The famed ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau referred to the waters around Cabo as “the world’s aquarium” for a reason. You’ll find an abundance of tropical fish and marine life in the Sea of Cortez. Explore the waters and aquatic life through a Los Cabos snorkeling tour! Keep reading to learn more about the best snorkeling places and what you can expect to find.
Best Snorkeling Spots in Los Cabos
Dive into the aqua depths on a tropical snorkeling adventure. The Baja Peninsula boasts some of the most exciting snorkeling sites in all the world. In Cabos San Lucas, the best snorkeling can be found near Lands End. Not only can you view more than 40 different types of fish here, you can swim alongside the playful sea lions. You’ll want to stay on the Sea of Cortez, as the waters on the Pacific side are too rough. Along the Tourist corridor, there are several great places for snorkeling, including Chileno Bay and Santa Maria Bay. Choose from several different snorkeling tours and let local guides take you to all the best kept secret spots in Los Cabos! You might also consider a trip to Cabo Pulmo in the East Cape, where you’ll find the only coral reef alongside North America’s Pacific side.
What You’ll Find in the Sea of Cortez
Enjoy the crystal clear waters of the Sea of Cortez, and admire the serenity and beauty of the underwater world. Skim the reefs and experience the brilliant translucent color of tropical sea life in its natural habitat. Near Pelican Rock at Land’s End, many species can be sighted, including sea turtles, surgeonfish, parrotfish, angelfish, Moorish idols, rays and many others. Offshore reefs in Chileno Bay host a variety of species including eels, tropical fish and sea fans. At Santa Maria Bay, colorful schools of fish can be spotted in the waters swimming among coral and sea fans. Admire the colorful coral and rugged rock formations that house the teeming sea life as well.
From snorkeling and sailing to fishing and kayaking, there’s no shortage of water activities to do in Los Cabos! When you create your itinerary and book your activities through Lifestyle Villas, you can rest assured that the activity you choose is both fun and safe. Don’t forget to bring sunscreen, a hat, camera and towel for all water activities. Contact us at 1-888-655-9589 to book your Los Cabos luxury accommodations and start planning your snorkeling adventure today!
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