On Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands, there is good snorkeling off Playa Meloneras since it is a rockier beach. The Playa Meloneras is known to be popular with fishermen so exercise care when snorkeling. TIP: For your safety, most of the Canary Island snorkeling dive sites require snorkelers to have a diver-down flag marker. The waters around the islands are very popular with windsurfers and boaters, which has resulted in some snorkeler deaths over the past few years.
Overall, Playa Meloneras is the 2nd most popular snorkel dive spot of all 12 snorkeling dives in Canary Islands.