By far the best place for snorkeling and scuba in Ecuador is in the Galapagos where the water is transparent and the animals are a plenty.
It’s not uncommon to see gigantic Manta Rays, sharks, sea turtles, sea lions and more in a matter or minutes when scuba diving in the Galapagos.
I highly recommend Scuba off of Floreana Island, Galapagos.
The mainland has darker, murkier water not great for seeing wildlife but the best place to scuba is in Ayangue, on the southern coast.
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