Playa Giron Snorkeling

The 9th most popular snorkel dive spot in Cuba.

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Southeast of Havana on the southeast shore of the Bay Of Pigs, the snorkeling at Playa Giron offers scenic patch coral reef and diverse reef fish to observe. Within Bahia de Cochinos, there are many beautiful coral formations. While snorkeling Playa Giron, you may encounter damselfish, snapper, angelfish, butterflyfish, cardinalfish, jawfish, gobies and parrotfish.

The best Playa Giron snorkeling is just north of the village of Playa Giron at a dive site called Puna Perdiz. This shore-accessed dive site is reached via metal steps from the parking. Start snorkeling directly offshore for up 300 feet.

To reach the snorkeling on Cuba, fly into Havana Jose Marti International Airport located on the northwest side of the island. The Playa Giron is located 200km southeast of Havana.

Overall, Playa Giron is the 9th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 18 snorkeling dives in Cuba. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Playa Giron including Punta Perdiz, Playa Maceo and Playa Larga.


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

Article Source:   Best Playa Giron Snorkeling Review

GPS:  22.079681, -81.075708

Date Published:  1/1/2012

Date Updated:  12/4/2016

ID:  24563

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