Is it safe to snorkel in St Maarten?

Is it safe to swim in St. Maarten?

The beach itself is protected, with shallow waters ideal for families. You can swim here or else take a hike for 1 1/2 hours north over a hill and down to one of the island’s most pristine beaches, Baie de Petites Cayes. This is the most idyllic spot on St. Martin for a picnic.

Does St Maarten have clear water?

The first of two beaches, a long covered stretch of sand, faces St. Martin. The water is transparent because it is very shallow, and the sand is white—a fantastic snorkeling spot in a truly picture-perfect landscape. On this beach, find two restaurants just steps from the water.

What benefits can I get from snorkeling?

It works out quads, hamstrings, calves, ankles, hip flexors, core and shoulders. Snorkeling itself improves overall strength and endurance, reduces stress and burns about 300 calories an hour. Cardiovascular health: Snorkeling is also good for your heart, as it increases the heart rate and strengthens the heart muscle.

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