Top Scuba Dive Shops in Sint Maarten

Ready to check out the best shops in Sint Maarten for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 4 dive shops where you can rent equipment, book dives, and get guided tours. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in Sint Maarten to suit your needs.
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Dive Safaris

#1 - Dive Safaris

We are Henry and Helmie Franken. After having started diving in the Netherlands we have dived in many countries, both together as in a club. After our dive club diving holiday to the island of St.Maarten allowed we were taken by the island immediately. After having read the Dive Safaris was for sale, we have responded and interviewed the owners. Now we are the proud new owners of Dive Safaris. With our enthusiasm, we want you to dive in a relaxed way with experience to dive for the first time. After the acquisition from the founders Bobby and Whitney we hope to continue their success and expand our bussiness to new territories. Under the same name, we want an even better service for diving and snorkelling. Henry is an instructor in accordance with the guidelines for PADI courses up to Divemaster. He is also in possession of his Nitrox Instructor and EFR. Helmie has her Divemaster and necessary years of experience gained herein. Our staff are experienced people who will gladly guide you to the divesites of St.Maarten, an enjoyable experience. In short: dive with us relaxed and relaxing. We hope to see you at our shop!
Dive Adventures

#2 - Dive Adventures


Open daily 

Double tank dives offered in the morning. Discover Scuba & Refresher dives offered in the afternoon. 

Dive Adventures - Divi Little Bay

#3 - Dive Adventures - Divi Little Bay

Milica is part of Dive Adventures team since December 2013. She has MSc in financial economics and was working as an internal auditor and risk management consultant in the Netherlands for almost a decade when she decided it was time to start pursuing her love for diving more seriously. Before coming to St Maarten she worked in dive schools in South Africa and Cyprus. She has been actively training swimming for years as well as apnea (free diving). Milica has passion for marine conservation, loves spotting tiny marine creatures and swimming with eagle rays.
Explorer Ventures - Caribbean Explorer II

#4 - Explorer Ventures - Caribbean Explorer II


turquoise waters, Dormant VOLCANOES, buzzing coral reefs and Marine Protected areas - See the best of the Caribbean aboard the Caribbean Explorer II

Discover some of the most scenic island in all of the region, as part of this liveaboards 'off the beaten path' itinerary. Saba, St. Kitts and St. Maarten have jaw dropping topography and are renowned for submerged offshore pinnacles, and a 5 square mile top of a dormant volcano towering 3,000 feet above the surface, surrounded by volcanic sand. 

Back on board, grab a beer with your buddy at the Wet Bar as you discuss the day’s diving. Shop at the on-board boutique or work on your photos at the photo/video lab below deck. Can’t get enough of the underwater sites? Go for a snorkel or try your hand at fishing.


The Northeastern Caribbean is an intriguing area offering a blend of Dutch, British, French and Native cultures on some of the most scenic islands of the Caribbean. Saba Marine Park, St. Kitts and Nevis offer some of the most dramatic and breathtaking scuba diving experiences in the Caribbean.

The 117 ft. (32m) aluminum built Caribbean Explorer II can comfortably accommodate 18 guests, in 9 en-suite cabins. The 8 English speaking, experienced and delightful crew members attend to the every need of guests on this dive vacation. The air conditioned cabins come in a variety of options: Queen bed, Queen bed with Upper Twin bed, Upper and Lower Twin beds, Double bed or Double Lower and Twin Upper beds. Each Stateroom features individual temperature controls, private bathrooms with hot shower, port hole or window and storage space.

When not exploring the under the water, guests will have incredible views of the Caribbean and plenty of opportunities for entertainment.

Hang out and enjoy the scenery from the Upper Deck or work on your tan on from the Sun Deck, complete with comfortable lounge chairs. The air conditioned Main Salon features a TV, CD/DVD, video library, entertainment center where guests can listen to music, watch movies or show photos from dives.

On land adventures will include shore excursions to the exotic islands steeped in history and diverse cultures. The Caribbean Explorer II has a satellite telephone for incoming and outgoing calls worldwide.

Incredible meals will be served aboard the Caribbean Explorer II as the crew understands great diving begins with outstanding food

Mornings will begin with a plentiful breakfast consisting of bacon and eggs, pancakes, French toast, muffins, fresh fruit and Danish pastries. Lunches are fresh prepared and include: soup, sandwiches, quiche, burgers, pasta and assorted salads. Cuisine for the evening meals include fresh vegetables, rice, pasta, chicken, beef, turkey, pork and fish. International and Local mouth-watering dishes will satisfy all appetites. Homemade baked breads, cookies and brownies are available for hungry guests between dives.

The atmosphere is always informal, with the entire crew doing whatever needs to be done, be that helping with service, making beds or answering questions. The very experienced crew will make you feel comfortable and well catered for. 


Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.