Maria La Gorda Snorkeling

The 14th most popular snorkel dive spot in Cuba.

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Southwest of Havana on the western end of Cuba, the snorkeling at Maria La Gorda is well-known for its clear waters and black corals. This biosphere reserve is also considered one of the top snorkeling spots in Cuba. Located off the west side of the Guanacahabibes Peninsula, the Maria La Gorda snorkeling dive sites have clear waters with visibility up to 30m. During Maria La Gorda snorkeling dives, you may encounter barracuda, snapper, sharks and sea turtles in the black coral gardens. Keep an eye out for the old anchors and cannons.

A good place to start snorkeling in the waters off Maria La Gorda is at the Ancia de Masaya dive site directly off the main hotel and diving center.

To reach the snorkeling on Cuba, fly into Havana Jose Marti International Airport located on the northwest side of the island.

Overall, Maria La Gorda is the 14th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 18 snorkeling dives in Cuba.


Local Contact(s):  Cuban Tourist Board +1 (416) 362-0700 (Canada)

Recommended Book:  "Best Dives Snorkeling Adventures" from Joyce Huber

Best Season:  Dec. - Feb.

Luxury Loding:  Maria La Gorda Hotel

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Best Maria La Gorda Snorkeling Review

GPS:  21.818734, -84.497102

Date Published:  12/24/2011

Date Updated:  12/4/2016

ID:  24550

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