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Mangel Halto Beach

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Address: Spanish Lagoon, Savaneta, Aruba

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Great snorkelplace

Unique spot to snorkel! The water looks very wild but it is very undeep. You can stand every where. Lots off colorfull fish. Bring your own drinks and snacks.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sil M
Rotterdam Junction, New York
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Rotterdam Junction, New York
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unique spot to snorkel! The water looks very wild but it is very undeep. You can stand every where. Lots off colorfull fish. Bring your own drinks and snacks.

1 Thank Sil M
Rio Grande, New Jersey
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived around 1:30 & although we enjoyed our time there(snorkeling @baby beach much better), we must have been watched because are car keys were taken from our hidden spot, van stolen with expensive camera equipment , husbands wallet & phone were stolen. Nice area but not worth the chance of the loss we experienced . Police & Avis were very... More 

Thank kathyjnj
Atlanta, Georgia
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105 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an exceptional day of snorkeling, the conditions were perfect with very little wave action, bright sun and clear visibility. We had an enjoyable day on the reef and packed a picnic to enjoy while there. A perfect day in Aruba.

Thank CarolinaOrtloff
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Blue blue and more blue...........water was crystal clear and fish abundant in every color imaginable. A must see beach

Thank pschulzy
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Went here based on suggestions to snorkel, but was disappointed with that. A little rough and we saw a nominal amount of fish....but, I think the better snorkeling here is past the reef wall - which we were not comfortable doing due to the strong tide and rough waters. The mangrove area is awesome for picnic and to dip in... More 

Thank Kristen P
Malmok Beach, Aruba
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The shallow lagoon is great for kids. Outside the lagoon there are fantastic corals but there is a strong current so best for confident swimmers. The scenery is beautiful and it is rarely crowded. Best reached by car.

Thank hlamle
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We saw beautiful fish, including cuttlefish, eel and parrotfish close to shore. There was a little current, but it was not very strong.

Thank maryhoffman
Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Went here with Aruba Bob Snorkeling. You can walk in from the beach, boat not needed. We wore wetsuits which we were glad about after over an hour in the water.

Thank unmberto2015
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a somewhat out of the way snorkeling location. Lots of fish. I could spend all day floating and watching the reef below. Much better than anything you see around Palm Beach.

Thank Jon P
Nanaimo, Canada
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77 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Did some of my diving skills at this beach and was quite a pretty site. Mangrove are interesting and the water was beautiful!

Thank Karen K

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