Savanah Bay Snorkeling

The 19th most popular snorkel dive spot in British Virgin Islands.

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Northeast of Spanish Town, the snorkeling at Savannah Bay is popular for its self-guided snorkel trail. The Savannah Bay snorkeling trail leads to all the finest snorkel sites within the pristine bay. There are underwater signs that mark the sites of the hard corals, soft corals and habitats for the diverse marine life.

To reach the snorkeling in the British Virgin Islands by air, you will need to fly into either Virgin Gorda Airport (VIJ) or nearby St Thomas Airport (STT) in the US Virgin Islands. Virgin Gorda Airport is served by inter-island flights from San Jose, Puerto Rico (SJU) by Cape Air and Seaborne. St Thomas Airport has flights from mainland US and also from San Jose. There are several regular ferry services connecting St Thomas with Tortola and Virgin Gorda. In addition, there are BVI inter-island ferries interconnecting Virgin Gorda, Tortola, Jost Van Dyke and Anegada. When leaving BVI, there is a $20USD depature tax that must be paid in cash.

Overall, Savanah Bay is the 19th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 27 snorkeling dives in British Virgin Islands. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Savanah Bay including The Baths, Aquarium, Blinders, Dogs Island Group, Prickily Pear Island and Mosquito Island.


Local Contact(s):  BVI Tourist Board (284) 494-3134; Dive BVI (284) 495-5513

Recommended Book:  "Snorkeling Virgin Islands" from Lawson Wood

Recommended Map:  "British Virgin Islands Dive Map" from Franko Maps

Best Season:  Mar. - June

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Mango Bay Resort

Luxury Loding:  Little Dix Bay (888) 767-3966; Nail Bay (800) 871-3551

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Best Savanah Bay Snorkeling Review

GPS:  18.464171, -64.421483

Date Published:  12/25/2011

Date Updated:  4/2/2017

ID:  24524

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