaches and twinkling turquoise waters, Punta Cana occupies the easternmost tip of the Dominican Republic. The second-most popular tourist destination in all of Latin America, its luxurious resorts are visited by thousands of happy holidaymakers each year.

Is it better to buy or rent snorkel gear? ›

Buy or Rent – At a Glance

If you want the best chance of enjoying a snorkeling experience with comfortable gear, that's reliable, and of decent quality then buying is the better option.

How long should you snorkel for? ›

In most cases, we don't recommend diving underwater for any more than 2 minutes with a full face snorkel. Even if you are an experienced snorkeler who is going out in perfect conditions, we don't recommend diving for more than 2 minutes.

What are the 2 types of snorkel? ›

Two popular styles include the dry snorkel and a semi dry snorkel. Both are fantastic for keeping water out of your mask, but they are both used quite differently. Depending on how you want to snorkel, you'll want to pick a snorkel tube suited for your preference.

What snorkel gear is best for a beginner? ›

Short fins are actually great for beginners: it's easier to kick, and there is less risk of damaging the surrounding environment (or people). But although it feels harder to kick with long fins, it's often more efficient. So long story short: long fins for long snorkeling sessions, short fins for short ones!

Can I breathe underwater with a snorkel? ›

Can you breathe underwater with a snorkel? Unlike scuba diving equipment, snorkels do not allow you to breathe deep underwater. Instead, snorkelers must exchange air at the surface of the water through the breathing tube.

What are the disadvantages of snorkel? ›

Con position: The need for a snorkel is low when carrying ample gas supplies or on sites where surface swimming is unlikely, where entanglement is likely (wrecks or caves), or where they offer little utility (ice or caves). The irritation of it getting in the way when hanging from the mask also makes it less desirable.

What are cons of snorkeling? ›

Dangers of Snorkeling

Ocean currents, as well as underwater hazards, are a source of concern in some snorkeling areas. Those who have health concerns such as heart or lung issues, seizures, or panic attacks should consult with their doctor or health professional prior to engaging in water activities.

Is snorkeling good for the lungs? ›

Improves breathing and cardiovascular health

Snorkelling assists in increasing your lungs' capacity to hold oxygen, as breathing through a tube is more difficult than regular breathing – think of snorkelling as a form of breathing exercise.

How do you not freak out when snorkeling? ›

Here are 5 tips that help me get through my fear and enjoy the fish:
  1. I use my own snorkeling equipment, when possible. No, I'm not a germaphobe. ...
  2. Snorkel with a buddy. ...
  3. Stay close to the shore. ...
  4. Wear a life jacket. ...
  5. BREATHE.
Apr 20, 2016

How do you stay calm while snorkeling? ›

5 Tips for Effortless Breathing While Snorkeling
  1. Try to Always Breathe Deeply and Slowly. ...
  2. Check That Your Snorkel Is Attached Properly. ...
  3. Think About the Position of Your Head. ...
  4. Practice Clearing Your Snorkel and Breathing Around Water. ...
  5. Stay Relaxed and Don't Make Things Difficult For Yourself.
Nov 16, 2022

Does snorkeling make you tired? ›

Dehydration and Exhaustion

Snorkeling is a physical activity. You're going to sweat a lot that you may not realize. This means you will burn a lot of energy like a full-body workout. At the same time, you tend to forget to drink water which is very important.

Which beach in Punta Cana has the best snorkeling? ›

Snorkeling in the Bay of Samaná

The best snorkeling reachable from Punta Cana in terms of a day trip is located in the bay of Samaná, which has two stunning reefs: “The Wall” and “La Farola”.

What is the difference between Bavaro and Punta Cana? ›

What's the difference between Punta Cana and Bavaro? Not a lot. Bavaro is a section of beach just to the north of Punta Cana.

Which beach is better Cap Cana or Bavaro? ›

If we're talking about Cap Cana vs Bavaro Beach, they are both absolutely gorgeous with white sand and turquoise waters, but Cap Cana beaches are more exclusive and upscale.

How deep should you snorkel? ›

With snorkel masks, you can descend up to six feet underwater without issue. However, your snorkel mask may fill up with CO2 and make it difficult to breathe. As a result, you shouldn't go deeper than six feet or even stay in the water for more than 25-30 minutes.

When should you go snorkeling? ›

The best time for snorkeling is during the middle of the day when the sun is at its highest point, and there is plenty of light for visibility. Tides are also important, as low tide typically provides more transparent water and easier access to reefs and other underwater attractions.

Do you need oxygen to snorkel? ›

The actual act of snorkeling is when a person uses equipment like a snorkel tube to breathe near the surface of the water while their face is submerged wearing a glass lens mask to see underwater. You do not need oxygen tanks or any expensive equipment to enjoy snorkeling.

Where is the calmest water in Punta Cana? ›

If you enjoy swimming in the ocean, Bavaro Beach is your best choice for a beach vacation in Punta Cana as it has calm waters and Blue Flag status.

What is the difference between Punta Cana and Bavaro? ›

What's the difference between Punta Cana and Bavaro? Not a lot. Bavaro is a section of beach just to the north of Punta Cana.

Why is Bavaro Beach popular? ›

What is Bavaro Beach known for? Well, Bavaro Beach is known for being one of the largest Caribbean beaches. It extends uninterruptedly along 30 miles (48 kilometers). Moreover, the thing that makes it the most popular is its white sand and calm turquoise waters that are perfect for swimming.

What is Bavaro Beach known for? ›

World-famous Bávaro Beach–often lumped into the general “Punta Cana” reference–ranks among the longest, most continuous white sand beaches in the Caribbean. Extending 48 kilometers (30 miles) and surrounded with coral reefs, it's also the most developed section of this Punta Cana resort area.

What is the most popular drink in Punta Cana? ›

Mamajuana. The well-known Mamajuana can be tried alone or in cocktails. It is very attractive among tourists and is considered one of the main national drinks.

Where is Blue Lagoon Punta Cana? ›

Excursion to the Blue Hole in Punta Cana

This wonder of nature is located within Scape Park, in the area of Cap Cana. It is not the only attraction you can enjoy here, since the park offers many activities that you can do as a family, with friends or as a couple.

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