We booked the "Catamaran Cruise & Snorkel." Your snorkel guides greet you as pirates when you arrive at the pier, which was a little odd. The catamaran ride out to the snorkel site takes about 45 min, during which time you receive your mask, lifejacket, and brand new packaged snorkel, which you can take home. This is a nice touch. They split everyone into three groups, beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Our family of first-timers were in the beginner group, which stayed closest to the catamaran. Our guide, Michelle, was amazing, making sure everyone was having a good time and not having any problems. We had three people who couldn't snorkel on their own, so Michelle let them hang onto a life preserver that she pulled around so they could still enjoy the excursion. We saw a lot of fish and coral, and the water was so clear and beautiful! On the ride back, the guides offer complimentary beer and Mexican Coke products. The Catamaran ride was a little rough, so those prone to seasickness should be aware.
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