7 Day’s of SNORKELING or DIVING ON CULEBRA

Snorkelers & Turtle

The Reefs For SNORKELING or DIVING ON CULEBRA

Culebra Beach Snorkeling / Diving Day 1

Playa Melones (Beach) Common Name – “the barrier reef” [am]
Average Depth: 15ft-25ft Visibility 45ft+
Reef Description – Hard & Soft coral barrier wall bordered by a Dense Sea Grass Field
Sites Use – Melones: Shore Diving / Shore or Boat Snorkeling / 3 sites
Punta Del Soldado  Common Name – “Soldiers Point southern end ” [pm]
Average Depth: 15ft-65ft Visibility 65ft+
Reef Description – Hard & Soft coral sloping reef large coral heads in a spaced colony
Sites Use – Punta Del Soldado: Shore or Boat Snorkeling / Shore or Boat Diving 3+ sites

Culebra Beach Snorkeling/Diving Day 2

Playa Carlos Rosario ( beach ) [ AREA 2 ] Common Name – “the wall part 1 southern section ” [ am/pm ]-
Average Depth: 10ft-75ft Visibility 80ft+
Reef Description – Hard & Soft dense coral wall honey combed with layers
Site Use – Carlos Rosario: Shore or Boat Snorkeling / Boat Diving – 5+ sites

Culebra Beach Snorkeling / Diving Day 3

Playa Tamarindo (Beach) [ Tamarindo AREA 2]  Common Name – ” Tamarindo ( Proper i.e./turtle beach ) / turtle Area “[am]
Average Depth: 10ft-20ft Visibility 45ft+
Reef Description – Sea Grass Beds densely situated or Sea Grass fields of sparse population
Sites Use – Tamarindo: Shore Diving / Shore Snorkeling / 2 sites
Playa Cascajo ( Beach ) South End [ AREA 3 ]   Common Name – ” soldiers pt. north end ” [pm]
Average Depth: 10ft-35ft Visibility 45ft
Reef Description – Hard & Soft coral wall bordered by multiple Sea Grass Fields
Sites Use – Playa Cascajo: Boat Snorkeling / Boat Diving 5+ sites

Culebra Beach Snorkeling / Diving Day 4

Playa Carlos Rosario ( Beach ) [ AREA 1 ]  Common Name  – ” the horseshoe / entrance ” [am]
Average Depth: 15ft-40ft Visibility 50ft +
Reef Description – Hard & Soft coral sloping reef with species reef blocks [areas]
Sites Use – Carlos Rosario: Shore or Boat Snorkeling / Boat Diving 5+ sites
Playa Cascajo ( Beach ) North [AREA 1 ]  Common Name: North [AREA 1] Common Name – “Cascajo North to Cascajo Central areas” [pm]]
Average Depth: 15ft-35ft Visibility 45ft +
Reef Description – Sea Grass Beds densely situated growing in front of a barrier reef wall
Sites Use –  Playa Cascajo: Shore or Boat Snorkeling / Shore or Boat Diving 5+ sites

Culebra Beach Snorkeling / Diving Day 5

Playa Tamarindo (Beach) [ Tamarindo AREA 2 ]  Common Name – “Tamarindo Proper i.e./turtle beach / turtle Area” [am]
Average Depth: 10ft-20ft Visibility 45ft+
Reef Description – Sea Grass Beds densely situated or Sea Grass fields of sparse population
Sites Use – Playa Tamarindo: Shore Diving / Shore Snorkeling / 2 sites
Melones / Pt. Chico Tamarindo [ Tamarindo AREA 3 ]  Common Name – “Pt. Chico “[pm]
Average Depth: 15ft-35ft Visibility 50ft+Reef Description – Hard & Soft coral wall floating off the surface and honey combed
Sites Use – Melones / Pt. Chico Tamarindo: Shore or Boat Diving / Shore or Boat Snorkeling/ 3+ sites

Culebra Beach Snorkeling / Diving Day 6

Playa Carlos Rosario ( Beach ) ]  Common Name – “the wall part 2 / the wall extension / north section” [ am ]
Average Depth: 15ft-75ft Visibility 75ft+
Reef Description – Hard & Soft coral within multiple layers densely situated
Sites Use – Carlos Rosario: Shore or Boat Snorkeling / Boat Diving 5+ sites
Tamarindo Grande [ Tamarindo AREA 1]  Common Name – Punta Tamarindo Grande (Point) [pm]
Average Depth: 15ft-35ft Visibility 50ft+
Reef Description – Hard & Soft coral wall densely situated and Sea Grass Beds
Sites Use – Tamarindo Grande [pm]: Shore or Boat Snorkeling / Boat Diving 2 sites

Culebra Beach Snorkeling / Diving Day 7

Playa Tamarindo (Beach) [ Tamarindo AREA 2]  Common Name – “Tamarindo Proper i.e./turtle beach / turtle Area”[am]
Average Depth: 10ft-20ft Visibility 45ft+
Reef Description – Sea Grass Beds densely situated or Sea Grass fields of sparse population
Sites Use – Tamarindo: Shore Diving / Shore Snorkeling / 2 sites

Playa Flamenco ( Beach )  Common Name – “ del moisutio / the shark pens“ [pm]
Average Depth: 15ft-35ft Visibility 40ft+
Reef Description – Hard & Soft coral densely packed on a barrier wall
Sites Use – Flamenco Beach: Shore Diving / Shore Snorkeling / 2 sites

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Culebra Cayo List

Isla Culebra                                                   Isla Culebrita

Cayo del Agua                                                Cayo ATuna

Cayo Ballena                                                  Cayo Botijuela

Cayo Botella                                                  Cayo de Luis Peña

Cayos Geniquí                                                 Cayo Lobo                              

Cayo Lobito                                                     Cayo Matojo

Cayo Norte                                                      Cayo Ratón

Cayo Tiburón                                                  Cayo Pelá

Cayo Pelaita                                                    Cayo Ratón 

Cayo Sombrerito                                           Cayo Verde 

Cayo Yerba

Alcarraza                                                           El Ancon

Piedra Stevens                                                 Los Gemelos

Las Hermanas                                                    El Mono

Roca Culumna                                                   Roca Lavador (awash)

Roca Speck