Southwest of Punta Cana off the southeast shore of Dominican Republic, the snorkeling off El Penon is best for scuba but popular with snorkelers. The water depth is 40 feet deep, but the water clarity is high. The long reef is frequented by nurse sharks, sea turtles and eagle rays.
This boat accessed snorkel spot is acccessed by several snorkel tour and scuba charter boats out of Bayahibe. The boat ride is 25 minutes.
To reach the snorkeling on the Dominican Republic by air, use the Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) which provides access to over 20 countries.
Overall, El Penon is the 7th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 8 snorkeling dives in Dominican Republic.