Known for its pristine beaches and abundant marine life, snorkeling in Playa Del Carmen is one of the most popular activities for tourists. With diverse tropical fish and coral reefs, brilliant colors are magnified by the clear blue waters of the Caribbean Sea.
There are many beautiful hidden coves in Playa Del Carmen great for snorkeling and Riviera Maya that offer fantastic snorkeling excursions. To reach these great snorkeling spots, you need to rent a boat for a great snorkeling adventure in Playa Del Carmen.
Renting a yacht / boat at Playa Del Carmen is one way to give your vacation a twist of sea adventure. You can do water activities like snorkeling, partying on the boat, or relax and bask under the sun.
Whatever your reason is chartering a boat/yacht is a great way to explore the Caribean Sea.
Best Snorkeling Locations in Playa Del Carmen
The Riviera Maya has the best snorkeling locations where you will have the opportunity to see the beautiful corals, turtles, vivid fish, manta rays and much more.
Here are some of the best snorkeling locations?
- Ihna Reef
- Cenotes connecting to the ocean
- Underwater museum
Are you planning to go snorkeling? It would be better to check first some of the frequently asked questions.
Q: DO YOU CATER BIG GROUP?
A: Yes, we have a group tour. We can customize a unique itinerary just for your occasion. We also have non-Regular nonprivate tour to Isla Mujeres and Platinum nonprivate tour to Isla Mujeres.(https://www.playayachting.com/sailing-tours-playa-del-carmen/)
- IS FOOD INCLUDED DURING THE TOUR?
- Like all other tours depending on the yacht or boat and the package you availed. We serve ceviche or a full Mexican meal, and you will also enjoy snacks with your drinks.
Q: What is the water temperature?
A: The water temperature is just right for snorkeling all year round. Usually, water temperatures range from the low 80s in the summer to the upper 70s in the winter.
Q: Should I bring my snorkeling equipment?
A: Most package tours provide snorkeling equipment. But if you have your snorkeling equipment, it would be better to bring them ensuring a perfect fit of the mask and fins.
Q: Can I go snorkeling even though I’m not a good swimmer?
A: Partly, yes. To ensure your safety, we obliged you to wear a lifejacket or snorkeling vest to keep you afloat.
Q: What kind of SUNSCREEN should I use?
A: Make sure to use biodegradable sunscreen only in all water activities in Playa del Carmen.
- Are there sharks in Playa del Carmen?
Shark sightings are rare, and shark attacks are even rarer. So, you don’t have to worry about it.
- Is the water calm in Playa del Carmen?
If you are looking for calm and shallow sea, Xpu-Ha is one of the best beaches in the area. It is located just 20 minutes from downtown Playa del Carmen.
Q: IS RESERVING ONLINE IS SAFE?
A: Making a reservation with us on the internet is the most trustworthy thing you can do. Here’s why!
When you make a reservation online, we ensure that your credit card information is encrypted. If you are unsure about making a reservation online, you can email us or call us and place your order over the phone.
Are you ready for your snorkeling adventure?