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

October, 2013, an Instant Reader Report by Jeanne Downey, PA, US
Top Contributor   (39 reports, with 5 Helpful votes)
Report Number 7443
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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

sunny, rainy, cloudy, dry  
Water Temp
83   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 70    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
A 60'depth limit was encouaged, but not enforced; even the guides often
went deeper. Fifty minute dives.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
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Shore Facilities  
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Decent sized fresh water tank on the boat, and a large camera tank by the
dive shop. ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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5 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Dive Operation
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Shore Diving  
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5 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
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5 stars   
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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 ...
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