Overview of Boca  Grandi

Boca Grandi

ABC Islands


Boca Grandi is sparse, out-of-the-way beach area that offers good diving only when the conditions are right. You will rarely see people here; if you are looking for a private beach, this is it!

Directions: Boca Grandi is on the East coast of the Southern tip of the island. Heading East out of San Nicolas, you'll come to a 'T' in the road with an anchor in the center (see the entrance for Bachelor's Beach). Bear left, then turn right in 500m into the parking area for the beach.


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07/05/2006 Walter Mohamed (Avg: 1.38 Review) - Sorry, just did this dive a couple of weeks ago, and there was absolutely nothing to see. We went straight out. Next time we will follow the coast to the right.

09/27/2003 Anonymous (Avg: 3.67 Review) - Walk out to edge of reef and drop in but don't go straight out. Go to the right and stay close to shore. Lots of deep caves and an occasional lava tube. Lots of Aweoweo. Since area is now protected, the sea critters are coming back strong!


Site Photos

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GPS: AR1301


Parking at Boca  Grandi 

Paved parking is 100 meters from the entry point. See Bachelors Beach for the entrance picture.


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GPS: AR1302


Overview at Boca  Grandi 

The beach is large. This is the part closest to the parking.


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GPS: AR1303


Entry at Boca  Grandi 

A sandy beach makes for an easy entry.




Aerial at Boca  Grandi 
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Just like Bachelors Beach, this dive should not be attempted unless conditions are perfect. Talk to your local dive shop or guide to be fully prepared.

Last Verification: February, 2001  


Diver Averages for  Boca Grandi  (1=worst, 5=best)

Average Site Condition

Ease of Shore Entry:  2.50
Bottom Conditions:  3.00
Reef Conditions:  2.50
Animal Life:  2.50
Plant Life:  2.50
Facilities:  2.00
Solitude 2.00
Roads:  3.00
*Site Average:  2.53

Average Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:  2.00
Beginner Scuba:  3.00
Intermediate Scuba:  2.50
Advanced Scuba:  3.00
Night diving Scuba:  3.00

Number of reviews for this site: 2


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