Bay Of Pigs Snorkeling

The 6th most popular snorkel dive spot in Cuba.

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Southeast of Havana on the southshore of Cuba, the snorkeling at Bay Of Pigs offers scenic coral formations off the Zapata Peninsula. The Bay of Pigs, also known as Bahia de Cochinos, has two good snorkeling dive locations at Playa Larga and Playa Giron, both of which are some of the more popular snorkel dive sites on Cuba. In addition, the west side of the Bay Of Pigs is the Zapata Peninsula which is lined by coral formations that are a protected biosphere reserve.

To reach the snorkeling on Cuba, fly into Havana Jose Marti International Airport located on the northwest side of the island. The Bay of Pigs is located 180km southeast of Havana.

Overall, Bay Of Pigs is the 6th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 16 snorkeling dives in Cuba.

Bay Of Pigs Snorkeling Map



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

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

Best Season:  Dec. - Feb.

Base Camp:  Ca Del Sol, Playa Larga

Luxury Loding:  Cubanacan Playa Giron Beach Hotel

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  22.279125, -81.201706

Date Published:  1/1/2012

Date Updated:  12/4/2016

ID:  24552

Bay Of Pigs Snorkeling Map


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