Puerto Rico Snorkeling

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Snorkeling in Puerto Rico

The smallest of the Greater Antilles, this southern American country has more than the beauty of its natives to boast. Surrounded by the Dominican Republic on the east and the Caribbean Sea on the north, what a haven it is for water enthusiasts especially when snorkeling in Puerto Rico.

It is a home to attractive destinations for vacation pleasures that offer virtually any type of getaway experience. An example is Playa y Mar that stretches for about 3, 850 square miles. It is a striking beach coupled with white sands that you would want to exfoliate for your feet.

Snorkeling in Puerto Rico is terrific as the average ocean temperature is 81 degrees Fahrenheit and underwater visibility is at 60 to 75 feet. The areas near Aguadilla and Isabella are equally impressive for any aquatic activities.

The shallow reefs located just meters away San Juan, Dorado, Mayquez and Homacao are also perfect for snorkeling in Puerto Rico. Wherever you head, you are most likely to find a very charming aquarium rich in both tropical flora and fauna wildlife.

Sea creatures such as sea horses that look like chess knights, colorful parrot fish, endless schools of sergeant majors and peculiar arrow crabs can be spotted as you go snorkeling in Puerto Rico. To have some help on the gears, here is a list of business operators:
* Aquatic Dive and Bike Adventures
Location: Road 110 KM10, Gate 5 Ramey Base, Aguadilla
Contact Capt. Jose Rafols at 787-890-6071 or visit their website at www.aquatica.cjb.net.
* Caribbean School of Aquatics
Location: Villa Marina, Dock D, Fajardo
Contact Capt. Greg Korwek at 787-728-6606 or visit their website at www.saildiveparty.com.

* Caribe Aquatic Adventures
Location: Park Plaza Normandie Hotel, San Juan Metro Area
Contact Karen Vega at 787-281-8858 or visit their website at www.diveguide.com.

* Culebra Divers
Location: 4 Pedro Marquez Street, Culebra Island
Contact Walter Rieder at 787- 742- 0803 or visit their website at www.celubradivers.com.

* Island Ventures
Location: La Guancha Boardwalk, Ponce
Contact Capt. Rafi Vega at 787- 842- 8546 or visit their website at www.caribe.net.

* La Casa Del Mar Dive Center
Location: Wyndham El Conquistador, 1000 El Conquistador Avenue, Fajardo
Contact Capt. Carlos Bejar at 787-860-3483 or visit their website at www.lacasadelmar.net

* La Cueva Submarina
Location: Road 466 KM 6.3, Playa Jobos, Isabela
Contact Efrain Acevedo at 787-872- 1390.

* Mona Aquatics
Location: Jose De Diego Street, next to Club Nautico Boqueron
Contact Francisco Garcia at 787-851- 2185 or visit their website at www.monaaquatics.com.
* Mondo Submarino
Location: 10 Laguna Avenue, Carolina
Contact Capt. Luis Torres at 787-791-5764 or e-mail them at mundosub@tld.net.

* Ocean Sports
Location: 77 Isla Verde Avenue, Carolina
Contact Carlos Felix at 787-268-2329 or visit their website at www.osdivers.com.

* Oceans Unlimited
Location: Road 115 KM 12.2, Rincon and Road 305, Pescaderia Rosas, Puerto Real, Cabo Rojo
Contact Lisa Maddocks at 787-823-2340 or visit their website at www.oceans-unlimited.com.

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