Coyaba Reef Snorkeling

The 6th most popular snorkel dive spot in Jamaica.

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Offshore of Montego Bay, the snorkeling at Coyaba Reef is known for its diverse marine life including wrasse, parrotfish and chromis. The Coyoba Reef snorkelling is a boat-accessed dive site from Montego Bay that is known for its rough waters. This dive site is located 4.25 miles northeast of Montego Bay. During Coyoba Reef snorkeling, you may encounter butterflyfish, parrotfish, clownfish, angelfish, wrasses, stingrays, eagle rays 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.

Overall, Coyaba Reef is the 6th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 20 snorkeling dives in Jamaica. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Coyaba Reef including Doctors Cave Beach, Royal Reef, Montego Bay Marine Park and Bogue Lagoon.

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Coyaba Reef Snorkeling Map



Local Contact(s):  Jamiaca Tourism Board (876) 929-9200; Barrett Adventures (876) 382-6384; Dreamer Catamaran (876) 979-0102; Kellys Water Sports (876) 893-2859.

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

Recommended Map:  "Jamaica Dive Map" from Franko

Best Season:  Any

Base Camp:  Birds Nest Guest Rooms, Montego Bay

Luxury Loding:  Iberostar Rose Hall Suites

Breakfast Restaurant:  Coffee n Creme Cafe, Montego Bay

GPS:  18.468985, -77.941754

Date Published:  1/4/2012

Date Updated:  8/2/2016

ID:  24086

Coyaba Reef Snorkeling Map


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