Spectacular Pinnacle Diving in the “Unspoiled Queen” – Welcome to Saba

Even for non-white-knuckle flyers, flying into one of the shortest commercial runways in the world, ending just meters from a cliff jutting out over the ocean, can be a bit of a jolt. Known as “The Unspoiled Queen of the Caribbean,” Saba is a tiny Caribbean island that is part of the Netherlands. Sitting atop…

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The Diverse Virgin: St. Croix and No Passport Required

The largest of the three U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Croix, is 28 miles long with a rainforest on the west end and cactus on the east. U.S. citizens do not need a passport because the U.S. Virgin Islands are an unincorporated U.S. territory. The Diving Often overlooked by divers, St. Croix has the largest living…

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Diving the “Nature Island” – Welcome to Dominica

You might forget you’re in the Caribbean and assume you’re in Kauai or Fiji while visiting Dominica! Dominica, home to eight volcanoes, is covered with lush rainforests and hundreds of waterfalls and rivers, along with two boiling lakes. Thermal springs can be found throughout the island, including underwater. An unspoiled and rugged beauty, Dominica is…

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The Cayman Islands: Visibility, Visibility, Visibility

When it comes to diving in the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands are generally considered one of the best places for excellent year-round visibility, limited more by your eyesight than any underwater conditions. This group of islands located in the Caribbean Sea, about 100 miles south of Cuba, offers you a chance to relax without being…

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St. Lucia: Nature-Lover’s Paradise

Situated between the Atlantic and the Caribbean, St. Lucia offers a stunning and varied landscape, cobalt water, lush rainforests, stunning waterfalls and of course, some spectacular diving. St. Lucia sits on top of an underwater volcano. Its distinctive landmark is the Twin Pitons, two conical seaside mountains, known as Gros Piton and Petit Piton. You…

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Costa Rica– Discover Why It’s Called the Rich Coast

This Central American jewel has discovered that its biggest resource is its rich and biodiverse natural environments, both those above the water and below. On land, rich rain and cloud forests offer wildlife sightings, waterfall treks and adventure ecotourism. It is one of the best places in the world to discover strange mammals like kinkajous…

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Roatan and Utila: Whale Shark Capital of the Caribbean

These islands off mainland Honduras have some of the most spectacular diving in the Caribbean due to the diversity of marine life found here. Just about any creature that grows, crawls, swims or slithers underwater in the Caribbean can be found on these reefs. Roatan, the largest and most developed of the Bay Islands of…

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Unbeatable Belize – Exploring one of the World’s Top Diving Destinations

Jacques Cousteau praised Belize as “One of the four must-dive locations on this blue planet,” and the small Central American destination still ranks at the top of most savvy divers’ Bucket Lists. The reason for Belize’s appeal? Miles of subtropical paradise to go around. Belize is home to the largest barrier reef in the Western…

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Turks and Caicos: Diving Is the Main Attraction

One might think the Turks and Caicos were named because “turk” is short for turquoise, the absolutely spectacular color of the waters that around this island nation strung between the Bahamas to the north and Haiti to the south. Many call it a Caribbean destination but they are actually located in the Atlantic. One of…

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Why “It’s Better in The Bahamas” – Something for Every Diver

Scattered across the Atlantic just east and south of Florida, the Bahamas is a huge collection of tiny islands, all with their own, unique personality. Its 700 islands cover more than 100,000 square miles of ocean but barely 5,000 square miles of land. With visibility averaging 80’-100’ year-round and a cornucopia of diving options ranging…

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