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Dive Review of Ocean Explorers Dive Center/]Bahia Blue Villa in
St. Maarten

Ocean Explorers Dive Center/]Bahia Blue Villa: "Good Diving Again at St. Maarten", Aug, 2019,

by Michael Traylor, TX, US (Contributor Contributor 14 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 11031.

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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 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments We lodged in a 4 bedroom villa in Terres Basse with a kitchen, pool, hot tub, and en suite BR's. The cost is about the same as as mult. hotel rooms & meal costs are less if you cook there. Rental cars are the best way to get around. Ocean Exploreres is still on a s ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Ocean Explorers Dive Center   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Many Caribbean, Galapagos, Fiji, Costa Rica, Sea of Cortez, Maldives, Texas Flower Gardens, Hawaii, Sulawesi, Siladen, etc.
Closest Airport St, Maarten Getting There There are daily flts from Miami and Atlanta; perhaps other originations.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy Seas calm, surge, no currents
Water Temp 82-83°F / 28-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 50-60 Ft/ 15-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Forty minutes bottom time-not much enforced.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I'm not a photographer, but there seemed to be no camera tank on the boat. O ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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