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Orange Bay Hotel

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Orange Bay Hotel

3 star hotel
Van Tonningenweg, Oranjestad, St. Eustatius, Caribbean Netherlands, Netherlands
8 rooms
FREE Internet

Golden Rock Dive Center

PADI 5 star dive center
Walking distance
Max 6 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • All rooms are air conditioned, with a view of the beautiful Orange Bay
  • Modern PADI dive center in walking distance
  • Plenty of healthy reef and varied marine life
  • Only a two-minute stroll from the Lower Town beach
  • Free continental breakfast, Wi-Fi and parking

Dates & Prices

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You only need to pay 48h after your booking is confirmed.

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10% CHEAPER on average than booking rooms & diving direct.
EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS such as free DAN dive insurance.
24/7 EXPERT DIVING ADVICE from travel agents who are all divers.
Book in full confidence. We are PADI, the leader in diving.

Booking process

1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot

2. CONFIRMATION

We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 15%
  • 60 days before trip start: 60%
  • 44 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 37 days prior to arrival
  • 55.0% will be charged if you cancel between 37 and 21 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 21 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Orange Bay Hotel

What to see

Language:
English widely spoken
Currency:
USD
Time:
AST
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

  • Popular with underwater photographers who appreciate more unusual species
  •  7 distinct eco-systems all with different structures and marine life
  • Center specializes in private group dives and offers up to 4 trips a day
  • Majestic anchors and relics of a flourishing maritime past to be discovered
  • Observe turtles, eels, moray eels, shrimps, barracudas, sharks and much more
  • Different and unique center, away from the crowds of mass tourism

Description

Golden Rock Dive Center is a small, family run PADI dive center who operate in an unspoiled Marine Reserve.

We believe divers should dive the way they want without the constraints of an over crowded boat of strangers. Golden Rock Dive Center is a small, friendly and flexible dive center with top quality equipment and experienced staff who are focused on safety and fun, without the pretension. We offer a variety of customized dive/hotel packages, and booking with us is a personalized experience where the dive center arranges your requested accommodations. 

At Golden Rock Dive Center, our goal is to provide you with a unique dive holiday on a small and safe Caribbean island free of mass tourism and cruise ships.  We give every guest the most personalized experience possible whether during your dive, setting up after dive experiences, or eating a local fish/lobster BBQ!  Our dive center is located directly on the bay only a few meter walk to the dive boats and a few minute stroll from the 2 hotels on the bay.  Located across from the St. Eustatius National Park (STENAPA) Headquarters, we are visited by dive travelers from all over the world to enjoy our impeccable diving in the Marine Park and Reserve.  We offer flexible dive schedules and site selection to ensure customer satisfaction is guaranteed. 

Statia offers over 30 dives sites, most of which are moored.  The dive sites range over 7 different underwater ecosystems: new wrecks, historical wrecks, coral encrusted lava flows, isolated rock outcroppings, wall dives, muck dives, and boulder slides.  There are dives to please everyone in your dive group and conditions are mild enough year round for all levels of divers to be safe and have fun.

Take the extra time and go the extra mile to have a quiet, safe, secluded, and unique Caribbean holiday away from it all.  Let us take care of you!

 

 

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DIVING SERVICES

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Beach Front Location
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

PADI® Courses Available

  • Refresher Dive
  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster Internship

Dive boat facilities

  • Shaded Space
  • Ladder
  • Drinking Water
  • Camera Rinse Tanks
  • Seating Area
  • Dry Area

Diving gear

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Center

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Resort Amenities

Good for...

  • Solo Travellers

Activities

  • Cultural Excursions
  • Hiking

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Discover
  • Cash (Usd)

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Sports & Watersports

  • Kayaking

Resort Description

Orange Bay Hotel is a casual resort built within 17th century ruins, with sea-view rooms and its own Harbour Club restaurant

With views of the stunning Caribbean Sea from all corners, the Orange Bay Hotel is only a couple of minutes' stroll from the beach and modern PADI dive center. The center is family-run and specialises in private group dives, so the trips are flexible and tailored to your wishes and diving level.  Explore seven distinct eco-systems of the unspoiled Marine Reserve.

The atmosphere of the hotel is relaxed and peaceful, with only eight rooms in total. Each room has the same amentities, including a private balcony or terrace, so choose based on your preferred view; ocean-front or cliff-side, upper level or ground. A complimentary continental breakfast is served up daily at the hotel's own restaurant so you can fuel up with the sunrise and get straight to diving. 

How to get there

Arrival

  • The nearest airport is Oranjestad (EUX-F.D. Roosevelt) and a 10 minute taxi ride can get you straight to the resort from there.
  • A round trip airport transfer can be arranged with the hotel, available 24 hours (advance notice required, additional cost). 
  • Free parking is available. 
  • Check in time is 4pm. 

Departure

  • Check out time is 11am. 
  • It is a 10 minute taxi ride to Oranjestad (EUX-F.D. Roosevelt) Airport.
  • A round trip airport transfer can be arranged with the hotel, availble 24 hours (advance notice required, additional cost. 

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