Snorkelling / Scuba at
Isla Caño or
Ballena Marine Park near Uvita is an easy drive from Dominical
and offers snorkeling tours from shore or from small boat
excursions. The coastal reefs teem with tropical fish; this is an
inexpensive and rewarding day trip. There are a number of
shorelines caves to explore by ocean kayak tour of the beaches:
Playa Ventanas, Playa Piñuelas, Playa Ballena, Playa Hermosa
and Playa Bahia.
Further down the Pacific coast is the sleepy fishing village of
Sierpe. One hour offshore is Isla Caño. Another national marine
park where there is world class diving and abundant snorkelling
Humpback whale watching, in season from September to April,
is a popular adventure as well.