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Riu snorkeling?

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Riu snorkeling?

Is there anything to see in the immediate area? Or only on excursions. How far from the Riu is it, to wherever the boats leave. I imagine a shuttle would take you there(the dock)

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1. Re: Riu snorkeling?

Nothing to see off the beach at the Riu. The DePalm Pier is just a stone's throw away from the Riu (you can see it from the Riu's beach) and there are several snorkel tours that leave from that pier.

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2. Re: Riu snorkeling?

Thanks Amy.

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3. Re: Riu snorkeling?

Also if you walk toward the Phoenix(to the left of the Riu along the beach) there is a jetty where you can see some sealift but not a lot... Did see barracuda in this area

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4. Re: Riu snorkeling?

Barracuda, this the first I heard of this sighting,how long ago? Don't want to get bit!!

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5. Re: Riu snorkeling?

If you don't wear jewelry or something which can looks like a fish scale (reflect the light in the water) you don't need to worry about barracuda. Barracuda is looking for fish not for you. We saw many in different places in Caribbean.

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6. Re: Riu snorkeling?

It's been a couple years ago at that location but I have seen quite a few of them out at Boca catalina if you go out a little deeper.

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