Snorkeling in L'Estartit or Medes Islands, Spain?

by Trina L
(Ontario, Canada)

Has anyone snorkeled in Spain? Specifically the area around L'Estartit and the Medes Islands? I'm planning a trip for our 25th anniversary in September, 2018 and would like to spend some time snorkeling, but also love history and architecture. So I figured if the snorkeling is good enough to keep us occupied for a few days, we could easily fill the rest of the two weeks exploring the area around Barcelona.


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Jun 06, 2018
Not very exciting snorkeling
by: Paul Wilkin

We were there last late summer and snorkeled both from a boat trip around the islands and from the shore higher up, around Palaflugell.

Typical Mediterranean views underwater, a lot of sea grass around the Medes. Lovely as part of your holiday but not a primary snorkeling destination.

Jun 17, 2018
by: Trina L

Thanks Paul, we have decided to go to Menorca, Spain instead. We will try a bit of snorkeling, but it won't be the primary focus of our trip!

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