Crocus Bay Beach Snorkeling

The 2nd most popular snorkel dive spot in Anguilla.

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Northwest of the airport on Anguilla, the snorkeling at Crocus Bay Beach is popular for its diverse marine life. The best snorkeling at Crocus Bay Beach is found by enter just off Davidas and snorkeling right towards the cliffs. Over the colorful reef, you may see the plentiful Christmas Tree Worms and large Feather Dusters. While snorkeing at Crocus Bay, you may encounter grouper, porcupine fish, needle fish, snapper, grunts, butterflyfish, queen angelfish, trumpetfish, lionfish, barracuda and hawksbill turtles.

To reach the snorkeling on Anguilla, you will need to fly into St Maarten and then take a small connecting plane to Anguilla via Anguilla Air Services. If small plane bother you, there is a regular ferry between the islands from Marigot ferry port on St Maarten to Blowing Point Ferry Terminal on Anguilla. In either case, a passport is required on arrival into the island even by ferry, and there is a $20 USD departure tax per person.

Overall, Crocus Bay Beach is the 2nd most popular snorkel dive spot of all 10 snorkeling dives in Anguilla.


Local Contact(s):  Anguilla Tourism Board (264) 497-2759; Scuba Shack (264) 235 1482; Snorkel Buddy (264) 235 2110.

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

Best Season:  Mar. - Jun.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Luxury Loding:  Manoah Beach Hotel, Shoal Bay; Four Seasons Anguilla Resort, Meads Bay

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Best Crocus Bay Beach Snorkeling Review

GPS:  18.222136, -63.067435

Date Published:  12/27/2011

Date Updated:  3/19/2019

ID:  23095

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