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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am not a confident snorkeler. I brought find and mask and was fine. I went to the beach and just walked in. The current is not strong and there is so many fish close to shore. It gets deep very slowly. The boat tours...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice spot, not as good as said in every tourist info. Not too crowded, not very close to the main hotel area.

Thank B9909XWlaurae
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Boca Catalina was right outside our Airbnb, steps away. It's a beautiful beach, but there is so much coral and sea grass that you can damage, I don't recommend swimming here. We had our infant son in a float while we snorkeled, and it was...More

Thank Stephanie_MEL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little local beach that wasn't crowded. It it a bit rocky but has great access to walk in and snorkel right off of the beach. This is where many catamaran tours stop for snorkeling tours. They anchor/ snorkel outside the roped off swimming area....More

Thank travelmutt1
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a very small beach with a few palypas, but we came here several times and it was never too crowded and always found a place in the shade. There's a somewhat smaller sandy entrance from the beach to the water but it really...More

Thank mitsugirly
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is at the northernmost point in the island. The southern portion of the beach has a parking lot, but if you want to see the fantastic dunes, you either have to hike there or drive from the east side and hike from that point....More

Thank fishblow
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This was my favorite beach on Aruba for snorkeling (in my opinion, better than Baby Beach). The water was very calm, and there were a TON of fish! Although we didn't see any starfish, we saw many different types of fish, and fish in big...More

Thank SnappleSpice
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Spent 2 of our days on this beach. Excellent snorkeling spot. The tour companies all make a stop here. Get there early because Palapas go fast.

Thank Keith A
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Its small, there is not a ton of parking and it is worth the trip every time we have come. It is hands down the best snorkling beach on Aruba (which is why so many of the paid for snorkling ships anchor there)

Thank autumnmyst21
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Stopped by in the afternoon. Not crowded, great cool clear water, nice little waves. Snorkeling is great (the snorkeling boat trips stop not to far from shore here). Better than the crowded resort beach where you are roped in the stagnant, not too clear water).

Thank Stan P
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15 January 2017|
Response from Giuseppe C | Reviewed this property |
I actually asked on the beach, there is a kiosk where they organise boat tours. I think you can have some information about private cruises. Another way to know everything is to ask to the big resorts' reception; in every... More
10 January 2017|
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Response from Lgmikael | Reviewed this property |
Hi ! It´s about a 30 minute drive from the harbour and it´s well invested time. The snorkeling is so much better at Boca Catalina.
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Response from Etta O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, $5