snorkeling & scuba diving

snorkeling in cabo san lucas

An insider guide to the best snorkeling in Cabo San Lucas and tours

By Janice and George | July 18, 2018

There’s great snorkeling in Cabo San Lucas at Santa Maria Beach, Chileno Beach and Land’s End! Here’s our guide to the six best snorkeling tours.

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scuba diving Cabo San Lucas

Scuba Diving in Cabo San Lucas: An underwater world of wonders

By Janice and George | July 11, 2018

Jacques Cousteau called the Sea of Cortez “the world’s richest sea.” Go scuba diving in Cabo San Lucas and you’ll see turtles, rays and 900 species of fish! If you’re lucky, you might spot a shark too.

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Swim with whale sharks La Paz

Swim with whale sharks in La Paz, Mexico

By Janice and George | February 26, 2018

The moment we first saw a massive whale shark glide slowly by? Wondrous. You can swim with whale sharks in La Paz, a 2-hour drive from Cabo.

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Azura Quilalea

Make like a celebrity at Azura Quilalea Private Island Resort

By Janice and George | December 2, 2017

The private island resort of Azura Quilalea in Mozambique’s off-the-grid Quirimbas Archipelago wows with just 9 hand-crafted villas, colorful diving and a picture-perfect beach.

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things to do in Mozambique

Unique things to do in Mozambique on a luxury beach holiday

By Janice and George | November 8, 2017

Snorkeling with wild dolphins. Haunting colonial ruins. Millionaire hideaways. Northern Mozambique is as far off-the-grid as you can get. And perfect for a post-safari idyll.

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Alila Purnama

The “Alila Purnama”: Sailing, diving and, oh my, Komodo dragons!

By Janice and George | June 29, 2017

Scuba diving in coral gardens, idyllic beach forays and, oh my, Komodo dragons! Cruising Indonesia aboard the luxurious “Alila Purnama” comes with a dash of adventure. Sign us up!

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Costa Rica cruise

Costa Rica UnCruise immerses you in all of nature’s awe

By Janice and George | April 27, 2017

On our Costa Rica cruise with UnCruise Adventures, we hiked forests, snorkeled and saw sloths, capuchin monkeys and snakes. And we stuffed ourselves silly on great food too.

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Punta caracol aqua lodge

7 reasons you’ll love the overwater bungalows at Punta Caracol Aqua Lodge

By Janice and George | March 18, 2017

Built on stilts over the water in Bocas del Toro (Panama), Punta Caracol Aqua Lodge has just nine overwater bungalows. And excellent snorkeling!

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things to do in the Riviera Maya

5 totally awesome things to do in the Riviera Maya

By Janice and George | June 2, 2016

Itching to swim with turtles? Love to see a magical Cirque du Soleil show? Check out these awesome things to do in Riviera Maya, Mexico (when you can tear yourself away from your fabulous resort, of course).

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Santa Maria Beach

There’s great snorkeling at Santa Maria Beach in Cabo San Lucas!

By Janice and George | February 25, 2016

Want to see lots of colorful fish? Santa Maria beach is one of the three best places to snorkel in Cabo San Lucas. Here’s how to visit on your own before the tour boats arrive.

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Riviera Maya cenotes

Riviera Maya cenotes are dreamlike underground cathedrals

By Janice and George | December 10, 2015

With their stalactites and stalagmites, and pools of water shining an unearthly blue, Riviera Maya cenotes look like wondrous underground cathedrals. You can swim and snorkel inside many.

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Koh Tao snorkeling

Koh Tao Diving and Snorkeling: Where are the fish?

By Janice and George | May 5, 2015

Snorkeling? Scuba diving? Sign us up. Koh Tao is reputed to have some of Thailand’s best snorkeling and diving. We booked a “big boat” snorkeling day trip around the island.

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Get Wet! Best Hawaii water adventures

By Janice and George | January 8, 2015

From snorkeling to sailing, there are oodles of Hawaii water adventures to enjoy when you visit the Aloha state. So haul out your swimsuit – an ocean of watery fun is waiting!

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Lombok beaches

Lombok beaches and boutique hotels lure travelers

By Janice and George | October 24, 2014

Is tropical Lombok a new Indonesian paradise where luxury is affordable? There are few tourists on the white sand beaches, and boutique hotels offer terrific value for a beach vacation.

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