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Address: Tobago

Stingray sightings are common at this shallow reef.

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A trip to Snorkel Heaven

The beach is a little lonely so be sure to go with a group or take the boat. The reef starts extremely close to the shore and is amazing. It spans the entire bay and goes far out... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2016
Trinidad and Tobago
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Trinidad and Tobago
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

The beach is a little lonely so be sure to go with a group or take the boat. The reef starts extremely close to the shore and is amazing. It spans the entire bay and goes far out. Here is definitely among the top three places to snorkel while in Tobago.

1 Thank alb811
Lubeck, Germany
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We snorkelled here twice - 1st. time with Duane Kenny on "Zoe" (reviewed separately) who knows this area intimately and so helped us to get the maximum from the experience. The 2nd. time was with a tour boat with a group and limited time - this could be disappointing for some? There are a lot of less common fish to... More 

2 Thank zaanta
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We visited this beach twice at both high tide and low tide. I'd recommend going during high tide as it's much better for snorkeling. At times the visibility can be low and I definitely felt the pull of the current, however take your time, go with a buddy if you're new to snorkeling and you'll be just fine. On one... More 

1 Thank Hannah S
Luton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2016

my partner to me here on New Years eve for a picnic. when we arrived at the beach there was not a soul in sight just the two of us for the whole time we were there. It was absolutely Beautiful I have never been to a place a stunning as this.

1 Thank blingraver
Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Although Tobago in general does not have as good snorkelling as most Caribbean Islands, this place was pretty good. The beach is nice but has some garbage and glass. We used Google maps on our cell phone to get there, which made it easy.... otherwise it looks like it would be hard to find.

1 Thank WorldTraveler625
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

I went here with a guide and my husband. I'm not a great swimmer fo I opted for a wet suit to make me float. I'm not going to lie, I did this trip for my husband more than me and was freaked out with how many fish were around me. At the start all I could manage was to... More 

5 Thank bella792
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 January 2015 via mobile

Just returned from Tobago and would just like to say what a wonderful trip we had on the cocomotion, this is a must if you visit tobago. We booked the half day charter which was very reasonably priced. We visited various spots to snorkel as well as the nylon pool. Marlon is very knowlagable about the island and great fun.we... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2014

We stayed at Coco Reef Hotel in February and went with our daughter , her boyfriend and a couple of other friends for a really great trip on this speedboat. Very interesting snorkeling, visiting the "nylon pool" and general tour of the coastline. Marlon is great fun and very competent and knowledgeable. He has an obviously genuine passion for his... More 

Thank AidanandAlexa
Watersmeet, Michigan
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390 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2014

The reviews should be heeded, as the beach is very secluded. The Arnos Vale Hotel does not operate, and we were not eager to go through the path next to it. We asked a local, who was in a car next to the entrance of the Hotel, the best way to get to the beach. He said "Follow Me." It... More 

5 Thank MilwaukeeSunseeker2
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2013

finding this beach was very difficult when we drove down from the side of englishman's bay but extremely easy when coming from the opposite direction. the gate to the hotel, which is now closed, was padlocked so we parked on the other side on the road/dead end. the snorkelling was great here especially when the weather was nice...nice drop offs,... More 

3 Thank Zee Z

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