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roatan, belize, costa maya

Discussion in 'Norwegian Cruise Lines' started by ronic795, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. ronic795

    ronic795 Active Member

    We will cruise on the Jewel from February 28th thru March 7.

    We like to snorkel, Is it easy to book this kind of excursion by ourself on each Island ?


    Any body did that ?


    Merci
     
  2. Mbandy

    Mbandy Well-Known Member

    Ahoy Matey and welcome to Cruise @ddicts.

    I have snorkeled at these places a few times and it is awesome. Here are my picks.

    In Roatan we arranged our snorkel through the Bananarama Dive Resort. While they cater mainly to SCUBA divers, they also do snorkel trips.

    http://www.bananaramadive.com/cruise-shippers/index.html

    In Belize we have done both of these and both were great but the Bannister Island trip is our favorite.

    http://www.coralbreezetours.com/Belize/Caye/Caulker/cruise/snorkeling/current_category.15/Product.2/tours_add.html?t_product=2

    http://www.coralbreezetours.com/Belize/manatees/cruise/tour/current_category.15/Product.150/tours_add.html?t_product=150

    In Costa Maya, take a taxi over to the little village of Mahahul, just a short ride. There is a dive resort there called Maya Palms with a really good snorkel package. Don't miss snorkeling in Mahahul. The water is awesome.

    http://www.mayapalms.com/snorkelexcursion.htm

    You should book these in advance. Usually a small deposit and then you pay the rest in cash when you arrive.

    Hope this helps and I hope you have a fantastic time. :spyglass:
     
  3. Jeanie

    Jeanie Well-Known Member

    Very good information stated above
     
  4. nmnita

    nmnita Active Member

    yes, very easy and Roatan has awesome snorkeling I will add. Be prepared for a 3rd World experience in Roatan. I am not saying you won't like it, we love the island, one of our favorites. But people who are not prepared sometimes come back hating the place.

    Belize has good snorkeling as well but we do not like the people as well. Costa Maya, we didn't snorkel there, but you can go to the beaches by taxi, relax and get a really cheap message.

    Nita
     
  5. ronic795

    ronic795 Active Member

    Merci pour the information
     

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