Best Fish Hotel Snorkeling

The 7th most popular snorkel dive spot in New Providence Island.

  New Providence Island, Bahamas


  March 8, 2017

Northeast off New Providence and east of Salt Cay, the snorkeling at Fish Hotel off New Providence Island is popular for its very colorful reef. This boat-accessed dive site is in 16 to 24 feet of water. During a Fish Hotel snorkeling dive, you may encounter French angelfish, Queen angelfish, grunts and barracuda among soft corals (not many hard corals here), sea fans and seaplumes.

The Fish Hotel snorkeling dive site is located off the east end of Salt Cay.

To reach the snorkeling on New Providence Island, most travelers will fly commercial airlines into Lynden Pindling International Airport (NAS). In case you'd like to do some snorkeling on the out islands from Nassau, you can either use Bahamas Air (which is known for late departures) or use the mail boat ferry service (393-1064).

Tip: Keep in mind while snorkeling Fish Hotel off Nassau, the water temperture is known to vary greatly from summer (78F-84F) to winter (68F-76F).

Overall, Fish Hotel is the 7th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 11 snorkeling dives in New Providence Island.

Local Contacts:  Bahamas Tourism (242) 322-7500; Bahama Divers, New Providence (242) 393-5644; Stuarts Cove Snorkel Tours (242) 362-4171.

Best Season:  Apr - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Comfort Suites Paradise Island

GPS:  25.100445, -77.266685

Date Published:  1/6/2012

Date Updated:  3/8/2017

ID:  24181

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