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El Momo Cottages

Hotel category

3 Star

Rooms

7

Wellness/Spa

NO

Internet

FREE

5 star dive center

Walking distance

House reef

NO

Resort Highlights

  • Rustic hillside cottages that offer the typical Saba Island experience - lounge in your own private hammock with a good book or ice cold beer
  • Dive on protected reefs and pinnacles home to turtles, rays and sharks then go for an afternoon swim in the El Momo's peaceful pool with breathtaking views of the ocean
  • Explore the nature trails winding through the island's lush foliage or stroll down to Windwardside (the nearby village) and check out the shops
  • Take your pick of quality, relaxed restaurants within walking distance of your cottage


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BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot. If there are any issues, we get back to you within 24 hours

CONFIRMATION

If all is good, we send you an E-mail confirming that your booking is final

24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 15% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 85% (balance) is due 51 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 15% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 28 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 28 days prior to arrival

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Resort Description

El Momo Cottages offers rustic and peaceful mountainside accommodation in Caribbean paradise. 

This is the perfect base for budget-minded divers looking to explore the wonders of Saba Island. Each cottage boasts breathtaking ocean or island views from the private balcony or porch. Lounge in a hammock or sit by the pool with a good book and a tropical cocktail in hand.

Saba is a small island bursting with natural beauty. Hike up to Mt. Scenery for panoramic views, or meander through the nature trails and shops around Windwardside - the local village.  

There is a selection of relaxed, quality restaurants within walking distance. 

Explore diving around the El Momo Cottages

What to see

Language:
English widely used
Currency:
The Netherlands Antillean guilder or US $
Time:
GMT - 4
Climate:
Tropical
Natural hazards:
Hurricanes (July to October)
Diving season:
12 months
Water temperature:
Jan to March - 26C/78F
June to October – 28C/82F
Air temperature:
26-28C

Dive Center

Highlights

  • PADI 5* resort in operation on Saba Island since 1985
  • Lots of tropical dive sites to explore without the need for long boat rides
  • Expect pinnacles, sharks, volcanic coral encrusted boulders, turtles and more
  • Gear needs a tune up? Don't fear, there is an extensive workshop of tools and spares
  • Freedom to dive as a buddy team or with a guide - you choose!
  • Stop by the retail shop to pick up accessories, souvenirs and dive gear
  • Enjoy purpose-built dive platforms and a heavy boat hull that adds comfort on wavy days

Description

Sea Saba Advanced Dive Center is a PADI 5* dive center that has been in continuous operation since 1985. 

Over 25 years of marine protection have made the reefs surrounding Saba a beautiful environment for diving. A short boat ride away, Saba’s famous pinnacles and seamounts, Third Encounter, Twilight Zone, Outer Limits and Shark Shoals rise to within 85 feet of the surface.

Many divers see tropical fish, jacks, groupers and sharks - including white tips, black tips, reef and bull sharks. Some could even see humpback whales, manta rays, hammerheads and whale sharks.

Sea Saba dive center is know as a professional dive operator with the largest, most comfortable,  uncrowded boats, knowledgeable dive instructors and fabulous service.

DIVING SERVICES

PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Underwater Videographer
  • Night Diver
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Training Pool
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Dutch
  • French

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort

Distinction

  • Padi 5 Star

Resort Amenities

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Garden

Activities

  • Cultural Excursions
  • Hiking

Food & drink

  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)

How to get there

Arrival

  • The closet airport is Saba-Juancho E. Yrausquin (SAB).
  • Saba’s main air gateway is St. Maarten (SXM). Flight time is 12 minutes from SXM to Saba (SAB).
  • Windward Island Airways runs a regular air service to SAB from SXM.
  • The dive center will pick you up from the airport and take you to the hotel (advance notice required).
  • The ride from the airport is around 10 minutes.

Departure

  • After you have checked out at the reception, you can join the booking service for a taxi to the airport.

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