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Dive Review of Scuba St. Lucia/Anse Chastanet in
St. Lucia

January, 2011, an Instant Reader Report by Dr Harvey Schecter, GA, US
Reviewer   (3 reports)
Report Number 5969
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
[Unspecified]
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
80   to 81    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
75   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
no  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
[Unspecified]  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
None 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  2 stars
Tropical Fish
2 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
1 stars  
Large Pelagics
  N/A
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
2 stars  
Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
2 stars  
Shore Facilities  
5 stars  
Comments
[None]
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
5 stars
Food
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
1 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
N/A    
Beginners
3 stars   
Advanced
2 stars    
Comments  
Last time in St. Lucia was 5 years ago. I rated it  a really good place to
dive in the Caribbean. Alas, would no longer recommend it. A combination of
the government turning a blind eye to natives fishing in the marine park,
as well as the effects of the hurricane last year-  half the reefs were
dead. No large fish, no rays, groupers, angle fish.
Good macro life, though - sea horses, coral shrimp, etc. Will take years
for the reef to recover. Overall would rate the marine life
"sparse".
Anse Chastanet, on the other hand has morphed into an upscale resort. The
food changed from "average Caribbean" to gourmet. The service was
outstanding, as well. Dive St. Lucia was an excellent dive operation with
outstanding service and safety.
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