Lyford Cay Beach Snorkeling

The 9th most popular snorkel dive spot in New Providence Island.

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West of Nassau, the snorkeling at Lyford Cay Beach offers plenty of sand flats and some coral heads to explore. The dive site is located about 12 miles west of Nassau. Keep an eye out for fire coral which packs a strong sting if you touch it.

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 Love Beach off Nassau, the water temperture is known to vary greatly from summer (78F-84F) to winter (68F-76F).

Overall, Lyford Cay Beach is the 9th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 11 snorkeling dives in New Providence Island.


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

Recommended Book:  "Guide to Grand Bahama And Freeport" from Blair Howard

Recommended Map:  "Providence Dive Map" from Franko Maps

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Comfort Suites Paradise Island

Article Source:   Best Lyford Cay Beach Snorkeling Review

GPS:  25.032244, -77.543085

Date Published:  12/28/2011

Date Updated:  3/8/2017

ID:  24737

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