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Snorkel on Ambergris Caye for an Adventure You'll Never Forget

Posted by ECBR on May 20, 2014 8:33:09 AM

Snorkel on Ambergris CayeWith summer just around the corner, you may be wondering what you can do to turn this summer into the adventure of a lifetime.

And if you're one for amazing outdoor water adventures and have always wanted to visit an exotic place, snorkeling on Ambergris Caye in Belize will provide you with all this and more.

Experience One of the World's Seven Underwater Wonders

The Exotic Caye Beach Resort knows about all things Ambergris. The Caye is more than just an experience, it's one of the seven underwater-wonders of the world, and the second largest barrier reef that runs parallel to the island's coast. Its clear turquoise water with its natural warmth (average 79-84 degrees F) makes it a leading destination for divers and snorkelers.

Swim With Sharks

You and your loved ones can swim with nurse sharks and sting rays in the infamous Shark Ray Alley. You may ask how that's possible, but believe it or not, these creatures aren't very big and have a tolerance for snorkelers and divers. They're also known for enjoying human interaction. Thus, if you have ever imagined yourself swimming with the sharks, this would be your chance.

Experience Hol Chan's Underwater Aquarium

In addition to swimming with sharks at Shark Ray, you can continue your water adventure at the Hol Chan Marine Reserve. Whether you're an experienced snorkeler or getting wet for the first time, you will be amazed by the 30-foot-deep underwater park known for its coral grottoes and caves overflowing with different schools of fish. Those people who have experienced this wonder state you'll feel as if you're swimming in a crowded aquarium.

Enjoy Every Moment

The island of Ambergris isn't just a place for snorkeling and diving. You will find that you have a long list of outdoor adventures to choose from, which you can find in detail by clicking here. Some of these adventures include:

  • Belize's unique cave system, which will provide you with an unforgettable tubing experience
  • The famous Blue Hole where you can dive and swim along the 412-foot-deep circular limestone sinkhole
  • Canoe trips on the Mopan River
  • Overnight horseback rides
  • The Mayan ruins of Cahal Pech, Caracol, and Xunantunich
  • Bird watching and jungle exploration

Prepare for the Adventure of a Lifetime

As you can see, you won't lack in things to do on this coast in the Caribbean. You can combine an exotic water adventure with a mainland adventure you and your family won't forget. So look into booking your trip now, review this guide to scuba diving in Ambergris and prepare yourself for the trip of a lifetime.


Written by ECBR