There is no better diving tour available in St Maarten than the one a guest will get with Octopus Diving. These tours are absolutely the best in the area and feature tons of potential dive sites on the Dutch and French sides. The dive spots offered to the guests of Octopus Diving are extremely exclusive to the company due to the qualifications of the diving technicians which accompany the new divers. PADI classes are offered to get those interested certified for a great diving experience. In the dive classes, two students are paired up with a technician and they go off and learn the ropes. Once certified, the guests can partake in over 30 of the most exclusive dive sites in and around St. Maarten with a quaint group of about 6 divers. There the adventure begins as the technicians aid guests in finding some of the most gorgeous spots in the beautiful waters around St. Maarten. With plenty of marine reserves in the area, St. Maarten is never short of incredible sites to see while diving in the area. Explore the untouched environment of some of the most beautiful fish and sea life in the marine reserves and realize the true beauty of the oceans surrounding this gorgeous island. Some of the other sites which are at the top of the dive “to-do” list include Basse Espagnole, Chico, Creole Rock, Japanese Garden, La Renee, The Tugboat, and Turtle Reef all located on the French side of the island. Some of the top sites on the Dutch side include Molly Beday, The Bridge, The Gregory, The Porpoise, and The RoRo. These sites as well as many others are perfect for a dive expedition and are the reason why many come to the beautiful island of St. Maarten. If diving is a little too intense of a journey, Octopus Diving also offers snorkeling trips and boat charters. There are plenty of water faring opportunities available through Octopus Diving so take the plunge on the next trip out.
Le Domanie de Lonvilliers
Le Domaine de Lonvilliers is one of the most beautiful resorts in St. Maarten featuring some of the greatest views of the beautiful ocean in the midst of valleys rich with lush greenery, and a horizon that parallels the descriptions of what Heaven must look like. This four start hotel is equipped with some jaw dropping accommodations including the ultimate pool and pool side bar, the 145 rooms and suites all with state of the art amenities, the La Table du Marché French restaurant with its gorgeous décor and elegant French cuisine, an immaculate garden and terrace with awesome views of the ocean and private beach, an exceptional fitness room with all the best equipment, free Wifi access, baby-sitting services, boutique shopping, transportation boat hires, and a plethora of activities and excursions which will fill in the gaps of that perfect St. Maarten vacation getaway for couples, families, and or company retreats. Some of the adventures to be had on the island as well as on the open waters surrounding the island include snorkeling, kayaking, jet-skiing, tubing, diving, catamaran sailing, large game fishing, horseback riding, tree-top zip line tours, and other amazing adventures. These excursions and activities can be booked easily at the front desk of the resort and are almost always available for the entertainment of the guests. Also, guests of Le Domaine de Lonvilliers have access to some of the hottest boutique shopping on the island, tax free of course. When shopping in these rich boutiques, guests will find an impressive collection of jewelry, clothing, swimwear, souvenirs, and other great items that can’t be found anywhere else at a comparative quality and price. Take it easy on the beach and relax in a sun chair, parasol, or towels provided by the hotel. The beach is amazing with white sands and absolutely protected and private. Guests can enjoy their beverages right on the shores of the beautiful beach as well as intimate dinners and gatherings. Come visit the utopia which is Le Domaine de Lonvilliers when in St Maarten and come experience Heaven on Earth.