We booked a private excursion with Fab tours who was recommended on Cruise Critic.
Tendering has always been a sore subject. There was only one other boat that was getting tender in between us. We started at 8:30 with the tender number and did not go in to port til 10:15. Get to the tender room early to be one of the first.
We went snorkeling $40 per person. I don't care what others say about this port. We walked around to get to the pier that we were going to get a boat to go snorkeling They really are cleaning the area up with new construction.
Everyone was super nice that we met. This is a third world country and the people were absolutely wonderful.
We waited til 11:00 for the boat to take us out to the island where we were going to snorkel. Carnival canceled their snorkeling due to the roughness of the ocean. But we still did ours. Not allot of fish to see because of the conditions but at least we can say we snorkeled in Belize.
The island we went to for an hour afterwards was a private island and it was beautiful. White sands palm trees and a beautiful view of the ocean. What more can you ask for.