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Best Dive Sites -- St. Maarten

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Best Dive Sites -- St. Maarten

I am an advanced diver, going to Divi Little Bay in January. (I normally go to Divi in bonaire, but wanted a change of pace.) What are the must-see dive sites?

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1. Re: Best Dive Sites -- St. Maarten

http://www.stmaarten-activities.com/

This link will get you started until SXMScubaman comes on line from the West Coast with all the information you will need.

This won't be anything like Bonaire but hopefully there will be enough to hold your interest - don't forget the duty free shopping, the gourmet dining - the casino & nightlife and the beaches, all 37 of them await you.

Enjoy Divi Little Bay.

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Thanks. I had looked at that site. I look forward to hearing what sxmscubaman has to say.

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There are some very interesting sites in SXM. Rely on your dive operator to take you to these. If you use Dive Adventures ( I highly reccomend them) out of Pelican Marina you can request that they take you to certain sites weather permiting. www.stmaarten-activities.com They are very accomodating with fast comfortable boats and knowledgable dive masters that stress safety. I've done over 100 dives with them and have my favorites. Some of which are:

Proslyte reef

Mikes Maize

Bib Mamma reef

Charlie shoals

One step beyond

Cow and calf

Moon hole

The bridge

Tigland reef

Porpoise-for a deep dive to 90

There are others that are wrecks if you are inclined

While on island take the High speed Edge to Saba for the day. Dive adventures can make all arraingments for you. Saba has some remarkable wall dive sites. Crystle blue clear water. Colorfull corals and lots of marine life. If you do go to Saba have them book you with Sea Saba. Nice operation.

If you go to their site I have posted some pictures from my last trip in May.

Edited: 21 July 2010, 18:13
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4. Re: Best Dive Sites -- St. Maarten

Perfect! Just what I needed. Thx

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5. Re: Best Dive Sites -- St. Maarten

My pleasure. Enjoy

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