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He would like to know if you can rent snorkeling equipment in Progresso? If so how is the snorkeling? About how much does it cost to rent the equipment? If you had the choice would you snorkel in Progresso or Cozumel?
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Can only answer the last question.
Between Progresso and Cozumel- snorkel in Cozumel!
Progresso is on the Gulf of Mexico, and the water is somewhat muddy. The snorkeling is not nearly as good as Cozumel, which is on the Caribbean sea, and the clearest water I've ever seen (I've previously snorkeled in St. Thomas and Antigua, and both were also beautiful).
Snorkel in Cozumel!
You can have a fun beach day in Progresso, and swim and such- but the snorkel outing should be Cozumel for sure. (We went to Mayan Ruins in Progresso- pretty amazing.)
Yes I agree that the water clarity isn't as good as it needs to be for snorkeling in Progreso.
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