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Tres Palmas Marine Reserve

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Address: Rincon, Puerto Rico
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Amazing for a water newbie

With a <$30 snorkel kit from Amazon and a life jacket borrowed from our HomeAway rental, I spent a magical 90 minutes first-time snorkeling here! The beach isn't deep at high... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

With a <$30 snorkel kit from Amazon and a life jacket borrowed from our HomeAway rental, I spent a magical 90 minutes first-time snorkeling here! The beach isn't deep at high tide, so if you go during a vacation time like we did (winter holidays 2016-17), you may not get the pick of where to sit though it was by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

IF the water is calm here the snorkeling can not be beat. Elk horn coral stands provide a amazing backdrop for an array of aquatic life. Sea turtles, eels, many varied and colorful fish, I have even seen a reef shark hiding in a cave here. Be aware though this is also home to amazing surf breaks so if the... More 

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New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disappointed in this beach. Need to walk past a huge ugly parking lot to get there. Not so many sandy places to go into the water. And the decrepit wall with graffiti is such an eyesore.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great from hanging on the beach, snorkeling, surfing and swimming. Green, blue, sand, coral, blah, blah,....

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Glendale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to see a variety of fish. The beach is good but the sand not as nice as other beaches around.

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Fenton, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach area was a wonderful surprise for us. We were driving to the lighthouse and saw a sign about steps on the beach. We drove down the narrow road and parked. We were absolutely surprised by this hidden jewel. A must see if you love beaches and waves.

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Middletown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This location is great to pick up some surf or hang on beach. Beautiful scenery but watch out for the rocks along the coast line.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Went to Tres Palmas Inns and Villas for a wedding. This beautiful beach was right in front of it. Quite a site. Recommended visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This place is gorgeous and a MUST SEE. If you don’t go to any other beaches on the West coast or PR, go here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

All the locals call this Steps beach because there are some stone steps on the beach. Just off the beach there is a huge elk horn coral reef that you can snorkel at. We had gear from Taino Divers and were out snorkeling for over an hour. Tons of fish, corals, sponges, and other invertebrates!

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