Southeast of Nassau in the Bahamas, the snorkeling at Grotto Bay off San Salvador is considered one of the best on the island. The Grotto Bay snorkeling is located on the southwest tip of San Salvador. The water depth ranges from 10 feet to 30 feet deep.
To reach the snorkeling at San Salvador, most travelers will fly commercial airlines into Nassau on New Providence or fly into Freeport on Grand Bahama Island. To reach the out islands from Nassau, you can either use Bahamas Air (which is known for late departures) or use the mail boat ferry service (393-1064). When traveling to San Salvador by air, you can use the Cockburn Town Airport.
Tip: Keep in mind while snorkeling Grotto Bay off San Salvador, the water temperture is known to vary greatly from summer (78F-84F) to winter (68F-76F).
Overall, Grotto Bay is the 1st most popular snorkel dive spot of all 6 snorkeling dives in San Salvador.