carnival valor excursions help!roatan belize cozumel grand cayman
we are traveling in a large group of 14 to western caribbean next month on carnival valor, going to cozumel (which most of us have been before), grand cayman, roatan and belize
we were looking for tips and ideas about low cost options for our group to do/visit while in these islands. our main interest is nice beaches .thanks and happy travels
In Roatan you will likely be going to Carnival's new Mahogany Bay dock.
No need for an excursion there. A fantastic new beach is right there within walking distance and it's free. There is a ski lift type ride that will take you over to the beach ($5 all day pass) but it's an easy walk. Beach chairs are free. There is also a zip line ($40) within easy walking distance.
If your group like to snorkle then the beach at Mahagony Bay is nice but not good for that, For that go to Tabanaya Beach the reef is right at the beach and is beautiful. We did a snorkling excursion at Belize that if the water had not been so rough would have been real nice, it is along the channel that the ships use.
And Grand Cayman has many nice beaches.
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