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3 Star

Rooms

8

Wellness/Spa

NO

Internet

FREE

PADI dive center

Walking distance

House reef

NO

Resort 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

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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

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  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 15% (downpayment)
  • 60 days before trip start: 45%
  • 44 days before trip start: 40% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 37 days prior to arrival
  • 55% will be charged if you cancel between 37 and 21 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 21 days prior to arrival

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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. 

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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.

If you believe who you dive with is as important as the diving itself, then Golden Rock Dive Center is the place for you! It is a small, friendly and flexible dive center with top quality equipment and experienced staff who are focused on safety and fun, without all the frills. They offer a variety of customized dive packages, and booking with them is a personalized experience. 

At Golden Rock Dive Center their goal is to give every guest the best experience possible. They’ll find out what that means to you personally before getting started. The center, located directly on the bay across from the ST. Eustatius National Park (STENAPA) Headquarters, is visited by dive travelers from all over the world and has multilingual staff, speaking English, French and Spanish. Flexible dive schedules and site selection are some of the ways that customer satisfaction is guaranteed. St. Eustatius has 2 decompression chambers permanently located in St. Eustatius waters.

 

DIVING SERVICES

PADI® Courses Available

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

Diving gear

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

Diving Facilities

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

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort

Dive boat facilities

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

Resort Amenities

Activities

  • Cultural Excursions
  • Hiking

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Discover
  • Cash (Usd)

Good for...

  • Solo Travellers

Sports & Watersports

  • Kayaking

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

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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