Plage Petite Anse Snorkeling

The 3rd most popular snorkel dive spot in St Barts.

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On the northwest side of St Barts, the snorkeling at Plage Petite Anse is known for its marine life including sea turtles and parrotfish. The the snorkeling is actually in the bay called Anse du Petit which is accessed by the beach known as Plage Petite Anse. Once away from the small, protected sandy beach, there are rocky shores to explore that are teaming with marine life. From the parking area, there is a small staircase leading down to the beach.

To reach the snorkeling on St Barths by air, you will need to fly into Saint Barthélemy Airport (SBH) on the northwest side of the island. To reach Saint Barthélemy Airport, there are regular flights from either St Maarten (SXM) and San Juan Puerto Rico (SJU).

In addition to air service, there is regular ferry boat service between Sint Maarten, Saba and Sint Eustatius from both Great Bay Express Ferry and Voyager Ferry.

Overall, Plage Petite Anse is the 3rd most popular snorkel dive spot of all 4 snorkeling dives in St Barts.


Local Contact(s):  Saint Barthélemy Tourism Board (+590) 27 87 27; Plongee Caraibes Diving Center (+590) 5 90 27 55 94

Recommended Book:  "The Ultimate Snorkeling Book" from Wes Burgess

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Auberge de la Petite Anse +590 590 27 64 89

Luxury Loding:  Le Barthelemy Hotel And Spa; Hotel St. Barths Isle de France (800) 810-4691

Breakfast Restaurant:  Kiki-e-Mo Cafe, St Jean

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Article Source:   Best Plage Petite Anse Snorkeling Review

GPS:  17.906814, -62.797068

Date Published:  1/5/2012

Date Updated:  12/13/2018

ID:  22913

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