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Shasa Catamaran Cruises

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Address: Colony Club, Barbados
Phone Number: +1 246-823-4670
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Shasa, meaning ‘Precious Waters’, is a stunning 30 foot catamaran, owned...

Shasa, meaning ‘Precious Waters’, is a stunning 30 foot catamaran, owned and captained by Jason O’Neal, who has over twenty years of sailing experience.

Licensed to carry 12 passengers, our aim is to provide our guests with a more intimate and personal service, and therefore numbers are limited to eight people.

Based in Holetown, we offer free transportation to and from the cruise terminal and west coast.

Once on board, you’ll be supplied with masks, snorkels and flotation devices, and for those less confident in the water, snorkeling instruction is available from Captain Jason or a member of the Shasa crew.

A range of complimentary drinks will be served throughout your day. Homemade banana bread is served on our snorkel cruises and white wine is offered with lunch on our 5 hour cruises.

Committed to respecting the environment and the marine life of Barbados we aim to make our tours as eco-friendly as possible.

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Fabulous experience! Highly Recommend!!

An amazing trip with lots of time spent in the water with the turtles and fish. A truly breath taking experience, Jason and Alex were perfect hosts!

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Basingstoke
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An amazing trip with lots of time spent in the water with the turtles and fish. A truly breath taking experience, Jason and Alex were perfect hosts!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our second trip with Jason And Alex on the Shasa Catamaran, and it was as lovely as we remembered it last year. We went on the snorkel cruise with lasts 3 hours. We were picked up and dropped off at the beach at the Colony Club. Jason obviously knows the sea very well and we got to swim... More 

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shropshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

From the point where Jason and Alex collected us for our 5 hours catamaran experience we were treated like friends. First stop was to snorkel to see the turtles. We sailed further along the coast, had time to drink & enjoy the views. Lunch was lovely with lots to choose from & enjoy. A lovely relaxing day.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well organised, very pleasant trip with the experienced Jason and Alex. Enjoyed time in the water with the turtles and also snorkeling. Also enjoyed excellent lunch. Best to go for the 5 hour lunch cruise. Will do it again.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to join Alex and Jason on Shasa and enjoyed a truly lovely experience......all the reviews accurately reflect the warmth of their hospitality. If you want an intimate Bajan sailing experience (only 8 guests on board) coupled with an amazing swim with Myrtle and Lulu (the turtles) then choose Shasa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing time on this catamaran cruise. We went to a spot where the two turtles came to swim with us. We had an amazing lunch. I had never had marlin before but it was wonderful as was the macaroni and cheese Barbados style. Food was wonderful, drinks never stopped flowing. We went to another spot to snorkel... More 

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Montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our fifth trip out with Jason and Alex and has consistently been the highlight of our trip each year we've visited the island. They truly love sailing and they share that love the minute you step foot onto the boat (along with a delicious rum punch that Alex generously keeps refilling!) We've been lucky enough to take the... More 

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us - we always appreciate receiving feedback from our guests. It's always a pleasure having you on board and we look forward to the next time! Best wishes, Jason & Alex More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After doing some research online, we decided to tour with Jason and Alex on Shasa. What an amazing experience! They are not only funny and accommodating, they are very skilled and educated in the area. We enjoyed hearing about the fish life in the area, and were fortunate to swim with a baby sea turtle. We highly recommend this amazing... More 

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Shasa. We really appreciate receiving feedback from our guests. We're so pleased you enjoyed your trip with us - hopefully we'll see you back in Barbados soon! Best wishes, Jason & alex More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chartered Jason's catamaran for the morning, where we were treated to a fabulous sail. Thank you Jason and Alex for being such lovely hosts, providing us with drinks and yummy banana bread. We stopped to snorkel at one of the best palaces in Barbados - beautiful tropical fish in abundance - it was magical! There was only one other... More 

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JasonO729, Owner at Shasa Catamaran Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us - we really value receiving guest feedback. We're pleased you enjoyed your trip on Shasa and hope to see you back in Barbados soon! Best wishes, Jason & Alex More 

Hartsdale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When in Barbados, make sure you take the private sunset cruise with Jason and Alex. It's a bit more money than going with a large group, but it's well worth it. You have all the turtles to yourself, and the reef (2nd stop) too.

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Thank you for reviewing us. We're glad you all enjoyed your sunset cruise with us on Shasa. We hope to see you back in Barbados soon! Best wishes, Jason & Alex More 

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