Top 4 Snorkeling Spots in Costa Smeralda

With its crystal-clear waters and breathtaking beaches, Costa Smeralda is a top destination for beach lovers, who come from all over the world to enjoy the seaside resorts and underwater wonders.

The sea and adventure enthusiasts will find some of the best snorkeling opportunities in Costa Smeralda, for both beginners and experienced divers.  

Let us outline the 4 sites we consider most extraordinary, where you will be able to dive and discover the hidden beauty of Sardinia’s emerald sea.

Spiaggia del Principe (Prince’s Beach)

The Spiaggia del Principe is one of the hidden gems of the Coast, and a great place for snorkeling around its shallow, clear waters that offer a wonderful view of the sea life below.

Visitors can expect to spot colorful fish, octopuses and a variety of coral species. The beach is surrounded by unspoiled nature, making the experience even more fascinating.

Capriccioli Beach

A must-see destination for avid snorkelers is Capriccioli Beach. 

Its shallow waters are ideal for those who want to explore the underwater world without having to dive too deep. It is possible to spot parrotfish, sea urchins and anemones as well here. 

Capriccioli Beach also provides equipment rental facilities, making it easier for visitors to dive in the crystal clear sea.

Mortorio Island

If you are looking for a true underwater adventure, Mortorio Island is the perfect site. 

This small paradise, located just a short distance from the coast, is famous for its rich aquatic life where sea turtles, dolphins and a wide range of tropical fish can be spotted while snorkeling.

Mortorio Island is as well popular for offering a variety of guided tours to best explore its amazing undersea wonders.

Grande Pevero Beach

Grande Pevero Beach is one more excellent snorkeling destination along Costa Smeralda. 

Its shallow sea and nearby reef make it an ideal place to observe marine life. Among the species you can encounter are damsel fish, angelfish and seahorses. 

Grande Pevero Beach also offers equipment rental services and lessons for beginners.

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