With a name like treasure beach you can probably imagine that some of the most picturesque stretches of sand exist here. What you may not know is that the snorkeling here is gorgeous as well.
Six miles of dark sandy shores give way to four public beaches that are great for snorkeling. Here, there are colorful fish, smooth rocks, sand bars, and a coral reef to protect it all. The reef not only helps to keep the waters calm, but it is yet another site that snorkelers will enjoy exploring.
Knowing all of this, it is still important to remember to check the daily conditions before you head out. Sometimes the current is a little stronger than others, and on these days you'll want to make arrangements for other activities until conditions are calm again.
If you're ready to explore what's down below you might enjoy Treasure Beach. Four bays stretch out over six miles beaches, and all lead out to strong and healthy coral reef systems alive with colorful fish. On occasion you can even see a dolphin just a short ways out from the reef. This snorkeling site is located in southeastern Treasure Beach.
Frenchman's Bay is another place you might enjoy. If you want to see a dolphin while you're snorkeling, the rare opportunity may be come a reality at the reef off this beach. Even if the elusive dolphin sighting does not occur, the colorful reef and all of the marine life that lives within it are worth you time.
You can look through this table for a listing of 2 of the most popular places where you can go snorkeling in this area.
|Treasure Beach||2.2 mi. Southeast of Central Treasure Beach|
|Frenchman's Bay||Downtown Treasure Beach|
For more information about snorkeling, including suggestions and helpful tips for both "old pros" and beginners, read our extensive guide to snorkeling in the Caribbean.
Snorkeling is not just another thing to keep you busy during your visit to Treasure Beach. It is a fun and educational experience that also promotes relaxation and makes participants feel a sense of peace. For so many people, this sport is a must any time they visit the Caribbean.
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