Great access to diving adventures is easily accomplished from many St. Martin rentals; the island is surrounded by an abundance of adjacent beaches. Crystal blue water and the treasures beckon a wide variety of people, whether you are a beginner or have been diving for a long time. The island's proximity to notable diving spots as well as those near neighboring islands gives you plenty of options for the duration of your stay.
Sint Maarten/St. Martin
Your St. Martin vacation home has access to diving areas on both the Dutch and French sides of the island. Blue Bubbles Watersports and Dive Center at Divi Little Bay, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, can take you down 40 to 110 feet in any of the island's diving spots: Explorer Reef, Fish Bowl, Proselyte Reef, The Alleys and Cable Reef, Gregory, Fuh Sheng, and many others. Dive Safaris located at Bobby's Marina, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, also has a branch in Simpson Bay and both centers offer dive trips and lessons daily.
Neptune Dive Center at Orient Beach, which is 15 minutes away from Marigot, St. Martin, is near Spanish Rock and Flat Island; the dive spots of the nearby Tintamarre island. Ocean Explorers at Simpson Bay Beach, St. Maarten N.A., can take you to the above dive spots as well as from the shallower French Reef, The Maze, Creole Rock, etc. to the deeper One Step Beyond, Time Tunnels, Isabella Reef, and Little Sister. Other diving operators are Octopus Diving at 15 Boulevard de Grand Case, Grand Case, St. Martin FWI, and the Scuba Fun Dive Center at Great Bay Marina, Dock Maarten, Pointe Blanche, Philipsburg, Sint-Maarten, NA.
Aqua Mania Adventures at Pelican Marina, Pelican Key, Sint Maarten, can hook you up with diving trips to Anguilla and Prickly Pear at the north of St. Martin. You can go down to Sarah or El Buen Consejo and be awed by the hurricane wrecks and the stingrays, barracudas and turtles. Blue Bubbles also offers day trips to Anguilla aboard its Swaliga 2, a catamaran with lounge area and bench seats.
St. Barthelemy and Saba
Aqua Mania Adventures can also take you to Gustavia Harbour in "The Jewel of the Carribean" St. Barts, southeast of St. Martin. From there, you can contact St. Barts Plongee Caraibes at +33-590-275-594 so you can go aboard their Blue Cat; a 2-engine catamaran that will take you to the canyons, wrecks and reefs that are only 20 minutes away from the harbor of Gustavia. Scuba Zen at Anse Marcel also arranges for diving trips to Saba Island. Nowhere else but in the vicinity of where you are staying in St. Martin can you have the opportunity to arrange for and explore these exotic diving destinations.
When you go to VacationHomes.com, rental options are listed and narrowed down according to the amenities and features that you want. Choose the number of bedrooms and define your price range to further make your selection easier. As soon as you get there, you can dive to your heart's content knowing that you can end your day at the relaxing Caribbean rentals in St. Martin.