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Boca Cataavlina, Noord

4.6
#3 of 7 in Parks in Noord
Have a rest and a swim at Boca Cataavlina, a secluded bay with a white sand beach. Popular with local families and tourists alike, the beach enjoys a reputation for pleasant swimming and snorkeling. With a combination of clear and calm waters, you'll feel like you're in a swimming pool. A great variety of colorful fish live just offshore, including yellow boxfish, cowfish, triggers, and angelfish. Bring water shoes if planning to snorkel, as the bottom gets quite rocky in places. By using our Noord journey planner, you can arrange your visit to Boca Cataavlina and other attractions in Noord.
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  • Boca Catalina is a a small beach but popular for snorkeling. You can just go right in and only need to swim out about 50 feet or so before you start seeing fish. It is also popular with boats and...  more »
  • Excellent snorkelling experience, such an abundance of sealife here and the waters were crystal clear (after swiming away from the crowds) Got here before 9am and had a choice of parasol but by 10am.....  more »
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  • Great beach. Our favorite for snorkeling on the island. So many reefs. Saw schools of fish of all kinds, starfish, a sea turtle and many other sea creatures.
  • Best snorkeling in Aruba. Absolutely beautiful!

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