On the surface, this island resembles a hat underwater, so its profile makes the name Sombrero quite appropriate. It could be access by banca southwest across the Maricaban Straight up to northwest of Sombrero Island. Gorgonians, black coral shells, turtles, rays grunts, snappers and a great variety of soft corals are abundant. Streams are normally strong and squally on the surface. Visibility can reach up to 80 feet, and average depth is 33 feet.