Treasure Beach Snorkeling

The 6th most popular snorkel dive spot in Jamaica.

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Southeast of Black River in St Elizabeth Parish, the snorkeling at Treasure Beach offers a diverse experience. Treasure Beach is broadly defined as the spread of beaches along the four adjacent coves of Great Bay, Calabash Bay, Frenchmans Bay and Billys Bay. While snorkelling Treasure Beach, you will find plenty of coral reefs and rocks to explore. During Treasure Beach snorkeling, you may encounter wrasses, chromis, butterflyfish, parrotfish, clownfish, angelfish and turtles.

To reach the snorkeling on Jamaica by air, you can use either Norman Manley International Airport (KIN) near Kingston or Sangster International Airport (MBJ) near Montego Bay. The Treasure Beach snorkeling dive site is located about 2.2 miles to the southeast of the middle of the Treasure Beach village.

Overall, Treasure Beach is the 6th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 20 snorkeling dives in Jamaica. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Treasure Beach including Font Hill Beach Park, Parkers Bay and Bluefields Bay Beach.


Local Contact(s):  Jamiaca Tourism Board (876) 929-9200; Jamaica Scuba Divers (876) 381-1113

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

Recommended Map:  "Jamaica Dive Map" from Franko

Best Season:  Any

Base Camp:  Jakes Hotel Villas, Treasure Beach

Article Source:   Best Treasure Beach Snorkeling Review

GPS:  17.881862, -77.765661

Date Published:  12/30/2011

Date Updated:  7/17/2016

ID:  24084

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