Located at the private beach of the Caribe Hilton Hotel in San Juan, SNUBA is done within a shallow cove full of fish. All participants will have an opportunity to feed the fish and interact with the marine life. Our professional guides will lead you through this underwater journey showing you tropical reef fish, sea urchins, starfish, squids, octopus and much more. Anyone ages 8 and up can participate with no prior SCUBA experience necessary. Basic swimming ability is required in order to do SNUBA.
Your SNUBA experience begins when you arrive at the Caribe Hilton hotel in San Juan. From the main lobby of the hotel you will gain access to the private beach of the hotel. Upon exiting the main lobby, make a left and locate our SNUBA booth right on the sand of the beach. We are the only SNUBA operator in the hotel so we are really easy to find. Once you have arrived, you will meet your guides and begin filling out participant record forms. Once completed, we will store your personal belongings within the booth and commence the safety and SNUBA orientation. This usually takes 15 to 20 minutes depending on how many questions or guests we may have. Guides will do the best job they can to explain every single detail of the trip, including safety measures and hand signals. After equipment setup and preparation, you are now ready to enter the water. The SNUBA tour is done within a shallow cove, perfect for beginners since it allows participants to slowly move from the shallow end to the deeper end of the cove. It is a gradual descent and participants can choose how deep they prefer to go. SNUBA is conducted at the personal pace of each guest. This portion of the tour on average lasts between 30 to 45 minutes. Total time will depend highly on the participant and their level of comfort. The guides will help guests locate sea urchins, starfish, octopus and squids. Depending on the time of year other marine life is present, such as sea horses and marine slugs. Pictures will be taken throughout the entire tour, that can be purchased by guests at an extra cost at the end of the tour.Upon completing the SNUBA tour, guests will follow the guide where they can talk about their experience, identify marine life on the fish charts and look at the pictures taken at the tour. Bathrooms, changing rooms and shower rooms will be available to all guests after the tour is concluded. Restaurants are also available within and nearby the hotel which you can enjoy at your own leisure. Parking is available inside the hotel and next to the hotel.