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Dive Review of Sea Saba/Juliana's in

Sea Saba/Juliana's, Mar, 2010,

by Susan Myers, MI, US ( 1 report). Report 5418.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments I/we cannot say enough EXCELLENT things about Sea Saba and Juliana's Hotel-the 2 work together although you're free to choose whomever if you wish another operator. The diving was amongst the best we have encountered in our 18 years diving. Sea Saba was what you wish other operations to simulate-they handled all your equipment from start to finish,valued your opinion,remained vigilant regarding safety both on board as well as underwater. They allowed freedom but you were better off reasonably near to them. All of Sea Saba was good natured fun and great at their jobs.
Juliana's was also superb! The scenery was exquisite-lush greenery and birds. The rooms were very comfortable-we were on the top floor (2 in total)and enjoyed wonderful ocean breezes. Our plan included breakfasts made to order. The food was very good and in decent amounts served at Tropics Cafe, right there at Juliana's. Lunch and dinner were not available every day, but was on most days. The managers/owners Wim and Johanna, both Dutch are more then you could hope for. Johanna was not as accessible as Wim her husband, but if you have a good sense of humor you will love listening and joking with Wim; talk about unpretentious and down to Earth!
Having recently suffered the loss of a parent, this Saba escape was exactly what I needed, and I can thank Sea Saba and Juliana's for that. Take notice however that if you are looking for the Ritz Carlton or the Hilton, Saba may not be for you. It was great not to see the familiar fast food joints. We are anxious to return and will definitely choose Sea Saba and Juliana's.
Websites Sea Saba   Juliana's

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Belize, Fiji, Little Cayman, Roatan, Cozumel, Statia, Hawaii, Bonaire, Curacao, Costa Rica, Dominica, Florida Keys, Bahamas, Grand Cayman, Turks and Caicos, Saba,
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 79-81°F / 26-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 100-125 Ft/ 30-38 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions very liberal regarding depths-usually above 120 feet. Strongly recommended use of computers, safety stops. Most importantly reef conservation was enforced and results were evidenced by the unadulterated reefs
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 3 stars

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

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Boat crew excellent about careful transfer of camera to diver. Dive masters great about finding critters for everyone & especially getting UWP attention.
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