Saint Lucia is a volcanic island 238 square miles in size, in the eastern Caribbean Sea, located north, northeast of Saint Vincent, northwest of Barbados and south of Martinique.
Consisting of attractive continental shelves, numerous coral reefs and several sunken ships making artificial reefs, Saint Lucia has a lot to offer the diver. Turtle watching is a great favourite for visitors and special trips are available.
A number of hotels on the west side of the island have dive centres attached and offer diver training should you require it.
At least fifteen dive operators on Saint Lucia are members of ANBAGLO which is the islands dive owners association, giving reassurance to visitors that Saint Lucia takes diving seriously.
Info on scuba diving met with Louis Lewis the Director of Tourism for the Saint Lucia Tourist Board at the World Travel Market in London on Monday November 7th 2011. Louis is himself a keen scuba diver so is able to give us his own impression of diving around Saint Lucia.
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Another resource for information on diving in St Lucia is Caribbean diving dot com – St Lucia, with resorts and dive operators.