With its relatively cold water, waves and currents, the eastern Atlantic Ocean is a less welcoming region than others for snorkelers. However, a large number of sheltered coves, in which underwater life abounds, hide along its rocky coasts. From the fjords of Scotland to the volcanic shores of the Canary Islands, from the rocky coasts of Brittany to the subtropical underwater world of Madeira, a whole world of exploration awaits you!

Snorkeling destinations in Eastern Atlantic Ocean


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With its rocky islets, emerald green waters and white sandy beaches, Brittany is an exciting and still off-the-beaten track snorkeling destination. If you’ll have to deal with important tides, fast-changing sea conditions and pretty cold water, you will discover a rich and fascinating sea life. In t (...)

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With its cliff-lined beaches and numerous rocky islets, Portugal's mainland coast boasts a great diversity of snorkeling spots. Of course, the water temperature, swells and strong currents make snorkeling less easy there than in the Mediterranean, but its seabed is worth a look. Underwater, you will (...)