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Diving in St Martin

Information about scuba diving in St Martin (Sint Maarten, Dutch or Saint Martin, French), about the island, dive sites and diving centers.

Map of diving in St Martin


Important to know about St Martin

St Martin is an island in the Caribbean Sea East of Puerto Rico. Divided between French and Dutch cultures, although there are rarely checks at the border between the two sides of the island. St Martin is visited by many countries thanks to some of the most popular beaches in the Caribbean. Many cruise companies dock in Philipsburg thanks to shopping duty-free goods in numerous boutiques.

Capital: Philipsburg (Dutch)- Marigot (French). Language: English, Dutch, French, Spanish, Papiamento and French Creole. Currency in St Martin: Euro, Dollar and  Caribbean Guilder. Population: Approx. 78,000 Climate: Tropical climate, similar to the other islands in the Caribbean.

Scuba Diving in St Martin

When diving in St Martin you will find diving sites all over the island. Many dive sites are shallow, typically 20Meters/ 66 feet or less, and the sites are a mixture of artificial reefs made by wrecks, old coral reefs, and encrusted rocks.

You will have many encounter with different fish like Great Barracudas, Tarpon, Flying Gurnard, Moray Eels, Snake Eels, Stingrays, Spotted Eagle Rays, Manta Rays, Nurse Sharks, Reef Sharks, Turtles, Lobster and a lot of macro critters.



Diving Sites in St Martin Diving Centers and Schools in St Martin
French Side Scuba Diving Flag
Dutch Side Scuba Diving FlagAqua-Mania Dive Adventures
Tel: +1 721-544-2640
Fax:
E-Mail: diveaquamania@sintmaarten.net
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Some diving pictures from St Martin

Pictures of diving Saba where taken with Olympus E-PM1 Camera + PT-EP06 Housing + 2 Sea&Sea YS-01.