East of Marseille, the snorkeling off Nice is well regarded for its clear waters and good visibility. The two best Nice snorkleing spots are La Reserve de Nice and Coco Beach. Both of these snorkel dives are located just to the east of Port de Nice on Boulevard Frank Pilatte. These spots have some sand along with plenty of rocky shores to explore. During Nice snorkeling, you may encounter octopus, squid, barracuda and perch. This coast is known for its heavy boat traffic, so make sure to use care.
Overall, Nice is the 3rd most popular snorkel dive spot of all 12 snorkeling dives in France.