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Hotel beach you can Snorkel from?

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Hotel beach you can Snorkel from?

Coming in mid August, looking to do an all inclusive. Wondering if any of the hotels have good snorkeling right off the beach. Any info will help. Thanks!!

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1. Re: Hotel beach you can Snorkel from?

August- good.

All inclusive - bad. Cancel that thought.

Great snorkeling from your oceanfront room - not gonna happen. Cancel that thought.

Boca Catlina is your easy to get to snorkeling location from Palm Beach.

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People were snorkelling off riu palace beach. Fish right near the shore. Very good all inclusive glad we went AI as prices to eat out and drink were expensive.

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3. Re: Hotel beach you can Snorkel from?

The Renaissance has an all-inclusive package. The snorkeling is fun at their private island.

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4. Re: Hotel beach you can Snorkel from?

I have read that the snorkeling is good off of the Renaissance Private Island too! I have also read that they charge you $100.00/pp for the privilege of visiting this island, unless you are a "guest". This incentive has motivated me to book a night at the Renaissance, just so we can visit the island!

See you there!

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Enjoy your night at the Renaissance. If not stay at one of the Ren properties cost is $125 p.p. to visit the private island. Price includes lunch and water float.

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6. Re: Hotel beach you can Snorkel from?

Thanks for that advice, Liz.

BTW, what do we do with our bags while we are out on the Private Island? Do you recall if they will check them for us and keep them secure, until we return (if we return!). They do make you return, don't they?

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7. Re: Hotel beach you can Snorkel from?

I wouldn't be going to the Riu if you are wanting snorkeling - you may find some fish, but its mostly sandy and murky and then you have watercraft traffic to think about. Renaissance is really your only resort option (main reason we booked there). Lots of fish outside the breakwater (access from family side) but go earlier in day before the currents and the chop takes over + use flippers as it can be a strong pull through the gap). No live coral thou unfortunately.

BTW, all inclusive at Renn was great - good food everywhere except captains corner did not thrill. Seafood buffet worth it, LG Smiths really good as well. If you don't drink more than say 7-8 drinks through the day thou, probably not worth it.

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