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

Scuba St. Lucia/Anse Chastanet, Oct, 2013,

by Jeanne Downey, PA, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 39 reports with 7 Helpful votes). Report 7443.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Bahamas, Caribbean, Socorro, Galapagos, Cozumel, Cocos, Indonesia, Malaysia, Truk, Bikini, Palau, Yap, Egypt, Fiji, PNG, etc.
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy, cloudy, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 83 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50 to 70 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions A 60'depth limit was encouaged, but not enforced; even the guides often went deeper. Fifty minute dives.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Decent sized fresh water tank on the boat, and a large camera tank by the dive shop. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments We were back at Anse Chastanet for the fourth time. Although its more expensive than many Caribbean destinations, the value is definitely there.

Twenty-five of us were greeted at the airport after descending from five different airlines, and whisked away by taxi for the 50 minute drive to the resort. The road is good except for that last steep 10 minute climb up the mountain. We received welcome drinks and filled out some paperwork before being shown to our rooms. Most of the group were in Superior rooms at various levels of the resort. These rooms are more basic, but still had great views. Two couples were in the beach level (not beach view) rooms, the only rooms with AC. There are 127 steps from the beach to the reception ar ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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