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The Antilla

Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Ships, Cultural
Activities: Scuba diving, Snorkeling
Owner description: The Antilla, which was a German freighter sunk during World War II...
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Type: Historic Sites, Ships, Cultural
Activities: Scuba diving, Snorkeling
Owner description: The Antilla, which was a German freighter sunk during World War II, is Aruba's most popular dive site.
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Charlotte, NC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Would have loved to have dived this but did not have enough time. The snorkel was still pretty cool though! My first experience with a wreck and it's shallow enough that snorkelers can enjoy it as well. Very little current on this part of the island which made it easy to navigate.

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Uppsala, Sweden
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Amazing experience! My first wreckdive so it might affect my review :) Great for beginners! It´s an easy dive at 18 meters with no currents. The wreck is 120 m long (you can dive it several times) and has many nice swimthroughs and intact parts. Great for photographing even for amateurs. Not much life around though (that goes for diving... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We stopped at the ship wreck and Boca Catalina. It was very cool to see and fish were plentiful. The history is nice to hear and it was a unique experience.

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Greenville, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We loved our vacation to Aruba. We were on our honeymoon. Clean, great food, friendly staff, rooms need remodeled.

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Newtown, Pennsylvania, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Great wreck to dive, but also a popular snorkeling spot. We use it for a tune-up dive. Always lots of fish there to see.

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Watertown, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My first expereince with the Antilla was snorkeling with Jolly Pirates. I saw scuba divers down below and I was envious. So, I got certified in diving and did it the following year with Red Sail. What a dream it was!!! Fantastic :)

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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135 reviews 135 reviews
40 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

a great place for a dive. The wreck is enormous leaving more than you can explore in a single tank. Tons of hidden areas, lots of aquatic life and a few random things to discover. The water is clear and the wreck pokes high enough that you can explore some of it and the marine life via snorkel as well.... More 

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New York City, NY
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A very interesting snorkeling site. World War II vessel called the Antilla. Blown up by the captain to avoid handing her over to the enemy. You could see details of this ship from the surface of the water.

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East Troy, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Loved the Rui Antilla, adults only, very kicked back and quiet in the hallway's on our floor, food was very good, the employee's are very friendly and always helpful, I just wish the had a menu for room service.

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I've never snorkelled a shipwreck before and it was very impressive! Plenty of fish around the boat. It's in deep water so as long as you are comfortable with this then it's a must do!

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