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Sunday, May 2, 2010

Underwater adventures: Top Caribbean dive sites offer an array of attractions

Best Dives of the Caribbean (Hunter Travel Guides)MiamiHerald.com: "The Caribbean boasts two of the world's longest barrier reefs -- in the Bahamas and off Belize -- a dizzying array of shipwrecks, and healthy reefs that in many places have benefited from marine park protection for years. Add in sunken ocean caves, aka blue holes, and some jaw-dropping walls, and the deep blue doesn't get more enticing.

Luckily in the Caribbean, ``deep'' also doesn't have to mean better. There are a plethora of dive sites that start a mere 20 feet or so underwater and run to 100-plus feet below."