On the southwest end of Barbareta Island in the Bay Islands, the Barbareta Beach snorkeling is a beach accessed dive site with several types of coral. The 5 foot to 70 foot deep waters are habitat to star coral, lettuce coral and pillar coral. While most snorkelers are coming in from the beach, it is possible to access by boat. The Barbareta Beach snorkeling site is located off the Barbareta Beach Club. Barbareta Island is surrounded by a mile long wall with plenty of soft corals and barrel sponges to explore.
To reach the snorkeling in the Bay Islands by air, fly into Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport (SAP) in San Pedro Sula. Then, you will need to transfer to an inter-island flight to the Bay Islands. Alternately, if you are coming from the US, you may be able to find a direct flight to Roatan into Juan Manuel Gálvez International Airport (RTB) from Miami or Houston. To reach Barbareta Island snorkeling, there are dive boats from Roatan or inter-island flights from Roatan.
Overall, Barbareta Beach is the 2nd most popular snorkel dive spot of all 4 snorkeling dives in Barbareta Island.